Amazon agreed to pay 134,5 thousand dollar fine for selling products to residents of Syria, Iran and Crimea, said the Ministry of Finance of the USA on Wednesday.
As reported by the Ministry of Finance, the company "agreed to pay 134,523 thousand dollars to compensate for their possible civil liability for the violations of numerous sanctions."
The state's richest man in the world - CEO of Amazon, Jeff Bezos jumped to a new historic record in 171,6 billion dollars, says the Agency Bloomberg with reference to expect them the rating Bloomberg Billionaires Index (BBI).
Thus, as writes Bloomberg, was updated the previous record achieved on 4 September 2018 - then wealth Bezos consisted of 167.7 billion dollars.
American Amazon, the world's largest online retailer, interested in the participation in the capital of the Russian Internet shop Ozon, the CEOs held a meeting, told reporters the main owner of AFK "System" (owns about 43% of Ozon) Vladimir Yevtushenkov.
Earlier in the AFC said they are considering the possibility of attracting investors in Ozon and did not rule out an IPO of the retailer. In October 2019 Yevtushenkov said that the IPO Internet retailer can pass on the London and Moscow stock exchanges in case of readiness of the company.
The American company Amazon in the year introduces a moratorium on police use was developed by company technology of facial recognition, said in a statement.
"We are introducing an annual moratorium on the police use of the technology face recognition Amazon," - said in a statement.
Amazon founder and the richest man in the world Jeff Bezos was named the main factor for the company's constant attention to the customers. He told this in an interview with Business Insider.
According to him, if all attention is focused on competitors, you can quickly lose motivation.