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Amazon Referred to the DOJ for Allegedly Lying to Congress

  • Company lied about misusing third-party data, lawmakers say
  • Testimony was given during House panel hearings on big tech
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U.S. lawmakers asked the Justice Department to launch a criminal investigation into Inc. and some of its executives for allegedly lying to Congress.

“Amazon repeatedly endeavored to thwart the Committee’s efforts to uncover the truth about Amazon’s business practices,” a bipartisan group of lawmakers from the House Judiciary Committee wrote Wednesday in a letter to Attorney General Merrick Garland. “For this, it must be held accountable.”