FTC and State AGs to Announce Nationwide Consumer Fraud Enforcement Initiative

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.


Wednesday, Oct. 11 at 10:30 a.m., CT


Federal Trade Commission, Western Region
Kluczynski Federal Building
230 South Dearborn Street, Room 3030
Chicago, IL 60604


Thomas Pahl, Acting Director, FTC Bureau of Consumer Protection
Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan


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.


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

FTC Office of Public Affairs

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