Fair Credit Practices

Fair Credit Practices

Provider: FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION - WESTERN REGION LOS ANGELES

The agency provides consumer assistance to individuals who live in Los Angeles County, and throughout the United States. Services include consumer fraud reporting, credit reporting agency complaints, do not call registries, fair credit practices, fair trade practices, government consumer protection agencies, identity theft prevention, identity theft reporting, truth in advertising, and truth in lending. There are no geographic restrictions.

The commission enforces federal consumer protection and antitrust laws including those which ban unfair and deceptive business practices such as the fraudulent telemarketing of products and investments, and false or misleading advertising.

The commission also enforces federal credit statutes such as the Truth in Lending, Fair Credit Reporting, Equal Credit Opportunity and Fair Debt Collection Practices Acts; laws against identity theft, price-fixing and illegal boycotts; and rules which govern mail orders, door-to-door sales, care labeling and the sale of used cars. APPLICATION PROCEDURE Call, write, walk in or visit the commission's website for information about services.

Call the designated line or visit www.donotcall.gov to register for the Do Not Call Registry.

Visit FTC.gov/complaint to submit a consumer fraud complaint. FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE There are no fees for services.
Languages
Spanish
Service Condition Fee

Free

Free

Address

10990 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 400

Los Angeles , CA 90024 (Physical)

Get directions

Website

www.ftc.gov
Service hours
Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm.

Service/Intake

(888) 382-1222 (National Do Not Call Registry) (877) 438-4338 (Report Identity Theft) (877) 382-4357 (Complaints and General Info)

TDD

(866) 290-4236 (National Do Not Call Registry) (866) 653-4261 (TTY Users Report Identity Theft)

Service/Intake and Administration

(202) 326-2222 (Washington DC)

Administrative

(310) 824-4300 (Los Angeles Area Office)

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