United States of America: Lawsuit against Amazon for allegedly deceiving consumers by employing deceptive and unfair business practices

Progress

Current status
under deliberation
07 Dec 2022 under deliberation

Scope

Implementers
United States of America
Policy Area
Other operating condition
Policy Instrument
Consumer protection regulation
Regulated Economic Activity
platform intermediary: e-commerce
Government Branch
executive
Government Body
other regulatory body
Implementation Level
subnational

Timeline of events

07 Dec 2022
under deliberation

Announced lawsuit by Washington AG into Amazon for allegedly employing deceptive and unfair business practices

On 7 December 2022, Attorney General (AG) Racine of the District of Columbia announced that it had filed a lawsuit against Amazon for allegedly deceiving its customers. The AG Racine alleges that Amazon deliberately misinformed its consumers by clai…

Source
Event type public lawsuit
Action type announcement
Government branch executive
Government body other regulatory body