Tag: Federal Trade Commission
Sunny Isles Beach Commissioner Dana Goldman was in the passenger seat when her husband, Michael Gates, allegedly backed into a parked car before leaving the scene. She has declined to say whether she heard him invoke her position when talking about the accident with police. (Image via DanaGoldman.net)

Scott PowersJuly 30, 2018
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Citing problems in Florida, Michigan and at least four other states, Florida’s Democratic U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson joined a colleague from Michigan Monday morning in asking the Federal Trade Commission to investigate SunPass contractor Conduent State & Local Solutions for possible illegal wrongdoing. The Florida Department of Transportation contracted with the Maryland-based company for $287 […]

Scott PowersJuly 26, 2018
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Under clouds raised by a lawsuit charging that he ran a veterans’ charity fraud, Orange County Republican State Committeeman Paul Paulson has resigned that post. Orange County Republican Executive Committee officials confirmed Thursday that Paulson has resigned, and the party will be filling his position late this summer. “This resolution allows everyone to move on […]

Drew WilsonSeptember 5, 2017
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U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson asked the Federal Trade Commission to keep a lookout for price gougers ahead of Hurricane Irma’s potential landfall on Florida shores. The Democratic senator sent a letter to acting FTC head Maureen Ohlhausen asking for the commission to watch for spikes in gas prices ahead of the storm and also in […]

Associated PressApril 18, 2017
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The daily fantasy sports industry sharply contracted since the online games offered by companies like FanDuel and DraftKings sparked court and legislative battles across the United States last year. More than two-thirds of companies that existed this time last year have shuttered, changed focus or joined with competitors, according to the Fantasy Sports Trade Association, […]

Mitch PerryAugust 23, 2016
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As Congressman Vern Buchanan waits to learn which Democrat he’ll face in November, he called today on Congress to help protect seniors against the growing number of financial scams, saying nearly one in five Americans over 65 will be victimized by fraud. The Longboat Key Republican has co-authored the Seniors Fraud Prevention Act, which would direct the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) […]


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