Attorney General's Weekly Briefing
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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]
Sept. 19, 2014
This week, my Office of Statewide Prosecution, the Orlando Metropolitan Bureau of Investigation and the Florida Department of Law Enforcement filed charges and issued arrest warrants against three Central Florida ... [Read Briefing]
Sept. 12, 2014
Yesterday was September 11th, and we all remembered those who lost their lives in the terrorist attacks. In the wake of the devastating attacks, Americans came together with a strength and unity that showed true ... [Read Briefing]
Sept. 5, 2014
This week my Medicaid Fraud Control Unit, the Miami-Dade Police Department, the Kansas Medicaid Fraud Control Unit, the Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office and the New Jersey Medicaid Fraud Control Unit arrested three ... [Read Briefing]
August 29, 2014
One of my priorities is to protect consumers from deceptive and unfair business practices. Education is key to preventing fraud from occurring in the first place. In order to provide valuable information to Floridians, ... [Read Briefing]
August 22, 2014
This week I convened the first meeting of the Statewide Council on Human Trafficking in Tallahassee. I am proud to chair this 15 member council that will build on existing state and local partnerships to provide a ... [Read Briefing]
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