International Netforce Targets Deceptive Spam and Internet Fraud

Press Conference in Seattle, Washington and Video Conference Link in Washington, D.C.

Media Advisory

 

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON

WHAT: A press conference in Seattle, Washington to announce an international law enforcement initiative targeting deceptive spam and Internet fraud. Agencies involved in the law enforcement action include the Alaska Attorney General, Alaska State Troopers, Alberta Government Services, British Columbia Securities Commission, British Columbia Solicitor General, Federal Trade Commission, Idaho Attorney General, Canada's Competition Bureau, Montana Department of Administration, Oregon Department of Justice, Washington Attorney General, Washington State Department of Financial Institutions, and Wyoming Attorney General.
WHO: Washington Attorney General Christine O. Gregoire;
Washington State Department of Financial Institutions Securities Division Director, Deborah Bortner;
FTC Northwest Region Director Charles Harwood; and
a consumer fraud victim.
WHERE: Federal Trade Commission
915 Second Avenue - Suite 2896
Seattle, Washington 98174
WHEN:

10 a.m. (PST), Tuesday April 2, 2002

Seattle Press Conference: The room will open at 9:30 a.m. (PST) for camera set-up. Reporters who are unable to attend can call 1-800-682-5640. Lines will open at 9:45 a.m. (PST).

WASHINGTON, D.C.

WHAT: A video conference link from Washington, D.C. to the press conference in Seattle, Washington and a press availability.
WHO: Eileen Harrington, the Associate Director of the Marketing Practices Division in the FTC's Bureau of Consumer Protection.
WHERE: Federal Trade Commission
600 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W. - Room 481
Washington, D.C. 20580
WHEN:

1 p.m. (EST), Tuesday April 2, 2002

Washington, D.C. Video Conference Link and Press Availability: The room will open at 12:30 p.m. (EST) for camera set-up. Reporters who are unable to attend can call 1-800-682-5640. Lines will open at 12:45 p.m. (EST).

CONTACT: Federal Trade Commission
Office of Public Affairs
202-326-2180

 

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