security analyst for Jeff Bezos has determined that the Saudis received texts from Amazon CEO phone that is also used for the National Enquirer story, researchers have shown in the Daily Beast Saturday.
Gavin De Becker, a researcher wrote that his team and "some experts have concluded with a high degree of confidence that the Saudis had access to a telephone and Bezos acquired private information."
De Becker said it was "not clear to what extent, if any," American Media Inc. – The Enquirer owner – "was aware of the details," the Saudi operation. But he blamed the AMI to be "in league with a foreign country who is actively trying to harm to American citizens and companies."
Information and photos from your phone Bezos were obtained Enquirer for a story in January about the extramarital affair Bezos, which was due to the collapse of his marriage.
Bezos Saudis attacked because of the lighting The Washington Post, Saudi murder last year of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, media reported. Khashoggi, a Saudi citizen, who lives in the US, wrote for the Post, owned by Bezos. US intelligence officials have established that his murder was ordered by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin salmon.
AMI also threatened to publish private photos crisp Bezos in the Enquirer – «dick peak", including photos will not be used if De Becker and Bezos signed an eight-page, agreeing to different requirements, the details of which De Becker has shown for the first time in the Beast.
Requirements include a public statement De Becker that no hacking was not involved in obtaining information Bezos, and that the story was not "incited, dictated or influenced … by external forces, political or otherwise," he wrote. He and Bezos declined to sign.
Bezos presented his experiences with AMI – which he characterized as extortion and blackmail – in a piece he wrote last month in the medium.
Bezos also & # 39 is the target of President Donald Trump, who is close to the Saudi and does not like the coverage of his presidency Post.
Trump failed to condemn the Government of Saudi Arabia for killing Khashoggi. Instead, Reuters The said that the Minister of Energy Trump Rick Perry last week approved six secret permission from the company to sell the technology of nuclear power and help in Saudi Arabia.
David Pecker, CEO of the AMI, admitted to participating in a scheme to "catch and kill" to buy and bury the history of the women during the presidential campaign, which claimed to have a deal with Donald Trump.
Pecker is now cooperating with federal officials investigate possible violations of the company's finances, because the money has been used to hide information from the voters just before the presidential election.
Earlier media reports have identified Michael Sanchez – brother lover Bezos, Lauren Sanchez – Enquirer as a source of information. He paid $ 200,000 by AMI. But De Becker came to the conclusion that he was not the only source. He also noted that AMI suspicious seeks its source. Sanchez told Page Six, the editors have seen the texts Bezos when AMI reached for him.
De Becker turned his conclusions federal officials are investigating allegations of extortion Bezos. He wrote that he would not make any further comment on the case Bezos.
AMI and the Enquirer could not immediately be reached for comment.