As OK! previously reported, Hunter was being investigated by federal agents for his overseas business dealings before they honed in on possible illegal purchase of a weapon charges and whether or not he had properly reported his income.
The contents of his mysterious laptop hard drive have also been a major topic of conversation over the past four years. Earlier this year, Radar obtained nude photos of the 52-year-old holding a handgun while in a room with a sex worker. The laptop allegedly also had photos and videos of him doing illicit drugs and text messages of him corresponding with drug dealers.
The Sun was first to report Ziegler’s comments.