There seems to be a something that went on were Donald Trump had it in for the Amazon rich guy that owns the Washington Post which has steadily run stories about Donald Trump that he doesn’t like….
The Enquirer boss David Pecker is accused of trying get Bezos to have his newspaper back off Trump stories by threatening to out Bezos’s affair with a former TV anchor….
There appears to be more stories of Pecker trying to run cover for his longtime friend Donald Trump thru the use of the pages of his magazine…
Bezos has gone to the Feds who are now on the case….
The Feds are already dealing with Pecker and Trump….
The Bezos case could turn the Feds against Pecker , who had agreed to work for them on something different….
This stuff just keeps going sideways around Trump & Co….
Federal prosecutors in New York are investigating National Enquirer publisher American Media Inc. for its handling of a story about Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos that may have violated an earlier cooperation deal, according to multiple reports.
In a remarkable blog post published Thursday evening, the billionaire Amazon founder accused AMI CEO David Pecker of attempting to blackmail him with “intimate” pictures. The publisher allegedly aimed to convince Bezos to kill the Post’s investigations into AMI and its business dealings, or risk his personal photos being published for the world to see.
“Rather than capitulate to extortion and blackmail, I’ve decided to publish exactly what they sent me, despite the personal cost and embarrassment they threaten,” Bezos explained.
Amid the flurry of attention over the blog post, journalist Ronan Farrow chimed in to accuse AMI of trying to blackmail him, too. Farrow said the publisher targeted “at least one other prominent journalist.”
Federal prosecutors confirmed in December that they had granted Pecker and AMI immunity in their investigation into hush-money payments made prior to the 2016 presidential election by former Donald Trump fixer Michael Cohen. Precise terms of that agreement, however, were not publicized.
According to the Associated Press, the agreement stipulated that the publisher commit no crimes for three years.
Yet in his Medium blog post, titled “No thank you, Mr. Pecker,” Bezos laid out a series of startling emails he says he received from AMI representatives. They included a threat allegedly sent from the publisher’s chief content officer, Dylan Howard, about nine sensitive images including a “d*ck pick.” Howard was also involved in the Cohen investigation and immunity deal….