Attorney General's Weekly Briefing
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Feb. 20, 2015
This week, I had the honor of hosting the 2014 Law Enforcement Officer of the Year Ceremony to recognize 10 officers from around the state for their dedication in protecting their communities. Each nominee for the ... [Read Briefing]
Feb. 13, 2015
This week, I joined 42 other attorneys general in signing a letter addressed to nine oil companies to request their help eliminating synthetic drugs. In the letter, we asked for the oil companies to collaborate with ... [Read Briefing]
Feb. 6, 2015
This week, my office sued a scuba diving company for allegedly misleading and deceiving Florida consumers who purchased open water scuba diving certification courses. According to my Consumer Protection Division’s ... [Read Briefing]
Jan. 30, 2015
According to the Federal Trade Commission, tax identity theft is the most frequently reported form of identity theft in the past five years. This week, I announced tips to help Floridians protect their identities during ... [Read Briefing]
Jan. 23, 2015
This week my Medicaid Fraud Control Unit, the Tallahassee Police Department and the Leon County Sheriff’s Office arrested six individuals who worked at a Targeted Case Management Company for allegedly defrauding ... [Read Briefing]
Jan. 16, 2015
In my fight against prescription drug abuse, we have sought to protect the most vulnerable victims of this epidemic—babies whose mothers abuse prescription drugs while pregnant. Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome occurs when ... [Read Briefing]
Jan. 9, 2015
This week, I was sworn in for my second term as Florida’s Attorney General. I am deeply honored to continue to protect and serve Floridians. We have made great progress in protecting Floridians—from shutting down pill ... [Read Briefing]
Jan. 2, 2015
Human trafficking is modern day slavery, and it exploits children, women and men. The National Human Trafficking Resource Center estimates that more than 20 million people are enslaved worldwide, and the average age ... [Read Briefing]
Dec. 23, 2014
This week my office sued to stop a national investment scheme that used racketeering and other illegal activity to steal millions of dollars from people across the country, many whom were elderly. The suit is against ... [Read Briefing]
Dec. 19, 2014
When my office entered the National Mortgage Settlement in 2012, I ensured that we remained actively engaged in the oversight process and to hold banks accountable for complying with the terms of the agreement. My ... [Read Briefing]
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