United States and Twelve Countries Unveil Econsumer.gov

Media Advisory
WHAT: On April 24, at 11:15 a.m., the Federal Trade Commission will hold a press conference to unveil econsumer.gov, a joint effort to gather and share cross-border e-commerce complaints. econsumer.gov, led by the United States Federal Trade Commission as president of the International Marketing Supervision Network (IMSN), will greatly improve international law enforcement agencies' ability to address cross-border Internet fraud and deception. This effort will be launched at the semi-annual IMSN conference in New York City, presided over by FTC Commissioner Mozelle W. Thompson.

WHO:

Mozelle W. Thompson,
FTC Commissioner
International Law Enforcement Officials

WHERE:

IMSN Conference
Regal U.N. Plaza Hotel,
28th fl, East Tower
1 UN Plaza (44th Street at 1st Avenue)
New York, NY

WHEN:

11:15 a.m., April 24, 2001
(room to open at 11 a.m. for camera set-up)

PRESS CONTACT:

Eric London
FTC Office of Public Affairs
(202) 326-2180

Thomas A. Cohn
FTC Northeast Region
(212) 607-2829

STAFF CONTACT:

Lisa Rosenthal,
Bureau of Consumer Protection
(202) 326-2249

Contact Information