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Florida News: Attorney General Pam Bondi and HCSO Stop Massive Smash and Grab Theft Ring

TALLAHASSEE, FL — Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi and the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office stopped a massive smash and grab theft ring responsible for nearly a million dollars in property loss.  Law enforcement arrested five members of the theft ring.  At least one fugitive is still wanted. Members of the crime organization face charges connected … Continue reading Florida News: Attorney General Pam Bondi and HCSO Stop Massive Smash and Grab Theft Ring

Florida News: Drug Dealer, Will Samuel Reaves, Sentenced for Trafficking Opioid Pills

TALLAHASSEE, FL – Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi’s Office of Statewide Prosecution today secured the sentencing of a convicted drug dealer charged with trafficking opioids.  Will Samuel Reaves, 46, received a 15-year sentence in the Florida State Prison.  The Honorable Brian Iten imposed the sentence on the defendant. Last month, a Manatee County jury found … Continue reading Florida News: Drug Dealer, Will Samuel Reaves, Sentenced for Trafficking Opioid Pills

Florida News: Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi Shuts Down $1.5M Theft Scheme

TALLAHASSEE, FL – Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi Thursday obtained a temporary injunction and asset freeze in conjunction with a complaint filed in Broward County to shutter a million-dollar scheme.  The court-ordered injunction shuts down an alleged scheme run by two individuals identified in the complaint as Lawrence Forno, a Florida-licensed attorney, and Richard B. … Continue reading Florida News: Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi Shuts Down $1.5M Theft Scheme

Florida News: Attorney General Bondi Activates Price Gouging Hotline as Tropical Storm Michael Approaches

TALLAHASSEE, FL — Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi yesterday activated Florida’s price gouging hotline for consumers in the Panhandle and Big Bend.  The opening of the hotline comes as Governor Rick Scott declares a state of emergency for 35 counties in the projected path of Tropical Storm Michael.  The storm is expected to strengthen before … Continue reading Florida News: Attorney General Bondi Activates Price Gouging Hotline as Tropical Storm Michael Approaches

Florida News: AG Pam Bondi Launches Tip Site to Report Allegations of Past Child Sex Abuse by Catholic Priests

TALLAHASSEE, FL — Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi yesterday launched a tip site for people to report allegations of past child sex abuse by Catholic priests in Florida.  The tip site is part of Attorney General Bondi’s ongoing investigation into all seven Catholic dioceses in the state.  The Florida Department of Law Enforcement is assisting … Continue reading Florida News: AG Pam Bondi Launches Tip Site to Report Allegations of Past Child Sex Abuse by Catholic Priests

Florida News: Heroin Trafficker, Willie Marion Jenkins, Sentenced to 25 Years in Prison

TALLAHASSEE, FL – The Attorney General Pam Bondi’s Office of Statewide Prosecution yesterday announced the conviction and sentencing of Willie Marion Jenkins, a St. Petersburg heroin trafficker.  OSP prosecuted the case and a Pinellas County jury found Jenkins guilty of trafficking illegal drugs and conspiracy to traffic illegal drugs.  The Honorable Frank Quesada imposed a … Continue reading Florida News: Heroin Trafficker, Willie Marion Jenkins, Sentenced to 25 Years in Prison

Florida News: Travel Agency, Legendary Journeys, Inc., Ruins Vacations, Leaves Consumers Out Millions

TALLAHASSEE, FL – Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi today filed legal action against a closed Florida travel agency that still owes consumers nationwide more than $3 million.  The defendants, Legendary Journeys, Inc., president and owner Adrian L. Ferguson, Jr., a/k/a Al Ferguson, and vice president Charles T. Scott, a/k/a Chuck Scott, operated a Sarasota-based travel … Continue reading Florida News: Travel Agency, Legendary Journeys, Inc., Ruins Vacations, Leaves Consumers Out Millions

Florida News: 6,378 Previously Untested Sexual Assault Kits Processed According to AG Pam Bondi

TALLAHASSEE, FL ­­– Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi today announced the latest progress report outlining the testing of thousands previously unprocessed sexual assault kits.  According to the latest Sexual Assault Kit Progress Report released by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, 6,378 backlogged kits have been tested so far.  State and private labs are testing … Continue reading Florida News: 6,378 Previously Untested Sexual Assault Kits Processed According to AG Pam Bondi