Attorney General's Weekly Briefing
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March 9, 2012
With the 2012 Legislative Session ending today, I commend the Legislature for passing legislation that increases public safety and consumer protection for Floridians. This legislative session, I supported bills that: ... [Read Briefing]
March 02, 2012
On Thursday, I testified before a U.S. House of Representatives subcommittee at a hearing on “Prescription Drug Diversion: Combating the Scourge.” Congresswoman Bono Mack invited me to testify due to Florida’s crucial ... [Read Briefing]
February 24, 2012
This week, I announced the appointments of Charlotte Danciu and Yvonne Fry to the Florida Commission on the Status of Women for terms beginning today and ending Dec. 31, 2015. I also reappointed Nancy Peek McGowan and ... [Read Briefing]
February 17, 2012
I am pleased to announce that this week, the House of Representatives unanimously passed House Bill 227, sponsored by Representative Stargel, which will establish a Statewide Task Force on Prescription Drug Abuse and ... [Read Briefing]
February 10, 2012
On Thursday, we announced that Florida has entered a historic, national $25 billion settlement with the nation's five largest mortgage servicers over foreclosure abuses and unacceptable nationwide mortgage servicing ... [Read Briefing]
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]
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