Hunter Biden is suing a Delaware-based computer repairman for breach of privacy and disclosure of personal information.Counterclaim, which also responds to repairman John Mac Isaac’s defamation lawsuit, alleges Mac Isaac violated Biden’s privacy In 2019, by accessing his personal data and sharing it fraudulently with multiple individuals.
Mac Isaac said he got information from Biden Laptop Biden himself has said he withdrew it in April 2019 and did not return to claim it.Mac Isaac says he considered it abandoned after waiting 90 days.
Biden’s lawsuit alleges that the 90-day waiver clause in Mac Isaac’s repair contract does not comply with Delaware law, and that line is “in small print font at the bottom of the page, well below the signature line.” claims. The counterclaim states that, under Delaware law, tangible property is not considered abandoned until one year has passed, and before another party takes possession of it, the court sends notice to the owner, giving the notice “5 must be posted in “more than one public place.” Advertise the petition “in the newspaper.”
The lawsuit is the latest move Strategy shift by the president’s sonwas intended to aggressively push back after years of debilitating attacks from former President Donald Trump’s allies and aides. The time has come to step up investigations into foreign business deals involving Hunter Biden and other Biden family members.
In connection with the lawsuit, Hunter Biden’s legal team is asking the court to allow him to obtain affidavits from various individuals in Trump’s orbit.
In September 2019, a lawyer for Biden wrote that Mac Isaac wrote to Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani that he had “a document in his possession, consisting of important documents compiling information that he believed would help prevent the impeachment of President Trump.” “I planned to create a flash drive from the data that I had.”
Biden’s attorney, Abbe Lowell, said in a counterclaim that in addition to Giuliani, Mac Isaac shared data with his father, uncle, and Giuliani’s attorney, Robert Costello. to former White House strategist Stephen Bannon, who claims that Bannon provided some of the data to Chinese tycoon Kuo Wengui. accusing it of making money by using it for its own purposes and including some of the data in the book.
A lawyer for Mac Isaac declined to comment.
Among the people Lowell is trying to dismiss are Trump allies Bannon, Giuliani, Costello, Wengui, who was arrested earlier this week Arrested in New York City for masterminding an unrelated billion dollar fraud scheme.
Biden’s counterclaim was filed amid heightened legal and congressional activity over the president’s son. From 2017 to 2017 — a period that includes the two years Joe Biden was vice president — President Biden’s family, including Hunter Biden, $1.6 million paid by a Chinese energy company.
Biden’s legal team spokesperson said Comer was ‘taku'[ing] old and TR[ying] To make it new by wrapping it in a barbaric and baseless right-wing conspiracy. ”
“Hunter Biden, a private citizen with every right to pursue his own business endeavors, has joined several business partners in seeking joint ventures with China’s privately owned, legitimate energy companies. “As part of that joint venture, Hunter received a portion of the bona fide seed funding, which he shared with his uncle James Biden and Harry Biden, with whom he was involved at the time, to share the costs. Unt was listed so dramatically that, according to Rep. Comer, it belonged to Hunter, his uncle, and Harry – none other.
and the Delaware U.S. Law Firm has been investigating Hunter Biden since at least 2019. A federal subpoena that year sought Hunter Biden’s bank records dating back to 2014, when Joe Biden was Vice President. A source familiar with the matter said an inquiry into whether Mr. Biden was taxed on his controversial income during his time as vice president on the board of Ukrainian energy company Burisma.
Graham Kates contributed to this report.