Fugitive Trying to Surrender Since 2016 Remains on FBI Most Wanted

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With a $20,000 reward on the table, even if you told authorities exactly where to find Afzal Khan, you’d likely never get the reward as it appears the FBI may have no interest in bringing him to justice.

Khan has been trying to surrender since 2016 with no response.

Kahn’s Crimes

Afzal ‘Bobby’ Kahn is wanted for wire fraud. While he was the owner of Emporio Motor Group, a car dealership in Ramsey, New Jersey, he is charged with defrauding customers and financial institutions.

The charges allege that Khan obtained loans for vehicles that he never delivered to the customers, or delivered them without the proper titles. He also issued checks that did not clear.

Another one of his alleged scams was to offer to sell vehicles on consignment. After obtaining vehicles for consignment, he never returned the vehicles or paid them upon the sale.

His crimes are linked to 75 individual victims and an estimated $1.7 million in financial institution loans for automobiles never delivered. A federal arrest warrant was issued for him on October 21, 2014.

Trying to Surrender Since 2016

In a recent interview with Fox News, Kahn showed proof that he’s been trying to negotiate his surrender to U.S. authorities for years. Kahn had fled the country with his family prior to his indictment, which je claims is because he was receiving death threats as a result of his shady business deals.

Kahn told Fox News during the exclusive interview, “What more do I have to do? I’m basically – practically begging you…I’m a fugitive from justice saying ‘arrest me’.”

Fox News reached out to the New Jersey U.S. Attorney’s Office regarding the case, as well as the FBI, but neither would comment.

Former New Jersey Assistant U.S. Attorney Joseph Mack did provide comment saying that Khan’s request is a tall order from a man on the run. His comment is presumably in reference to Kahn’s surrender stipulations, which included asking prosecutors to allow his family to return to the United States by picking them up from a consulate. If they flew commercially, they would incur a $60,000 fine to get them all back to the United States for overstaying their visas.

In his original request, he proclaimed his innocence but agreed to return if similar charges against his younger brother were dropped. Kahn admitted that his business was struggling, but blamed the issues on a brain tumor.

Kahn and his family remain today in a country that does not allow extradition to the United States.

Whether law enforcement are not interested in pursuing Kahn or if they are simply refusing to negotiate is unclear since neither the prosecutor’s office nor the FBI will respond to him or media inquiries regarding the case.