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Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater, who also serves as the state’s fire marshal, today announced the arrest of Isaiah Richardson, 16, after an investigation conducted by the Jacksonville State Fire Marshal’s Office and in partnership with the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office determined he intentionally set four recent fires in the Jacksonville area.
Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater today announced nine arrests for personal injury protection (PIP) fraud in Miami.  Charged in eight separate cases involving seven staged accidents, these individuals were arrested and charged for their involvement in the filing of more than $242,000 in fraudulent billings submitted to 11 insurance carries.
Florida's top financial officer said Tuesday that creating a "stress test" will help instill public confidence in the smaller insurers that have come to dominate Florida's property insurance market.