FTC and State AGs to Announce Nationwide Consumer Fraud Enforcement Initiative

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Media Advisory

The Federal Trade Commission and the Illinois Attorney General will host a press conference in Chicago, Illinois at 10:30 a.m. CT on Wednesday, Oct. 11 to announce a major coordinated consumer fraud enforcement initiative. Senior officials from the FTC and the Office of the Illinois Attorney General and a consumer victim will be available at the press conference to answer questions from the media.

WHEN:Wednesday, Oct. 11 at 10:30 a.m., CT
WHERE:Federal Trade Commission, Midwest Region
Kluczynski Federal Building
230 South Dearborn Street, Room 3030
Chicago, IL 60604
WHO:Thomas Pahl, Acting Director, FTC Bureau of Consumer Protection
Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan
CALL-IN:Reporters unable to attend in person can call into the event. The phone number is (800) 230-1093 (Confirmation number is 431543). The lines, which are only for news media, will open at 10:30 a.m. CT.
WATCH LIVE:Consumers and reporters unable to attend in person can watch the event via Facebook Live. Tune into FTC’s Facebook page at 10:30 a.m. CT.

Contact Information

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