Leading national and government agencies, along with several nongovernmental organizations, will be launching an unprecedented consumer education initiative to combat the most pervasive and problematic form of white-collar crime: telemarketing fraud.
|Who:||Janet Reno, U.S. Attorney General;
William J. Henderson, Postmaster General, U.S. Postal Service;
Kenneth C. Weaver, Chief Postal Inspector, U.S. Postal Inspection Service;
Jodie Bernstein, Director, FTC's Bureau of Consumer Protection;
Thomas T. Kubic, Deputy Assistant Director, Federal Bureau of Investigation;
Kenneth J. Hunter, President/CEO, Council of Better Business Bureau;
Ava J. Baker, Director of National Initiatives, AARP Program Service Div.;
John M. Gannon, Acting Director, Office of Investor Education and Assistance, Securities and Exchange Commission.
|What:||National unveiling of the KNOW FRAUD telemarketing and mail fraud prevention program.|
|When:||Wednesday, November 17, 1999, 12:30 PM|
|Where:||National Press Club - First Amendment Room
529 14th St. NW, 13th Floor - Washington, DC 20045
|Media Contacts:||U.S. Postal Inspection Service: Robert Bethel, 202-268-5283
Federal Trade Commission: Howard Shapiro, 202-326-2180