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Following the first meeting of the Federal Trade Commission’s Scams Against Older Adults Advisory Group in September, the FTC has announced the agencies, organizations, and other participants that will be represented on the advisory group’s committees

The committees will address different areas focused on protecting older adults from scams, including consumer education and outreach, industry training, technology and new methods for detecting scams, and scam prevention research. The committees will begin meeting this week.

More information about the advisory group and the full list of committee members can be found on the FTC’s website.

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