Tag: Frank Tsamoutales

Jim RosicaApril 26, 2016

Lobbyist Frank Tsamoutales and former Florida Senate President Mike Haridopolos have settled their respective lawsuits against each other, court records show. The terms of the agreement, reached earlier this month, were not available in online court dockets. Haridopolos and Douglas Marks, Tsamoutales’ attorney, did not immediately respond to separate emails sent Tuesday. Tsamoutales sued first in February, in Leon County. He is based in […]

Peter SchorschApril 5, 2016

After openly floating a state Senate candidacy — and thereby reneging on his promise to back state Rep. Ritch Workman in his hometown district — former Senate President Mike Haridopolos said Tuesday he will not seek to return to the Legislature. “After thoroughly considering this opportunity and the call by many in my community to run for the state Senate, weighted with what is […]

Jim RosicaFebruary 10, 2016

A lawyer for lobbyist Frank Tsamoutales on Wednesday said former Florida Senate President Mike Haridopolos‘ countersuit in an ongoing breach of contract dispute is “baseless.” “It is just sad and disappointing that after having been treated for years with nothing but kindness and generosity that Mike Haridopolos is now making these baseless claims for money he did […]

Jim RosicaFebruary 9, 2016

The day after lobbyist Frank Tsamoutales sued former Senate President Mike Haridopolos for fraud and breach of contract, Haridopolos shot back with his own lawsuit, saying Tsamoutales never paid him. Haridopolos filed his own breach of contract claim Tuesday in Brevard Circuit Civil Court; the former senator lives in Merritt Island. He served as President in 2010-12 and ran unsuccessfully for the U.S. Senate, ending his campaign […]

Jim RosicaFebruary 9, 2016

Longtime lobbyist Frank Tsamoutales has filed suit against former Senate President Mike Haridopolos, who until recently worked for him, saying the ex-politician committed fraud and breach of contract by “trading on his former political positions to receive large sums of money” instead of “performing meaningful work,” according to a complaint. Haridopolos called the suit “laughable,” saying […]

Ryan RayAugust 12, 2015

Tsamoutales Strategies – the three-lobbyist firm where former Senate President Mike Haridopolos plies his trade – collected $180,000 in fees between April 1 and June 30, according to recently submitted compensation reports. The U.S. arm of Spain-based company Abengoa Water anchored the firm’s client list, contributing between $30,000 – $39,999 for both legislative and executive lobbying […]


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