As part of National Consumer Protection Week, observed March 1-7, Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater, along with Florida Office of Insurance Regulation Commissioner Kevin McCarty and Florida Office of Financial Regulation Commissioner Drew Breakspear, reaffirm their commitment to advocating for Floridians. This year’s theme, Your Information Destination: Know Your Rights, provides an opportunity to remind all Floridians of the tools available through each office to help protect themselves and make more informed decisions.
The Florida Department of Financial Services today announced the recent arrest of Sandy Bernard Elmore, 35, on felony arson charges related to a Jacksonville apartment fire that occurred earlier this week. An investigation conducted in partnership by the Department’s Division of State Fire Marshal, the Jacksonville Fire Department and the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office determined that Elmore set his estranged girlfriend’s apartment on fire following a domestic dispute.
As part of Military Saves Week 2015, observed February 23-28, CFO Jeff Atwater reiterates his support for Florida’s active duty service members and veterans, and today released video testimonials of military members sharing their strategies for securing a solid financial future. Service members and their families are encouraged to view these testimonials, and begin now to implement the saving and budgeting strategies that work best for them.