Federal prosecutors subpoenaed Hunter Biden on Tuesday for records for his business dealings with more than two dozen entities, including Ukrainian energy firm Burisma Holdings and companies based in China, the Associated Press reported.
Biden announced on Wednesday through his father’s transition team that his attorney had been notified that he was the target of an investigation into his “tax affairs.”
The younger Biden did not disclose any other details of the investigation in his statement. A source familiar with the probe told The Daily Caller News Foundation that the investigation started in 2018, before Joe Biden launched his presidential campaign.
According to the Associated Press, the subpoena, issued through the U. S. attorney’s office in Delaware, seeks records related to Burisma Holdings and Chinese companies that are not named in the report.
Hunter Biden joined the board of Burisma Holdings in April 2014, months after his father had taken over as the Obama administration’s chief liaison to the Ukrainian government.
Burisma executives were at the time seeking to expand the company’s business outside of Ukraine. They also hoped to quash various investigations into B… (Read more)