FTC Cracks down on Spam Scammers

Appeals to Post 9-11 Patriotism Used To Sell Worthless Products

Media Advisory

What: Press Availability
Who: J. Howard Beales, Director of the FTC's Bureau of Consumer Protection will announce a law enforcement initiative targeting deceptive spam that appealed to post 9-11 patriotism to sell worthless products.
When: Monday, March 11 at 11:00 am
Where:

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

If you are unable to attend and would like to participate, conference lines are available. Call 1-800-720-5850, chairperson: Bruce Jennings, confirmation number 11584573.

Conference lines are for the PRESS ONLY

Media Contact: Office of Public Affairs
202-326-2181

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