Tag: gofundme

Jimmy Patronis Warns Floridians About Scam Websites Promising to Help Ukraine

Last week, state Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Jimmy Patronis warned Floridians about the pitfalls of crowdfunding websites like “GoFundMe” being used to host online charity scams related to the Ukrainian War. With nearly 1,400 Ukraine...

Ashley Moody Warns of Fake Charity Scams Pretending to Help Florida Highway Patrol Trooper

On Tuesday, Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody issued a Consumer Alert warning Floridians about charity scams attempting to exploit the heroic actions of Florida Highway Patrol Master Trooper Toni Schuck. On March 6, a drunk...

Jimmy Patronis Warns Floridians About GoFundMe Scams

This week, state Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Fire Marshal Jimmy Patronis warned Florida consumers who contribute to GoFundMe accounts to be on guard and ensure their donations are being used for the purpose...

Jimmy Patronis Warns of Imposter Surfside GoFundMe Sites

“In the wake of the condo collapse, bad actors will look to set up false charity sites in the hopes of using this tragedy for their own personal gain. If you believe you have been the victim of fraud, report it immediately at,” the CFO’s office noted. 

Ashley Moody Warns About Surfside Building Collapse Scams

While no charity fraud complaints have been filed with the Attorney General's Office at this time, Moody offered a reminder to anyone donating to the victims of the Surfside building collapse to remain alert and on guard against scammers looking to exploit this disaster for personal gain.