Attorney General Pam Bondi News Release


May 17, 2017
Contact: Whitney Ray
Phone: (850) 245-0150

Attorney General Bondi Launches New Military Consumer Protection Initiative
TALLAHASSEE, Fla.—Attorney General Pam Bondi today launched a new consumer protection program that will serve the unique needs of our military and veteran communities and directly assist with consumer protection-related issues. The Military and Veterans Assistance Program is Attorney General Bondi’s most recent effort to spread awareness of and stop deceptive business practices affecting military service members, veterans and their families.

“Florida has more than 90,000 active duty and reserve military members and more than 1.5 million veterans,” said Attorney General Bondi. “To the men and women who have put on a uniform to protect our country, we will continue to do everything we can to protect you from these scammers. As Memorial Day approaches at the end of this month, I am honored to have the opportunity to assist the heroes who lay their lives on the line to keep us safe.”

Members of Attorney General Bondi’s MVAP team will provide resources and information to base JAG officers, county veteran service officers and other organizations across the state to help service members and veterans learn how to protect themselves from scams and file complaints.

As part of Attorney General Bondi’s efforts to protect military consumers, the MVAP team will also:

The Attorney General’s Office works tirelessly to ensure that all military members, whether active duty, returning from deployment, guard and reserve members or veterans of the Armed Forces, are protected from unscrupulous businesses and individuals.

To learn more, visit MyFloridaLegal.com/MVAP.