FTC Internet Health Fraud Law Enforcement and Consumer Education Campaign: "Operation Cure.All"

"Operation Cure.All"

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Media Advisory
WHAT: The Federal Trade Commission will announce a new round of law enforcement actions against the fraudulent marketing of supplements and other health products on the Internet at a press conference on Thursday, June 14, 2001 at 10:00 a.m. "Operation Cure.All" targets unscrupulous marketers who use the Internet to prey on the sickest and most vulnerable consumers. The FTC and its partners also will unveil valuable Internet tools that provide consumers with good quality health information.
WHO: Timothy J. Muris, Chairman
Federal Trade Commission

J. Howard Beales III
Director of the Bureau of Consumer Protection
Federal Trade Commission

Dr. Bernard Schwetz
Food and Drug Administration

Walter H. Carr
Partnership Council Chair
National AIDS Health Fraud Task Force Network

WHERE: Federal Trade Commission
600 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Room 432
WHEN: June 14, 2001 at 10:00 a.m.
MEDIA CONTACT: Office of Public Affairs
  For those who would like to listen(only) to the press conference as it going on please call 866-783-5359, chairperson password is Gail or Brenda.

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