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Amazon referred to US attorney general over ‘potentially criminal conduct’

House judiciary committee asks Merrick Garland to investigate whether retail giant obstructed Congress with misleading conduct

Members of the Democratic-controlled House judiciary committee have referred Amazon to the Department of Justice, alleging “potentially criminal conduct” by the company and some of its senior executives.

In a letter to the attorney general, Merrick Garland, lawmakers claim that Amazon had engaged in a “pattern and practice of misleading conduct that suggests” it was acting to influence the committee’s investigation into online market competition.

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