Unprecedented International Law Enforcement Partnership Tackles Bogus Get-Rich-Quick Scams On The Internet

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What: Press conference to announce "GetRichQuick.Con" a massive and unprecedented international partnership to combat Internet fraud. 143 organizations in 27 countries on 5 continents, are partners in this law enforcement sweep, including state law enforcers in 45 states, 7 Federal agencies, and 39 Better Business Bureaus.
 
When: Thursday, March 23, at 11:15 a.m.
 
Who: Jodie Bernstein, Director of the FTC's Bureau of Consumer Protection

Lawrence E. Maxwell, Inspector in Charge, Fraud, Prohibited Mailings and Forfeiture, U. S. Postal Inspection Service

Richard H. Walker, Director, Division of Enforcement, U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission

Ken Hunter, President, Council of Better Business Bureaus

Trine Corneliussen, Deputy Director Generall, Forbrukerombudet

 
Where: Federal Trade Commission
Room 432
600 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
Washington, D.C. 20580
 
Contact: FTC Office of Public Affairs
202-326-2180

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