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Volume 16 | 2019

Past Issues

27 de diciembre de 2019

Message from the CFO on the New Year and Smoke Alarm Safety
News Releases

20 de diciembre de 2019

Message from the CFO on Happy Holidays and Patronis Pup of the Month
News Releases

13 de diciembre de 2019

Message from the CFO on Christmas Tree Fire Safety & Avoiding Holiday Scams
News Releases

27 de noviembre de 2019

Message from the CFO on Thanksgiving
News Releases

22 de noviembre de 2019

Message from the CFO on Thanksgiving Fire Safety
News Releases

15 de noviembre de 2019

Message from the CFO on honoring Florida's Fallen Firefighters
News Releases

8 de noviembre de 2019

Message from the CFO on Veterans Day
News Releases

1 de noviembre de 2019

Message from the CFO on Daylight Saving Time and Free Credit Monitoring for Military Service Members
News Releases

25 de octubre de 2019

Message from the CFO on Retirement Security Week and Drug Take Back Day
News Releases

18 de octubre de 2019

Message from the CFO on Storm Prep and FEMA Appointment
News Releases

11 de octubre de 2019

Message from the CFO on Hurricane Michael Insurance Claims Assistance Village
News Releases

4 de octubre de 2019

Message from the CFO on Breast Cancer Awareness Month
News Releases

27 de septiembre de 2019

Message from the CFO on the Florida Blockchain Task Force
News Releases

20 de septiembre de 2019

Message from the CFO on College Savings Planning
News Releases

13 de septiembre de 2019

Message from the CFO on Remembering 9/11, Disaster Preparedness & Avoiding Scams
News Releases

2 de agosto de 2019

Message from the CFO on Summer Updates
News Releases

14 de enero de 2019

Message from the CFO on Inauguration Day
News Releases

21 de diciembre de 2018

Message from the CFO to Spread the Holiday Spirit
News Releases

10 de diciembre de 2018

Message from the CFO on the Fallen Firefighter Memorial
News Releases

30 de noviembre de 2018

Message from the CFO on Online Shopping Scams
News Releases

20 de noviembre de 2018

Message from the CFO on Giving Thanks
News Releases

26 de octubre de 2018

Message from the CFO on Hurricane Michael Recovery
News Releases

5 de octubre de 2018

Message from the CFO on First Responders
News Releases

28 de septiembre de 2018

Message from the CFO on Florida's Economic Freedom
News Releases

21 de septiembre de 2018

Message from the CFO on Workers' Compensation Insurance
News Releases

7 de septiembre de 2018

Message from the CFO on Hurrcane Preparation
News Releases

24 de agosto de 2018

Message from the CFO on Insurance Fraud
News Releases

17 de agosto de 2018

Message from the CFO on Protecting Your Identity
News Releases

10 de agosto de 2018

Message from the CFO on Firefighters and Cancer Rates
News Releases

3 de agosto de 2018

Message from the CFO on the Unclaimed Property Auction
News of Interest
We Will Expedite Election Cybersecurity Payments
National Flood Insurance Program Extension Good for Floridians, Reforms Can’t Skyrocket Rates
Child Pool Safety Must Be Our Top Concern
Florida Economic Briefs

27 de julio de 2018

Message from the CFO on Financial Scams Targeting the Military
News of Interest
CFO Patronis: First Year in Office Report
$321 Million Back to Florida Residents and Businesses in One Year
Florida Economic Briefs

20 de julio de 2018

Message from the CFO on Electric Car Fires
News of Interest
On Military Consumer Protection Day, Florida Must Protect Our Heroes from Fraud
New Arson K9 Ginger Welcomed to the Team
CFO Patronis on Florida Becoming a $1 Trillion Economy
Florida Economic Briefs

11 de julio de 2018

Message from the CFO on Credit Freeze Fees
News of Interest
Update on Assistance for Eastpoint Fire Victims
First Hurricane of the 2018 Season Reminds Floridians to Prepare Now
Florida Economic Briefs

4 de julio de 2018

Happy Fourth of July

29 de Junio de 2018

Message from the CFO on Cryptocurrency and Cybersecurity
News of Interest
Florida Needs Cryptocurrency Oversight
Florida Economic Briefs

22 de Junio de 2018

Message from the CFO on Florida's Bond Rating
News of Interest
CFO Jimmy Patronis: SEC Right to Appoint Cryptocurrency Chief
CFO Jimmy Patronis: New Lobbyist Registration Will Benefit Consumers
Florida Economic Briefs

