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At a press conference in Brussels on Wednesday, Margrethe Vestager, the EU's competition commissioner, answered a question from a journalist about whether the EU suspected Amazon of committing antitrust violations.
One curious detail from the European Commission's announcement of a $5 billion fine against Google involves another tech giant: Amazon.
The European Commissioner for Competition has asked companies like Apple and Google to hand over billions of dollars.
Google has been dominant in search since 2008, EU regulators found.
The European Commission started to look into Apple's Irish tax rate in 2014, and Tuesday's decision will be the culmination of a three-year investigation.
JPMorgan has estimated that Apple could be on the hook for as much as $19 billion for its Irish operations.