Three accusations were made against Hunter Biden, son of US President Joe Biden. All three charges involve firearms.
Hunter Biden, son of US President Joe Biden, was accused by a federal prosecutor of lying during the purchase of a gun and possessing a gun while addicted to .
In the indictment prepared by special prosecutor David Weiss against Hunter Biden, a total of three charges were leveled against Biden, two of which were making false statements when purchasing a firearm in 2018 and one of illegally possessing a firearm while addicted to .
The first two charges carry a prison sentence of 5 to 10 years, and the third charge carries a prison sentence of up to 10 years.
According to federal law in the USA, making a false statement on a gun purchase application form or possessing a firearm as a drug user is considered a crime.
HE DID NOT APPROVE THE AGREEMENT WITH PROSECUTORS
According to Delaware District Court records that appeared on June 20, Hunter Biden was reported to have made an agreement with prosecutors on the charges of “failure to pay federal income tax and illegal possession of a gun” and that he would plead guilty.
However, when Biden appeared before a judge in Delaware on July 27, the judge did not approve the agreement he made with prosecutors, expressing concerns about the connection between tax crimes and gun license-related crimes.
US Attorney General Merrick Garland also appointed David Weiss as a special prosecutor on August 11, giving him broader powers for investigations into Hunter Biden.
Delaware Attorney General David Weiss, appointed by former President Donald Trump, has been investigating Hunter Biden’s tax records, business activities and business relationships abroad for a while. (AA)
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