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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – In advance of the holiday weekend, CFO Atwater released the following statement commemorating our nation’s independence.
MIAMI, Fla. - The Florida Department of Financial Services’ Division of Insurance Fraud today announced the arrests of Luis Alfredo Hernandez, 51, and Etiame Caridad Ramjohn, 35, for transacting insurance without a license. Ramjohn, a convicted felon, and Hernandez were employed with Trinity Insurance Agency in Miami.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater, who also serves as Florida’s State Fire Marshal, urges Floridians to celebrate safely with fireworks this year. Summer is the season most associated with the use of fireworks, and it is important to use caution and to remember that fireworks can be dangerous when used improperly. In fact, Florida firefighters responded to nearly 200 fireworks-related incidents in 2014 and according to the National Fire Protection Association, more fires are reported on July 4th than on any other day.