On Wednesday, Hunter Biden purported president-elect Joe Biden’s son, admitted that he is under investigation for tax evasion over millions in payments from China.
Just ahead of the 2020 election, the New York Post reported that emails in Hunter Biden’s abandoned computer showed that he was involved in a joint venture with CEFC to create a new company in which former Vice President Joe Biden had a 10% stake.
On Wednesday, the Biden campaign put out a statement admitting that Hunter is being investigated for fraud and money laundering:
Hunter Biden under federal investigation. Statement released short time ago: pic.twitter.com/LZhnwNJWs3
— Byron York (@ByronYork) December 9, 2020
This newest report is apparently a separate investigation from the earlier one that was reported.
CNN’s Shimon Prokupecz tweeted out a few of the details in the investigation.
The filing also seems to mention a 2017 gift o a 2.8-carat diamond that Hunter Biden received from CEFC’s founder and former chairman Ye Jianming.
At least one of the matters investigators have examined is a 2017 gift of a 2.8-carat diamond that Hunter Biden received from CEFC's founder and former chairman Ye Jianming after a Miami business meeting, one person briefed on the matter said. @PamelaBrownCNN @evanperez
— Shimon Prokupecz (@ShimonPro) December 9, 2020
Hunter also put out a statement claiming that he is taking the charges “seriously”:
“I take this matter very seriously, but I am confident that a professional and objective review of these matters will demonstrate that I handled my affairs legally and appropriately, including with the benefit of professional tax advisors,” Hunter said on Wednesday.
Hunter Biden issues a statement through the transition on the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Delaware's investigation into his taxes pic.twitter.com/MV0IgoRfca
— Brittany Shepherd (@brittanys) December 9, 2020
But there is one huge question in all this… why is this just happening now. Conveniently AFTER the election?
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