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This week, state Attorney General Ashley Moody issued a Consumer Alert about a cryptocurrency scam targeting Floridians through Facebook, Instagram and other social media platforms. The bait-and-switch investing scheme hooks targets by first helping them...
On Wednesday, Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody announced a near-doubling of award money for anonymous tips in murder cases that lead to an arrest.
According to an investigation by Moody’s Consumer Protection Division, Fast AC deceived consumers, many of whom were seniors—some suffering from Alzheimer’s and dementia.
As the recovery gets underway, charitable donations may be vital in helping restore the areas destroyed by the Category 2 storm. Moody asked Floridians to take steps to ensure their donations actually reach those who need assistance and do not go to scammers using the crisis to steal from good-hearted donors.
The proposed stipulated consent judgment, submitted to the court for approval, resolves an action filed by the Attorney General’s Consumer Protection Division against Leandro Rodriguez, owner of Florida State Filing Corporate and Certificate Filing Service, for sending deceptive and misleading solicitations to businesses regarding the certificates.
Registrants span more than half of the states. For the first time, the summit will be held virtually—in an effort to curb the spread of COVID-19. Given the virtual format of the summit, spots remain open for people interested in joining the fight to end human trafficking. The annual summit brings together local, state and national leaders immersed in the fight to eradicate all forms of human trafficking.
Moody assembled a Rapid Response Team to quickly respond to reports of unlawful price increases. Since Gov. Ron DeSantis’ COVID-19 emergency declaration activating Florida’s price gouging laws, Moody’s office has issued dozens of subpoenas, deactivated more than 100 online posts and secured thousands in direct refunds for consumers.