Attorney General's Week In Review
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April 3, 2020
As the federal government prepares to make payments mandated through the coronavirus stimulus package, scammers are making efforts to steal those benefits. This week, I issued a Consumer Alert to warn Floridians about ... [Read Briefing]
March 27, 2020
As we continue to fight the COVID-19 pandemic impacting our state, an altogether different type of disease is emerging—scammers using the crisis to rip off Floridians. We will not tolerate anyone taking advantage of ... [Read Briefing]
March 20, 2020
This week, I issued a Consumer Alert to warn Floridians about scams related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Recently, a malicious website displaying a live map of COVID-19 cases mimicking a legitimate map by Johns Hopkins ... [Read Briefing]
March 13, 2020
This week, Governor Ron DeSantis declared a state of emergency in response to the spread of COVID-19 in Florida. When the governor makes an emergency declaration, the state’s price gouging laws go into effect. To help ... [Read Briefing]
March 6, 2020
This week, we celebrated National Consumer Protection Week by providing tips and highlighting the millions of dollars in recoveries obtained for consumers in Florida and nationwide. Protecting consumers is a major focus ... [Read Briefing]
Feb. 28, 2020
This week, we recognized the one-year anniversary of our Back the Blue Award. When I became Attorney General, I wanted to create a program to foster respect for our great law enforcement officers and recognize those ... [Read Briefing]
Feb. 21, 2020
The 2020 Census is underway, and this week, we issued a Consumer Alert to warn Floridians that scammers may try to exploit this mandatory count to steal personal information. The U.S. Census serves a critical role in ... [Read Briefing]
Feb. 14, 2020
This week, I had the pleasure of speaking to local government officials at the Cyber Florida workshop in Marion County. Local governments are increasingly coming under attack by cybercriminals. Last year, several ... [Read Briefing]
Feb. 7, 2020
In recognition of National Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week, I issued a Consumer Alert full of tips to help taxpayers protect their personal information. Tax season is a prime time for criminals to try and steal your ... [Read Briefing]
Jan. 31, 2020
This Sunday, Super Bowl LIV will light up South Florida. It’s an exciting time and we are lucky that Florida has the honor of hosting this worldwide event. Hundreds of thousands of fans are in Florida to watch the game ... [Read Briefing]
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