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Monthly Archives: February 2017


FEB. 21 2017
Will Trump Reverse Florida’s 2016 Criminal Justice Reforms?
Will Trump Reverse Florida’s 2016 Criminal Justice Reforms?
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Whether you see eye-to-eye with our new President’s views or not, everyone can agree that there is a shift in the direction our country is going. The Trump administration wants to eliminate Obamacare. Employment discrimination for LGBT people may soon be legal throughout the country.

 

Then there’s the criminal justice system. During the Obama administration, many reforms were made, including granting clemency to hundreds of drug offenders. Florida also made many reforms to our state’s criminal justice system in recent years, including some big moves in 2016 alone.

 

These actions may be viewed by the Trump administration as …

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FEB. 16 2017
Bradenton Mom Arrested for Having Sex with Teenagers at Party
Bradenton Mom Arrested for Having Sex with Teenagers at Party
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If you are the parent of a teenager, you might feel a strong temptation to behave in ways that encourage them to see you as “cool.” Maybe that means going easy on their curfew. Or letting them know you’re okay with them drinking as long as they’re safe. Or allowing them to throw parties at your house.

 

Well, one Bradenton woman took this last one to a whole new level recently, and now she faces multiple sex crime charges. What happened?

 

Jaimie Ayer, 40, was present at a party hosted by her underage child on December 23. …

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FEB. 10 2017
Theft Tip #1: Don’t Leave Your Teeth in a Stolen Car…
Theft Tip #1: Don’t Leave Your Teeth in a Stolen Car…
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Florida is notorious for wacky crime stories. There are even Twitter accounts and other social media pages dedicated to the antics of “Florida Man” that include headlines for out-there crimes. For example, “Florida Man Hands Joint to Cops.” Of all the crimes that are committed in Florida, however, no crime brings more bizarre headlines than theft.

 

In January, a woman from Lady Lake, Florida, was arrested for auto theft. The woman had been reported to the police after she tried to enter multiple homes, and when police arrived on the scene, she was attempting to get in a …

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FEB. 3 2017
5 Common Healthcare Fraud Schemes in Florida and Beyond
5 Common Healthcare Fraud Schemes in Florida and Beyond
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Every year, health insurance premiums get more expensive. The cost of some prescription drugs is in the hundreds of dollars. Worse, even with insurance a trip to the doctor or dentist can end up resulting in you getting billed thousands. Why is healthcare so expensive?

 

Part of the exorbitant cost of healthcare comes from rampant fraud throughout the healthcare system itself. Every year, healthcare fraud costs Americans tens of billions of dollars, with numbers reaching into the hundreds of billions. Yes, that is billions with a “B.”

 

This fraud comes in many forms. With so much money pouring …

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