USA v. Chaudhry, Nisar Ahmed
Colombia, MD

Agent of Pakistan

[DMN] Nisar Ahmed Chaudhry, a Pakistani national and resident of Columbia, Maryland, pleaded guilty to failure to file a foreign agent registration statement. Chaudhry represented himself to be the President of the Pakistan American League, an unincorporated entity he created and associated with his residential address in Maryland. According to his plea agreement, from 2012 through 2018, Chaudhry acted as an agent of the Government of Pakistan in order to engage in political activities for, and in the interests of, the Government of Pakistan. These activities were designed by Chaudhry to obtain and manage information on the status of the U.S. Government's policies regarding Pakistan, and to influence U.S. government officials and U.S. foreign policy towards Pakistan.