WaPo Reporter: Bezos Investigators Think ‘Government Entity’ Leaked Sexts

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Washington Post reporter Manuel Roig-Franzia said Thursday that Jeff Bezos’ investigators believe that a “government entity” may be behind the leak of Bezos’ sexts to the National Enquirer.

“…They have begun to believe, the Bezos camp, that this publication by the National Enquirer might have been politically motivated,” Roig-Franzia told MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell. “[Bezos security chief] Gavin de Becker told us that he does not believe that Jeff Bezos’ phone was hacked. He thinks it’s possible that a government entity might have gotten ahold of his text messages.”

Bezos wrote a blog post Thursday alleging that the National Enquirer tried to use explicit pictures he sent to his mistress to blackmail him.

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  1. Yet more proof the Pumpkin Traitor doesn’t know history. Presidents who fuck with the Post get burned.

  2. Definitely an either/or situation. Bezos is either paranoid to the point he thinks monsters are under the bed. Or he’s correct and Trump had someone crack into his personal devices.

  3. I saw that comment last night. Lawrence O’Donnell just let it pass. I thought it might be the most explosive aspect of the Bezos/Pecker story. I want to see more reporting.

  4. American or Russian Government ?

  5. Or maybe the Saudi Arabian government.

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