FTC Criminal Liaison Unit Presents Award to USPIS Team Leader Lisa D. Mayberry

The Federal Trade Commission’s Criminal Liaison Unit honored Lisa D. Mayberry, a Team Leader in the U.S. Postal Inspection Service’s Los Angeles Division, with its 2019 Consumer Shield Award. The Criminal Liaison Unit (CLU) presents the award every two years to recognize a criminal investigator who exemplifies the spirit of cooperation that the CLU seeks to promote. […]

FTC Presents Criminal Liaison Unit Award to AUSAs Sean R. Delaney and Harry M. Gruber of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Maryland

The Federal Trade Commission has honored Assistant U.S. Attorneys Sean R. Delaney and Harry M. Gruber of the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Maryland with its 2018 Criminal Liaison Unit Prosecuting Attorney Award. The Criminal Liaison Unit (CLU) presents the award every two years to recognize prosecutors who demonstrate an exceptional commitment […]

FTC Presents Criminal Liaison Unit’s Consumer Shield Award to U.S. Postal Inspection Service

The Federal Trade Commission is honoring Inspector Clayton E. Gerber of the U.S. Postal Inspection Service with its Consumer Shield award. The Criminal Liaison Unit presents the award to recognize extraordinary work by a criminal law enforcement group in fighting consumer fraud. The U.S. Postal Inspection Service is tasked with investigating crimes that adversely affect […]

Acting FTC Chairman Ohlhausen Announces Internal Process Reforms: Reducing Burdens and Improving Transparency in Agency Investigations

Federal Trade Commission Acting Chairman Maureen K. Ohlhausen announced several internal process reforms in the agency’s Bureau of Consumer Protection that will streamline information requests and improve transparency in Commission investigations. The reforms are part of Acting Chairman Ohlhausen’s efforts to further the agency’s mission to protect consumers and promote competition without unduly burdening legitimate […]

FTC Presents Criminal Liaison Unit Award to Fraud and Cybercrime Unit of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York

The Federal Trade Commission is honoring the Complex Frauds and Cybercrime Unit of the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York with its Criminal Liaison Unit’s Prosecuting Attorney’s Award.  The Criminal Liaison Unit presents the award annually to recognize those prosecutors who demonstrate an exceptional commitment to consumer protection in partnership […]

FTC, CFPB Reauthorize Memorandum of Understanding

The Federal Trade Commission and Consumer Financial Protection Bureau have reauthorized their ongoing memorandum of understanding. The memorandum outlines the working relationship between the two agencies under the terms of the Consumer Financial Protection Act, and is designed to coordinate efforts to protect consumers and avoid duplication of federal law enforcement and regulatory efforts. The […]

FTC Presents Criminal Liaison Unit Award to Two San Francisco-Based Assistant U.S. Attorneys for Prosecution of Defendants Behind Fraudulent Billing Scheme

The Federal Trade Commission is honoring Assistant United States Attorneys Hallie Mitchell Hoffman and Kyle F. Waldinger with its Criminal Liaison Unit’s Prosecuting Attorney’s Award for their work in combatting consumer fraud. The Criminal Liaison Unit presents the award annually to one or more prosecuting attorneys who demonstrate an exceptional commitment to consumer protection in […]