Combating Fraud in Latino Communities

Metcalfe Federal Bldg. 77 W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago, IL 60604 | Directions & Nearby

Metcalfe Federal Building, Room 331

Event Description

Join the Federal Trade Commission as we bring together directors, program managers, and leaders of organizations in the Chicagoland area to discuss consumer fraud and its disproportionate impact on Latino communities. The FTC will introduce its law enforcement and outreach efforts to combat fraud. The roundtable will also promote discussion of consumer issues affecting Latinos, and explore ways to raise awareness and prevent fraud in their communities.

Preregistration Notice

The FTC will accept pre-registration for the roundtable. Pre-registration is not necessary to attend, but is encouraged so that we may better plan this event.  To pre-register, email your name, affiliation, and your e-mail address to There is no fee to attend. 

When you pre-register, we collect your name, affiliation, and your e-mail address. We use the name and affiliation you have provided for conference administration purposes—to estimate how many people will attend, prepare nametags, and better understand the likely audience for the conference. We may also use your e-mail address to contact you with information about the conference.

Event Details

FTC Privacy Policy

Under the Freedom of Information Act (“FOIA”) or other laws, we may be required to disclose to outside organizations the information you provide when you pre-register. The Commission will consider all timely and responsive public comments, whether filed in paper or electronic form, and as a matter of discretion, we make every effort to remove home contact information for individuals from the public comments before posting them on the FTC website.

The FTC Act and other laws we administer permit the collection of your pre-registration contact information and the comments you file to consider and use in this proceeding as appropriate. For additional information, including routine uses permitted by the Privacy Act, see the Commission’s comprehensive Privacy Policy.

This event is open to the public and may be photographed, videotaped, webcast, or otherwise recorded. By participating in this event, you are agreeing that your image — and anything you say or submit — may be posted indefinitely at or on one of the Commission's publicly available social media sites.