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*Media Advisory* Scam and Eggs: A Seminar on Consumer Protection Comes to Cape Girardeau, Mo.


WHAT: The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. and the Community Caring Council will host a seminar that will provide an overview of the foreclosure crisis and increase awareness of consumer credit rights, mortgage fraud, foreclosure rescue schemes, and federal and state regulations.

WHEN: Friday, Nov. 13
8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. CST

WHERE: Cape Girardeau Public Library
711 N. Clark
Cape Girardeau, Mo. 63701

WHO: Topics and presenters include:

Overview of the Foreclosure Crisis
William Emmons, economist, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

Enforcement of State Consumer Protection Laws
David Angle, assistant attorney general, Attorney General of Missouri

Enforcement of Federal Laws Relating to Mortgage Fraud and Foreclosure Scams
Tom Albus, assistant U.S. attorney, Western Division of Missouri, United States Department of Justice

Panel on Community Resources for Help and Assistance

  • Denise Wimp, executive director, First Call for Help
  • Mary Gosche, human development specialist, University of Missouri Extension
  • Loretta Kincaid, foreclosure intervention specialist, 4-Sight Counseling Inc.
  • Roy Jones, housing coordinator, Community Caring Council

Media must register in advance with Eileen Wolfington at 314-444-8308 or