Three Arrested in Medicaid Fraud Scheme Targeting Homeless
Attorney General Pam Bondi’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit, the Kissimmee Police Department, the Orlando Police Department and the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office announced the arrests of three individuals for allegedly defrauding the Medicaid program out of more than $10,000. According to the investigation, the owner of Genesis TCM, a provider of Targeted Case Management services and two Genesis employees, allegedly billed Medicaid for Targeted Case Management services never provided.More.
Attorney General Bondi Introduces Resolution Recognizing Uber’s Anti-Human Trafficking Efforts
Attorney General Pam Bondi introduced a resolution at the meeting of the Florida Governor and Cabinet recognizing Uber’s efforts and initiatives to educate drivers to help prevent human trafficking.
“Governor Scott and the Florida Cabinet joined me today in recognizing Uber’s proactive efforts to fight human trafficking,” said Attorney General Bondi. “The company and its drivers, operating in more than 70 countries, are uniquely positioned to help identify and ultimately prevent human trafficking and can play a key role in the fight to stop traffickers across the globe. Today’s resolution commends Uber for their commitment to safety in the communities drivers serve and in doing their part to put an end to this horrific crime.” More.
Attorney General Bondi’s Statement on State Attorney Ayala’s Neglect of Duty
Attorney General Pam Bondi released the following statement about State Attorney for the Ninth Judicial Circuit Aramis Ayala’s announcement that she “will not be seeking death penalty in cases handled in my office:”
“State Attorney Aramis Ayala’s decision today sends a dangerous message to residents and visitors of the greater Orlando area—furthermore, it is a blatant neglect of duty and a shameful failure to follow the law as a constitutionally elected officer.”
Attorney General Bondi Releases Latest Edition of Sunshine Manual
Attorney General Pam Bondi is releasing the 2017 Edition of the Government in the Sunshine Manual in recognition of Sunshine Week. Florida’s Sunshine Manual has been assisting the public, journalists and governmental agencies in understanding the requirements and exemptions to Florida’s open government laws for decades. The manual is written and printed through a 39-year partnership between the Florida Attorney General’s Office and the Florida First Amendment Foundation. More.