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Whitey Bulger’s nephew played key role in Hunter Biden’s Chinese business ventures

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James “Whitey” Bulger’s nephew, Jim Bulger, was a small business affiliate of Hunter Biden, and according to email messages received and reviewed by Fox Information Electronic, appears to have performed a key purpose in a amount of his Chinese company ventures. 

Whitey Bulger was a infamous Boston criminal offense boss, who became a single of the nation’s most-wanted fugitives just after fleeing Boston in late 1994. He was captured in 2011. Bulger was serving a daily life sentence for 11 murders and other crimes when he died in jail in October 2018. 

In addition to currently being Whitey’s nephew, Jim Bulger is the son of William “Billy” Bulger, who served as president of the Massachusetts State Senate for 8 several years. Billy Bulger was an ally of John Kerry when he served in the Senate. Kerry’s stepson, Christopher Heinz, co-launched Rosemont Seneca with Hunter Biden and Devon Archer.

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Jim Bulger served as the chairman of Boston-dependent Thonrton Team LLC— a agency that joined forces with Hunter Biden’s Rosemont Seneca to launch its joint-undertaking with Chinese investment business Bohai Capital to generate BHR Partners. BHR Partners is controlled by Bank of China Constrained.

James 'Whitey' Bulger mugshot in 2011. 

James ‘Whitey’ Bulger mugshot in 2011. 
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Boston gangster James 'Whitey' Bulger, Jr. poses for a mugshot on his arrival at the Federal Penitentiary at Alcatraz on November 16, 1959 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Donaldson Collection/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)

Boston gangster James ‘Whitey’ Bulger, Jr. poses for a mugshot on his arrival at the Federal Penitentiary at Alcatraz on November 16, 1959 in San Francisco, California. (Picture by Donaldson Selection/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Illustrations or photos)
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One email, dated Jan. 27, 2014, with the subject line: “Meeting with Chinese Ambassador,” shows Bulger suggesting himself, Hunter Biden, and his Rosemont Seneca co-founder Devon Archer, “satisfy with the Chinese ambassador in DC to speak about the fund.”

Bulger forwards an electronic mail from his associate, Mike Leonard of Thornton Team.

“You should read the document Lenny sent me nowadays, you will locate it down below,” Bulger writes to Biden and Archer. “A US Embassy staffer met with the previous CEO of the Bahai Fund in 2008 and wrote up a report on the meeting.”

Bulger writes that it is “rather attention-grabbing that somebody at the Embassy in Beijing would be fascinated in what the domestic Bohai PE Fund was up to.”

“Imagined you fellas should really see this,” Bulger writes. “I still imagine a meeting early following week with the Ambassador if feasible would be very best, hope this has not triggered to[sic] considerably of an a** ache.”

It is unclear if the meeting between Biden, Bulger, Archer and the Chinese ambassador took location. Joe Biden was serving as vice president of the United States at the time of the meeting ask for. 

Joe Biden's brother-in-law, Jack Owens, emailed Hunter in 2014 to help him obtain a Chinese business license.

Joe Biden’s brother-in-regulation, Jack Owens, emailed Hunter in 2014 to assistance him obtain a Chinese company license.
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A further email, dated May perhaps 23, 2014, demonstrates Bulger crafting to Hunter Biden and Archer.

“Gentlemen, throughout the weekly BHR phone previous night time Lindsay informed the entire China staff excluding Jonathan about the concept you the two conveyed for the duration of the early morning simply call with Lindsay,” he wrote. “She was quite clear to all on the cellphone that the signing of an investment agreement with Gouxin or BOC or PICC is job selection 1.”

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BOC is very likely referring to Bank of China. PICC is very likely referring to the People’s Coverage Business of China.

Bulger proceeds to say that he was asked to focus on “the require for a contracted Chinese anchor investor.”

In that email, Bulger also implies Biden and Archer go over “high degree analysis” with another affiliate from Thornton, Mike Leonard, on the “KAZ/Sino electrical power small business” so that they “each can assessment.”

In addition to his have business offers, Hunter also involved Bulger in his family’s small business issues. Fox Information Digital documented previous October that John Owens, who is married to Valerie Biden Owens, President Biden’s more youthful sister, achieved out to Hunter in May well 2014 for aid in securing a small business license to grow his telemedicine organization in China, declaring it required to be “secured really speedily.”

