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The Federal Trade Commission has launched a new website, ReportFraud.ftc.gov, where consumers can easily report fraud and all other consumer issues directly to the FTC. At ReportFraud.ftc.gov, consumers will find a streamlined and user-friendly way to submit reports to the FTC about scams, frauds,...
Lois Greisman, FTC’s Associate Director for Marketing Practices, Receives 42nd Annual Roger W. Jones Award for Executive Leadership
Lois Greisman, Associate Director of the Federal Trade Commission’s Division of Marketing Practices (DMP), today received the 2019-2020 Roger W. Jones Award for Executive Leadership , presented by the American University’s Key Executive Leadership Programs. The award recognizes career executives in...
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Newly released data from the Federal Trade Commission reveal that there has been a surge in reports from people who say they lost money to a scam that started on social media, including a spike of these complaints in the spring at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. Data released by the FTC shows...
The Federal Trade Commission’s annual report to Congress on protecting older adults, issued today, provides a detailed look at the scams that most often affect adults over 60, as well as the FTC’s research, law enforcement, and education efforts aimed at protecting older consumers—a top priority...