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Saudi Embassy denies involvement in hacking Amazon CEO Bezos’ phone

The 2018 intrusion into the device led to the release of intimate images of Amazon founder Bezos, whose Post newspaper employed as a contributing columnist Jamal Khashoggi, a Saudi journalist murdered later that same year at Riyadh's consulate in Istanbul. Saudi Embassy in Washington denies the allegation that the Kingdom is involved in the hacking, deeming it 'absurd'. Nevertheless, Bezos' serious concern for the matter is understandable as his divorce, subsequent to the hacking, cost him 36$ Billion.

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The Saudi Embassy in Washington denies the allegation that the Kingdom is involved in the hacking, deeming it ‘absurd’. Nevertheless, Bezos’ serious concern for the matter is understandable as his divorce, subsequent to the hacking, cost him 36$ Billion; Mackenzie Bezos recieved a 4% stake in Amazon as part of the divorce settlement.

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AFP with additional input from GVS News Desk

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