Bezos gets fraction of legal fees from girlfriend’s brother


A US judge has said the defamation lawsuit did not require ‘seven partners and 11 associates’, implying it was total overkill on Bezos’ part. — Reuters

Jeff Bezos wanted US$1.7mil (RM6.92mil) in legal fees from his girlfriend’s brother for successfully fighting off his defamation lawsuit. He got much less.

A Los Angeles judge awarded the world’s richest man US$218,385 (RM889,700), saying Amazon.com’s founder needlessly put too many lawyers on the case.

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