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Insurance Consumer Advocate

Sha'Ron James

Contact Us
Mailing: 200 East Gaines St.
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0308

For Consumer Assistance:
Contact the Division of
Consumer Services within the
Department of Financial Services

Online at
Consumer Services
Toll-free in Florida
Out of State
(850) 413-3089

Public Records Requests

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Money Service Business Workers' Comp Fraud
Work Group

The purpose of the work group is to review in depth the practices of the check cashing services industry that aid in workers' compensation premium fraud. Through research and hearings the work group shall identify the loopholes that allow "shell" construction companies to be established; evaluate the operation of check cashing services; identify any ambiguity related to enforcement of the laws governing these entities; and identify any potential revisions to the statutory framework to eliminate workers' compensation premium fraud.


  • Ashley Mayer - Director of the Office of Policy, Research, and Legislative Affairs
  • Robin Westcott - Insurance Consumer Advocate

Contact Us

  • Address: 200 East Gaines Street, Tallahassee, FL 32399-0319
  • Telephone: 850/413-2863

Workgroup Meeting Dates

Final Report of the Work Group

Legislative Presentation

House Insurance & Banking Committee


Research Documents

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