Attorney General's Weekly Briefing
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February 03, 2012
With Legislative Session fully underway, I would like to provide you with an update on legislation that is essential to protecting Floridians. First, I am opposed to the mega casino resort bill that would allow for a ... [Read Briefing]
January 27, 2012
Dr. Jose Carlos Menendez-Campos, a Seminole County physician, was sentenced today to 25 years in prison for his role in a prescription pill trafficking operation. This illegal operation was responsible for distributing ... [Read Briefing]
January 20, 2012
Each person who suffered financial harm as a result of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill deserves full and fair compensation. That's why last week I filed a brief in the multi-district oil spill proceedings in New Orleans ... [Read Briefing]
January 13, 2012
In 2010, we received more than 12,000 complaints about timeshare resale fraud—more than the next four highest complaint categories combined. Tackling timeshare resale fraud is a top priority in my office. In addition to ... [Read Briefing]
January 6, 2012
This week we stopped two companies for alleged fraudulent activity under the guise of providing foreclosure-rescue related services. These companies preyed on Florida’s distressed homeowners who were already ... [Read Briefing]
Dec. 30, 2011
Florida recently lost two brave law enforcement officers who were killed in the line of duty. Lakeland Police Officer Arnulfo Crispin was shot on December 18th while responding to a call, and he died three days later. ... [Read Briefing]
December 22, 2011
This holiday season we are reminded of our blessings as we gather with family and friends. This is a time to celebrate our faith and cherish one another’s company. I wish all of you a wonderful and joyous ... [Read Briefing]
December 16, 2011
We are dedicated to protecting consumers and to ensuring that harmed consumers are repaid for any money lost due to fraudulent or deceptive business practices. This Wednesday we announced a settlement with the debt ... [Read Briefing]
December 09, 2011
This week I announced at a press conference that I oppose the expansion of gambling in Florida. I believe that authorizing mega casinos would take our state in a fundamentally wrong direction. We need less gambling in ... [Read Briefing]
December 02, 2011
Shopping for friends and loved ones is an enjoyable part of the holiday season. As you're shopping online or in stores, please be vigilant and read the fine print on advertisements to avoid falling for misleading or ... [Read Briefing]
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