Pecker Stiffens Resolve Against Bezos “Extortion & Blackmail” Accusations
The attorney representing National Enquirer parent company American Media Inc. (AMI) has responded to Jeff Bezos’ accusation that the tabloid engaged in “extortion and blackmail” – telling ABC This Week “It absolutely is not extortion and not blackmail. What happened was the story was given to the National Enquirer by a reliable source that had given information to the National Enquirer to seven years prior to this story,” said attorney Elkan Abramovitz, adding “It was a source that was well known to both Mr. Bezos and Mrs. Sanchez.”
Abramowitz described the source as “close” to the couple.
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