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Ashley Moody Warns About Scammers Using LinkedIn to Execute Crypto-Investment Scheme

Last week, state Attorney General Ashley Moody issued a Consumer Alert to warn Floridians about scammers using LinkedIn to target potential cryptocurrency investors. A recent LinkedIn blog post claims there is a rise in fraudulent activity across the internet—including on the company’s platform. According to recent reports, users lost more than $1.6 million to cryptocurrency investment schemes utilizing LinkedIn to contact targets. One Floridian recently lost more than $280,000—their entire life savings. The Global Anti-Scam Organization reported that many fake LinkedIn accounts associated with the scheme originate from Southeast Asia.
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As Summer Starts, Ashley Moody Warns Floridians About HVAC Scams

With this week marking the beginning of summer and as Floridians start turning down the thermostat, Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody warned about HVAC scams. Moody released “Scams at a Glance: Keep Your Cool” on Tuesday. This new resource is full of information to help Floridians spot and avoid scams while trying to repair, replace or service air conditioning units.
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Ashley Moody: $14 Million From $233 Million Questcor Headed to Florida Medicaid Program

Last week, Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody announced she helped secure more than $233 million through a multistate action alleging that a nationwide pharmaceutical company defrauded Medicaid. Mallinckrodt ARD, LLC, formerly known as Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc, sells and markets pharmaceuticals nationwide. Of the more than $233 million secured through this...
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Ashley Moody: Joe Biden Using School Lunches for Political Purposes

This week, state Attorney General Ashley Moody called on President Joe Biden to “withdraw a federal agency’s new directive that threatens to deny much-needed food programs to school-aged children.”. Moody’s office explained why the Florida attorney general is upset. “The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s recent memo imposes...
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Ashley Moody re-election campaign raises big, spends little in May

Democrats are running low-budget Primary campaigns as the AG keeps fundraising. Attorney General Ashley Moody faces no opponent in the Republican Primary, even as three Democrats vie for the chance to face her in November. In that context, Moody raised a lot more than she spent in May, while her...
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Attorney General Ashley Moody Releases Fast Facts on Fentanyl to Educate Parents

TALLAHASSEE, FLORIDA – Attorney General Ashley Moody is releasing a new informational toolkit about protecting children from digital drug dealers during summer break—when kids often spend more time online. The Fast Facts on Fentanyl Toolkit highlights how drug dealers utilize social media to sell illicit substances, and warns...

Ashley Moody Warns Floridians About Text Message Scam

This week, Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody warned Floridians about an emerging text message scam offering a ‘free gift’ for paying a bill on time. The Better Business Bureau details recent reports of this scheme that entices text recipients with the promise of a present to click on a link to an unfamiliar website requesting personal information. Moody reminded Floridians to never use links from unknown phone numbers or reply to suspicious messages—especially if free gifts or money are promised.
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‘A strong advocate for justice’: Ashley Moody backs Tom Fabricio for re-election

‘Tom Fabricio has accomplished many great things in the Florida House.’. Florida’s “top cop” just endorsed Republican Rep. Tom Fabricio’s re-election bid in House District 110. On Thursday, Fabricio’s campaign announced the support of Attorney General Ashley Moody, a former federal prosecutor and circuit court judge...
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Lawyers for Gov.DeSantis, Attorney General Ashley Moody try to stop instruction fight

Lawyers for Gov. Ron DeSantis and Attorney General Ashley Moody are fighting an attempt to block a state law and regulations that limit the way race-related issues can be taught in public schools and in workplace training. In a court document filed last week, the lawyers argued Chief U.S. District Judge Mark Walker should reject a request for a preliminary injunction in a lawsuit filed in April, after Governor DeSantis signed the controversial law. Judge Walker is scheduled to hold a hearing June 21 on the issue. Plaintiffs allege that the law and regulations violate First Amendment rights, however lawyers for Governor DeSantis and Moody disputed that the restrictions violate speech rights in schools and workplaces.

Florida AG Ashley Moody: NYC Health Dept. ads empowering ‘safe’ drug use are ‘deadly’

The Sunshine State officials doubled down on their disdain for a controversial New York City Health Department ad campaign that tells junkies to not be ashamed of their drug habits — ripping Big Apple leaders for going “far off the rails” to deliver a deadly and reckless message. Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody tweeted a copy of one of the woke NYC subway ads — which also says druggies should feel “empowered” when they use potentially lethal fentanyl safely, even though the substance was the the leading cause of death among Americans ages 18 to 45 in 2020, according to one analysis. “There...

How Attorney General Ashley Moody failed Floridians | Editorial

The eyes of Texas’ legal establishment are on its disgraced attorney general, Ken Paxton. The Texas Bar has taken steps to discipline Paxton for his fraudulent attempt to sell Donald Trump’s Big Lie to the Supreme Court, and Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody should be watching very closely. Moody tried to sell the Big Lie, too, so the Paxton case reflects on her. Not since the slave states ...
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Ashley Moody sides with Gov. DeSantis in redistricting case

Her office filed a brief with the Florida Supreme Court on Friday. Attorney General Ashley Moody’s office filed a brief with the Florida Supreme Court supporting the congressional map signed by Gov. Ron DeSantis. The brief, filed jointly with the Secretary of State’s office, adopts the argument that the...

Ashley Moody, FCC Teaming Up to Take on Robocalls

Last week, Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) officially teamed up in the fight against robocalls. A new Memorandum of Understanding between state and federal robocall investigators establishes critical information sharing and cooperation structures to allow both agencies to better investigate illegal caller ID spoofing and robocall scams nationwide. The MOU will allow the Florida Attorney General’s investigators to access information that may have been previously unobtainable and will assist with ongoing efforts to protect Floridians from scams involving illegal robocalls.
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Marco Rubio, Ashley Moody warn feds about SCOTUS abortion intimidation

'As you know, there is an ongoing, coordinated campaign of intimidation.'. In separate letters to U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland, two leading Florida Republicans raised red flags about protesters at the homes of Supreme Court Justices. Anxious that the abortion framework established by 1973’s Roe v. Wade may be overturned...
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Ashley Moody eclipses $5M cash on hand for re-election campaign

Incumbent Attorney General raised more than $600K in April. Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody continued her strong fundraising in April, bringing in more than $600,000 between her campaign account and political committee. Last month, the first-term Republican raised $508,650 to Friends of Ashley Moody and $94,325 in hard money. Between...
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Ashley Moody blasts ‘disinformation’ about Parental Rights in Education bill

The GOP AG denounced a 'smear campaign' from critics of the bill. Florida’s Attorney General defended the state’s “Parental Rights in Education” law Monday against an attack from a Democratic U.S. Senator from Connecticut, calling it more “disinformation” from the Left. Republican Ashley Moody...

Ashley Moody calls DHS Disinformation board ‘un-American’

Attorney General Ashley Moody is calling on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to terminate the creation of the Disinformation Governance Board which aims to prevent disinformation and misinformation from circulating around the country.
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Ashley Moody announces Walgreens settles for $680M, concluding ‘historic’ opioid litigation in Florida

The settlement from Walgreens brings the total funds secured via the state's litigation efforts to more than $3 billion. Walgreens will pay a $680 million settlement after the state took the drugstore to trial for its role in the opioid crisis, concluding the state’s legal crusade against companies involved in fueling the epidemic, Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody announced Thursday in Tampa.