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Rutledge Partners with FTC on Consumer Protection Webinar


May 10, 2018

Says, ‘This webinar is just one more way to reach consumers across the State’

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced an upcoming free consumer protection webinar, presented by the Attorney General’s Office and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) on Thursday, May 17 at 10:00 a.m. The webinar will include information on fighting consumer fraud and identity theft in Arkansas and will feature information from the FTC, the Attorney General’s Consumer Protection Division, the Better Business Bureau and others.

“This partnership is a wonderful opportunity for Arkansans to learn how to protect themselves from common scams and identity theft,” said Attorney General Rutledge. “My staff travels the State educating Arkansans about how they can spot scams. This webinar is just one more way to reach consumers across the State and I am proud to partner with the FTC on providing this free resource.”

Consumers will have the opportunity to learn more about the top scams reported in Arkansas, tips for identifying the latest scams, how to avoid and recover from identity theft and free resources to help Arkansas communities.

Arkansans wishing to participate can either join the webinar online (the link will be active a few minutes before the webinar begins) or call (800) 230-1085 to hear the audio (give the operator the webinar name: Fighting Consumer Fraud and Identity Theft in Arkansas). For trouble accessing the webinar, choose the option to run a temporary application. The presentation can be downloaded at Consumer.gov/StateWebinars.

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