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(Above, Inset: l-r): Monica Vaca, Acting Deputy Director, Bureau of Consumer Protection, FTC; and Rosario Mendez, Attorney, Consumer & Business Education, FTC. (Siliconeer/EMS)

 

A new report has just been released by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) on ‘How consumer fraud impacts communities of color in the United States.’ The report reveals differences in the way that fraud and other consumer problems affect diverse populations. FTC speakers will also highlight cases brought by the FTC in the last five years where the unlawful conduct either targeted or disproportionately affected communities of color. The speakers for this Ethnic Media Services briefing, held Oct. 22, were Monica Vaca, Acting Deputy Director, Bureau of Consumer Protection, FTC; and Rosario Mendez, Attorney, Consumer & Business Education, FTC.

The Federal Trade Commission is the nation’s consumer protection agency, and their mission is to help all…

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