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Hunter Biden Faces Serious Legal Battle Over Tax Evasion Allegations

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The indictment says that between 2016-19, Hunter Biden paid over $188,000 for “adult entertainment”
The indictment says that between 2016-19, Hunter Biden paid over $188,000 for “adult entertainment”. Credit: Center for Strategic & International StudiesCC BY 3.0/Wikipedia

In a recent development, Hunter Biden, son of U.S. President Joe Biden, faces federal charges for tax evasion. The indictment, filed by federal prosecutors, accuses Biden of scheming to evade paying at least $1.4 million in federal taxes between 2016 and 2019. This case marks the second criminal charge against the president’s son, following an earlier indictment on federal firearm charges in Delaware, to which he pleaded not guilty.

Details of the Charges

The indictment, spanning nine counts, includes allegations of failure to file and pay taxes, submitting false tax returns, and evasion of tax assessment. If convicted, Hunter Biden could face up to 17 years in prison. The 56-page document details his income and expenditure over the years, highlighting that despite earning over $7 million between 2016 and 2020, Biden failed to pay his taxes on time. The indictment also notes his extravagant spending on personal luxuries, including drugs, escorts, and luxury hotels.

Hunter Biden’s lawyer, Abbe Lowell, stated that his client had fully repaid his taxes. Lowell accused U.S. Special Counsel David Weiss, who is leading the investigation, of breaking a previous agreement and suggested that the charges are influenced by Biden’s family name. The indictment provides a detailed account of Biden’s spending, including significant amounts on adult entertainment and payments to various women. It also alleges that Biden often classified personal expenses as business expenses, further complicating his financial and legal situation.

This case continues to unfold, with potential significant implications for Hunter Biden and the broader political landscape.


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