Written by Ashton Snyder on
 June 15, 2024

TX Man Charged After Menacing FBI Agent Involved in Hunter Biden Probe

In a troubling incident, Timothy Muller, a 43-year-old resident of Fort Worth, Texas, was detained on Thursday for allegedly making threats against an FBI agent.

Muller faces up to 10 years in prison after he threatened an FBI agent involved in the Hunter Biden investigation, as the Washington Times reports.

The sequence of events began when Muller allegedly left a menacing voice message on the federal agent's government-issued phone. The threats stem from Hunter Biden's recent conviction on three felony gun charges.

Timothy Muller Accused of Threatening Agent

According to court documents, Muller accused the FBI agent, who operates out of Baltimore, of concealing child pornography purportedly found on Hunter Biden's laptop. Muller’s allegations are unsubstantiated, as no evidence of child pornography on the laptop exists and Hunter Biden has not faced charges relating to such content.

In the threatening voicemail, Muller stated, “You can run, but you can’t f——— hide.” He further suggested that should former President Donald Trump win the upcoming 2024 election, the agent would end up incarcerated. The threats became more severe with Muller claiming, “The last thing you’ll ever hear are the horrified shrieks of your widows and orphans.”

Political Context and Muller’s Arrest

The threats were made shortly after Hunter Biden's conviction for falsifying details about his substance use on a federal form to purchase a firearm back in 2018. The jury in Delaware handed down the guilty verdict this week.

Muller, who exhibited staunch political opinions, implied dire consequences if the threat towards the FBI agent went unheeded. He additionally suggested that should Trump lose the 2024 election, retaliation against the federal officers would follow.

Muller is being charged with making threats against a federal official and attempting to influence or seek retribution against that official. The severity of these charges could lead to a decade-long prison sentence.

Hunter Biden and Federal Implications

Hunter Biden, son of President Joe Biden, found himself at the center of legal scrutiny over weapon purchase falsifications. The conviction has stirred political discourse and led to unwarranted accusations such as those made by Muller.

The HuffPost reports that Muller's threatening language implied a broader dissatisfaction with federal authorities among a segment of the population. He mentioned potential violent reprisals should the outcome of the upcoming election not favor his preferred candidate.

Federal authorities are taking these threats seriously, demonstrating an increased urgency in pursuing charges against individuals who attempt to intimidate law enforcement personnel.

Up next for Muller is a bail hearing scheduled for the coming Tuesday. This will determine whether he remains incarcerated or if bail will be set pending his trial. This case highlights the risks faced by federal agents, particularly those involved in high-profile investigations.

In sum, Timothy Muller was detained following threats against an FBI agent connected to the Hunter Biden investigation. He faces grave charges including the threat against a federal official, with a potential decade-long prison term.

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