15 de Junio de 2018

Message from the CFO on Post-storm Fraud
News of Interest
CFO Jimmy Patronis Announces Additional Workers’ Comp Cost Reductions for Florida Businesses
$140,000 AOB Fraud Scheme Across Eight Florida Counties Lands Contractor with Grand Theft and Racketeering Charges
$1 Million in Grants Awarded for Fire Safety Equipment Supports Florida Firefighters
Florida Economic Briefs

6 de Junio de 2018

Message from the CFO on Post-storm Fraud
News of Interest
CFO Jimmy Patronis Consumer Alert: Floridians Must Protect Themselves Against Cryptocurrency Scams
Hurricane Season is Here, Insurance Coverages You Didn’t Know You May Need for the 2018 Hurricane Season
Florida Economic Briefs

25 de Mayo de 2018

Message from the CFO on Remembering our Fallen
News of Interest
Report Suspicious Activity Surrounding Hurricane Damage Repairs
Operation Rent-To-Burn: $187,000 Arson-for-Profit Crime Ring Taken Down
Brandon Woman Charged with Public Assistance Fraud After Collecting $90,000 in Public Assistance Benefits While Earning Six-Figure Salary
Florida Economic Briefs

18 de Mayo de 2018

Message from the CFO on Lobbying Citizens
News of Interest
CFO Patronis on Attorney General Bondi's Lawsuit Against Major Opioid Manufacturers and Distributors
Operation S.A.F.E., Be Scam Smart Workshops
Florida Economic Briefs

11 de Mayo de 2018

Message from the CFO on Storm Preparation
News of Interest
CFO's Division of Investigative and Forensic Services Investigates Insurance Fraud in Williams Murder Case
State Fire Marshal Patronis Calls On Communities to Help Stop Arson
Operation S.A.F.E., Be Scam Smart Workshops
Florida Economic Briefs

3 de Mayo de 2018

Message from the CFO on Law Enforcement Memorial
News of Interest
CFO Jimmy Patronis: Lobby Registration Requirement Should Apply to Citizens Property Insurance Corporation
Reduction of Workers’ Comp Rates Could Save Florida Businesses More Than $79 Million
Operation S.A.F.E., Be Scam Smart Workshops
Florida Economic Briefs

27 de Abril de 2018

Message from the CFO on Economic Independence
News of Interest
CFO Jimmy Patronis’ Division of Consumer Services Donates 1,000 Financial Literacy Books for Kids
Operation S.A.F.E., Be Scam Smart Workshops
Florida Economic Briefs

18 de Abril de 2018

Message from the CFO on Business Tax
News of Interest
CFO Jimmy Patronis Awards Senator Rene Garcia First 'Champion of Consumers' Award
CFO Patronis Releases Top 10 Most Wanted Criminals
Operation S.A.F.E., Be Scam Smart Workshops
Florida Economic Briefs

13 de Abril de 2018

Message from the CFO on Digital Scams
News of Interest
CFO Jimmy Patronis Releases Top 7 Tips to Boost Financial Education during Financial Literacy Month
Operation S.A.F.E., Be Scam Smart Workshops
Florida Economic Briefs

6 de Abril de 2018

Message from the CFO on Hurricane Season
News of Interest
Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis Appoints Marc Dunbar to Citizens Board of Governors
CFO Jimmy Patronis Reappoints Bryan Anderson to Florida Board Supporting Families of Children with Birth-Related Neurological Injuries
Florida Economic Briefs

28 de Marzo de 2018

Message from the CFO on Workers' Comp for First Responders
News of Interest
CFO Praises Gov. Scott for Signing Legislation to Modernize Agency
Florida Economic Briefs

21 de Marzo de 2018

Message from the CFO on Record Unclaimed Property Returns
News of Interest
On Gov. Scott Signing the Credit Report Freeze Fee Bill
CFO Announces Record-Breaking Unclaimed Property Returns - $37.8 Million Returned in February
CFO Patronis Praises Gov. Rick Scott for Signing House Bill 29 for Florida's Military Community
Florida Economic Briefs

14 de Marzo de 2018

Message from the CFO on Legislative Success
News of Interest
Unanimous Support for First Responders, Consumers, and Florida's Military Community
Florida Economic Briefs

8 de Marzo de 2018

Message from the CFO on Fire Service
Fallen Firefighters Honored
News of Interest
SFM Patronis Honors Recipients of the 2018 Fire Service Awards on Firefighter Appreciation Day
Overwhelming Support to Eliminate the Credit Report Freeze Fee
Florida Economic Briefs

