Attorney General's Weekly Briefing
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November 26, 2014
As we gather together with our family and friends to celebrate Thanksgiving tomorrow, let us be grateful for our many blessings. Recently, we were reminded of the fragility of life and the great sacrifice that our law ... [Read Briefing]
Nov. 21, 2014
This week, my office and the Federal Trade Commission filed a complaint against multiple companies that operated multi-million dollar schemes to sell tech support services to consumers nationwide, many of whom were ... [Read Briefing]
Nov. 14, 2014
This week, I attended the Florida Veterans’ Walk of Honor Ceremony in the Capitol courtyard. As Florida is home to more than 1.5 million veterans, I am grateful to have opportunities, such as these, to show my respect ... [Read Briefing]
Nov. 7, 2014
This week, my Office of Statewide Prosecution assisted in an operation that culminated with the arrests of four suspects for their role in a prostitution, drug and human trafficking criminal organization. The ... [Read Briefing]
Oct. 31, 2014
This week, my Office of Statewide Prosecution, the Florida Office of Financial Regulation and the Florida Department of Law Enforcement brought down a $1.2 million money laundering scheme that targeted at least 17 ... [Read Briefing]
Oct. 24, 2014
Human trafficking is the fastest growing criminal industry in the world, generating about $150 billion each year. Shockingly, there are numerous cases nationally of children being used in prostitution as young as 12. ... [Read Briefing]
Oct. 17, 2014
One of my top priorities is to combat human trafficking in Florida. Human trafficking is a deplorable crime that enslaves children, women and men. According to the U.S. Department of Justice, the average age people are ... [Read Briefing]
October 10, 2014
This week, I joined the attorneys general of the other 49 states and the District of Columbia, the Federal Trade Commission, and the Federal Communications Commission in a $105 million landmark settlement with AT&T ... [Read Briefing]
Oct. 3, 2014
This week, my Medicaid Fraud Control Unit and the Polk County Sheriff’s Office arrested Bonnie L. Coleman for abusing a disabled adult. The investigation revealed that the defendant used a two-foot bamboo stick to ... [Read Briefing]
Sept. 26, 2014
On Tuesday at the Governor and Cabinet meeting, I sponsored a resolution recognizing October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month and another resolution recognizing Disability Employment Awareness Month. Domestic ... [Read Briefing]
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