WASHINGTON, September 14 The son of US President Hunter Biden was charged with three charges for which he faces up to 25 years in prison, according to a court document.
"Maximum penalty: ten years in prison, $250,000 fine. <…> Five years of imprisonment, fine of 250 thousand dollars, <…> ten years in prison, a fine of $250,000,” the publication states.
A grand jury in the Judicial District of Delaware agreed on a three-count indictment: two of them related to the fact that Hunter Biden provided false information for the purchase of a Colt pistol, denying drug use, and the third – with possession of weapons during the period of use.
According to state prosecutors, the son of the owner of the White House committed crimes in October 2018. On the totality of the charges brought, he faces a fine of $750,000.
Hunter Biden, who became the first child of a sitting US president in history to face charges, is charged with two counts of willful evasion of taxes. Officials say he failed to pay more than $100,000 in 2017-2018, which could have resulted in 12 months in prison on each count. Biden Jr. was also charged separately, according to which in 2018 he, knowing that he was using illegal drugs, owned a Colt pistol. This also violates the law and carries a maximum penalty of ten years in prison.
Biden Jr. made a plea deal regarding tax evasion charges, and also agreed to pre-trial measures in the case of illegal possession of weapons, which allowed Over time, this charge will be expunged from the court record if Hunter adheres to the terms of the agreement and completes a rehabilitation program. The judge did not approve the deal earlier.