A former business partner to Haji Ashraf Awan, father of Imran Awan, an IT Aide to Debbie Wasserman Schultz and who gained “unauthorized access” to Congressional servers is alleging that a treasure trove of data secured from the server and downloaded by Imran to a USB drive is now in the possession of the Pakistani government and Pakistani intel.
The Keys to the Kingdom
As reported, the partner, Rashid Minhas informed The Daily Caller Foundation that:
|…Imran Awan’s father, Haji Ashraf Awan, was giving data to Pakistani official Rehman Malik, and that Imran bragged he had the power to “change the U.S. president.”
Asked for how he knew this, he said that on one occasion in 2008 when a “USB [was] given to Rehman Malik by Imran’s father, my brother Abdul Razzaq was with his father.”
“After Imran’s father deliver (sic) USB to Rehman Malik, four Pakistani [government intelligence] agents were with his father 24-hour on duty to protect him,” he said. Minhas did not say what was on the USB…
The House Office of Inspector General charged in Sept. 30, 2016 that data was being funneled off the House network by the Awans as recently as September 2016 — shortly before the presidential election[…]
To give one an idea of how much data may have been accessed, several members of the Awan family worked for House members as IT Aides. According to a statement by IG, Michael Ptasienski, to the House of Representatives:
Information Technology (IT)
The role of a System Administrator is one that requires a great degree of trust and is
Published on Apr 17, 2018 by The Daily Caller
In the wake of the Imran Awan scandal, the House of Representatives is scrambling to plug the holes in their IT security. Here are the highlights from that hearing and an interview with Gregg Harper (R-MS), Chairman of the House Oversight and Investigations Committee, conducted by reporter Luke Rosiak.
Then, of course, there is the matter of vetting, rather lack thereof.
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