Editor's Brief

Where’s This Bezos/AMI Thing Going?

David Pecker
February 11, 2019 9:10 a.m.

The Daily Beast published an article last night that, through some circuitous and partly opaque sourcing, seemed to confirm a key point: At least in the narrowest sense, The National Enquirer got the Bezos text message from Michael Sanchez, the Trump-supporting brother of Bezos’s girlfriend, Lauren Sanchez. The principal sourcing comes from the AMI side. But critically, Bezos’s investigators don’t really appear to contest that point. Indeed, Bezos investigator Gavin de Becker tells the Beast that their “investigation into who initially provided the texts to the National Enquirer, and why it was done—that investigation is now complete. We have turned our conclusions over to our attorneys for referral to law enforcement.”

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