In Federal Tax Case, Hunter Biden Is Charged With Nine Felonies

Hunter Biden
Hunter Biden

Hunter Biden is facing charges related to an ongoing investigation by the Justice Department into his taxes; this is the second criminal case wherein President Joe Biden’s son is the target of special counsel David Weiss. There are nine counts total in the allegations, which include filing false or dishonest tax returns, evading assessment, and failing to submit and pay taxes. The news of a fresh criminal prosecution was originally reported by CNN.

Between 2016 and 2019, Hunter Biden participated in a 4-year conspiracy to avoid paying no less than $1.4M in revenue that he owed. Hunter Biden finally paid his taxes for 2018, but according to the prosecution, he inserted fraudulent business deductions to avoid being assessed taxes and lower his significant tax liabilities.

As Per Claims Hunter Biden Has Spent On Everything But Taxes For Over Four Years

In the 56-page indictment, the prosecution also claims that by taking millions of dollars out of his firm’s payroll and tax withholding system, he “undermined his own company’s payroll and withholding of taxes procedures.” The indictment claims that between 2016 and October 15, 2020, the defendant “spent this money on everything but his taxes, including narcotics, escorts and girlfriends, opulent hotels and vacation rentals, exotic automobiles, clothes, and other personal stuff.” The president’s son “spent millions of dollars on an extravagant lifestyle rather than paying his tax bills.”

The indictment also referred to Hunter Biden’s memoir “Beautiful Things,” published in 2021, in which he talked about some of his own experiences with substance misuse and addiction. The accusation states that between January and October 15, 2020, he received more than $140,000 in connection with the book. “In Delaware and now California, the charges wouldn’t be considered brought if Hunter’s initials had been anything besides Biden, given the circumstances and the law,” stated Hunter Biden’s attorney, Abbe Lowell, in a statement.