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Feds seek to extradite Emanuel’s ex-comptroller from Pakistan

Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel announced his finance team Standard Club Wednesday April 20 2011. Comptroller Amer Ahmad. | Rich Hein~Sun-Times

Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel announced his finance team at the Standard Club Wednesday April 20, 2011. Comptroller Amer Ahmad. | Rich Hein~Sun-Times

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Updated: August 26, 2014 6:42AM



Federal prosecutors are seeking to extradite Amer Ahmad, Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s former City Hall comptroller, from Pakistan, where Ahmad fled — using a fake passport — after pleading guilty last year to public corruption charges in Ohio.

Ahmad, 39, has admitted in Pakistani court that he forged documents to flea to his parents’ homeland. He remains jailed in the city of Lahore.

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