A team of Federal Trade Commission officials have been interviewing small businesses that sell their products on Amazon to determine whether the e-commerce behemoth is using its marketplace to hurt competition, according to Bloomberg News.

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Bloomberg, citing three merchants, reported that at least three attorneys and at least one economist have been conducting interviews that typically last about 90 minutes and cover a range of topics, including what percentage of revenue their businesses derive from Amazon versus other marketplaces like Walmart and eBay.

Amazon did not immediately respond to FOX Business’ request for comment. The FTC, which does not generally comment on investigations (or the existence of investigations), declined to comment.

However, an Amazon official directed Bloomberg to a statement from Amazon Consumer Business chief Jeff Wilke, who was asked in June about reports the FTC was looking into Amazon.