Attorney General's Week In Review
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April 28, 2023
This week, we released Scams at a Glance: Sink or Swim to help Floridians avoid pool-contractor scams. With summer approaching, many Floridians may try to beat the heat with a new pool. However, inground pools are ... [Read Briefing]
April 21, 2023
This week, I helped launch the Florida Law Enforcement Virtual Job Fair with the Florida Sheriffs Association and Florida Police Chiefs Association. This nationwide recruitment event aimed to bring in officers from ... [Read Briefing]
April 14, 2023
This week, we concluded the final installment of our Tax-Season Scams Series, highlighting a drastic increase in reports to the Internal Revenue Service about suspicious activity—a 300% increase from 2021 to 2022. We ... [Read Briefing]
April 7, 2023
This week, I traveled to Sarasota County to issue a public safety alert about a deadly animal tranquilizer known as xylazine that is killing Floridians. Sarasota is experiencing an increased number of deaths due to ... [Read Briefing]
March 31, 2023
This week, I urged the Drug Enforcement Administration to follow Florida’s lead and place xylazine, also known as tranq, on the federal Schedule I list of banned substances. Xylazine, like fentanyl, is dangerous on its ... [Read Briefing]
March 24, 2023
This week, in recognition of Women’s History Month, I presented a Florida Cabinet resolution to the Florida Police Chiefs Association highlighting the record number of female police chiefs leading departments in our ... [Read Briefing]
March 17, 2023
This week, I issued a warning for spring breakers about the extremely dangerous threat of deadly synthetic opioids, like fentanyl, and other illicit substances. Fentanyl is being mixed with more common drugs and ... [Read Briefing]
March 10, 2023
As National Consumer Protection Week comes to an end, I want to remind Floridians how important it is to watch out for new and emerging scams. My Consumer Protection Division works hard every day to protect Floridians ... [Read Briefing]
March 3, 2023
This week, Hillsborough County Sheriff Chad Chronister, the Drug Enforcement Administration and I announced the results of a three-month law enforcement operation to take down a violent gang trafficking massive amounts ... [Read Briefing]
Feb. 24, 2023
This week, I announced a legislative push to permanently outlaw Frankenstein opioids in Florida. These highly lethal synthetic opioids are also known as nitazenes—some of which are many times more deadly than fentanyl. ... [Read Briefing]
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