Crimes

Engineering Firm Owner Charged with Bribing Macomb County’s Washington Township Officials

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP, MI – An owner of an engineering firm, Fazullah Khan, 56-year-old, of Troy, was indicted on Wednesday, September 13th, 2017, by a grand jury with four counts of bribery.

The indictment alleges that in 2014, Fazullah Khan bribed public officials of Washington Township with $11,000 in cash, a free fishing trip and a secret financial interest in a property development deal. Unbeknownst to Khan, the township officials he was attempting to bribe were working with the FBI.

This case is part of the government’s wide-ranging corruption investigation centered in Macomb County.

Each of the four bribery charges carries a maximum sentence of 10 years’ imprisonment and a fine of $250,000.

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