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2119, 29 Jul 17

Traitorous Scammers and the Democrats Who Hired Them

This is extremely troubling.

Strange thing about that: On March 5, the FBI (along with the Capitol Police) got to Dulles Airport in time to stop Alvi before she embarked. It was discovered that she was carrying $12,400 in cash. As I pointed out this week, it is a felony to export more than $10,000 in currency from the U.S. without filing a currency transportation report. It seems certain that Alvi did not file one: In connection with her husband’s arrest this week, the FBI submitted to the court a complaint affidavit that describes Alvi’s flight but makes no mention of a currency transportation report. Yet far from making an arrest, agents permitted her to board the plane and leave the country, notwithstanding their stated belief that she has no intention of returning.

Many congressional staffers are convinced that they’d long ago have been in handcuffs if they pulled what the Awans are suspected of. Nevertheless, no arrests were made when the scandal became public in February. For months, Imran has been strolling around the Capitol. In the interim, Wasserman Schultz has been battling investigators: demanding the return of her laptop, invoking a constitutional privilege (under the speech-and-debate clause) to impede agents from searching it, and threatening the Capitol Police with “consequences” if they don’t relent. Only last week, according to Fox News, did she finally signal willingness to drop objections to a scan of the laptop by federal investigators. Her stridency in obstructing the investigation has been jarring.


We don’t know if these allegations are true, but they are disturbing. The Awans have had the opportunity to acquire communications and other information that could prove embarrassing, or worse, especially for the pols who hired them. Did the swindling staffers compromise members of Congress? Does blackmail explain why were they able to go unscathed for so long?

And as for that sensitive information, did the Awans send American secrets, along with those hundreds of thousands of American dollars, to Pakistan?

This is no run-of-the-mill bank-fraud case.


2119, 29 July 2017


  1. dad29

    Let’s get right down to it.

    What’s that family’s hold on DWS?  Money or sex?

  2. dad29

    Two more possibilities:  1)  blackmail and 2)  the Clintons.

    On the other hand, sex, money, and blackmail ADD UP to “the Clintons,” and all we have to find is a dead body or two and it’s ‘case closed.’

    Oh, wait??  What about that DNC staff-boy, Seth?  Hmmmm?

  3. Kevin Scheunemann

    Given media scrutiny of Trump over nothing burgers…this should result in summary executions of liberals by comparision.

    Oh yeah, liberals get a complete pass on the worst kinds of behavior.

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