Florida's Opioids Lawsuit
On Tuesday, May 15, 2018, Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi filed an action in state court against some of the nation’s largest opioid manufacturers and distributors for their role in the opioid crisis.
Two Healthcare Operators Sentenced to Prison and Ordered to Pay More Than $1.3 Million in Restitution
Shawn Tharpe and Ruben McLain, both of Winston Salem, NC, have been sentenced to federal prison for participation in a conspiracy to commit healthcare fraud.
Florida Man Sentenced to 30 Years in Prison for Human Trafficking and Branding
Ryan Gemelle Poole was found guilty of human trafficking, deriving support from prostitution, unlawful use of a two-way communications device to facilitate a felony, sexual battery and branding.
Florida Attorney General Opens Investigation Into Social Media Identity Theft
The Florida Attorney General’s Office is investigating recent allegations of social identity theft involving West Palm Beach Company Devumi and related company Bytion.
Man Sentenced to 25 Years for Trafficking More Than 100 Grams of Heroin
Jorge Rivera, of Hillsborough County, was sentenced to a minimum mandatory of 25 years for conspiracy and trafficking in heroin.
Testing Florida's Unprocessed Sexual Assault KitsAttorney General Pam Bondi is committing broad support for testing Florida's unprocessed sexual assault kits. Nationwide, there are believed to be hundreds of thousands of untested kits.
Historic Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill LawsuitFlorida is receiving more than $3.25 billion for the state's economic and environmental recovery.
Statewide Council on Human TraffickingThe Statewide Council on Human Trafficking was created to support human trafficking victims by enhancing available care options. The 15-member Council, chaired by Attorney General Bondi, builds on existing state and local partnerships working to combat human trafficking
Pill Mill InitiativeAttorney General Bondi fought for comprehensive legislation in 2011 that helps law enforcement, prosecutors, and regulatory agencies eradicate pill mills.
Protecting Floridians from Synthetic DrugsAttorney General Pam Bondi is dedicated to protecting Floridians from dangerous synthetic drugs, such as "bath salts."
Investigation Results In A $136 Million Credit Card SettlementA joint state-federal settlement requiring credit card debt collection reform and provides funds for financial education and assistance.