The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued a press release earlier today alerting the media and other interested parties that it will announce a “major coordinated consumer fraud enforcement initiative” Friday, October 13 at 11:30 a.m. EST.

The Acting Director of the FTC’s Bureau of Consumer Protection, Thomas Pahl, and Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan will headline tomorrow’s press conference, which will be held at the Kluczynski Federal Building in Chicago.

You can watch the event live on the FTC’s Facebook page on Friday, October 13 at 11:30 a.m. EST, or review coverage of the event tomorrow evening on Troutman Sanders’ Consumer Financial Services Law Monitor blog.

The FTC’s press release is available here.