PICTURED: The 'WhatsApp 'hack' messages Saudi Arabian Crown prince sent Jeff Bezos

Mail Online | 11/8/2018 | Jennifer Smith For Dailymail.com
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Screenshots of the WhatsApp message Saudi Arabian crown prince Mohammed bin Salman sent Jeff Bezos including the video file which 'hacked' his phone have emerged.

Vice Motherboard published the images on Wednesday after obtaining them from the cyber security firm report into Bezos' phone.

Firm - FTI - Consulting - Amazon - Founder

The firm - FTI Consulting - had been asked to look at the Amazon founder's devices after a National Enquirer expose about his relationship with Lauren Sanchez.

They discovered the messages from bin Salman including one which they say likely led to a trove of data being taken from his phone. It was sent in May 2018 and showed a Saudi flag and a Swedish flag with Arabic writing across it.

Message - Salman - Bezos - Photograph - Woman

They also found a message from bin Salman to Bezos of a photograph of a woman who the firm said resembled Sanchez. He sent it along with the joke: 'Arguing with a woman is like reading the software license agreement. In the end you have to ignore everything and click I agree.'

The firm noted in its report that this was pertinent because anyone with access to Bezos' phone would have known about his then secret romance with Lauren and looming divorce from his wife.

Investigation - Instances - Texts - Bezos - MBS

'Our investigation learned of at least 2 instances in which texts sent to Bezos from MBS' WhatsApp account may reveal awareness of private information that was not known publicly at the time.

'The first such text was sent on November 8 2018 and contained a single photograph of a woman resembling Lauren Sanchez, with whom Bezos was having a then-secret personal relationship.

Context - Relationship - Persons - Access - Texts

'For context, this was after the relationship would have been obvious to persons with access to private texts, calls, and images on Bezos' phone, but months before the relationship was known or reported publicly.

'The photo and cryptic caption were sent precisely during...
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