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Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody Launches Consumer Alert Site

“As a former prosecutor and judge, I’ve learned one of the best tools we have to fight fraud and protect Floridians is to educate consumers so they can take steps to avoid falling victim," Moody said in a video touting the new site.
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Donald Trump Signs Florida Delegation Backed-Bill Cracking Down on Robocalls Into Law

Back in May, on a 97-1 vote, the U.S. Senate passed Thune‘s “Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement and Deterrence (TRACED) Act” which, according to supporters, “gives regulators more time to find robocall scammers, increases penalties for violators, promotes call authentication and blocking adoption, and brings federal agencies and state attorneys general together to address obstacles to criminal prosecution of robocallers who intentionally flout laws.” U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., cast the only vote against the proposal.
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