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Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater today invited Floridians to the 2014 Florida Unclaimed Property Auction. This public auction of more than 60,000 items valued in excess of $1 million will be held Saturday, August 9, at the Double Tree Airport Hotel in Orlando. A preview of items will be held on Friday, August 8.
Chief Financial Officer and State Fire Marshal Jeff Atwater today announced the arrest of Donald Gilles on arson charges after he allegedly set fire to a tractor trailer parked on the property of a Clermont convenient store.
 
Florida Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater today announced the arrest of Jacques Albert Calixte, owner and operator of the Haitian American Association against Cancer in Miami, for stealing nearly $300,000 intended to help screen Haitian American women for cancer.

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Florida's first-ever insurance consumer advocate is headed back to the post he inaugurated nearly 25 years ago. For the third time, Steve Burgess, 65, will become Florida's insurance watchdog, state CFO Jeff Atwater said Tuesday.
Get the smelling salts: A Florida property insurer is asking for a 9.3 percent rate cut. Consumer advocates are applauding but wondering why more insurers can’t do the same thing.
Eleven days ago, Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater asked a question that is on many Floridians’ minds: When will the cost of property insurance start coming down?