28 de Febrero de 2018

Message from the CFO on Unclaimed Property
Cities drop opposition to workers' comp changes
News of Interest
Florida Economic Briefs

21 de Febrero de 2018

Message from the CFO on First Reponder Health
News of Interest
CFO Jimmy Patronis Increases Investment in Israel to Unprecedented Amount
Fighting for Florida Consumers
Florida Economic Briefs

7 de Febrero de 2018

Message from the CFO on Unclaimed Property
News of Interest
Florida Economic Briefs

31 de enero de 2018

Message from the CFO on Influenza Outbreak
News of Interest
$1.8 Million Workers’ Comp Scam Leads to the Arrest of Jacksonville Company Owner
Florida Economic Briefs

24 de enero de 2018

Message from the CFO on Financial Literacy
News of Interest
CFO Jimmy Patronis Appoints Robert Doyle to the Treasury Investment Committee
Operation S.A.F.E., Be Scam Smart Workshops
Florida Economic Briefs

17 de enero de 2018

Message from the CFO on Firefighters' Health Issues
News of Interest
Take Immediate Action to Fight Flu Epidemic
CFO Patronis on Passage of Credit Report Freeze Fee Bill Out of Final House Committee
Operation S.A.F.E., Be Scam Smart Workshops
Florida Economic Briefs

10 de enero de 2018

Message from the CFO on Ending the Credit Report Freeze Fee
News of Interest
CFO Jimmy Patronis, Commissioner Putnam Urge Lawmakers to End Credit Report Freeze Fee
Operation S.A.F.E., Be Scam Smart Workshops
Florida Economic Briefs

3 de enero de 2018

Message from the CFO on Financial Literacy
News of Interest
Florida Economic Briefs

27 de diciembre de 2017

Message from the CFO: Happy New Year!
News of Interest
Florida Economic Briefs

20 de diciembre de 2017

Message from the CFO: Merry Christmas!
News of Interest
Florida Economic Briefs

13 de diciembre de 2017

Message from the CFO on Swearing in Arson Dog Oregon
News of Interest
CFO and State Fire Marshal Jimmy Patronis Swears In New Explosive Detecting K9
Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis Sponsors Resolution For Children’s Home Society of Florida
State Fire Marshal Patronis: Prevent a Holiday Fire with These Top Five Safety Tips
CFO Patronis Meets With Fire Service Community to Increase Cancer and PTSD Benefits for Firefighters
Florida Economic Briefs

6 de diciembre de 2017

Message from the CFO on Firefighters and Health Care
News of Interest
CFO on Florida Community Selected to Host Remotely Piloted Aircraft Headquarters
Florida Economic Brief

29 de noviembre de 2017

Message from the CFO on End of Hurricane Season
News of Interest
CFO Jimmy Patronis: Florida Must End Credit Report Freeze Fee
Miami Homeowner Arrested Following Attempt to Steal $178,200 in Damage Claims
Disaster Fraud Action Strike Team Cracks Down on Insurance Fraud After Hurricane Irma
Florida Economic Briefs

22 de noviembre de 2017

Message from the CFO Wishing a Happy Thanksgiving to All
News of Interest
Top 7 Fire Safety Tips
Florida Economic Briefs

15 de noviembre de 2017

Message from the CFO on Holiday Safety
News of Interest
NW Florida Volunteer Firefighter Training Weekend Postponed by Hurricane Irma Is Back On
Anna Alexopoulos Farrar Joins DFS as Communications Director
CFO Patronis' Office to Host Live Insurance Phone Bank in Tampa
Florida Economic Briefs

8 de noviembre de 2017

Message from the CFO to Veterans: "Thank You for Your Service"
News of Interest
CFO Patronis Sponsors Resolution to Raise Awareness for Type 2 Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease
CFO Patronis on Health Care Coverage for Florida Children
Florida Insurance Fraud Detective Earns Medal of Heroism for Irma Rescue
$1 Million Work Comp Scam Leads to Arrest of Construction Company Owner
Florida Economic Briefs

1 de noviembre de 2017

Message from the CFO on Change Your Clock, Change Your Batteries
News of Interest
CFO Patronis and Representative McGhee to Co-Host Miami Insurance Forum
Operation S.A.F.E., Be Scam Smart Workshops
Florida Economic Briefs

