By Roger L. Simon
To the embarrassment, more accurately the humiliation, of Deborah Wasserman Schultz, Nancy Pelosi, not to mention dozens of Democratic congressmen and women -- all of whom used Imran Awan for help with their government computers -- the Pakistani-born IT specialist was arrested Tuesday by the FBI at Dulles Airport for alleged bank fraud. He was trying to flee the country for Qatar. (Yes, that Qatar!)
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But that's just what the shrinks call "the presenting complaint." There may be a lot more to it -- a whole lot more.
At best, Awan is a fraudster who, working with his family, bilked the U.S. taxpayers out of over four million in IT fees and overpriced computer equipment. At worst he's an agent of Pakistan's ISI in league with Al Qaeda, the Muslim Brotherhood, or even ISIS. There are other possibilities in between that are also of a frightening nature, including (although more remote) the mysterious death of Seth Rich.