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Title: How Did the Dems' IT Scandal Suspects Get Here? Michelle Malkin
Post by: mystery-ak on August 09, 2017, 09:22:57 AM

How Did the Dems' IT Scandal Suspects Get Here?
Michelle Malkin
8/9/2017 12:01:00 AM

Here is a radical proposition: The public has a right to know the immigration status and history of foreign criminal suspects. Their entrance and employment sponsorship records should not be treated like classified government secrets -- especially if the public's tax dollars subsidized their salaries.

In March, I contacted the D.C. offices of House Congressional Democrats Joaquin Castro of Texas, Sander Levin of Michigan, Marcia Fudge of Ohio, Greg Meeks of New York and Ted Deutch of Florida. These public officials have at one time or another employed one of three Pakistani Muslim brothers or their family and friends caught up in a criminal theft and hacking probe of the House Democrats' information security systems. In all, IT worker Imran Awan and his family and friends hoovered up an estimated $4 million in government funds over a period of 13 years.

For months, the D.C. Capitol Police have probed allegations that the Awan ring stole equipment from more than 20 congressional offices and accessed the House IT system without members' knowledge. Investigative reporter Luke Rosiak at The Daily Caller News Foundation has done excellent work on the case -- most recently breaking the news of Imran Awan's arrest in late July at the airport for alleged bank fraud, mortgage scams and shady wire transfers of nearly $300,000.

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https://townhall.com/columnists/michellemalkin/2017/08/09/how-did-the-dems-it-scandal-suspects-get-here-n2366294
Title: Re: How Did the Dems' IT Scandal Suspects Get Here? Michelle Malkin
Post by: Right_in_Virginia on August 09, 2017, 12:19:59 PM
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Moreover, U.S. tech workers have grown increasingly vocal about being forced to train underqualified, shoddily vetted foreign replacements before getting pink-slipped -- and increasingly alarmed at their access to sensitive personal, financial and health data.

Awan first landed a job with former Democrat Rep. Robert Wexler as an "information technology director" in 2004 at the ripe age of 24 or 25. His younger brother, Jamal, is reportedly only 23 years old, yet has pulled in a salary of nearly $160,000 a year since 2014 (when he was 20!) as an information technology worker for Democrat Rep. Julia Brownley. That's 3.1 times greater than the median salary for a House IT worker, according to InsideGov. .....