FTC and State Attorneys General to Announce Action on a Major Consumer Fraud Case

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Media Advisory

The Federal Trade Commission will host a press conference at its headquarters in Washington, DC, today at noon ET to announce action on a major consumer fraud case that impacted consumers across the nation.

Senior FTC officials and state law enforcement officials involved in the case, as well as a representative of the Better Business Bureau, will be available at the press conference to answer questions from the media.


WHEN:Tuesday, May 19: 12:00 pm ET
WHERE:Federal Trade Commission,
600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Room 432
Washington, DC
WHO:FTC Bureau of Consumer Protection Director, Jessica Rich
Virginia Attorney General, Mark Herring
South Carolina Secretary of State, Mark Hammond
President & CEO BBB’s Wise Giving Alliance, H. Art Taylor
CALL-IN:Reporters unable to attend the event can call in. The phone number is 800-288-8961; the confirmation ID number is 360407. The lines, which are only for news media, will open at 11:45 a.m. The conference leader is Bruce Jennings.
WEBCAST:The event will be webcast live.

Contact Information

MEDIA CONTACT:
FTC Office of Public Affairs
202-326-2180