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Florida Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Jimmy Patronis warns Floridians of the financial risks of not checking your credit on a regular basis. Checking your credit frequently can help stop identity fraud and financial ruin. As of July 2018, there is no longer a fee imposed on Floridians to freeze your credit, which was a top priority for CFO Patronis during the 2018 Legislative Session.
In the wake of Hurricane Florence’s impact on North and South Carolina and Virginia, Florida Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Jimmy Patronis warns Floridians to be on alert for charitable donation scams typically using reputable crowdfunding websites such as GoFundMe, RocketHub, Indiegogo or YouCaring.
Florida Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Jimmy Patronis announced the arrest of Carlos Guillermo Aponte, 44, of Palmetto Bay for three counts of insurance fraud and grand theft to defraud Citizens Property Insurance Corporation of more than $30,000 relating to Hurricane Irma. Formed in the wake of Hurricane Irma, CFO Patronis’ Disaster Fraud Action Strike Team (DFAST) deployed boots on the ground to combat insurance fraud and educate consumers on what to look out for after a storm.