FTC Announces Recent Efforts to Combat Fraud Targeting Hispanics

Media Advisory

The Federal Trade Commission will hold a press briefing to describe recent efforts to combat fraud targeting Spanish speakers, including recent law enforcement actions, a work-at-home ad review, and consumer and media outreach.

An FTC official will outline the FTC’s efforts and answer questions from the press. A consumer will recount her experience with an alleged work-at-home scam and answer questions.

 

WHO: Lydia Parnes, Director of the FTC’s Bureau of Consumer Protection
A consumer guest
WHEN: October 4, 2007
10:00 a.m.
WHERE: Federal Trade Commission, Room 432
600 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington DC, 20580
PRESS CONTACT: Jackie Dizdul, FTC, Office of Public Affairs
202-326-2472

Reporters interested in attending the press conference will be permitted access to Room 432 at 9:30 a.m. Reporters unable to attend may access the press conference by calling:

1-866-363-9013
Chairperson: Gail Kingsland
Conference ID number: 19598441
The lines will open at 9:45 a.m.
CALL-IN LINES ARE FOR PRESS ONLY

FTC staff will be available for Spanish-language interviews.

In addition, the press conference will be webcast. The site with live streaming video can be accessed by clicking here.

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