About this Webinar
The internet offers access to a world of products and services,
entertainment and information. At the same time, it creates
opportunities for scammers, hackers, and identity thieves. Learn
how to help your clients spot the red flags of a scam and how to
protect their computers, smart devices, and information.
Carol Kando-Pineda, Counsel in the Federal Trade Commission’s
Division of Consumer and Business Education where she leads
teams to create and distribute free online articles, social media
content, print publications, and videos to help people spot scams
and manage their money. She heads up the Military Consumer
initiative as well as outreach to consumers through public libraries.
Carol began her FTC career as a staff attorney bringing false
advertising cases; she then became the agency’s Legislative
Counsel, serving for several years as a liaison between the FTC and
Congress. In 2014, she worked on consumer issues while on
temporary assignment to the U.S. House of Representatives’
Committee on Energy and Commerce. She earned her A.B. from
Harvard College and her J.D. from Suffolk University School of Law.
Last updated June 27, 2019