Federal, State, Local Law Enforcers, 1,500 Private Sector Volunteers Unveil "Project Mailbox"

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Media Advisory
WHAT: The Federal Trade Commission will host a Press Conference to announce a major fraud fighting and consumer education initiative, "Project Mailbox," a public/private partnership to tackle mass mail con artists who bilk consumers out of billions a year.
WHO: Jodie Bernstein, Director of FTC's Bureau of Consumer Protection
Ken Hunter, Chief Postal Inspector
Jim Doyle, President, National Association of Attorneys General
Margaret Dixon, President, AARP
Fraud Victims
WHEN: Wednesday, October 1 at 11 A.M.
WHERE: American Association of Retired Persons
Brickfield Conference Center
601 E Street, NW, Washington, DC 20049
(Enter on 6th St. between E and F Sts.)
NOTE: The press conference will be available by satellite at: Telstar 4K Transponder Ku 13
Orbit position 89.0 West
Downlink Frequency 12094 MHZ Vertical
Analog video and audio at 6.2 and 6.8 MHZ
Test: 10:30 - 11:00; Program: 11:00 - 12:00 (EDT)

Contact Information

Media Contact:
Claudia Bourne Farrell or Brenda Mack
Office of Public Affairs
202-326-2181 or 202-326-2182