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Jeffrey Atwater

Florida State Senate president Jeff Atwater won the 2010 Cabinet position of Chief Financial Officer over Democrat Loranne Ausley. He hails from North Palm Beach and will be replacing Democrat Alex Sink, who ran for governor.
Florida State Senate president Jeff Atwater won the 2010 Cabinet position of Chief Financial Officer over Democrat Loranne Ausley. He hails from North Palm Beach and will be replacing Democrat Alex Sink, who ran for governor. « Show less

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  • Is PIP insurance fraud rampant?

    Is PIP insurance fraud rampant?
    Consider these points: The average payout for a personal injury protection claim increased over the past seven years — but not enough to keep up with the inflation rate for health care. The conviction rate for suspicious personal injury claims has...
  • Which elected officials from Florida are endorsing the candidates?

    Which elected officials from Florida are endorsing the candidates?
    Floridians who have endorsed Mitt Romney  - FL AG Adam Putnam is our state chairman - FL CFO Jeff Atwater is our state finance chairman - FL AG Pam Bondi is a national advisor - State Sen. John Thrasher (District 8-Jacksonville) - State Sen. JD Alexander...
  • On foreclosure fraud, Bondi comes up short

    On foreclosure fraud, Bondi comes up short
    All of America is suffering. But five states have been hit particularly hard by foreclosures — and foreclosure fraud. In four of those five states, attorneys general have aggressively stood up for their constituents. A.G.'s in Arizona, California,...
  • Got plans to travel? Be careful about buying travel insurance

    Recent Florida investigations reveal consumers should be very careful about which companies they buy travel insurance from, as state law requires such companies to be registered and licensed with the state. Florida Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater’...
  • Daniel Vasquez: Beware Florida Unclaimed Property scam

    Daniel Vasquez: Beware Florida Unclaimed Property scam
    Florida officials are warning residents about a new scam that targets those who hope to recover unclaimed cash or property from the state. The scam: Florida’s Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater today warned consumers about a new scam  - and...
  • Both fraudsters and lawmakers make you pay

    Both fraudsters and lawmakers make you pay
    If you live in Florida long enough, you know that certain words mean trouble's brewing. Like "Category 5." Well, here's another: "Reform." Any time a Tallahassee politician says it, you're also in harm's way. Especially when it comes to insurance....
  • Insurers' legislative wish-list and how it affects you

    Insurers' legislative wish-list and how it affects you
    Florida insurance industry representatives know state lawmakers may not end up spending as much time on insurance issues during the legislative session that starts in January as they have in years past. But some have a wish-list of changes they said...
  • State targets staged accidents and insurance fraud

    State targets staged accidents and insurance fraud
    The race is on. Some state leaders and insurers are mobilizing to drive legislation fighting auto insurance fraud to the finish line during the lawmaking session that starts in January. Bills proposed this year to attack fraudulent personal injury...
  • Florida leaders demand insurers fork over fraud data

    Florida leaders demand insurers fork over fraud data
    Florida Insurance Consumer Advocate Robin Westcott told Florida Cabinet members today that the first thing required to address automobile insurance fraud is to get more information from the insurance industry on where the money for claims is going, what...
  • Tough questions on auto insurance fraud legislation

    Tough questions on auto insurance fraud legislation
    Despite support from Florida’s top leaders on the need for new laws to fight automobile insurance fraud, the proposals faced intense scrutiny at House and Senate insurance committee meetings today. Several Senators demanded insurers and others...
  • 8 charged in $70 million workers' comp scheme

    8 charged in $70 million workers' comp scheme
    Eight contractors have been charged in a $70 million "cheat to compete" scheme involving workers' compensation fraud and money laundering, Broward County Sheriff Al Lamberti and Florida Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater announced in a joint press...