Telemarketing Fraud Target of Unprecedented Interagency Consumer Education Initiative

Telemarketing Fraud Target of Unprecedented Interagency Consumer Education Initiative

Media Advisory

 

Leading national and government agencies, along with several nongovernmental organizations, will be launching an unprecedented consumer education initiative to combat the most pervasive and problematic form of white-collar crime: telemarketing fraud.

 

Who: Janet Reno, U.S. Attorney General;
William J. Henderson, Postmaster General, U.S. Postal Service;
Kenneth C. Weaver, Chief Postal Inspector, U.S. Postal Inspection Service;
Jodie Bernstein, Director, FTC's Bureau of Consumer Protection;
Thomas T. Kubic, Deputy Assistant Director, Federal Bureau of Investigation;
Kenneth J. Hunter, President/CEO, Council of Better Business Bureau;
Ava J. Baker, Director of National Initiatives, AARP Program Service Div.;
John M. Gannon, Acting Director, Office of Investor Education and Assistance, Securities and Exchange Commission.
What: National unveiling of the KNOW FRAUD telemarketing and mail fraud prevention program.
When: Wednesday, November 17, 1999, 12:30 PM
Where: National Press Club - First Amendment Room
529 14th St. NW, 13th Floor - Washington, DC 20045
Media Contacts: U.S. Postal Inspection Service: Robert Bethel, 202-268-5283
Federal Trade Commission: Howard Shapiro, 202-326-2180

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