Attorney General's Weekly Briefing
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May 22, 2015
This week, I joined state law enforcement partners from across the country and the Federal Trade Commission, in a joint lawsuit against four phony cancer charities and their operators for allegedly scamming more than ... [Read Briefing]
May 15, 2015
This week, I joined 49 other Attorneys General, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and the Federal Communications Commission in a $158 million national settlement with Sprint and Verizon Wireless. This settlement ... [Read Briefing]
May 8, 2015
This week, my Medicaid Fraud Control Unit held a statewide training and roundtable discussion to find better ways to stop criminals stealing from Florida’s Medicaid Program. The meeting was attended by all of the unit’s ... [Read Briefing]
May 1, 2015
In the wake of Nepal’s destructive earthquake, I want to warn all Floridians to be aware of charity scams. Unfortunately, scammers will use any opportunity to prey on the good intentions of generous Floridians to steal ... [Read Briefing]
April 24, 2015
This week, my Office of Statewide Prosecution successfully prosecuted two drug traffickers—one methamphetamine trafficker who brought high quality methamphetamine from Mexico to Central Florida and one heroin trafficker ... [Read Briefing]
April 17, 2015
This week, I kicked-off the 2015 Law Enforcement Torch Run that benefits the Special Olympics Florida. I was joined by Lieutenant Governor Carlos Lopez-Cantera, Special Olympics Florida CEO Sherry Wheelock, APD ... [Read Briefing]
April 10, 2015
This week, the Florida Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice voted unanimously in favor of SB 1097 to ban five emergent chemical compounds. This legislation, sponsored by Senator Rob Bradley, ... [Read Briefing]
April 3, 2015
This week, my Office of Statewide Prosecution working with the Federal Bureau of Investigation arrested members of the Traditionalist American Knights of the Ku Klux Klan. The defendants, Thomas Jordan Driver, 25, David ... [Read Briefing]
March 27, 2015
This week, Florida borrowers who received mortgaging services from SunTrust Mortgage, Inc. began receiving claim forms for refunds. More than 8,000 Floridians, who used SunTrust Mortgage and lost their homes to ... [Read Briefing]
March 20, 2015
This week, we announced the arrests of four individuals for allegedly recruiting the homeless to bilk Medicaid out of at least $215,000. According to the investigation, Christina Benson, owner of Tranquility Healthcare ... [Read Briefing]
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