National Enquirer paid brother of Jeff Bezos’ girlfriend $200,000 for sms messages: WSJ

Lauren Sanchez and Jeff Bezos

The National Enquirer has been paid, the brother of Jeff Bezos, the mistress of $200,000 for the private text messages between the two lovers, which were published in January, according to a Wall Street Journal report Monday night.

Michael Sanchez, the brother of Bezos’ girlfriend Lauren Sanchez, allegedly, provided that the intimate communication to the American Media LLC, this after months of speculation about the question of how the tabloid obtained the messages reveal lurid details about the Amazon CEO’s alleged love affair.

The Magazine is found, attributed to people familiar with the matter, in line with the conclusion of the private investigators working for Bezos from the beginning of February. These researchers reportedly found that Michael Sanchez had leaked the texts to the West, although they do not seem to close, that would have paid for them.

To Sanchez’ alleged six-figure payment in a context Bezos, who is worth an estimated $144 billion according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, makes more than $230,000 per minute.


Sanchez, a talent agent who managed television experts and reality show judges, refused to send “the many penis selfies” allegedly in the possession of the Researcher. He declined to comment on whether he provided no photos of the billionaire to the tabloid, the WSJ reports.


A spokesman for Bezos and Amazon declined to comment on the latest report, just as Lauren Sanchez.

Last month, Bezos is accused, the Investigator, the parent company of “blackmail attempts” in a scathing blog post. The tabloid, he said, threatened to publish “intimate photos” of him, including a “below the belt selfie,” if he does not put an end to an investigation of the company and of its alleged political ties.

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