Saudi Arabia has hacked Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, the richest man in the world to gain access to his personal data, an investigator said.
Bezos hired Gavin De Becker to consider the release from the American National Enquirer tabloid of leaked text and photographs.
"Our investigators and several high-confidence experts reached the Bezos Phone and gained personal information," De Becker writes in The Daily Beast's website on Saturday
De Becker connects wounds to the broad coverage of the newspaper " Washington Post ", which is owned by Bezos, about the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Hashogi at the Istanbul Consulate last year
" It is clear that MBS believes that the Washington Post is a major enemy, "writes De Becker, referring to the mighty royal prince Mohammed bin Salman, whom the American the Senate, following a briefing from a closed CIA door, indicating "responsible for the murder."
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Saudi Arabia stressed that the crown is not an invoice
Riyadh initially said he did not know about Hashoggi's fate, but later blamed the murder in Saudi agents.  Solicitors and extortion
Last month he was indicted in Bezos. the owner of the national anchor of "extortion and extortion" threatening to publish "intimate pictures" of Bezos and his mistress unless he has told publicly that the tabloid reporting to him was not politically motivated and stopped the investigation. the parent company of National Enquirer, American Media Inc. (AMI), who has personally refused to find evidence of "eavesdropping or hacking in the news gathering process."
An eight-party AMI treaty sent to Bezos and De Becker also wanted to acknowledge that the history of Bezos was not "incited, dictated, or influenced in any way by outside forces, politically or otherwise."
"It is not clear today how much AMI knew the details," De Becker writes.
A spokesman for the Saudi Embassy in Washington did not file a request for comment immediately.
In February, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom said Saudi Arabia had absolutely nothing to do
A representative of AMI did not respond immediately to a request for comment. AMI has already said it has acted legally in reporting the history of Bezos.
De Becker did not specify which part of the Saudi government blamed for hacking, and gave some details of the investigation that led him to the conclusion.
The results, he writes, "have been passed on to the federal authorities."
In the Medium message last month, Bezos cited former co-operation of AMI Chief Executive David Peker with Trump, including payments for suppression of negative stories that are currently being investigated by federal prosecutors.
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