TALLHASSEE – Midland Credit Management Inc. and Midland Funding LLC, whose parent company, Encore Capital Group Inc. is among the leading firms in the consumer debt purchasing industry, recently reached a settlement with Attorney General Pam Bondi and 41 other state attorneys general and the District of Columbia after fighting in the courtroom for over five years, a Dec. 4 news release from Bondi's office said.
Florida Office of the Attorney General News
TALLAHASSEE -- Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi has added the country's two largest pharmacies to a suit that accuses drug manufacturers and distributors of helping to fuel the opioid crisis.
TALLAHASSEE - A huge late $2 million investment in the Florida election by a national gun control group largely financed by former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg dwarfs the total amount the group has spent nationally this election cycle.
Two candidates in Florida's attorney general race ramped up attack ads this month.
TALLAHASSEE – Attorney General Pam Bondi recently announced a settlement with one of the largest non-bank residential mortgage providers in the country that allegedly engaged in misconduct regarding a mortgage forbearance plan in the wake of Hurricane Irma in 2017.
TAMPA — If the race for Florida Attorney General were decided by the county sheriffs across the Sunshine State, Republican Ashley Moody would win by a landslide.
SANTA ROSA BEACH — Calling her "phenomenally qualified," Walton County Sheriff Michael A. Adkinson Jr. has endorsed Republican Ashley Moody's bid for state Attorney General.
NEW PORT RICHEY — Noting her work as a Florida prosecutor, Pasco County Sheriff Chris Nocco has endorsed Ashley Moody to be the state's next attorney general.
SEBRING — Florida Attorney General Republican candidate Ashley Moody continues to tout her endorsements from the majority of county sheriffs, in another highly visible, highly contested race in the Sunshine state.
STARKE — Bradford County Sheriff Gordon Smith is among an overwhelming majority of sheriffs in Florida endorsing Republican Ashley Moody's bid for state Attorney General.
TALLAHASSE – Attorney General Pam Bondi recently said a $148 million settlement has been reached with Uber Technologies regarding violations of the state's Information Protection Act (FIPA) and other related laws related to data breaches.
Republican candidate Ashley Moody is still besting her Democratic component Sean Shaw in the highly anticipated Attorney General race, the latest census from the St. Pete Polls reveals.
Democrat challengers aspiring to become the top lawyers in their states have received financial boosts from Tom Steyer, a billionaire investor and environmental activist who some feel is a driving force behind the recent string of climate change lawsuits struggling to persuade judges to punish the energy industry.
TALLAHASSEE - The race for state attorney general is shaping up as a tight one with Republican Ashley Moody ahead by a few points over Democrat Sean Shaw.
TALLAHASSEE - Remarks made by the newly elected Democrat nominee for attorney general on the role the state's chief law enforcer can play were "reckless and irresponsible," according to the Republican Attorneys General Association.
DADE CITY - Manufacturers and distributors of opioids have until next month to reply to a complaint filed by Florida that blames them, at least in part, for the epidemic of overdoses and deaths sweeping the state and country.
TALLAHASSEE – Experts say that scams that target elderly residents of Florida have become more frequent in recent years.
TALLAHASSEE – After felons in Florida have served their time, they are prohibited from voting in elections and their only hope to have the right restored is to seek clemency from the governor, a process that some view as unfair and antiquated.
TALLAHASSEE – Following Hurricane Irma, some companies are alleged to have illegally inflated prices of items that are non-negotiable when it comes to preparing for a massive storm.