It’s no longer a question of “Who is Hsu” but rather “Where in the world did this guy escape to?”
California businessman Norman Hsu, a former New York apparel executive and major contributor to Democratic candidates and causes, failed to appear for a bail reduction hearing Wednesday, leading to speculation that he again is a fugitive from the law, FOX News has learned.
Hsu’s attorneys say they do not know his whereabouts, and that their client did not surrender his passport.
A little more from the LA Times:
Hsu’s attorney, James Brosnahan, explained that he had lost contact with Hsu and that the financier had failed to deliver his passport as promised.
“Mr. Hsu is not here and we don’t know where he is,” Brosnahan said outside court. “We expected him to be here.”
Brosnahan told Foiles that a legal assistant for his law firm went to Hsu’s New York City condominium last week and spent 90 minutes searching for Hsu’s passport.
Well, that’s just peachy. His defense team has known for a week that his passport is missing and didn’t bother to tell authorities? Especially given this guy’s past history of skedaddling when the heat is on?
That leaves the investigation with basically nothing. The Paw family – who acted as a blind for Hsu’s numerous contributions – probably don’t know much even if they were in a mood to talk. Investigators may track down other donors but it is equally unlikely they could be any more helpful than the Paws.
So the story will die and Hillary is safe. Funny how this kind of thing always happens to the Clinton’s just in the nick of time.
Malkin has updates and reaction.