Overview

In this course, staff from the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) Bureau of Consumer Protection discuss specific steps they are taking to educate consumers and businesses about coronavirus scams, how they’re working to target and halt such scams, and ideas for collaboration with attorneys general.

Visit the NAGTRI Center for Consumer Protection for more resources on combatting scams.

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss the various types of scams that emerged during the Coronavirus outbreak.
  • Explain how the FTC identifies scams during times of societal disruption.
  • Understand the role of the Sentinel in identifying potential consumer protection concerns.