Thursday, June 24, 2021
CFA combines detailed reports submitted from 35 state and local consumer agencies across 21 states.
On Monday, two statewide elected officials spoke at the Human Trafficking Summit in Orlando.
As the 2020 hurricane season began on Monday, the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS), the state’s consumer clearinghouse, and state Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried teamed up with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to raise awareness of consumer fraud scams surrounding natural disasters.
With so many consumer purchases taking place during the holiday season, it is a good time to be particularly mindful of potential scams, security issues and added costs that may impact online purchases. Moody encouraged consumers to take a close look at this year’s guide to avoid being targeted this holiday season. The 2020 Holiday Consumer Protection Guide is available in both English and Spanish.
The joint effort between Moody’s office and FLHSMV is funded through a U.S. Department of Transportation grant issued to FLHSMV to help train drivers and raise awareness about human trafficking on America’s roadways.
The cultural phenomenon known as "Florida Man" evolved from decades of Florida crime news stories that were bizarre enough to make national headlines. In response to Florida Man's growing popularity, a new online trend called "The Florida Man Challenge"...
The arrest comes after a long-running feud between homeowners and the association management at Turnberry Reserve, a homeowner’s association in complete turmoil.
At the start of the week, Scott appeared on Fox News, demanding an end to a program where foreign military personnel train at U.S. military flight schools. The terrorist behind the attack was a lieutenant in the Saudi Arabian Air Force who was training at NAS Pensacola.
On Monday, the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) completed a three-year project to process older sexual assault kits submitted by local law enforcement agencies to FDLE labs following a 2016 Sexual Assault Kit Assessment.
In the politically-divided US, the highest scores given news media were 61 for perspective, a low 58 for balance, just 56 for accuracy, and a very low 47 for fairness.