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An FBI source was accused of lying about the relationship between Biden and the Ukrainian company

An FBI source was accused of lying about the relationship between Biden and the Ukrainian company

Alexander Smirnov, 43, was arrested in Las Vegas on Wednesday. According to prosecutors, he provided false information to FBI agents Executives of the Ukrainian energy company Burisma claimed they hired Hunter Biden to “protect us, through his father, from all kinds of trouble” and paid Hunter and Joe Biden $5 million. all.

Smirnov is now charged with making a false statement and creating false and fictitious documents.

When Smirnov was questioned by FBI agents in September 2023, he allegedly repeated some false claims and changed his story in other parts. He also allegedly provided “a new false narrative after saying he met with Russian officials,” according to the indictment.

Central information for the Republican impeachment process

Smirnov's information was central to the corruption charges brought by Republican members of Congress against the president and his son, and formed the basis of the impeachment investigation launched by Republicans against the president.

So far, Republicans have failed to present any evidence that could actually lead to the impeachment of Joe Biden.

Behind the indictment against Smirnov is private investigator David Weiss, who accused Hunter Biden of tax crimes and weapons crimes.

If convicted, Smirnov faces up to 25 years in prison.

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