The Federal Trade Commission will hold a NEWS CONFERENCE to announce a multi-agency, federal and state campaign called "Project Mousetrap." Mousetrap employs a new strategy to combat the extremely persistent problem of invention promotion fraud, which continues to bilk tens of thousands of consumers out of thousands of dollars each every year.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 23, AT 11:30 A.M.
FTC Headquarters, Room 432, 600 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., in Washington D.C. (The room will open at 11 a.m. for camera crews to set up.)
Jodie Bernstein, Director, FTC Bureau of Consumer Protection Alexis Barbieri, Executive Deputy Attorney General, Pennsylvania Dallas, Texas-area resident, a consumer solicited by one of the firms targeted by the FTC Austin, Texas, resident, consumer solicited by another FTC-targeted firm, whose "success story" was used in the firm’s promotions without permission Nancy Linck, Solicitor, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office