Attorney General's Weekly Briefing
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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]
June 19, 2015
This week I joined federal authorities to announce the charges of 73 South Florida residents for their alleged participation in various schemes to defraud Medicare and Medicaid out of more than $262 million. The charges ... [Read Briefing]
June 12, 2015
This week, my Office of Statewide Prosecution assisted with the arrest of a Florida doctor on a manslaughter charge stemming from the overdose death of one of his patients. The investigation conducted by my Office of ... [Read Briefing]
June 5, 2015
As many public schools close for summer break this week, I want to warn parents about the danger of Flakka, a synthetic drug that can be purchased online and is growing in popularity in Florida. Flakka causes delusions, ... [Read Briefing]
May 29, 2015
This week, I joined the Drug Enforcement Administration, the Broward Sheriff’s Office and the Sunrise Police Department at a press conference announcing the arrests of one Florida pill mill doctor and seven other ... [Read Briefing]
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