“Under current law, a violation is considered a misdemeanor, meaning law enforcement cannot obtain an arrest warrant for a suspect. This requires law enforcement to catch a violator in the act in order to arrest,” Stewart’s office noted.
This week, the U.S. House passed U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch’s, D-Fla., proposal to let nonviolent elderly prisoners serve their sentences in home detention programs without opposition.
This action accuses the defendants of perpetrating a fraudulent precious metals investment scheme allegedly involving an estimated 1600 investors, including more than 100 Floridians—most of whom are seniors—and more than $185 million in customer funds.
A two-time college football national champion and Heisman Trophy winner, Tebow will be giving the keynote address during the launch of the summit. The summit will also include an opening address from Moody, more than 15 hours of presentations by speakers from across Florida and the nation and much more.
At the end of last week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., spoke on the Senate floor to discuss the Democrats’ catch and release policies.
Through the app, the first of its kind, consumers can report allegations of price gouging in real-time directly to Moody’s office. The app also allows consumers to attach pictures and copies of receipts more directly from smartphones when reporting suspected price gouging.
To raise awareness about this year’s theme, Own Your Privacy, Moody offered tips to help individuals take charge and protect sensitive information.
The guide offers information about common scams targeting military members, veterans and their families.
The Better Business Bureau warns that online dating sites have reported a surge in activity the days before Valentine’s Day, as many singles use technology to find a match.
On Thursday, Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody announced millions of dollars secured as a result of a joint action brought by her office and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) in refunds for consumers affected by a credit card interest...