Hunter Biden’s antics with Russia-linked escorts paid by Joe Biden: report
President Biden inadvertently paid for his son Hunter’s dates with a Russia-based escort ring before he became president, according to a report on Monday.
The Washington Examiner reported that the eldest, Mr Biden, wired his son $100,000 to help pay his bills from December 2018 to January 2019 when he ran for president.
The outlet cited records from a laptop that Hunter Biden left at a computer repair shop in Delaware.
Hunter Biden spent more than $30,000 on sex workers between November 2018 and March 2019, many linked to Russian-based email addresses linked to an “exclusive modeling agency” called UberGFE, the report reported. point of sale.
The report says Joe Biden wired his son $5,000 while Hunter was ‘actively engaged’ with an escort, and also sent an additional $20,000 to pay for Hunter’s stay in a New York rehab program that doesn’t never materialized. There is no indication that the future president knew that some of the money he sent his son was being used to buy prostitutes, according to the report.
The outlet said Hunter Biden responded to the report in an email Monday asking “What’s wrong with you?” but otherwise I had no comment.
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The reviewer said many of the previously unreported records for his story were in a password-protected iPhone XS backup found on a copy of Hunter’s abandoned laptop.
The outlet hired a cybercrime expert to examine the hard drive.
In an example cited by The Examiner, a woman named Eva told Hunter Biden in January 2019 that the total cost for 16 hours with an escort would be $9,500, instructing him to send the money to a bank account linked to a woman with a Russian email. address.
Less than 90 minutes later, Hunter Biden received an email informing him that “Joseph R. Biden Jr.” had sent him $5,000 via Cash App, according to the report. Richard Ruffner, who was Mr Biden’s eldest aide at the time, texted Hunter that the amount was the most authorized since the “weekly limit is $7,500”, according to the report.
In a February 2019 message to Eva, Hunter Biden said his accounts were temporarily frozen because trying to pay his employees with Russian email accounts was “too red flag” for his bank, the report reported. media.
Hunter Biden is under federal investigation for possible tax evasion stemming from his overseas business dealings.
A 2020 report by Republican Senators Chuck Grassley of Iowa and Ron Johnson of Wisconsin said Hunter Biden was “paying non-resident women who were nationals of Russia or other Eastern European countries” .
He said some of the transactions were linked to what “appears to be a prostitution or human trafficking ring in Eastern Europe”.
The report says Hunter Biden “sent thousands of dollars” to people involved in “transactions consistent with possible human trafficking” or “potential association with prostitution.”
Senators asked the Treasury Department in 2019 to investigate “all suspicious activity reports” related to Hunter Biden and his companies.