BREAKING: Feds arrest suspect IT staffer for House Dems as he was trying to flee the country

BREAKING: Feds arrest suspect IT staffer for House Dems as he was trying to flee the country
Imran Awan with Bill Clinton (Image via Facebook)

[Ed. – Keep in mind that this guy, who has been under investigation by the Capitol Police since February, is STILL on the House Democrats’ payroll, and has reportedly been receiving a salary.  Something really bizarre going on here.]

A House IT staffer at the center of a congressional computer equipment scandal has been arrested by federal officials and charged with bank fraud, Fox News has learned.

Fox News is told officers and agents from the U.S. Capitol Police, the FBI and Customs and Border Protection were involved in the arrest of Imran Awan at Dulles International Airport.

Awan, 37, of Virginia, pleaded not guilty Tuesday to one count of bank fraud during his arraignment in federal court in Washington, D.C. He was released but will have to wear a GPS monitor and abide by a curfew.  …

Law enforcements authorities for months have been looking into how Awan may have double-billed the House for equipment like computers, iPads, monitors, keyboards and routers. …

Authorities also have looked into IT workers putting sensitive House information on the “cloud” and potentially exposing it to outside sources.

Fox News is told that federal officials arrested Awan at Dulles airport in suburban Virginia as he was “trying to leave the country.”

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