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OFR Issues Advisory on Social Media’s Impact on Investing

OFR Commissioner Russell Weigel offered some guidance for investors.  

Ashley Moody Calls on Defrauded Investors in Precious Metals Investment Scheme to File Claims

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.
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OFR Showcases 2020 Accomplishments

“I thank Governor Ron DeSantis for his leadership and continued support of OFR’s mission. We are proud to come to work every day to foster innovation and keep Florida’s financial marketplace safe for people and businesses. I look forward to continuing these efforts in 2021,” said OFR Commissioner Russell Weigel.

Jimmy Patronis: FinTech’s Opportunities for Florida are Limitless

Jimmy Patronis addressed the Career Source Florida Leaders Policy Forum where he discussed the importance of growing Financial Technology’s (FinTech) footprint in Florida.
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Orlando Man Sentenced to Prison in $3.6 Million Investment Fraud Scheme

The man solicited investments from Florida victims in a scheme involving royalty interest from oil and gas leases.

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.