Announcement of Nationwide Consumer Fraud Enforcement Initiative Rescheduled for Oct. 13

Due to logistical issues, today’s previously scheduled announcement of a major coordinated consumer fraud enforcement initiative by the Federal Trade Commission and State Attorneys General has been postponed and rescheduled for 10:30 a.m. CT (11:30 a.m. ET) on Friday, Oct. 13. Details of the rescheduled announcement will be posted soon on Related posts: FTC […]

FTC and State AGs to Announce Nationwide Consumer Fraud Enforcement Initiative

WHEN: Wednesday, Oct. 11 at 10:30 a.m., CT WHERE: Federal Trade Commission, Midwest RegionKluczynski Federal Building230 South Dearborn Street, Room 3030Chicago, IL 60604 WHO: Thomas Pahl, Acting Director, FTC Bureau of Consumer ProtectionIllinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan CALL-IN: Reporters unable to attend in person can call into the event. The phone number is (800) 230-1093 […]

FTC Roundtable in Chicago Will Examine Consumer Fraud Affecting Latino Communities

The Federal Trade Commission will host a roundtable on December 5 in Chicago that will bring together leaders of Chicago-area Latino organizations to discuss consumer fraud and its disproportionate impact on Latino communities. The roundtable, “Combating Fraud in Latino Communities,” will examine prior FTC research showing that Latinos were more likely than non-Hispanic whites to […]