Kevin Boyce

Politics
7:04 am
Mon August 19, 2013

Federal Grand Jury Indicts Former Deputy Treasurer on Corruption Charges

Conspiracy, bribery, and money laundering, these are the charges against a former deputy state treasurer brought by a federal grand jury.

The indictment against Amer Ahmad alleges a tale of corruption between the former deputy treasurer, Ahmad’s business partner and a state lobbyist.

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.

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