Federal Trade Commission Press Conference: Federal, Postal, and State Employment Opportunity Scams

Media Advisory

Continuing its effort to "Stamp Out Job Fraud," the Federal Trade Commission will hold a press conference to announce several new law enforcement actions and an updated consumer education campaign to combat scam artists who violate federal law by falsely guaranteeing federal, postal and state employment opportunities.

When: Tuesday, March 20, 2001 -- 10:00 am
Where: FTC Headquarters
600 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
Washington, D.C. 20580
Room 432

Audio Webcast Available (at 10:00 a.m. - 3/20/01)
(Room 432 will open at 9:30 am to allow for camera crew set-up.)

Who: Jodie Bernstein
Director, FTC Bureau of Consumer Protection

Mary Anne Gibbons
Vice President and General Counsel, U.S. Postal Service

Mary Ellen Beach, Director, Workforce Planning and Recruitment, U.S. Office of Personnel Management

Hank Batty, Assistant Administrator, Employee Selection Services, State of Oklahoma

Chicago-area consumer.

Media Contact: Howard Shapiro
Office of Public Affairs
202-326-2176

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