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Bezos vs. "National Enquirer" #1134684

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Feb 10, 2019
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(Studio: Tom Llamas) Report introduced.

(Washington: Lana Zak) The battle between Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos & the "National Enquirer" examined; details given about the leak of messages between Bezos & mistress Laurel Sanchez with Bezos believing AMI moved against him because of "Washington Post" coverage & AMI threat to publish racy photos. [In ABC exclusive, "National Enquirer" David Pecker attorney Elkan ABRAMOWITZ†- denies blackmail/extortion: the information came from a reliable source who was well known to Bezos & Sanchez.] A "Washington Post" report that Laurel's brother Michael Sanchez could be the source quoted & the issue of the AMI immunity deal noted. Other threats from the tabloid discussed.

Llamas, Tom;
Zak, Lana

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