Law Enforcement Posse Tackles Internet Scammers, Deceptive Spammers

Initiative Launched to Prevent Spammers from Concealing Identity and Evading Detection

Media Advisory

 

WHAT: Press conference to announce more than 40 law enforcement actions targeting deceptive spam and fraudulent Internet scams by 20 federal, state and local law enforcement agencies.
WHO:

Brad Elbein, Director, Federal Trade Commission Southwest Region Office

Greg Abbott, Texas Attorney General

Jane J. Boyle, United States Attorney, Northern District of Texas

Spencer Barasch, Associate Director, Securities and Exchange

Commission, Fort Worth Office

Consumer victim

WHEN: May 15, 2003 at 11:00 a.m. CDT
WHERE:

FTC Southwest Regional Office
1999 Bryan Street - Suite 2150
Dallas, Texas


Reporters who cannot attend can participate by calling:

Phone Number: 1- 888-532-2243
Confirmation Number: 16950466
Chairperson: Marc Groman

PHONE LINES ARE FOR REPORTERS ONLY

PRESS CONTACT: Office of Public Affairs
202-326-2180

FTC Southwest Region
214-979-9350

Contact Information