Attorney General's Weekly Briefing
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Feb. 5, 2016
We have made great strides to stop prescription drug abuse in Florida, but the fight is far from over. This week, working with the DEA and local police departments, we arrested 11 people on charges related to ... [Read Briefing]
Jan. 29, 2016
It is Identity Fraud Awareness Week and I am offering tips to help Floridians recognize and safeguard against identity theft and tax-related scams. Identity theft can wreck havoc on lives, causing years of financial ... [Read Briefing]
Jan. 22, 2016
Tourism is Florida’s number one industry, and this week, I was honored to speak to more than 500 of the state’s top industry leaders at Florida Tourism Day. While there is just one official day dedicated to celebrating ... [Read Briefing]
Jan. 15, 2016
This week, I joined Governor Rick Scott and the state legislature, to mark the beginning of Florida’s 2016 Legislative Session. We are working diligently with state lawmakers on vital bills to better protect Floridians. ... [Read Briefing]
Jan. 8, 2016
This week the Florida Department of Law Enforcement released its Assessment of Unsubmitted Sexual Assault Kits, giving us a clearer picture of the number of untested kits in our state. The report identifies more than ... [Read Briefing]
Dec. 31, 2015
Today is New Year’s Eve and I want to remind Floridians and visitors the importance of staying safe this holiday. Whether staying home and enjoying fireworks, or celebrating away from the house, there are precautions ... [Read Briefing]
Dec. 23, 2015
As we approach Christmas, it is important for parents to talk to their children about cyber safety. School is out for the holidays and many Florida students are spending free time online. Many children will also receive ... [Read Briefing]
December 18, 2015
We learned this week, about one of what, hopefully, will be many arrests connected to the testing of a previously unprocessed sexual assault kit in Florida. Rodrecius Hamilton was arrested after a sexual assault kit ... [Read Briefing]
Dec. 11, 2015
The holiday season is a time of giving, and this week, I am providing Floridians with tips about how to avoid charity scams. Unfortunately, scam artists use this time of year to prey on the goodwill of others by posing ... [Read Briefing]
Dec. 04, 2015
This week, I went on national news to warn Floridians and the country of a new dangerous form of heroin. In an effort to evade law enforcement and trick drug addicts, drug traffickers are using old pill presses to ... [Read Briefing]
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