While working for CEFC China Energy Co., a corporation with connections to the CCP, Hunter Biden told the whistleblower Tony Bobulinski through a text message in May 2017 that he did not wish to register as a foreign agent.
Bobulinski is the informant who leaked the now-famous communication concerning the “10 held by H for the big guy.”
CEFC retained Hunter Biden’s legal services for $1 million and paid him $3.8 million in consultancy fees two months prior.
Regarding a potential CEFC agreement with Bobulinski, Hunter texted that no matter what, it would need to be a US company for them to make bids on federal and state-funded projects.
He said it was best they not be required to register as foreign agents under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), which covers far more ground than is often understood.
Hunter said he would consult with his uncle, Jim Biden, on the issue of the foreign entity since he has strong feelings on the matter.
He said they needed to form a DE named CEFC America, and the ownership would be split evenly between them.
The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA) appear to be the laws Hunter Biden was alluding to.
In response to Hunter Biden’s invitation, Bobulinski asked where and when Joe Biden and Jim Biden would be dining together.
Hunter said he was not sure about dinner plans, “but whatever is typical of a Chinese legal DOC was Hunter Biden’s response. Hours later, Hunter Biden sent a text message saying, “Dad not in now until 11.”
U.S. authorities on Monday accused suspected whistleblower Gal Luft of failing to register as a foreign agent of CEFC; thus, Hunter Biden had already agreed to give legal services to CEFC boss Patrick Ho before the text conversation.
In 2017, Ho was charged by American authorities for allegedly seeking to bribe African officials on CEFC’s behalf.
House Republicans’ investigation into suspicious transactions reveals that in 2017, CEFC sent $3 million to the account of Rob Walker, a business associate of Hunter Biden. Four members of the Biden family (Hunter, James, Hallie, and an unnamed “Biden”) were also reduced by $1.3 million.
Within days of discovering Hunter Biden’s WhatsApp chats to CEFC, it was revealed that the Biden family firm had received $5.1 million through numerous accounts.
Hunter Biden demanded payment while “sitting” next to President Joe Biden in the first text.