Law Enforcers Target "Top 10" Online Scams

Consumer Protection Cops From 8 Countries, 6 U.S. Agencies, And 21 States Tackle Internet Fraud

Media Advisory

 

What: Press Conference to announce "Operation Top Ten Dot Cons," an international law enforcement and consumer education effort targeting the top ten Internet scams. Delegates to the International Marketing Supervision Network (IMSN), a group of consumer protection enforcement authorities from 29 countries, will be in attendance and will be available to take questions.

Where:

Federal Trade Commission
600 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, D.C.
Room 432

When:

Tuesday, October 31 11:00 a.m
(Room will open at 10:00 a.m. for camera set-up)

Who:

Mozelle W. Thompson
Commissioner
Federal Trade Commission

Jodie Bernstein, Director
Bureau of Consumer Protection
Federal Trade Commission

Dan Nathan
Chief, Office of Internet Enforcement
Commodity Futures Trading Commission

Jonathan Rees
Director of Consumer Affairs
Department of Trade and Industry
United Kingdom

Erik Mickwitz
Consumer Ombudsman
Finland

Sitesh Bhojani
Commissioner
Australian Competition and Consumer Commission

Contact:

Claudia Bourne Farrell
Office of Public Affairs
202-326-2180

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