Attorney General's Weekly Briefing
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Aug. 28, 2015
Today I activated the state’s price gouging hotline for all Florida counties, as Tropical Storm Erika approaches the state. The activation comes as Governor Rick Scott declares a statewide state of emergency. State law ... [Read Briefing]
Aug. 21, 2015
This week, my Medicaid Fraud Control Unit and the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Florida woman for exploiting a vulnerable adult. According to the investigation, Megan Sanai knowingly purchased goods with ... [Read Briefing]
Aug. 14, 2015
This week we shut down three scams targeting Florida businesses by obtaining a temporary injunction and asset freezes against three corporations that sold free government issued materials, overcharged for optional ... [Read Briefing]
Aug. 7, 2015
Today is National Purple Heart Day, a day to recognize and honor the tremendous sacrifices of our brave veterans who were wounded or killed serving our country; but we should never wait for a special occasion or a ... [Read Briefing]
July 31, 2015
This week, I joined Governor Rick Scott in Tampa for a ceremonial bill signing and the chance to highlight important funding that protects human trafficking victims. These bills will allow us to protect and provide ... [Read Briefing]
July 24, 2015
This week, I continued efforts to combat robocall scams in Florida, joining 44 other state attorneys general calling on AT&T, Sprint, Verizon, T-Mobile and CenturyLink to offer call-blocking technology to their ... [Read Briefing]
July 17, 2015
This week, I reached out to consumers with a warning about robocall scams. The number of complaints about robocalls to my No Fraud Hotline is on the rise and over the past two weeks, my Consumer Protection Division ... [Read Briefing]
July 10, 2015
This week, I announced that Chase Bank USA N.A. and Chase Bankcard Services, Inc. will reform its unlawful credit card debt collection practices through a $136 million joint state-federal settlement with my office, 47 ... [Read Briefing]
July 2, 2015
On April 20, 2010, Florida and the entire Gulf region woke up to a story that shook the nation—an oil spill threatening states dependent on the Gulf for their economic livelihood and their very way of life. Today, I am ... [Read Briefing]
June 26, 2015
This week, I convened the fourth meeting of the Statewide Council on Human Trafficking at Stetson University in Tampa. This 15-member council is composed of law enforcement officers, prosecutors, legislators, and ... [Read Briefing]
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