Law Enforcers Crack down on Credit Fraud

Scam Turns Consumer-Victims Into Felons

Media Advisory

 

What: Press conference to announce federal/state/local law enforcement crackdown on a credit scam that bilks consumer-victims and turns them into felons.
When: Tuesday, February 2, 1999
11 AM (room will open at 10:00 for camera set-up)
Where: Federal Trade Commission
600 Pennsylvania Avenue N.W.
Room 432
Speakers:

Jodie Bernstein,
Director,
Bureau of Consumer Protection,
Federal Trade Commission

Drew Edmondson,
Attorney General of Oklahoma Chairman,
National Association of Attorneys General
Consumer Protection Committee

William Cowan,
Regional Inspector General for
Tax Administration,
Internal Revenue Service
Consumer Victim

Media Contact :

Claudia Bourne Farrell,
Federal Trade Commission
202-326-2181

Traci Otey,
National Association of Attorneys General
202-326-6047

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