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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 24, 2012
News advisory: AG’s Office, Facebook to announce joint battle against social media scam

SEATTLE – Washington State Attorney General Rob McKenna will visit Facebook’s Seattle headquarters Thursday to announce a joint legal strategy against a scheme that takes advantage of those using the social media platform.

WHO:

Facebook General Counsel Ted Ullyot
Washington State Attorney General Rob McKenna
Assistant Attorney General Paula Selis
Facebook Lead Litigation Counsel Craig Clark

WHAT:

Announcement of a partnership to combat scam against Facebook users

WHERE:

Facebook's Seattle Headquarters

WHEN:

Thursday, Jan. 26 at 10:45 a.m.

NOTE:

Due to space limitations, RSVPs are required. Please send the names of those in your organization who wish to attend to janelleg@atg.wa.gov.  A dial-line is also available upon request for reporters unable to attend in person.

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Contacts:
Janelle Guthrie, Director of Communications, (360) 586-0725
Andrew Noyes, Manager, Public Policy Communications, (202) 370-5118

 

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