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October 18, 2021 29 min
This week's guests are: oColleen Tressler, a Consumer Education Specialist with the FTC's Division of Consumer and Business Education. Lois Greisman, FTC's Division of Marketing Practices, and Abby Stempson, Director of the National Attorneys General Training and Research Institute's Center for Consumer Protection at the National Association of Attorneys General. The Federal Trade Commission guests discussed the latest in pandemic and related scams and frauds: vaccine passports/certificates, travel, vaccine lotteries/giveaways, job scams, and social media money making opportunities. The FTC and our 50 states collaborate on investigations and joint enforcement actions, as well as consumer education and outreach. Also join us: Chloe Demrovsky, President and CEO of Disaster Recovery Institute International. Demrovsky discussed the supply chain and the challenges businesses and families face in conjunction while dealing with the pandemic. She talked about the difficulties we are currently facing while trying to reactivate the economy.
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