Attorney General's Weekly Briefing
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June 26, 2015
This week, I convened the fourth meeting of the Statewide Council on Human Trafficking at Stetson University in Tampa. This 15-member council is composed of law enforcement officers, prosecutors, legislators, and ... [Read Briefing]
June 19, 2015
This week I joined federal authorities to announce the charges of 73 South Florida residents for their alleged participation in various schemes to defraud Medicare and Medicaid out of more than $262 million. The charges ... [Read Briefing]
June 12, 2015
This week, my Office of Statewide Prosecution assisted with the arrest of a Florida doctor on a manslaughter charge stemming from the overdose death of one of his patients. The investigation conducted by my Office of ... [Read Briefing]
June 5, 2015
As many public schools close for summer break this week, I want to warn parents about the danger of Flakka, a synthetic drug that can be purchased online and is growing in popularity in Florida. Flakka causes delusions, ... [Read Briefing]
May 29, 2015
This week, I joined the Drug Enforcement Administration, the Broward Sheriff’s Office and the Sunrise Police Department at a press conference announcing the arrests of one Florida pill mill doctor and seven other ... [Read Briefing]
May 22, 2015
This week, I joined state law enforcement partners from across the country and the Federal Trade Commission, in a joint lawsuit against four phony cancer charities and their operators for allegedly scamming more than ... [Read Briefing]
May 15, 2015
This week, I joined 49 other Attorneys General, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and the Federal Communications Commission in a $158 million national settlement with Sprint and Verizon Wireless. This settlement ... [Read Briefing]
May 8, 2015
This week, my Medicaid Fraud Control Unit held a statewide training and roundtable discussion to find better ways to stop criminals stealing from Florida’s Medicaid Program. The meeting was attended by all of the unit’s ... [Read Briefing]
May 1, 2015
In the wake of Nepal’s destructive earthquake, I want to warn all Floridians to be aware of charity scams. Unfortunately, scammers will use any opportunity to prey on the good intentions of generous Floridians to steal ... [Read Briefing]
April 24, 2015
This week, my Office of Statewide Prosecution successfully prosecuted two drug traffickers—one methamphetamine trafficker who brought high quality methamphetamine from Mexico to Central Florida and one heroin trafficker ... [Read Briefing]
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