Attorney General's Weekly Briefing
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April 18, 2014
My Medicaid Fraud Control Unit investigates and prosecutes fraud involving providers that intentionally defraud the state's Medicaid program. Medicaid fraud essentially steals from Florida's taxpayers. Since 2011, my ... [Read Briefing]
April 11, 2014
This week is National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, and I was honored to recognize outstanding law enforcement and victim advocates during my Annual Victims’ Rights Week Ceremony on Wednesday. I awarded Collier County ... [Read Briefing]
April 4, 2014
My Office of Statewide Prosecution is a member of the Illegal Gaming Task Force and is dedicated to partnering with law enforcement agencies to crack down on illegal gambling centers known as internet cafes. The Illegal ... [Read Briefing]
March 28, 2014
This week, as part of a delegation of five state attorneys general, I met with Mexican attorneys general and federal officials in Mexico City, Mexico to strengthen working relationships between government officials in ... [Read Briefing]
March 21, 2014
Florida’s Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act serves two purposes—it protects consumers from financial harm resulting from unfair business practices, and it levels the playing field so that legitimate, law-abiding ... [Read Briefing]
March 14, 2014
On Wednesday, I joined Governor Rick Scott for the Women’s Hall of Fame induction ceremony to announce that three outstanding Florida women have been inducted into the Florida Women’s Hall of Fame. These impressive ... [Read Briefing]
March 7, 2014
This week is National Consumer Protection Week, and I am dedicated to protecting Florida’s consumers. Floridians work hard to earn a living, and businesses work hard to remain profitable. Deceptive and unfair business ... [Read Briefing]
Feb. 28, 2014
I was honored to speak at the 2014 Addiction Health Summit and share Florida’s strategy for shutting down pill mills and preventing prescription drug abuse. I joined Deputy Director of the Office of National Drug ... [Read Briefing]
Feb. 14, 2014
Synthetic drugs cause hallucinations, paranoia, seizures, and more. These dangerous drugs are being marketed to our youth with bright packages and innocuous names, such as “scooby snax." Since taking office, I have ... [Read Briefing]
Feb. 21, 2014
Data breaches that compromise consumers’ financial, medical, or other personal information have been a growing concern throughout the country, which is why my office is working closely with the Florida Legislature to ... [Read Briefing]
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