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The owner of the Wilmington computer store who serviced Hunter Biden’s laptop before turning it over to authorities spoke out on Friday after several mainstream media outlets verified the contents of the laptop.
John Paul Mac Isaac, the owner of what was ‘The Mac Shop’ in Trolley Square, told Fox News his life was turned upside down after the public discovered he had given the contents of the laptop to the FBI and the former mayor of New York. Rodolphe Giuliani.
“Once the story was published and my name was released to the public, it was first about running and hiding. Now he’s just trying to rebuild my life and then doing it. a way that is not limited by public opinion being involved in a Russian disinformation campaign,” he said.
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At first, there was minimal effect on his business, Mac Isaac told “Hannity,” adding that customers eventually wondered why there were law enforcement in and around the store.
Mac Isaac previously told the New York Post that authorities in Wilmington were monitoring the exterior of the store for his own safety at one point.
“[T]They didn’t understand the police presence or why there were feces and rotten vegetables thrown over the store. So eventually he came out and people stopped coming for the service,” he said.
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“People started arriving without a computer, and I can only imagine they were there to hurt me,” he said, adding that he closed the store before Election Day.
Mac Isaac told Hannity that when servicing the laptop, he acknowledged the national security implications of its contents.
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“The only national security ramifications were disturbing. And I felt that was definitely something that needed to be presented to the FBI,” Mac Isaac said.