Commission Launches Public Education Campaign
In cooperation with law enforcement and regulatory agencies in the United States and Canada, the Federal Trade Commission will hold a press conference to announce deceptive advertising complaints it has filed against online peddlers of bogus cancer cures.
|WHO:||Lydia Parnes, Director,
FTC Bureau of Consumer Protection
Douglas Stearn, Director,
|WHEN:||Thursday, September 18, 2008, 11 a.m.|
|WHERE:||Federal Trade Commission
600 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., Room 432
Call-in Information: The toll-free phone number (in the U.S. and Canada) is 866-363-9013. The confirmation number is 65145274.
Please reference the confirmation number when joining the call. The chairperson is Gail Kingsland, and the lines, which are for media only, will open at 10:45 a.m. EST.
Reporters unable to attend the event can either call in or view the webcast on the day of the event.
|PRESS CONTACT:||FTC Office of Public Affairs