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American Media says it acted lawfully in reporting on Amazon's Bezos

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(Reuters) - American Media Inc, the owner of the National Enquirer, said on Friday it acted lawfully in its reporting on Jeff Bezos, of com Inc, and that it would thoroughly investigate his claims of blackmail and take whatever action was necessary.

on Thursday accused AMI of trying to blackmail him with the threat of publishing "intimate photos" he allegedly sent to his girlfriend unless he said in public that the supermarket tabloid's reporting on him was not politically motivated.

(Reporting by Chris Sanders; Writing by Mohammad Zargham; Editing by Tim Ahmann)

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First Published: Fri, February 08 2019. 20:01 IST