FTC to Announce Major Law Enforcement Initiative Involving Debt Collection Industry

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Media Advisory

The Federal Trade Commission is hosting a press conference in Washington, DC, today at 12:30 p.m. to announce a major law enforcement initiative involving the debt collection industry. FTC Chairwoman Edith Ramirez, Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan, and Minnesota Commerce Department Commissioner Mike Rothman will deliver remarks and be available to answer reporters’ questions.

The event will be webcast.

WHO: FTC Chairwoman Edith Ramirez

Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan

Minnesota Commerce Department Commissioner Mike Rothman
WHEN: Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015, 12:30 p.m.
WHERE: FTC Headquarters
600 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Room 432
Washington, DC
CALL-IN: Reporters unable to attend the event can call in. The phone number is 800-288-8967; the confirmation ID number is 372900; the conference leader is Bruce Jennings. The lines, which are only for news media, will open at 12:15 p.m. EST.
WEBCAST: The event will be webcast live.

 

Contact Information

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