Staying A Step Ahead: Fighting Back Against Scams Used to Defraud Americans

March 21, 2017

U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran (R-Kan.), chairman of the Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, Insurance, and Data Security, will convene a hearing on Tuesday, March 21, 2017, at 2:30 p.m. titled “Staying A Step Ahead: Fighting Back Against Scams Used to Defraud Americans.” The hearing will examine the cost of scams on American consumers and the economy, state and federal law enforcement efforts to combat consumer scams, and the implementation of consumer outreach and education programs.

Witnesses:
 
•    The Honorable Maureen K. Ohlhausen, Acting Chairman, Federal Trade Commission
•    The Honorable Terrell McSweeny, Commissioner, Federal Trade Commission
•    The Honorable Mike DeWine, Ohio Attorney General
•    Mr. Frank W. Abagnale, Jr., Consultant, Abagnale & Associates
•    Mr. Mike Schwanke, Reporter, KWCH-12 Eyewitness News

Hearing Details:
 
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
2:30 p.m.
Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, Insurance, and Data Security
 
The hearing will be held in Senate Russell Office Building, Room 253. Witness testimony, opening statements, and a live video of the hearing will be available on this page.

Webcast

Majority Statement

  • Chairman Jerry Moran

Witness Panel 1