A former mp accused of a fraud of $1.1 million

News 31 March, 2018
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    Saturday, 31 march 2018, 12:45

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    MISSISSAUGA | former federal mp Wajid Ali Khan is being investigated by the royal Canadian mounted police (RCMP) in relation to an alleged fraud of $1.1 million.

    Mr. Khan, 71 years of age, and Nadeem Imtiaz Ahmed, 48 years old, both of Mississauga, are accused of having borrowed more than $ 1.1 million to “personal contacts” in Canada, to which the two men reportedly said that the money would be used to acquire properties in Pakistan as an investment, has reported the “Toronto Star”.

    The two men will have to answer to seven charges, including three of fraud. The investigation on this case was triggered in January 2015 in the wake of complaints received by the RCMP.

    Wajid Ali Khan, who was the liberal member for the riding of Mississauga—Streetsville, in the suburbs of the Queen City, had gone through the House of commons to join the troops of the conservative prime minister, Stephen Harper. The latter had previously appointed a special advisor for the middle East and South Asia. Mr. Khan left politics in 2009.

    We note that, prior to immigrating to Canada, the former elected federal had been a pilot in the air force in pakistan, from 1966 to 1973.