the richest man in The world, a Sex-scandal with political backgrounds – and now apparently an extortion attempt: In a blog post on the web portal Medium Amazon owner Jeff Bezos on Thursday, the American rainbow sheet National Enquirer and its owner, American Media, Inc. (AMI) accused of wanting to blackmail him.
The sheet had released in January of intimate SMS texts from Bezos to his beloved Lauren Sanchez together with photos of the pair. A short time before Bezos and his wife, McKenzie had announced that they will divorce.
The owner of AMI, David Pecker, is a longtime friend of President Trump. In August 2018 to him, the US had given prosecutors immunity, the role of the National Enquirer in a story published about an alleged affair Trumps with the Playboy Model Karen McDougal educate. The sheet had supported Trump in the presidential election in 2016, and according to the statements of former employees, negative Stories about Trump bought out and in a Safe kept.
You will, if necessary, publish intimate photos of Bezos and Sanchez, including "a Selfie under the belt line"threat of the "Enquirer"
is The relationship between the President and Jeff Bezos for quite some time problematic: Trump cut the Amazon-Mogul, apparently, his wealth, even by Bezos in 2013 purchased the newspaper "the Washington Post "the President with their critical reporting on a regular basis to incandescence.
Bezos launched investigations
Hardly the "National Enquirer had published" his dirt story about Bezos, Trump: The Amazon-owner had been shot down "by a competitor, whose reporting is far more accurate than the the lobbyists of the newspaper, "Amazon Washington Post"".
Video: Amazon founder separates from his wife Jeff Bezos and his wife announced In January their divorce. The Ex-Couple has four children. Video: Reuters
After the publication of the Enquirer Story, Bezos was hired immediately by the renowned security expert Gavin de Becker and his Team to find out how the SMS texts in the possession of AMI were. Suspicion initially fell on the brother of Lauren Sanchez, trailer Donald trump and friend of Republican Tricksters and Trump-Confidant Roger Stone. The brother rejected this, and reported, however, according to insiders at the "Enquirer" would have a Pecker the Amazon Boss want to dupe, "to make Trump happy."
Apparently, the Investigative work of de Becker, as well as its presumption, behind the Sex Story were political implications, and possibly even a connection to Saudi Arabia, apparently to the displeasure of AMI and Pecker: In a series of Mails to de Becker's lawyer, Martin Singer caught AMI threatened measures of Retaliation, if Bezos and his Team set their investigations. The research of the National "Enquirer" are not politically motivated or of the "external forces" are determined and different according to the allegations, therefore, a defamation.
threats of the "Enquirer"-chief editor
If Bezos not give in, he must face the consequences, as an AMI advocate. Dylan Howard, editor-in-chief of the "National Enquirer", stated this threat in a Mail: You will, if necessary, publish intimate photos of Bezos and Sanchez, including "a Selfie under the belt line".
excerpt from the E-Mail to the Enquirer-chief editor of Bezos Team. Source: Medium
Instead of falling, but Bezos went on the Offensive: "If someone can't defend my position against this kind of extortion, then no one can fight it," he wrote in his Blogpost, and noted the Mails from Howard and AMI into the net. To capitulate "and give way to the extortion, I decided, in spite of the personal burden and the shame threatened to publish what was sent to me," wrote Bezos. "For reasons that are not yet entirely clear, it appears that the reference to Saudi Arabia to have a special nerve," says Bezos.
Possible Connections to Saudi Arabia
in fact, it was after the appearance of the "Enquirer"Story about Sanchez and Bezos in Washington speculated, Pecker have only a President Trump, but also the Saudis have a service to render: The Washington Post according to the Saudi killers committed the murder of the columnist Jamal Khashoggi in October 2018 in Istanbul especially hard with the Kingdom and its controversial ruler and crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman, went to court.
In the spring of 2018, AMI had also published an almost hundred page cheers written about Saudi Arabia and the crown Prince, and was sold in American supermarkets. A possible involvement of the Saudis in the Bezos-the scandal could also clarify how the SMS texts of the Amazon were chiefs in the possession of the National Enquirer.
To pending matters worse, the "New York Times" on Thursday, citing conversations and phone calls that appear to have been intercepted by the NSA and other US intelligence services, the Saudi crown Prince have already worn in 2017, with the idea of Khashoggi off. For Jeff Bezos, there is now no turning Back: He is determined to get to the bottom of it. US prosecutors have already turned on in the matter. (Editorial Tamedia)
Created: 08.02.2019, 17:52 PM