Newsroom

Media Advisory (03/20/2015)

posted March 20, 2015

MEDIA ADVISORY

 

VICTIMS OF ADMINISTRATION’S ‘OPERATION CHOKE POINT’ TO HOLD PRESS CONFERENCE ON CAPITOL HILL

Victims to Highlight the Threats of Controversial Administration Program,
Demand Congressional Action to Stop It

 WHAT:

Press conference hosted by the U.S. Consumer Coalition (USCC) and Congressman Sean Duffy (R-WI) featuring victims of Operation Choke Point detailing shocking treatment by the Department of Justice, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) officials, and banking regulators. Each victim, owning and operating legal and law-abiding businesses, lost their banking relationship and/or third party payment processor as a result of this Administration’s “Operation Choke Point” program.

WHO:

  • Congressman Sean Duffy (R-WI), Chairman of the Financial Services Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
  • Brian Wise, Senior Advisor, US Consumer Coalition
  • Operation Choke Point victims from firearms, ammunition, and tobacco industries

WHERE:

House Triangle, U.S. Capitol Building

WHEN:

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at 1:30 PM ET

CONTACT:

Ray Niemiec
(203) 506-2627
media@usconsumers.org

 

The US Consumer Coalition (USCC) is a grassroots consumer advocacy organization working to protect and expand access to free-market goods and services.

###