Amazon sued for inflating prices across the …

Amazon's latest nationwide advertising campaign emphasizes its "low prices." The ads are extremely simple. "That's a low price!" various people say while browsing Amazon.com on a phone. The tagline is "Spend Less. Smile More." A new lawsuit filed on Tuesday by DC Attorney General Karl Racine, however, argues that the opposite is true. The lawsuit alleges Amazon uses monopolistic practices to artificially inflate prices for products — even those offered for sale on other websites.

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