"Johnny tried to pay her hush money in the days following the Saturday assault," an insider told RadarOnline.com.
"Basically, he sent someone over to where she was staying with a non-disclosure agreement and a blank check," revealed the source.
While speculation has been rampant that Heard, 30, is trying to shake down 52-year-old Depp after the implosion of their short marriage, the insider denied the accusations.
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"Amber refused any money," said the source.
As RadarOnline.com reported, news broke on May 27 of the couple's split after Heard stepped forward claiming Depp was an abusive drunk and that she was leaving him after he threw an iPhone at her head during an especially heated battle that turned physical.