Hunter Biden sues Delaware laptop repairer over leaked files

Hunter Biden filed a lawsuit on Friday against computer mechanic John Paul Mac Isaac, who handed over files on a laptop that Hunter had left at his shop to the computer New York Post ahead of the 2020 presidential election.

Hunter Biden “had more than a reasonable expectation of the privacy of any data he created or maintained,” according to the lawsuit filed in federal court in Delaware on Friday morning. The President’s son was under the impression that it “would not be accessed, copied, distributed, or posted on the Internet for others to use against him or his family, or for public viewing.”

Attorneys representing Hunter Biden have questioned Mac Isaac’s claim that his failure to recover the laptop after 90 days gave the Delaware mechanic his property.

“Unlike Mac Isaac’s Repair Authorization Form, Delaware law provides that tangible personal property is deemed abandoned,” the lawsuit explained. Rather, the legal team insists Hunter Biden had the legal title to “claim or declare title to the property for a period of one year.”

In late January, Mac Isaac hired a private investigator to locate Biden in Culver City, California, and serve on the president’s son a $1.5 million lawsuit for damages. The computer repairman alleges that Biden and his legal team are seeking criminal charges against Mac Isaac in retaliation for leaking the laptop’s contents.

“He’s trying to intimidate. And it’s interesting to me that this happened at that point in time,” Mac Isaac’s attorney Brian Della Rocca told Tucker Carlson on Fox News.

On April 12, 2019, Biden brought the laptop to Mac Isaac’s store to see if data could be recovered on three devices. However, Biden did not return to pick up the gear and never paid Mac Isaac for his services.

The files ended up in the New York Post less than a month before the 2020 presidential election. Dubbed “The Laptop from Hell” by Miranda Devine of The postEarly reports showed that Hunter Biden had introduced then-Vice President Joe Biden to a Ukrainian energy executive and recorded other indecent deals that indicated influence.

When the articles were first published, social networks like Twitter and Facebook were quick to ban the distribution of their content, claiming it might have been the result of Russian intelligence interference in the elections.

The legal action marks the latest escalation in Hunter Biden’s dispute with Mac Isaac, which saw the President’s son hire prominent criminal defense attorney Abbe Lowell, who has issued a series of cease-and-desist letters to Rudy Giuliani, Steve Bannon and the Department of Justice and the Internal Revenue Agency in recent weeks.

Another attorney hired by Biden, Bryan Sullivan, focused on Fox News and Tucker Carlson, urging the network to retract its earlier coverage of the laptop. The star host, Sullivan said, is in “blatant breach of journalistic professionalism,” which could leave the news agency liable for “potential litigation.”

President’s son demands trial by jury and ‘compensation’ from Mac Isaac.

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