Tag: consumer protection

Ryan NicolNovember 23, 2018
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3min30
Thanksgiving is a time for family, dodging political arguments and, of course, the start of holiday shopping season. With that last note in mind, Attorney General Pam Bondi is out with her 2018 shopping guide to help consumers avoid getting scammed this holiday season. “My holiday Consumer Protection Guide is full of great advice for making […]

Staff ReportsNovember 24, 2017
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6min21
In advance of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Agriculture and Consumer Services Commissioner Adam Putnam and Attorney General Pam Bondi offered shopping tips to help consumers avoid scams. Putnam’s office says to keep the following tips in mind while shopping on Black Friday: — Some retailers may inflate prices ahead of Black Friday to create […]

Jim RosicaJuly 10, 2017
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4min67
A Tallahassee-based circuit judge will hear arguments Monday in a lawsuit against Attorney General Pam Bondi that claims she forces businesses to pony up millions of dollars to unregistered charities as part of settlements in consumer protection cases. Circuit Judge Charles Dodson will hear the case at 2 p.m. in the Leon County Courthouse, dockets accessed Friday show. The plaintiff, Orlando […]

Associated PressJune 7, 2016
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6min23
As Texas regulators investigated Trump University for fraud six years ago, Donald Trump‘s lawyers tried the same defenses the presumptive Republican presidential nominee cited again as recently as Tuesday — that the now-defunct real-estate workshops were top-notch and the students overwhelmingly satisfied. But internal emails reviewed by The Associated Press show the staff of then-State […]

Jim RosicaMay 12, 2016
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4min46
Frontier Communications’ top executive for Florida operations says the company “apologize(s) to every Tampa Bay area customer who has experienced service disruptions.” Melanie Williams, senior vice-president and general manager for operations in Florida, released a statement Thursday. That’s the same day Attorney General Pam Bondi said she was “cautiously optimistic that Frontier disruptions in services will […]

Jim RosicaMay 12, 2016
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5min64
Pam Bondi came ready to rumble against Frontier Communications — and it looks like she won.  The state’s attorney general announced Thursday the Connecticut-based telecommunications company had “committed to improving communications and customer services in Florida.” “After a lengthy, productive meeting with Frontier executives, I am cautiously optimistic that Frontier disruptions in services will be quickly […]


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