Hunter Biden received a $3.5 million wire transfer from Yelena Baturina, the wife of the former mayor of Moscow, according to US treasury documents provided by the Senate Finance and Homeland Security Committees. According to emails and documents, Yelena Baturina laundered funds into the US in avoidance of sanctions, Devon Archer claimed the firm received $200 million.
The information comes from Bevan Cooney, Hunter Biden's former business partner who is currently in prison. Cooney turned over 26,000 emails to two journalists, Peter Schweizer and Matthew Tyrmand. Cooney claims that he believes he was the "fall guy" for the fraud scheme and that Archer and Hunter Biden had avoided responsibility. Archer, who was also convicted in the case, saw a federal judge vacate his conviction. But an appellate court overturned the lower court judge's ruling, reinstating Archer's conviction in the case. Bevan Cooney has just been removed from the federal facility in Oregon that he has been detained in since last year, and it is unknown where he has been taken. His family is concerned that he could be in danger.