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Hunter Biden found guilty of purchasing a revolver

Natasha Kumar By Natasha Kumar Jun12,2024

Hunter Biden found guilty in the case of acquiring a revolver

Photo: Hunter Biden and his wife Melissa Cohen-Biden

Hunter Biden has been found guilty of three criminal charges related to his 2018 purchase of a revolver, when the indictment alleges the president's son lied on a required registration form indicating that he was not is an illegal drug user and is not addicted to drugs.

A conviction on these charges could result in up to 25 years in prison, although first-time offenders do not receive the maximum sentence. Judge Maryellen Noreika may not sentence the defendant to prison at all, reports Voice of America.

Joe Biden avoided commenting on the trial of his son.

Legal problems Hunter Biden's options are not exhausted yet. He faces trial in California in September on charges of evading $1.4 million in taxes. Republicans in Congress have signaled they will continue to pursue him in the stalled presidential impeachment proceedings.

Prosecutors investigating Hunter Biden have not accused the elder Biden of any wrongdoing.

Prepared by: Sergey Daga

Natasha Kumar

By Natasha Kumar

Natasha Kumar has been a reporter on the news desk since 2018. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining The Times Hub, Natasha Kumar worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my 1-800-268-7116

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