Tag: office of statewide prosecution

Ashley Moody, Danny Burgess, Colleen Burton Back Proposal to Protect Seniors From Fraud

This week, Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody, state Sen. Danny Burgess, R-Zephyrhills, and state Rep. Colleen Burton, R-Lakeland, teamed up on a proposal to protect seniors from fraud.
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Ashley Moody: OSP Secured Funds for Victims of a Florida Timeshare Scam

Brandon Walsh, owner of Premier Rental Solutions and Paramount Property Professionals, entered a guilty plea to charges related to a timeshare resale scam operating out of Orlando. At least 50 Floridians lost money to the deceptive actions of Walsh, PRS and PPP that targeted timeshare owners with the promise of the quick sale of property.

Ashley Moody Files Charges Against Operator of Human Trafficking Ring Involving a Minor

According to the investigation, Orlith Joseph organized, promoted and profited from a sex trafficking ring involving victims coerced by controlled substances and extreme acts of violence.

Ashley Moody Marks Consumer Protection Week, Showcases $153 Million Recovered for Floridians

Moody’s office also highlighted “several major initiatives to increase fraud reporting, enhance enforcement actions and prevent scams" under her watch.

Central Florida Leaders Clash Over Murder Prosecutions

Ever since she announced she would not seek the death penalty shortly after taking office in 2017, Ayala has had a rocky relationship with law enforcement in the two counties she serves. This acrimony has now turned into dueling press conferences over the murder of Nicole Montalvo back in October.

Ashley Moody Highlights Accomplishments of First Year in Office

After taking the oath of office on Jan. 8, 2019, Attorney General Moody quickly went to work to fulfill campaign promises—fighting to end the opioid crisis, combating human trafficking, supporting Florida law enforcement officers and working hard to protect all Floridians.

Ashley Moody Keeps Nicholas Cox as Statewide Prosecutor

Moody, who takes over new post on Tuesday, reviewed applications forwarded by the Florida Supreme Court Judicial Nominating Commission and, after interviewing finalists, decided to keep Cox at his post, leading the Office of Statewide Prosecution. 

Democratic Operative Tried to Use Jimmy Patronis’ Information, FDLE Report Shows

State CFO Jimmy Patronis’ campaign team announced on Thursday that the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) found that a Democratic operative attempted to pose as Patronis to get his personal information through a third-party state vendor in May.