WILMINGTON, DE- Law Enforcement Today has learned that yet another shoe has dropped in the daily news coming out about possible corruption involving the Biden’s. According to National Review, the FBI last year issued a subpoena for a laptop and hard drive which allegedly belonged to Hunter Biden.
Citing documents obtained by Fox News, they show that the subpoena was issued in connection with a money laundering investigation late last year, however it is unknown if the investigation remains open or if it directly involves Hunter Biden.
Last week, a report dropped from the New York Post which said that purportedly the same laptop contained emails that suggested Hunter Biden may have possible introduced his father, who was then vice president under Obama, and a Ukrainian adviser to Burisma Holdings, a Ukrainian energy firm.
Those documents, which were reportedly retrieved from a computer that was dropped off at a Delaware repair shop, was delivered to the paper by Rudy Giuliani, former mayor of New York City and a Trump adviser.
Fox News reported that a senior federal law enforcement official confirmed the authenticity of the emails. A source confirmed to Fox News that the FBI is in possession of the laptop.
One of the documents showed that the FBI had made contact with the owner of the computer repair shop, John Paul Mac Isaac.
The document showed a “Case ID” section, filled in with a number: 272D-BA-3065729, which according to multiple officials designates money laundering (272D) and “Money Laundering, Unknown SUA [Specified Unlawful Activity],” which designates a White Collar Crime Program, FBI documents confirmed.
One government official told the outlet that “272D” is “transnational or blanket.”
The letters “BA” designate the case was opened in the FBI’s Baltimore, Maryland field office, and the documents show the subpoena was served in Wilmington, Delaware, which is under the jurisdiction of the Baltimore field office.
According to a senior government official, “The FBI cannot open a case without predication, so they believed there was predication for criminal activity. This means there is sufficient evidence to believe that there was criminal conduct”—think “probable cause.”
The subpoena served on Isaac to testify before the U.S. District Court on December 9, 2019 shows what appears to be serial numbers for the laptop and hard drive which were taken into possession, the report said. Due to the date on the subpoena, an official said the case would have had to be opened prior to Isaac’s subpoena.
“If a criminal case was opened and subpoenas were issued, that means there is a high likelihood that both the laptop and hard drive contain fruits of criminal activity,” the official noted.
On cue, the Biden campaign blew off the allegations.
“The Attorney General of Delaware’s office indicated that the FBI has ‘ongoing investigations regarding the veracity of this entire story.’
And it would be unsurprising for an investigation of a disinformation action involving Rudy Giuliani and those assisting him to involve questions about money laundering, especially since there are other documented inquiries into his dealings,“ Biden campaign spokesman Andrew Bates told Fox.
“In fact, Donald Trump’s own national security adviser warned the president that material furnished by Giuliani should be considered tainted by Russian interference.”
Here we go again—damn Russians!
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With that said, the FBI would not confirm or deny if there was indeed an active investigation taking place, however officials at both the FBI and the Justice Department backed up Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe’s statement that the laptop “is not part of a Russian disinformation campaign.”
The information has been forthcoming fast and furious over the past week or two.
In the original trove of emails released by the Post, they revealed that Hunter Biden had introduced his father, then-vice president Joe Biden to a top executive at Burisma Holdings.
This meeting occurred less than one year prior to the senior Biden pressuring officials in Ukraine to fire prosecutor Viktor Shokin, who was in the midst of an investigation into the company’s corrupt founder.
Biden is alleged to have met with the executive, Vadym Pozharskyi in Washington, D.C. in April 2015. The Biden campaign has denied that the vice president met with him.
Before the emails were revealed, Joe Biden has repeatedly denied speaking with Hunter Biden about any of his business dealings, which seems to defy logic, especially since his son accompanied him to China.
In yet another email, dated May 13, 2017 obtained by Fox, it includes a discussion of so-called “remuneration packages” for six people relative to dealings with a Chinese energy firm, CEFC China Energy, Co.
The email implicates that Hunter Biden was the “Chair/Vice Chair depending on an agreement with CEFC,” apparently referring to the now-bankrupt energy company.
In addition, there is also a note contained in the email which notes that “Hunter has some office expectations he will elaborate.”
In a proposed equity split, it references “20” for “H” and “10 held by H for the big guy,” with no other details or references.
It is reasonable to assume that “H” stands for Hunter Biden, while the “big guy” appears to refer to his father, Joe Biden.
The latter part was confirmed by Fox News, who spoke to one of the people copied on the email who confirmed its authenticity, saying that “the big guy” was indeed referring to Joe Biden.
Biden has not commented publicly on the email, since he’s been pretty much been secreted in his basement for four days prepping for a 90 minute debate with President Trump.
However his campaign said his tax returns and financial affidavits show he is not invested in China. Still, it is easy for any such dealings to be held in offshore banks, where they would not be subject to government inquiry.
Last week, Fox News obtained another email which said Pozharskyi wrote an email to Hunter Biden on May 12, 2014 in which he asked for “advice” on how he could use his “influence to convey a message” to “stop” what the company considered to be “politically motivated actions.”
The email was part of a larger email chain obtained by the outlet which seems to be referring to Burisma’s founder, Mykola Zlochevsky, being under investigation by Ukrainian authorities.
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