The Exploding DNC IT Scandal Is As Crazy As Fiction

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The Exploding DNC IT Scandal Is As Crazy As Fiction

Post by Skeeve » Thu Jul 27, 2017 8:11 am

The Exploding DNC IT Scandal Is As Crazy As Fiction
In a plot Tom Clancy might have dreamed up, an IT staffer who’d worked for Democrats in Congress was arrested by federal officials and charged with bank fraud. Fox News has reported that 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 not far from Washington, D.C., as he tried to fly away to Pakistan.

Awan has pleaded not guilty to bank fraud, but his strange case has all the feeling of the opening scene of a movie that might soon include political corruption and so much more.

Democrats are being understandably quiet about the hill staffer who had been employed by Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) as of Tuesday morning, but has now reportedly been fired.
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The criminal investigation alleges “stealing equipment from members’ offices without their knowledge and committing serious, potentially illegal, violations on the House IT network.”
Wouldn't it be funny if this bozo turned out to be the 'source' of some of the wikileaks documents that turned up last summer....
Then Skank Of America could start in...

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Re: The Exploding DNC IT Scandal Is As Crazy As Fiction

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Thu Jul 27, 2017 9:08 am

The Democratic Party is an organized crime organization.
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Re: The Exploding DNC IT Scandal Is As Crazy As Fiction

Post by corplinx » Thu Jul 27, 2017 1:34 pm

::turns on tv:: RUSSHUH RUSSHUH RUSSHUH IMPEACH DRUMPF

You must be mistaken skeeve. Obviously there isn't a bizarre newsworthy story about ACTUAL corruption.

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Re: The Exploding DNC IT Scandal Is As Crazy As Fiction

Post by Skeeve » Thu Jul 27, 2017 2:08 pm

corplinx wrote:::turns on tv:: RUSSHUH RUSSHUH RUSSHUH IMPEACH DRUMPF

You must be mistaken skeeve. Obviously there isn't a bizarre newsworthy story about ACTUAL corruption.
Well the lame-stream media have been avoiding this slow in covering this...
...until Forbes broke the ice as it were.

But now...
Faux News: Feds arrest IT staffer for Wasserman Schultz trying to leave country

NBC News: Debbie Wasserman Schultz Aide Arrested Trying to Flee the Country

and...
DNC IT staffer’s lawyer has deep ties to Clintons...
Former DNC information technology staffer, Pakistani-born Imran Awan, was arrested at Washington D.C.’s Dulles International Airport on Monday night while trying to feel the country, and according to the latest reports, Awan’s lawyer — Chris Gowen — has deep ties to both Bill and Hillary Clinton.

Gowen was formerly a campaigner for both of the Clintons.

About Awan’s arrest, Gowen said that the arrest of his client was “clearly a right-wing media-driven prosecution by a United States Attorney’s Office that wants to prosecute people for working while Muslim.”
Yea I'm sure it's all islamo-phobia...yep
Then Skank Of America could start in...

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Re: The Exploding DNC IT Scandal Is As Crazy As Fiction

Post by corplinx » Thu Jul 27, 2017 2:24 pm

Normally when the former party chief's IT person is arrested "fleeing the country" it's a big story.

It's almost like the DNC has a track record of colluding with the major non-fox press organs. :-)

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Re: The Exploding DNC IT Scandal Is As Crazy As Fiction

Post by Giz » Thu Jul 27, 2017 2:31 pm

Sounds like it's not just the DNC chair whose IT might have been compromised:

"Awan, his wife, his brothers Abid and Jamal, and Abid's wife Natalia have provided IT services to Debbie Wasserman Schultz and dozens of lesser Democrat congressmen since about 2004. "

And

"Democrats, among them those on sensitive committees such as Intelligence and Foreign Affairs including Andre Carson, Joaquín Castro, Lois Frankel, Robin Kelly, Ted Lieu and Jackie Speier. "

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Re: The Exploding DNC IT Scandal Is As Crazy As Fiction

