Join NAE, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), and the Better Business Bureau (BBB) for this FREE event!

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Scams can impact every business, regardless of location, size, or industry. BBB research suggests that scam activity directed at small businesses is growing, that these scams pose a significant risk, and that they can result in a higher monetary loss than those targeting individuals. Join us to learn about scams and how to protect your business and your employees.

Our Presenters

Kerry O’Brien
Assistant Regional Director
Federal Trade Commission – Western Region

As a 28-year veteran at the FTC, Kerry O’Brien has participated in a wide variety of Commission matters, many involving national and mobile advertising, deceptive privacy/data security policies, investment fraud, and illegal financial practices. Because of her work, the Commission has stopped companies that have deceptively advertised everything from vacuum cleaners to computer products, often obtaining restitution for consumers. Assuming her role as Assistant Regional Director in 2014, she supervises the Western Region’s consumer protection casework and regularly speaks on a wide variety of consumer protection topics. Kerry is a graduate of UC Davis School of Law and Vassar College.


Timothy Johnston
Vice President of Outreach
Better Business Bureau

Timothy Johnston started with BBB in 2000 in Tucson, Arizona and moved to northern Nevada in 2006. He lives in Sparks with his wife and three children. In his role, Timothy serves as the face of BBB and key liaison to the northern Nevada communities in Washoe, Carson City, Churchill, Douglas, Elko, Eureka, Humboldt, Lander, Lyon, Mineral, Pershing, Storey, and White Pine counties.

Date: Tuesday, March 5, 2019
Time: 9:00am – 10:00am
Location: 8725 Technology Way, Suite A, Reno, NV 89521
Cost: FREE

Coffee and breakfast pastries to be provided!


03/05/2019 09:00:0003/05/2019 10:00:00America/Los_AngelesSCAMS AGAINST BUSINESSReno, NV
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