News & Updates


April 24, 2018 -- Kirsten Gillibrand -- Schumer, Gillibrand Demand Special Doj Ig Probe Into Scam Targeting September 11th Victims Compensation Fund Recipients; Vcf Is Overseen By Doj & Senators Say Fed Agency Must Swiftly Determine Who Is Going After 9/11 Vics And How
Senators Say DOJ Must Determine Who Is Behind 9/11 VCF Scam In Order To Fully Assess Its Impact, Schumer, Gillibrand: 9/11 Families Have Suffered Enough

April 23, 2018 -- News 12 -- Phone scam targets 9/11 survivors, first responders
A phone scam is targeting survivors and first responders of the Sept. 11 terror attack in Manhattan.

April 23, 2018 -- Newsday -- Pols: ‘Outrageous’ scam targets Sept. 11 first responders, survivors
Congressional representatives including Peter King (R-Seaford) urge Federal Trade Commission to investigate “despicable” scam.

April 23, 2018 -- WABC -- NY representatives call on FTC to investigate reports of 9/11 victim compensation scam
Three New York congressional representatives are asking the Federal Trade Commission to investigate reports that scammers are posing as Sept. 11 Victim Compensation Fund staffers…

April 23, 2018 -- NY Daily News -- Long Island community comes together to help retired NYPD officer pay for cancer treatment
He spent decades protecting lives — now his community is hoping to help save his.

April 23, 2018 -- Spectrum -- Scammers posing as 9/11 victim compensation fund staff
Three local members of Congress are asking the Federal Trade Commission to investigate reports of a scam targeting victims of the September 11th terror attacks.

April 22, 2018 -- Carolyn B. Maloney -- 9/11 Health Bill Sponsors Call on FTC to Open Investigation into Scammers Stealing First Responders’ and Survivors’ Information
Representatives Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), and Peter King (R-NY) this week appealed to FTC Acting Chair Maureen K. Ohlhausen to open a formal investigation into reports…

April 22, 2018 -- NY Daily News -- Sick scam: Callous fraudsters target ill 9/11 heroes
First responders left sickened by the toxic fumes they inhaled at Ground Zero are now falling prey to something else — scam artists, the Daily News has learned.

April 20, 2018 -- FTC -- Scammers target Sept. 11th Victim Compensation Fund
Consumers are reporting a new imposter scam — this time the callers are pretending to be with the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (VCF).

April 20, 2018 -- NY Daily News -- Mulvaney, feds stay put on plan to restructure 9/11 health agency
The federal government isn’t budging on its plans to rejigger the agency that oversees the health treatment and monitoring of first responders with 9/11 illnesses…


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