FTC, State and Federal Law Enforcement, and Better Business Bureau to Announce Major Initiative Targeting Fraud Against Small Businesses
The Federal Trade Commission, jointly with the offices of eight state Attorneys General, the New York Division of the U.S. Postal Inspection Service, two U.S. Attorney’s Offices, and the Better Business Bureau (BBB) will announce a major law enforcement and consumer education initiative targeting fraud against small businesses on Monday, June 18, 2018 at 10 am ET, at the BBB Headquarters in Arlington, Virginia. The announcement will include enforcement actions against scammers who target small businesses and will feature new materials designed to help small businesses identify, prevent, and report scams.
|WHAT:||Multi-agency announcement of Operation Main Street|
|WHO:||Joe Simons, FTC Chairman|
Beverly Baskin, CBBB CEO and President
Mark Brnovich, Arizona Attorney General
Daniel J. Gabel, Postal Inspector, U.S. Postal Inspection Service
|WHEN:||Monday, June 18, 2018, 10:00 am ET|
|WHERE:||Council of Better Business Bureaus|
3033 Wilson Blvd., Suite 600
Arlington, VA 22201
|MEDIA CONTACTS:||Mitchell J. Katz, FTC Office of Public Affairs|
Katherine R. Hutt, CBBB Director of Communications
Members of the media can register to call in to the press conference at the following link:
You will then receive a confirmation email with information about joining the event remotely.
Source: U.S. Federal Trade Commission, FTC.gov