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Posted on Apr 24, 2018 in Latest Department News

HONOLULU – The Federal Trade Commission, together with the Hawaii Office of Consumer Protection, will hold a free webinar about fighting consumer fraud and identity theft in Hawaii on Thursday, April 26, 2018 from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. HST.


Participants will learn about the top scams reported in Hawaii, tips for identifying the latest scams, how to avoid and recover from identity theft, and free resources to help their community.


Speakers will include Stephen Levins, Executive Director of the Office of Consumer Protection, and staff from the Federal Trade Commission, Legal Aid Society of Hawaii, Senior Medicare Patrol Hawaii, and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.


“The Office of Consumer Protection is extremely pleased to be able to join these other organizations in alerting consumers in the various ways to fight consumer fraud,” said Stephen Levins.


To participate in the webinar, individuals may:

    1. Join the webinar online at this link. (The link will activate a few minutes before the webinar starts.)

  • Call into (800) 260-0702 and give the operator the webinar name: Fighting Consumer Fraud and Identity Theft in Hawaii.


If you are having trouble accessing the webinar, choose the option to run a temporary application.  You can also download the presentation at


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William Nhieu

Communications Officer

Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs

[email protected]

Phone: (808) 586-7582 • Cell: (808) 389-2788