Post by WildCat » Thu Jul 27, 2017 4:56 pm

Skeeve wrote:Wouldn't it be funny if this bozo turned out to be the 'source' of some of the wikileaks documents that turned up last summer....
It's certainly possible.
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Re: The Exploding DNC IT Scandal Is As Crazy As Fiction

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Thu Jul 27, 2017 5:17 pm

WildCat wrote:
Skeeve wrote:Wouldn't it be funny if this bozo turned out to be the 'source' of some of the wikileaks documents that turned up last summer....
It's certainly possible.
So Seth Rich died for nothing.
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Re: The Exploding DNC IT Scandal Is As Crazy As Fiction

Post by Grammatron » Thu Jul 27, 2017 5:30 pm

Abdul Alhazred wrote:
WildCat wrote:
Skeeve wrote:Wouldn't it be funny if this bozo turned out to be the 'source' of some of the wikileaks documents that turned up last summer....
It's certainly possible.
So Seth Rich died for nothing.
:lol:
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Re: The Exploding DNC IT Scandal Is As Crazy As Fiction

Post by Anaxagoras » Thu Jul 27, 2017 5:37 pm

It sounds like he was a run of the mill thief stealing computers.

If all you want to steal is information you don't steal the whole computer, you copy the files you want onto a thumb drive.
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Post by Grammatron » Thu Jul 27, 2017 5:41 pm

Anaxagoras wrote:It sounds like he was a run of the mill thief stealing computers.

If all you want to steal is information you don't steal the whole computer, you copy the files you want onto a thumb drive.
Depends.

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Post by Anaxagoras » Thu Jul 27, 2017 5:56 pm

OK, so lay it out for me. I'll try to keep an open mind.

All I'm saying is that at first glance that seems like the simplest explanation.
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Re: The Exploding DNC IT Scandal Is As Crazy As Fiction

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Thu Jul 27, 2017 6:05 pm

Anaxagoras wrote:OK, so lay it out for me. I'll try to keep an open mind.

All I'm saying is that at first glance that seems like the simplest explanation.
Once the computers are stolen, someone down the line realized what was on them was even more valuable.
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Post by Anaxagoras » Thu Jul 27, 2017 6:25 pm

OK. Is that all it was?

The politicians were victims, not co-conspirators, right?
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Post by Abdul Alhazred » Thu Jul 27, 2017 6:28 pm

Anaxagoras wrote:OK. Is that all it was?

The politicians were victims, not co-conspirators, right?
Hey! I wasn't there. :cowbell:
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Post by WildCat » Thu Jul 27, 2017 6:58 pm

Abdul Alhazred wrote:
Anaxagoras wrote:OK, so lay it out for me. I'll try to keep an open mind.

All I'm saying is that at first glance that seems like the simplest explanation.
Once the computers are stolen, someone down the line realized what was on them was even more valuable.
I thought that what was stolen were new computers? He had the ability to order new equipment, and he ordered extra to steal. That's how I understood it.
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Post by Grammatron » Thu Jul 27, 2017 7:20 pm

WildCat wrote:
Abdul Alhazred wrote:
Anaxagoras wrote:OK, so lay it out for me. I'll try to keep an open mind.

All I'm saying is that at first glance that seems like the simplest explanation.
Once the computers are stolen, someone down the line realized what was on them was even more valuable.
I thought that what was stolen were new computers? He had the ability to order new equipment, and he ordered extra to steal. That's how I understood it.
There are several threads here. Arrested for credit fraud, potentially theft, also there's some laptop(s) they have that has info on them that DNC does not want touched/seen.

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Re: The Exploding DNC IT Scandal Is As Crazy As Fiction

Post by corplinx » Thu Jul 27, 2017 7:34 pm

What are they scared of people finding out? Collusion to prevent Bernie from winning?

lol

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Post by Pyrrho » Thu Jul 27, 2017 7:49 pm

If they were not encrypting the laptop hard drives and were not setting them up with remote "bricking" then they can't be helped.
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Post by WildCat » Thu Jul 27, 2017 8:13 pm

Pyrrho wrote:If they were not encrypting the laptop hard drives and were not setting them up with remote "bricking" then they can't be helped.
They fell for an old-time phishing scam, so...
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