The ceo and founder of Amazon, Jeff Bezos, has AMI, the publisher of the weekly National Enquirer, accused of extortion. The publisher would threaten to have intimate photos of Bezos to publish if he does not stop his research into the leaf.
Bezos and his wife Mackenzie announced last week their separation after 25 years of marriage. The tabloid National Enquirer published the same day an article about an affair that Bezos had, on the basis of privéboodschappen between Jeff Bezos and a friend in the spring of 2018.
The Amazon ceo turned private investigators in to find out where the leak came. In a message Thursday showed Bezos understood that the researchers under the more links you have found between AMI, Saudi Arabia and Donald Trump.
“Rather than give in to extortion, I have decided to be exact to publish what is sent to me by the publisher, despite the personal consequences which she threatened,” says Bezos. ‘When I’m in my position is not against this kind of extortion can go in, how many people can do that, then?’
David Pecker, publisher of the Enquirer, described Trump in the past as a ‘personal friend’. According to a indictment of former Playboy model Karen McDougal paid AMI her $ 150,000 on the condition that they nothing about her relationship with Trump public would make.
Bezos is considered one of the richest people in the world. He is also owner of the newspaper the Washington Post, a bastion of what Trump is allowed to ‘fake news’ calls. The American president, and Jeff Bezos are clearly not friends.