Cyberscam Targeted by FTC

Thousands of Consumers May Have Fallen Victim to Scheme

Media Advisory



 

WHO: Timothy J. Muris, Chairman, Federal Trade Commission,
cyberlawyers and investigators from the FTC's Bureau of
Consumer Protection.
WHAT: Press availability to unveil a law enforcement initiative targeting
a unique cyberscam that may have victimized tens of thousands
of surfers, including children.
WHERE: The FTC's Internet lab.
600 Pennsylvania Avenue N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20580
WHEN: 2:00 p.m. Monday, October 1, 2001
MEDIA CONTACT: Claudia Bourne Farrell
FTC Office of Public Affairs
202-326-2181
Note: Reporters must register if they wish to attend. Please call (202)-326-2180 to register with your name, date of birth, date/time of arrival. Reporters must also present their press credentials when checking in.

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