Key Words: Amazon executive lectures presumed ‘HQ2’ leaker in Virginia suburb

Without quite confirming but far from denying the accuracy of a weekend story in the Washington Post that Amazon.com Inc. AMZN, +0.00% is in advanced talks to put its secondary headquarters, or “HQ2,” in the Washington, D.C., suburb Crystal City, Va., the company’s director of economic development lashed out on Twitter at “the genius leaking info” about Amazon’s talks with the municipality.

Mike Grella, since 2012, according to a LinkedIn profile, the company’s director of global economic development, said the leak was not doing Crystal City any favors and characterized an alleged violation of a nondisclosure agreement apparently signed with the company as discourteous:

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