Amazon cuts ties with security firm linked to neo-Nazis

Amazon Neo-Nazi

Amazon (AMZN) has quickly learned that having alleged neo-Nazis guard your warehouses isn’t the best PR move. The Associated Press reports that Amazon has cut ties with HESS, a security company that has alleged ties to neo-Nazi groups and that shares a name with Rudolf Hess, who served as Hitler’s deputy in the Nazi party. Although Amazon didn’t say whether HESS had actual links to neo-Nazi groups, the company did acknowledge that HESS engaged in “discrimination and intimidation” against Amazon warehouse workers, as revealed during a documentary that aired last week on German TV channel ARD.

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