25 de octubre de 2017

Message from the CFO on the Federal Health Insurance Tax
News of Interest
CFO Patronis’ Insurance Consumer Helpline Recovers More Than $9 Million for Floridians in Third Quarter
CFO Patronis’ Disaster Fraud Action Strike Team Nets Fly-By-Night Contractor in Fort Myers
Operation S.A.F.E., Be Scam Smart Workshops
Florida Economic Briefs

18 de octubre de 2017

Message from the CFO on the Federal Health Insurance Tax
News of Interest
Elizabeth Boyd Promoted to Deputy Chief Financial Officer
CFO Patronis Honors Fallen Firefighters During Annual Ceremony in Ocala
Recent Posts to Facebook from the Department of Financial Services @FLDFS
Operation S.A.F.E., Be Scam Smart Workshop in Altamonte Springs on November 1
Florida Economic Brief

11 de octubre de 2017

Message from the CFO on the Fallen Firefighter Memorial
News of Interest
Insurance Assistance Available After Nate
CFO Patronis Deploys DFS Law Enforcement Assets to Assist in Puerto Rico
Miami Insurance Agent Charged with Creating Fake Insurance Policies to Steal $276,000 in Insurance Premiums
Operation S.A.F.E., Be Scam Smart Workshop in Altamonte Springs on November 1
Florida Economic Briefs

4 de octubre de 2017

Message from the CFO on Fire Prevention Week
News of Interest
CFO Patronis Keynotes Women’s Hall of Fame Event in Orlando
CFO Patronis Attends Latin America Summit in Miami
Operation S.A.F.E., Be Scam Smart Workshop in Davie on October 12
Florida Economic Briefs

27 de septiembre de 2017

Message from the CFO on Storm Recovery
News of Interest
Scott Fennell Joins DFS as Deputy Chief Financial Officer
CFO Patronis Attends Securities and Insurance Licensing Association’s National Conference
Florida Economic Briefs

20 de septiembre de 2017

Message from the CFO on Scams After the Storm
News of Interest
CFO and State Fire Marshal Jimmy Patronis Offers Full Support to Ensure the Life Safety of Floridians
CFO Patronis Tours Hurricane Irma Damage in the Florida Keys While Spreading Post-Storm Recovery and Insurance Resources
Florida Economic Briefs

13 de septiembre de 2017

Message from the CFO on the Impact of Hurricane Irma
CFO Patronis Partners with Senator Marco Rubio to Open Insurance Villages and Disaster Recovery Centers Across FL
News of Interest
After Irma's Impact
Florida Economic Briefs

6 de septiembre de 2017

Message from the CFO on Hurricane Irma
News of Interest
CFO Patronis and Commissioner Altmaier: Florida Insurance Industry Preparing for Hurricane Irma
Florida Economic Briefs

30 de agosto de 2017

Message from the CFO on Hurricane Harvey
News of Interest
Orlando Unclaimed Property Auction Earns $1.186M
Florida Economic Briefs

23 de agosto de 2017

Message from the CFO on Two Insurance Fraud Cases
News of Interest
CFO Patronis Invites Floridians to Second Unclaimed Property Auction in Orlando
Florida Economic Briefs

16 de agosto de 2017

Message from the CFO on the Unclaimed Property Auction in Orlando
News of Interest
How to Avoid a Perfect Storm: Free Disaster Preparedness Workshop Next Week in Pensacola
Florida Economic Briefs

9 de agosto de 2017

Message from the CFO on Unclaimed Federal Savings Bonds
News of Interest
Recent News from the CFO's Office
Operation S.A.F.E., Be Scam Smart Workshops in Starke and Gainesville
Florida Economic Briefs

2 de agosto de 2017

Message from the CFO on Back to School Tax Holiday
News of Interest
First 2017 Unclaimed Property Auction Earns $1.194 Million
Recent News from the CFO's Office
Florida Economic Briefs

26 de julio de 2017

Message from the CFO on Fighting Fraud
News of Interest
CFO Patronis Invites Floridians to 2017 Unclaimed Property Auction in Fort Lauderdale
Florida Economic Briefs

19 de julio de 2017

Message from the CFO on the Insurance Consumer Helpline
News of Interest
Florida Economic Briefs

12 de julio de 2017

Message from the CFO on the Annual Unclaimed Property Auction
News of Interest
CFO Patronis Launches Firefighter Grant Program with Check Delivery to Monticello Volunteer Fire Department
Operation S.A.F.E., Be Scam Smart Workshops in Tampa on July 18 and 19
Florida Economic Briefs

5 de julio de 2017

Message from the CFO on the Honor of Serving Florida
News of Interest
Florida Economic Briefs

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