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Jeff Bezos accuses National Enquirer of blackmail

Amazon's founder and CEO Jeff Bezos is accusing The National Enquirer's parent company, American Media Inc., of blackmailing him by threatening to publish intimate photographs unless Bezos publicly backed off criticisms of the media company. AMI said it lawfully reported the story of Bezos' affair, but it will investigate the allegations he published in an online blog post. Attorney Paul Batista explains the legal challenges AMI, and Bezos, could face.
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