FTC to Hold Telephone Media Availability to Announce Major Advance in Helping Victims Recover from Identity Theft

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Media Advisory

Please note: This is a phone-in event only. There will be no webcast or live press conference.

The Federal Trade Commission will host a phone-in media availability today at 2 p.m. EST to announce a major step forward in efforts to help victims of identity theft recover from this pernicious crime. The agency also will be releasing new statistics about the number of identity theft and tax identity theft complaints to the FTC in 2015. B-roll will be available.

FTC Chairwoman Edith Ramirez will be available by teleconference to answer questions from the media.

WHEN: Thursday, January 28: 2 pm EST
WHO: FTC Chairwoman Edith Ramirez

CALL-IN: The phone number for media wishing to join the teleconference is 800-288-8975, the confirmation ID number is 385373. The lines, which are only for news media, will open at 1:45 p.m.

Contact Information

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