Staples Judge Slams FTC on Amazon Testimony in Merger Case

  • Federal judge calls U.S. conduct 'disturbing' in merger suit
  • FTC denies asking Amazon executive to say anything untrue

A federal judge criticized the U.S. Federal Trade Commission for attempting to elicit false information from an Inc. executive to support its lawsuit to block Staples Inc.’s takeover of rival Office Depot Inc.

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