Amazon pays the price for missing shipments to countries under US sanctions

July 10, 2020 Gavin van Marle

Amazon is to pay $134,000 in fines after falling foul of US sanctions regulations.
The US Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) levied the fine this week after the e-commerce giant admitted it had allowed shipments to be sent via its platform to individuals in countries US firms are barred from doing business with.
Between November 2011 and October 2018, “persons located in Crimea, Iran, and Syria placed orders or otherwise conducted ...

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