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The Federal Trade Commission will host a press conference tomorrow in Washington, DC, to announce a federal-state crackdown on fraudulent charities that con consumers by falsely promising their donations will help veterans and servicemembers.


FTC Chairman Joe Simons
Nebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson
Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen
Maryland Secretary of State John Wobensmith
Art Taylor, president, Better Business Bureau’s Wise Giving Alliance

WHEN:Thursday, July 19, 2018, 11 a.m.

FTC Headquarters
600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW

WEBCAST:The press conference will be webcast.
CALL-IN: Reporters unable to attend in person can call into the event. The phone number is (888) 230-1766 (Confirmation number is 451951). The lines, which are only for news media, will open at 10:30 a.m.

Contact Information

Frank Dorman
Office of Public Affairs