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National Enquirer’s reporting on Jeff Bezos under scrutiny by federal prosecutors – CNN

New York (CNN Business)With Jeff Bezos accusing American Media Inc. of attempted “extortion and blackmail,” the company’s legal troubles are just beginning.Federal prosecutors are once again examining the conduct of American Media, or AMI for short, which owns the National Enquirer and other magazines.Last year AMI, the company’s CEO David Pecker, and chief content officer Dylan Howard struck an immunity deal with federal prosecutors. In exchange, they cooperated in the hush money case that ensnared Michael Cohen and implicated President Trump in campaign finance violations.The AMI deal contained standard language that said that if the company committed “any crimes” in …

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Donald Trump’s inaugural committee subpoenaed by federal prosecutors, source says – CNNPolitics

Federal prosecutors in New York on Monday subpoenaed President Donald Trump’s inaugural committee for documents related to donors, vendors and finances, according to a copy of the subpoena reviewed by CNN, a step that appears to escalate that office’s ongoing investigation of the committee’s activity.

Source: Donald Trump’s inaugural committee subpoenaed by federal prosecutors, source says – CNNPolitics

Russian lawyer at Trump Tower meeting charged in separate case – CNNPolitics

The Russian lawyer who attended a 2016 meeting at Trump Tower with members of the Trump campaign was charged by federal prosecutors in New York with obstruction of justice in connection with a money-laundering case, according to an indictment unsealed Tuesday that highlighted her ties to the Russian government.

Source: Russian lawyer at Trump Tower meeting charged in separate case – CNNPolitics