Florida Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, former chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, said in an interview Thursday that the ongoing investigation into her former IT staffer, Imran Awan, is the result of racism.
Awan was arrested at Dulles International Airport in Washington, D.C., last month as he attempted to leave the U.S. for his home country of Pakistan. The former information technology staffer was a suspect in an FBI and Capitol Police investigation into information leaks and stolen equipment from Democratic offices in the House of Representatives.
Wassmeran Schultz noted these as “procurement violations, and data transfer violations” to the Sun Sentinel.
Awan was arrested on charges of bank fraud involving mortgages on several properties he and his family owned in Virginia. This after having wired $283,000 in January from the Congressional Federal Credit Union to Faisalabad, Pakistan.
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