Joe Biden’s Son Hunter Biden Denies He Has an Ashley Madison Account: “This Account Was Clearly Set Up”

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Hunter Biden denies Ashley Madison account Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images

Another one added to the list? An email address used by Hunter Biden, the son of Vice President Joe Biden, was linked to an Ashley Madison account on Monday, Aug. 24. But the 45-year-old dad of three is denying he signed up for the account, claiming someone used his old email address to discredit him.

"I am certain that the account in question is not mine," Hunter said in a statement to multiple news outlets. "This account was clearly set up by someone else without my knowledge and I first learned about the account in question from the media."

Breitbart News was first to report that Hunter had been linked to an account after hackers released stolen data about the cheating website’s subscribers on Aug. 19.

"This is, unfortunately, not the first time that someone has used my name and identity to try to discredit me,” continued the lawyer, whose Gmail and Twitter accounts have been compromised in the past. "From my understanding through press accounts, it is very easy to set up an account without someone's knowledge as there is no requirement that an email address be verified and I am certain that is what happened in this case."

 

Indeed, the personal information used to set up the account allegedly tied to Hunter does not match up with the businessman’s personal information, whose full name is Robert Hunter Biden. In a screenshot posted by Breitbart, his birthdate on the Ashley Madison account is listed as Feb. 4, 1980. Hunter was born in 1970. Last year, Hunter was also a victim of identity theft after a fake company was set up under his name in the UK. 

Joe Biden’s eldest son Beau passed away in May 2015 after losing his battle with brain cancer.

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