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The Department of Financial Services’ Division of Investigative and Forensic Services (DIFS), which operates under the direction of CFO Jeff Atwater, announced the arrest of Orlando resident Ricardo Aponte on workers’ compensation fraud charges following an elaborate scam involving an alleged on-the-job injury. Aponte claimed to have suffered a work-related neck injury that prevented him from bending his body and prohibited him from working. As a result, Aponte’s employer paid more than $500,000 in medical and lost-wage costs related to the supposed injury.
El viernes 2 de diciembre, el Oficial Principal de Finanzas Jeff Atwater y el Comisionado de Seguros David Altmaier lideraron una una mesa redonda con representantes de más de 25 compañías de seguros que operan en la Florida. En el final de la Temporada de Huracanes en el Atlántico 2016, el Oficial Principal de Finanzas Jeff Atwater y el Comisionado de Seguros David Altmaier invitaron a la industria de los seguros, así como a la Agencia Federal para el Manejo de Emergencias, a participar de una conversación sobre los éxitos y los desafíos relacionados con las primeras dos tormentas que la Florida ha enfrentado en más de diez años: los Huracanes Hermine y Matthew.
We highly recommend licensees routinely check their Mi Perfil accounts for messages from the Department. We send an email notification when a message has been sent to remind you to check your Mi Perfil account, but on rare occasions you may not receive that email. For this reason, we suggest you add our domains dfs.state.fl.us y MyFloridaCFO.com to your email software's Trusted or Safe Senders List to ensure you are able to receive email notifications from us. Licensees who have a valid email address on file with the Department, as required by law, are sent important email notifications when something affecting their application, license, continuing education, or appointment(s) occurs. Additionally, we will keep you informed with warnings regarding new schemes and scams being marketed to licensees. You can update your contact information through your Mi Perfil account. We want to keep you informed in a timely manner of pertinent information. You are still required to abide by the Florida Insurance Code regardless of whether you read the information we provide or attempt to provide.