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Former Ohio deputy treasurer indicted in kick-back scheme
Amer Ahmad served as deputy treasurer until 2010, then was comptroller for the city of Chicago until quitting last month
by WKSU's KABIR BHATIA


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Kabir Bhatia
 
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A former Ohio Deputy Treasurer who served under Kevin Boyce has been charged in a kick-back scheme.

Amer Ahmad is one of three men indicted by a federal grand jury in a kick-back scheme.

The Columbus Dispatch reports that Ahmad, Noure Alo and Joseph Chiavaroli are also accused of money laundering.

Ahmad resigned as deputy treasurer in 2010 after his boss lost a re-election bid. He then worked as the comptroller for the city of Chicago until quitting last month.

Alo is an immigration lawyer in Columbus and Chiavaroli is a real-estate agent in Chicago.
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