Attorney General's Weekly Briefing
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Aug. 26, 2016
Since taking office, my Medicaid Fraud Control Unit has aggressively investigated allegations of Medicaid fraud and patient abuse across Florida, and this week was no exception. Three separate MFCU investigations ... [Read Briefing]
Aug. 19, 2016
This week my office took action to stop a group of individuals preying on vulnerable consumers worried about losing their homes to foreclosure. Operating an illegal foreclosure defense and loan modification law firm in ... [Read Briefing]
Aug. 12, 2016
They had a system of bringing large quantities of illegal drugs from across the country to Florida, but this week, I announced members of this coast-to-coast drug trafficking ring were arrested and their organization ... [Read Briefing]
Aug. 5, 2016
This week, I announced the arrests of eight members of a massive prescription drug trafficking ring in Florida. Four suspects remain at large. The defendants, including medical professionals, used stolen prescription ... [Read Briefing]
July 29, 2016
This week, in recognition of our nation’s first Military Consumer Protection Month, I offered tips and resources directly to service members and veterans online. Scammers will sometimes target our active service members ... [Read Briefing]
July 22, 2016
This week my Medicaid Fraud Control Unit arrested three individuals connected to a scheme to exploit children’s medical information. The defendants allegedly gave children fake mental health diagnosis in order to ... [Read Briefing]
July 15, 2016
This week, we announced another major settlement related to computer software and tech support scams. The defendants involved in the scam initially hooked consumers by offering free trial software or free computer scans ... [Read Briefing]
July 8, 2016
Last night, police protecting protesters in Dallas were ambushed—12 officers shot, five lost their lives. My heart breaks for these officers, their families and our country. This tragedy marks the worst attack on United ... [Read Briefing]
July 1, 2016
This week, I joined Governor Rick Scott in Tampa for a chance to highlight important funding and talk about protecting victims of human trafficking. The funding highlighted at the event will help human trafficking ... [Read Briefing]
June 24, 2016
This week, with the help of our federal partners, we made the final arrests in the largest national Medicare and Medicaid fraud takedown in our nation’s history. In Florida alone, authorities arrested a hundred ... [Read Briefing]
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