Florida Office of the Attorney General News

Florida, New York reach settlement with company accused of using social media bots

By Florida Record | Apr 17, 2019

The attorneys general of New York and Florida have reached a settlement with a company accused of selling fake social media engagement.

Sixth Circuit judge declines to dismiss Florida AG's lawsuit vs opioid manufacturers

By Charmaine Little | Apr 8, 2019

Florida's attorney general has secured a win in court, as a judge in Pasco County has refused major opioid manufactrers' try to dismiss the AG’s case.

FLORIDA OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL: Attorney General Moody Sponsors Crime Victims’ Rights Resolution

By Press release submission | Apr 8, 2019

Attorney General Ashley Moody presented a resolution to the Governor and Florida Cabinet recognizing National Crime Victims’ Rights Week.

FLORIDA OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL: Attorney General Moody Swears In 2019 Florida Commission on the Status of Women Officers

By Press release submission | Mar 25, 2019

Attorney General Ashley Moody swore in the 2019 officers of the Florida Commission on the Status of Women.

FLORIDA OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL: Florida Helps Secure Multimillion Recovery Following Health Care Fraud Investigation

By Press release submission | Mar 18, 2019

Attorney General Ashley Moody’s Office helped secure a multimillion-dollar recovery following an investigation into a multistate health care fraud scheme.

FLORIDA OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL: Attorney General Moody Sponsors Resolution Recognizing Women’s History Month

By Press release submission | Mar 18, 2019

Attorney General Ashley Moody presented a resolution to the Governor and Florida Cabinet recognizing March as Women’s History Month in Florida.

FLORIDA OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL: Attorney General Moody Announces Senior Protection Team to Fight Fraud and Abuse

By Press release submission | Mar 11, 2019

Attorney General Ashley Moody today announced Florida’s Senior Protection Team, an intra-agency group of experts working together to fight fraud and abuse.

FLORIDA OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL: Florida Attorney Melvin Wright Inducted to ISOB

By Press release submission | Feb 4, 2019

Our personal injury attorney, Melvin B. Wright, has been inducted as a Fellow of the International Society of Barristers (ISOB).

FLORIDA OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL: Multistate Action to Protect Floridians Seeking Hip Replacements

By Press release submission | Jan 29, 2019

Attorney General Ashley Moody and 45 other attorneys general reached a $120 million nationwide consent judgment to protect people seeking hip replacements.

FLORIDA OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL: Attorney General Pam Bondi’s Office Obtains More Than $28 Million from Settlement Agreement with Wells Fargo

By Press release submission | Jan 3, 2019

Attorney General Pam Bondi announced that Florida will receive $28 million as part of a multimillion, multistate settlement entered with Wells Fargo Bank N.A. to resolve claims that the bank violated state consumer protection laws, among other laws.

FLORIDA OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL: Attorney General Bondi Announces $68 Million Multistate Settlement with UBS for Artificially Manipulating Interest Rates

By Press release submission | Dec 28, 2018

Florida Office of the Attorney General issued the following announcement on Dec. 21.Attorney General Pam Bondi today announced a $68 million, 40-state settlement, with UBS for fraudulent conduct involving the manipulation of the London Interbank Offered Rate.

FLORIDA OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL: Attorney General Bondi, Other State Attorneys General and Federal Government Announce $625 Million Settlement

By Press release submission | Dec 21, 2018

Attorney General Pam Bondi announced a $625 million multistate and federal settlement with a major pharmaceutical distributor.

Midland Credit Management multistate debt collection probe ends with settlement, Bondi says

By Claudia Balthazar | Dec 10, 2018

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.

State adds CVS, Walgreens to opioid suit

By John Breslin | Nov 30, 2018

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.

Gun control group's $2m investment in Florida election dwarfs national total for cycle

By John Breslin | Oct 15, 2018

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.

AG race heating up as polls show too close to call

By John Breslin | Oct 13, 2018

Two candidates in Florida's attorney general race ramped up attack ads this month.

Bondi, mortgage company reach settlement regarding misrepresentation of disaster forbearance plan

By Carrie Bradon | Oct 8, 2018

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.

More than 90 percent of Florida sheriffs endorse Moody for AG

By Karen Kidd | Oct 7, 2018

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.

Moody is "the real deal," says Walton County Sheriff

By Karen Kidd | Oct 6, 2018

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.

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