Breaking news out of D.C. where former Dem IT aide Imran Awans has plead guilty to loan application fraud:
He will not be prosecuted on anything else:
Prosecutors say no more charges to be brought, say Awan cleared of allegations of wrongdoing in regards to his congressional role https://t.co/VOXKcFqx7t
— Cody Derespina (@CDerespina) July 3, 2018
Breaking: Arwan pleads guilty this morning to making false statement on loan/credit application. Feds shutting down everything else related to Awan Brothers House IT scandal.
— Tom Fitton (@TomFitton) July 3, 2018
According to the Washington Post, prosecutors will not ask for jail time:
As part of an agreement with prosecutors, Imran Awan pleaded guilty to a relatively minor offense unrelated to his work on Capitol Hill: making a false statement on a bank loan application. U.S. prosecutors said they would not recommend jail time.
Well, this won’t end any of the conspiracy theories, that’s for sure:
Former House Democratic IT staffer Imran Awan, had pled guilty to a federal bank fraud charge. Awan has been the subject of feverish conspiracy allegations from Republicans , including from @realDonaldTrump
— John Bresnahan (@BresPolitico) July 3, 2018
Daily Caller reporter Luke Rosiak, who has been covering this story from the beginning, was allegedly overheard that they’ve “never heard of a deal like this” before:
I’m at the courthouse where the Imran Awan hearing just finished; heard @lukerosiak tell @csthetruth he’s never heard of a deal like this that excerpts someone from any previous crimes. Follow those guys for more.
— ??? ????????? ⏳ (@stranahan) July 3, 2018
NB: @TheJusticeDept found no evidence Awan illegally removed data from the House network or from Members’ offices, stole the House Democratic Caucus Server, stole or destroyed IT equipment, improperly accessed or transferred government info, including classified or sensitive info pic.twitter.com/pDthoqyral
— Alex Howard (@digiphile) July 3, 2018
Sentencing is set for August 22:
UNHINGED! Debbie Wasserman Schultz cursed and SCREAMED at House Officials over IT-aide Imran Awan https://t.co/c5VXrH3dXf
— Twitchy Team (@TwitchyTeam) June 5, 2018
ICYMI ==> Rep. Louie Gohmert shares DISTURBING info about investigation of former Dem IT aide Imran Awan https://t.co/izRHNRI6DJ
— Twitchy Team (@TwitchyTeam) June 6, 2018
Yikes! HOW MANY Dems reportedly waived background checks for indicted IT aide Imran Awan? https://t.co/n7fO6Yx87c
— Twitchy Team (@TwitchyTeam) April 2, 2018