FTC, NCUA to talk ID protection during Facebook Live event

Representatives from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) will discuss how consumers can safeguard their identities and personal finances from thieves during a March 7 Facebook Live event hosted on the credit union regulator’s Facebook page.

The March 7 (2 p.m.) event, also addressing data breaches and consumer protection basics, is being held during National Consumer Protection Week, which runs March 4-10. No registration or fee is required to participate.

The NCUA and FTC will share resources from their consumer sites, MyCreditUnion.gov and Consumer.gov. Participants are encouraged to comment and ask questions during the live conversation or submit questions in advance to socialmedia@ncua.gov.

National Consumer Protection Week is a nationally coordinated campaign made up of federal, state and local agencies, consumer groups and national advocacy organizations. The focus is to inform Americans of their consumer rights while providing access to consumer-related resources (available at no charge).

NCUA announcement: March 7 Facebook Live event

FTC info on National Consumer Protection Week observances

NCUA Facebook page