The Federal Trade Commission will hold a press briefing to describe recent efforts to combat fraud targeting Spanish speakers, including recent law enforcement actions, a work-at-home ad review, and consumer and media outreach.
An FTC official will outline the FTC’s efforts and answer questions from the press. A consumer will recount her experience with an alleged work-at-home scam and answer questions.
|WHO:||Lydia Parnes, Director of the FTC’s Bureau of Consumer Protection |
A consumer guest
|WHEN:||October 4, 2007 |
|WHERE:||Federal Trade Commission, Room 432 |
600 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington DC, 20580
|PRESS CONTACT:||Jackie Dizdul, FTC, Office of Public Affairs |
Reporters interested in attending the press conference will be permitted access to Room 432 at 9:30 a.m. Reporters unable to attend may access the press conference by calling:
Chairperson: Gail Kingsland
Conference ID number: 19598441
The lines will open at 9:45 a.m.
CALL-IN LINES ARE FOR PRESS ONLY
FTC staff will be available for Spanish-language interviews.
In addition, the press conference will be webcast. The site with live streaming video can be accessed by clicking here.