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Amazon Japan will repay sellers nearly $19 million, ending an antitrust investigation into unfair vendor charges

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Amazon will pay $18.85 million to Japanese sellers, ending a government investigation into unfair charges for vendors.
A Japanese watchdog has accepted the company's "improvement plan" that changes rules on seller charges, and closed an investigation into whether Amazon violated anti-monopoly laws.
Amazon will make the payments over three years, and will not face any further penalties.
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