Owens, who goes by Jack, emailed Hunter Biden on May well 9, 2014, informing him that his businesses, MediGuide America and MediGuide Insurance plan Expert services Worldwide (MISI), achieved a “major phase” in negotiations with a China-based insurance policy organization, but mentioned he would not be equipped to “seal this deal” without the need of a “Chinese Small business License.”

“Time pressures are quite restricted, in addition the reality that we do not nevertheless have one particular has triggered a slight trustworthiness bump in the firm’s head. This all translates into a require for a Business enterprise License, and one secured pretty immediately,” Owens wrote. “When this may well look to be a mundane undertaking, I have come to realize that issues such as a Business License can close up getting an inordinate sum of time…..time we just do not have.”

In just the hour, Hunter turned to Bulger by forwarding the e-mail to him. Michael Lin, a Taiwanese-American businessman who has been involved in a nonprofit that partnered with a group identified for pushing propaganda supporting the Chinese Communist Social gathering (CCP), was also copied on the email.

“See e mail below. It is really from my Uncle Jack. Is there a way we can aid him expedite this? Time is of the essence here,” Hunter wrote.

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Bulger responded the subsequent early morning and said he would examine with Lin how they can “assistance.” Three days afterwards, Bulger sent an e mail to Hunter declaring, “Me and Michael had a connect with with Jack this early morning I think we have a alternative for hello[s] China trouble.”

“Michael and Ran are investigating the regs and legislation appropriate now but our Thornton WOFE will likely be alright for Jacks company to use,” Bulger ongoing. When he mentioned “WOFE,” he was probable referring to the wholly international-owned company of the Thornton Team, the organization Bulger and Lin co-started.

It is unclear no matter if Bulger and Lin ended up in a position to effectively secure the business license for Owens or no matter if Thornton’s “WOFE” sufficed China’s regulations. On the other hand, MediGuide’s web page says it has arrive to “an arrangement with AnyHealth Shanghai,” which “will be legally symbolizing MediGuide Worldwide LLC in China.”

Hunter appears to have been informed that Bulger was the nephew of the infamous mobster. 

Just one 2011 e mail, acquired by Fox News Electronic, showsone of Hunter’s business enterprise associates forwarding a information posting of Whitey Bulger’s 2011 arrest to Hunter, his Rosemont Senece co-founder Devon Archer and Eric Schwerin, with the subject matter line: “Jim’s uncle….”

Bulger didn’t straight away return an electronic mail in search of comment. 

Hunter has been beneath federal investigation for his “tax affairs” given that 2018, according to a source familiar with the matter. 

Fox Information 1st documented in December 2020 that Biden was a subject matter/concentrate on of the grand jury investigation, a perfectly-put government source advised Fox News. In accordance to the supply, a “focus on” means that there is a “substantial probability that individual committed a criminal offense,” though a “subject matter” is an individual you “really do not know for guaranteed” has dedicated a criminal offense.”

The federal investigation into Hunter Biden was predicated, in element, by Suspicious Action Stories (SARs) concerning suspicious foreign transactions.

A different resource acquainted with the investigation instructed Fox Information in December 2020 that the SARs have been concerning money from “China and other overseas nations.”

A Treasury Division official, who did not remark on the investigation, spoke broadly about SARs, telling Fox Information that SARs are filed by financial institutions “if there is a thing out of the ordinary about a individual transaction.” 

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The official explained to Fox News that the mere filing of a SAR does not necessarily mean there has been a felony act, or violation of laws, but alternatively, flags that a transaction is “out of the regular” for the customer. The official noted, though, that a SAR could be element of a cash laundering or tax investigation.

In the meantime, the grand jury carries on to investigate Hunter Biden’s intercontinental small business dealings—even soon after he paid out off a tax legal responsibility adhering to the announcement of the probe into his “tax affairs.”

Hunter Biden, months following the 2020 presidential election, introduced a statement acknowledging the federal investigation of his “tax affairs.”

“I take this subject incredibly critically, but I am self-confident that a qualified and goal overview of these issues will display that I taken care of my affairs legally and properly, including with the profit of qualified tax advisors,” Biden said in the December 2020 assertion.