Federal and State Agencies Target Mortgage Foreclosure Rescue and Loan Modification Scams

Operation Loan Lies Aims to Help People At Risk of Losing Their Homes

Media Advisory

As part of a federal/state law enforcement initiative, the Federal Trade Commission will hold a press conference in Los Angeles, California, on Wednesday, July 15, 2009, at 10 a.m., Pacific Coast Time to announce an effort to crack down on mortgage-related scams. FTC Chairman Jon Leibowitz and California Attorney General Jerry Brown will be available to answer reporters’ questions.

WHO: Jon Leibowitz,
Chairman of the Federal Trade Commission

Jerry Brown,
Attorney General of California

Rene Ruelas,

WHEN: Wednesday, July 15, 2009,
10 a.m., Pacific Coast Time
WHERE: California Dept. of Insurance briefing room
Reagan State Office Building
First Floor
300 South Spring Street
Los Angeles, CA
Call-in information will be available Tuesday.
PRESS CONTACT: Office of Public Affairs


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