National Security

Inside the Ring: Jeff Bezos’ Text Message Leaks a Security Concern

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Does Amazon chief and Washington Post owner Jeffrey P. Bezos have a communications security problem? More than inquiring minds want to know.

The recent disclosure of leaked phone text messages between Mr. Bezos and his mistress is prompting questions in Washington circles about the security of Mr. Bezos’ private communications.

Gavin de Becker, Mr. Bezos’ security adviser, told The Washington Post that he is investigating how salacious text messages between Mr. Bezos and former TV anchor Lauren Sanchez were obtained and reported by the National Enquirer. The security consultant suspects the leaks were a political hit and part of a bizarre conspiracy by allies of President Trump to smear the world’s richest man, soon to be less wealthy since announcing on Twitter his divorce from wife MacKenzie Bezos.

Read the entire article at the Washington Times.