Common Ground: Fighting Schemes and Scams in a Tough Economy

Duquesne University, Bayer Learning Center 600 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15282 | Directions & Nearby

Wolfe Lecture Hall

Conference Description

Join the Federal Trade Commission, the office of the Attorney General of Pennsylvania, legal services attorneys and other consumer advocates, and state and federal consumer protection officials at this free event to discuss issues facing consumers today. Topics include foreclosure, payday loans, credit repair, debt collection, scams affecting vulnerable populations, employment and education-related scams, robocalls, identity theft, and consumer outreach. Conference participants will reflect upon experiences and challenges, make connections, and consider how groups can better collaborate and share information and resources in the future.

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