What Has Amazon Done To Run Afoul Of The USPS? (AMZN)

What does the Inspector General of the US Postal Service want with Amazon (AMZN)?

Tucked away in a weekend Amazon 10-K SEC filing is this nugget:

In January 2009, we learned that the United States Postal Service, including the Postal Service Office of Inspector General, is investigating our compliance with Postal Service rules, and we are cooperating.

That’s all we have to go on for the moment: We’lll continue to report the Amazon-USPS investigation as we hear more.

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