Wasserman Schultz’s IT Staffers Took $100,000 From Iraqi Politician, ‘Impossible’ To Trace Transactions
Former IT Staffers Under Criminal Investigation
On February 4, The Daily Caller reported that three rogue IT Staffers who managed office IT for government officials had been relieved of their duties on suspicion that they accessed specific computer networks without permission, aka hacking. The three IT staffers also happen to be brothers: Abid, Imran, and Jamal Awan.
Late on Monday night The Daily Caller reported that those same staffers had taken $100,000 from an Iraqi politician while they had administrator level access over a significant number of computers.
From The Daily Caller:
Rogue congressional staffers took $100,000 from an Iraqi politician while they had administrator-level access to the House of Representatives’ computer network, according to court documents examined by The Daily Caller News Foundation’s Investigative Group.
This means that the staffers had access to Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s computer files while she was the chairman of the Democratic National Committee. Wasserman Schultz’s computer was hacked and thousands of emails were released showing the corruption of the Democratic Party and the Hillary Clinton campaign.
From The Daily Caller:
The money was a loan from Dr. Ali al-Attar, an Iraqi political figure, and was funneled through a company with “impossible”-to-decipher financial transactions that the congressional information technology (IT) staffers controlled.
Imran Awan, ringleader of the group that includes his brothers Abid and Jamal, has provided IT services since 2005 for Florida Democrat Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, the former Democratic National Committee (DNC) chairwoman. The brothers are from Pakistan.
The trio also worked for dozens of other House Democrats, including members of the intelligence, foreign affairs and homeland security committees. Those positions likely gave them access to congressional emails and other sensitive documents.
Once again the evidence strongly points to the fact that it appears the Russians were not been behind the hacks into the American political system after all.
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