AG Announces Database Targeting Scammers of Military Personnel
(WASHINGTON) -- New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has teamed up with federal officials to announce new measures being implemented to crack down on companies and individuals who set out to scam military personnel through consumer fraud.
On Wednesday, Schneiderman joined officials from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the Department of Defense, and the Federal Trade Commission to announce plans to develop the Repeat Offenders Against Military (ROAM) Database, aimed at cracking down on such scams. Officials say the database will keep track of completed enforcement actions against those who repeatedly scam members of the military, veterans, or their families.
The database will reportedly make publicly available information on legal actions against perpetrators, searchable for law enforcement officials from across the country.
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