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U.S. prosecutors weigh if American Media violated immunity deal - Bloomberg

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(Reuters) - U.S. prosecutors are reviewing whether parent company Inc violated an earlier agreement granting it legal immunity in exchange for cooperation given the tabloid's handling of a story about com Inc Jeff Bezos, reported on Friday.

Citing two people familiar with the matter, said prosecutors in the U.S. attorney's office in Manhattan had been given information about the company's exchanges regarding Bezos, in a blog post on Thursday, accused the publication of extortion over his extramarital affair.

A attorney's office in Manhattan declined to comment.

(Writing by Susan Heavey; Editing by Nick Zieminski)

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First Published: Sat, February 09 2019. 10:10 IST