Kevin Boyce http://wyso.org en Federal Grand Jury Indicts Former Deputy Treasurer on Corruption Charges http://wyso.org/post/federal-grand-jury-indicts-former-deputy-treasurer-corruption-charges <p>Conspiracy, bribery, and money laundering, these are the charges against a former deputy state treasurer brought by a federal grand jury.</p><p>The indictment against Amer Ahmad alleges a tale of corruption between the former deputy treasurer, Ahmad’s business partner and a state lobbyist.</p><p>According to court documents, Ahmad is accused of using his position as deputy treasurer to hire Douglas Hampton and his company to conduct a series of lucrative securities trades on behalf of the state and the treasurer’s office.</p> Mon, 19 Aug 2013 11:04:00 +0000 Andy Chow (Ohio Public Radio) 37930 at http://wyso.org