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CFO Jimmy Patronis: New Facebook Scam Could Cost You

A current scam includes criminals cloning accounts of your family and friends to steal photos and personal information, this move could put your financial information at risk.

Consumer Alert: Motor Vehicle Financing

The OFR encourages Floridians to be sure they are fully informed before making a financial decision, including a vehicle purchase.

CFO Jimmy Patronis: $1 Million in Unclaimed Property for Florida Schools

Since CFO Patronis took office in July 2017, he has returned $361 million in unclaimed property, breaking the previously held record set in the program’s 57-year history by more than $8 million.

Florida Activates Loan Program for Small Businesses Hurt by Algae Blooms, Red Tide

According to Scott’s office, the “bridge loan program, managed by DEO, provides short-term, interest-free loans to small businesses experiencing physical or economic loss.”

USS Minneapolis-Saint Paul Headed to Mayport

The Navy estimates that the Minneapolis-Saint Paul will be on the First Coast by the end of July 2019. 

FAMU Gets Ready for Presidential Inauguration in November

Florida A&M University (FAMU) will inaugurate Dr. Larry Robinson as its twelfth president in a ceremony scheduled for November. The three-day inauguration schedule focuses on the theme “Together We Rise,” which pays homage to Robinson...

Florida DEP Sends Funds to Lee County to Help Fight Red Tide

This week, Gov. Rick Scott announced that the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) will send $400,000 to Lee County to help fight red tide, raising the total funds sent there to $1.1 million.