The bizarre Hunter saga we never hear about.
The hardest part of the the Hunter Biden saga is keeping it all straight. The man seems to have been involved in so much skullduggery…. He was like a coked-up Ernst Blofeld.
But one of the story lines you don’t hear much about is the “Romanian Connection.” It’s one The Ops Desk has raised before.
The short version: A Romanian scammer named Gabriel Popoviciu faced bribery charges in Romania. Popoviciu then contacted Hunter — at the time, the Vice President’s son — to attempt to influence the case.
So Hunter brought in former FBI head Louis Freeh — an old Biden family friend — in order for Freeh to use his law enforcement contacts on Popoviciu’s behalf.
The former head of the FBI. To influence a bribery prosecution. On behalf of the Vice-President’s son. In Romania.
(former FBI Director and close Biden family associate, Louis Freeh) (via wikipedia)
Using the newly named American ambassador to Romania, the Hunter/ Freeh team attempted to reach out to the Romanian prosecutors — who (wisely) rebuffed them.
At which point Louis Freeh wrote an email in which he laid out plans to ‘intervene with the special Romanian anti-corruption prosecutor’ and to launch a propaganda campaign in the U.S, using The Wall Street Journal.
To that end, Freeh then involved the then-current FBI leadership in this caper (how involved FBI personnel became is unclear — but is certainly something rife for investigation).
In the end, none of this worked — Popoviciu was convicted in Romania (when officials turned up to arrest him, he’d fled, only to be captured later in London).
Freeh’s group was reportedly paid $3 million by Popoviciu for these capers.
And as a “referral fee,” Freeh sent $100,000 to a private trust for Joe’s grandchildren.
A hundred grand, from the former head of the FBI, to a trust fund for Joe Biden’s grandchildren.
Sounds legit to me!
Now comes word that one of the attorneys who signed off on Hunter’s sweetheart plea deal had worked for none other than… Louis Freeh.
Which to my mind, makes Louis Freeh the Tom Hagen of this wonderful family.
Isn’t it time Mr. Freeh had a date with Congress?
Alec Baldwin and Hunter — Guilty Until Proven Wealthy
If there has been a bigger recent miscarriage of justice than the pending Hunter plea deal, it may be that Alec Baldwin completely walked.
Now comes news that the husband of victim Halyna Hutchins has been added as Executive Producer on the very show the victim was working on when Baldwin shot her.
Sounds perfectly legit!
Alec is not totally out of the woods, however. The rest of Hutchins family — her parents and sister — has filed a separate suit against him.
Gloria Allred has the case for the plaintiffs… not good news for Alec.
Meanwhile, news comes now that the on-set weapons supervisor may have been hungover or on drugs — she’s just been hit with a narcotics charge.
This, on a set for which Alec was Executive Producer (and which he therefore bears legal responsibility for).
Maybe this guy should just stay in the house with his fake mamacita and change diapers.
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