Agency Alleges Operator Attempted to Collect on Phantom Debts - Victim Will Describe Her Experiences
|WHAT:||The Federal Trade Commission will hold a press conference on Tuesday, February 21, 2012, at 10:30 a.m. CT (11:30 ET), to announce a complaint against a “debt collector” who allegedly worked with a call center in India to trick consumers into paying debts they did not owe.|
|WHO:||Steve Baker, Director, FTC’s Midwest Regional Office
A victim of this scam
|WHEN:||Tuesday, February 21, 2012, at 10:30 a.m. CT (11:30 ET).
The room will open 30 minutes early for media set up.
|WHERE:||Federal Trade Commission, Midwest Regional Office
55 West Monroe Street, Suite 1825
Chicago, Illinois 60603
|CALL-IN INFORMATION:||Dial-In Number(s):
United States: (800) 398-9379;
International: (612) 332-0345;
Confirmation Number: 238266;
|PRESS CONTACT:||Office of Public Affairs
Midwest Region (Chicago)