Top Postal, Federal Law Enforcement Officials Announce Sweeping Anti-Fraud Campaign

Media Advisory
What: News Conference: The U.S. Postal Inspection Service with the Federal Trade Commission is announcing a national fraud prevention campaign to help senior citizens, who are often targets of telemarketing fraud. The conference will unveil the elements of the campaign, which include public service announcements by Emmy Award-winning actress Betty White.
Who: Postmaster General John E. Potter
Chief Postal Inspector Lee Heath, U.S. Postal Inspection Service
Timothy J. Muris, Chairman, Federal Trade Commission
Sylvain L'Heureux, Constable, Royal Canadian Mounted Police

A senior fraud victim, his spouse, and the daughter of a senior fraud victim will be available to comment on how fraud has affected them.

When: Monday, August 26, 2002
1:00 p.m.
Where: U.S. Postal Service Headquarters
475 L’Enfant Plaza SW
Ben Franklin Room (11th Floor)
Note: Please arrive at the South Lobby (waterfront end) to expedite entry. Media representatives with AV equipment should enter at loading dock on 1025 Frontage Road. Press credentials are required for building access.

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