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FTC and Florida ordered to reschedule depositions in case alleging computer company scam

By Elizabeth Alt | Aug 12, 2018

FORT MYERS β€” The Federal Trade Commission and the state of Florida will have to identify and supply "communications with former employees" of companies accused of selling deceptive computer cleanup services and security software, according to a federal court opinion issued on Aug. 2.

Juvenile offenders avoid arrest with push for more civil citations

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 16, 2018

​In an attempt to decrease the number of juvenile arrests in Florida, civil citations have taken the place of handcuffs and a cell. Advocates see this as a better option – one that teaches young offenders that jail isn't the only option.

Reemergence of tropical bedbugs not cause for concern

By S. Laney Griffo | Mar 18, 2017

&&& Roberto Pereira, an urban entomologist in Florida, recently urged citizens to not panic over the reemergence of tropical bedbugs after his office received a sample that contained the once-prevalent bug.

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