FTC Reports on Fighting Fraud in Minority Communities

On October 15, 2021, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced that it had issued a report outlining the impact of fraud on communities of Color (2021 Report). The report follows a 2016 report to Congress (2016 Report) titled “Combating Fraud in African-American and Latino Communities: The FTC’s Comprehensive Strategic Plan.”  The 2021 Report provides an update on the FTC’s efforts since the 2016 Report, include a broad view of the types of issues under the FTC’s jurisdiction, and concludes with a road map for moving forward.

In addition to providing research regarding communities of color and a looking forward plan, the 2021 Report focuses on the following three issues:

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