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FTC and Law Enforcement Partners to Announce Robocall Enforcement Sweep Tomorrow in Chicago

WHAT:The Federal Trade Commission, in conjunction with other federal, state, and local law enforcement, will announce “Operation Call it Quits,” the latest joint-agency crackdown on telemarketers responsible for more than a billion illegal robocalls.
WHEN:Tuesday, June 25, 10:30 a.m. CDT
WHERE:FTC Midwest Region Office
230 S. Dearborn Street, Room 3030
Chicago, Illinois 60604
WHO:The FTC’s Bureau of Consumer Protection Director, Andrew Smith, will be joined by Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill and a consumer who has been adversely affected by unwanted telemarketing robocalls. Contact information will be available for all other state Attorneys General participating in the sweep.
CALL-IN LINE:Call-in lines will be available for media only, and will be open 15 minutes before the press conference begins. The call-in number is:
1-800-230-1074, and the confirmation number is 469336.
FACEBOOK LIVE:The event will be webcast, and can be viewed at: https://www.facebook.com/federaltradecommission.