Date Released: FTC-PR-240301-1

March 1, 2024


FTC-PR-240301-1 – FTC and Partners Kick Off National Consumer Protection Week 2024 – Events begin this Saturday, March 2


As part of National Consumer Protection Week (NPCW), the Federal Trade Commission and its partners, including consumer organizations, national advocacy organizations, and other federal, state, and local government agencies will participate in several virtual and in-person events on issues such as avoiding scams, protecting people against identity theft, and reporting fraud for people in all communities.

During the week of March 2-8, 2024, the FTC and NCPW partners will host and participate in social media events, podcasts, webinars, and other events to help people understand their consumer rights and avoid fraud, scams, and identity theft.

All these events are open to the public and virtual, except where noted.

All Week

    • Follow the FTC on Twitter/X at @FTC and on Facebook for resources and advice on avoiding frauds and scams.
    • Listen in to The Fraudian Slip podcast. FTC staff will share information on avoiding and recovering from identity theft and new language access resources.
    • Watch the City of Palmdale’s video series featuring FTC staff on how to spot and avoid scams.

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