Nephew of notorious mob boss Whitey Bulger played key role in Hunter Biden’s Chinese business dealings: report

Jim Bulger, the nephew of notorious Boston crime boss James “Whitey” Bulger, played a key role in many of Hunter Biden’s ventures in China. FoxNews reported Thursday.

The outlet said it accessed and reviewed multiple emails that revealed the extent of Jim Bulger’s involvement in President Joe Biden’s son’s Chinese business dealings.

According to the report, Bulger was chairman of Thornton Group LLC, based in Boston. Thornton worked with Hunter Biden’s firm Rosemont Seneca to set up a joint venture called BHR Partners with Chinese investment firm Bohai Capital.

According to Fox News, Bank of China Limited controls BHR Partners.

An email accessed by Fox News on January 27, 2014, with the subject line “Meeting with Chinese Ambassador,” recommended that Devon Archer, co-founder of Hunter, Bulger and Rosemont Seneca, contact the Chinese ambassador to the United States contact to discuss “the fund”. ”


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According to the outlet, Bulger then forwarded an email from Thornton Group’s Mike Leonard, which said a “US Embassy staffer met with the former Bahai Fund CEO in 2008 and wrote a report on the meeting “.

According to Fox News, Bulger wrote that it was “pretty interesting that someone at the embassy in Beijing would be interested in what domestic PE fund Bohai is up to.”

“I thought you should see this,” he wrote. “I still believe a meeting with the Ambassador early next week if possible would be best, hope this hasn’t caused [too] much of a ** pain.”

The outlet reported it was unclear if Hunter Biden, Bulger, Archer and the Chinese ambassador met at a time when Joe Biden was Vice President of the United States.

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“Gentlemen, during the BHR weekly call last night, Lindsay updated the entire China team, except Jonathan, on the message you both conveyed during the morning call with Lindsay,” Bulger wrote in another e-mail, according to Fox News. Mail.

“She made it very clear to everyone on the phone that signing an investment contract with Gouxin or BOC or PICC is task number 1,” the email reads.

According to the outlet, “BOC” may refer to the Bank of China and “PICC” ​​most likely refers to the People’s Insurance Company of China.

In the email, Bulger said he was asked to discuss “the need for a signed Chinese anchor investor,” Fox News reported.

In addition, he suggested that Biden and Archer talk “high-level research” about the “KAZ/Sino energy deal” with another Thornton associate, Mike Leonard.


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According to Fox News, emails indicate Hunter knew of Bulger’s uncle’s criminal history.

Whitey Bulger had a long criminal history and eventually became the leader of the Boston Irish Mafia mob museum.

He served in that role from the 1970s through the 1990s and was also an FBI informant.

He fled Boston in 1994 when several of his associates were arrested and became one of the most wanted fugitives in the country.

However, in 2011, authorities arrested him and in 2013 he was sentenced to life imprisonment for 11 murders.

He died in prison on October 30, 2018.

News of the Bulger connection comes amid increased scrutiny of Hunter Biden’s business dealings and other revelations from a laptop he left at a Delaware repair shop.


Andrew Jose is a journalist covering security, politics, and foreign affairs, among other things. Follow Andrew on Twitter: @realAndrewJose

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