FTC Crackdown on Small Business Scam

"Free" Internet Services Costing Companies Millions

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Press conference to announce law enforcement initiative and public/private partnership to attack scams that target small businesses with the lure of "free" Internet services -- then cram unauthorized charges on their phone bills.


Jodie Bernstein
Director of the Bureau of Consumer Protection
Federal Trade Commission

Fred P. Hochberg, Deputy Administrator
U. S. Small Business Administration

A Small Businessman Targeted by an Internet Crammer


10:30 am, Thursday, June 17, 1999


Federal Trade Commission - Room 432
600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, D.C.

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Media Contact:
Claudia Bourne Farrell