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  • Protecting Consumers From Economic Fraud
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    Protecting Consumers From Economic Fraud

    Witnesses testified about various consumer fraud schemes and scams , and ways the frauds were used to capitalize on the poor economy during the recession. They also focused on regulation…

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  • Telemarketing List
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    Telemarketing List

    Mr. Muris and Mr. Powell talked about the implementation of a national “do not call” registry and the rules for enforcing regulations requiring telemarketers not to solicit from those…

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  • Telemarketing Practices
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    Telemarketing Practices

    Witnesses testified about the administration of a national “do not call” list to keep consumers from receiving solicitations from unwanted telemarketers. Two federal judges had made rulings…

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  • Telemarketing Practices
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    Telemarketing Practices

    Following an act signing at the White House, Mr. Powell and Mr. Muris answered reporters' questions about how a national “do not call” list would be administered and enforced.

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  • Credit Transactions
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    Credit Transactions

    Witnesses testified about reauthorization of the Fair Credit Reporting Act. Among the issues they addressed were identity theft, consumer protections, privacy issues, and unsolicited credit…

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  • emDo Not Callem Registry for Telemarketers
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    Do Not Call Registry for Telemarketers

    Following President Bush’s remarks in the Rose Garden, chairmen Powell and Muris answered reporters' questions in the White House driveway about the federal government’s launch of a “Do Not Call”…

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  • Federal Trade Commission Reauthorization
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    Federal Trade Commission Reauthorization

    Commissioners testified about a number of legislative proposals and commission reauthorization. Among the topics they addressed were telecommunications industry issues, identity theft, and…

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  • Telemarketing Calls
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    Telemarketing Calls

    Mr. Muris testified about establishing a national “no call” list to protect consumers from unwanted telemarketing calls.

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  • Consumer Protections Announcement
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    Consumer Protections Announcement

    Officials announced the creation of a national “do not call” list to protect consumers from unwanted telephone solicitations and telemarketing firms. Following their remarks they answered…

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  • Federal Regulatory Agencies
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    Federal Regulatory Agencies

    Officials and attorneys spoke about enforcement of regulations and laws by various agencies and departments. Among the topics they addressed were various types of fraud, predatory…

    215 views
  • Internet Health Fraud
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    Internet Health Fraud

    The participants talked with reporters about the Federal Trade Commission’s announcement of new law enforcement action against the fraudulent marketing of supplements and other health…

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