Archives for May 2015

Ready or not, hurricane season arrives Monday

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – May 29, 2015 – Florida is due for a hurricane. Overdue, in fact. The last storm to hit Florida, Hurricane Wilma, came ashore Oct. 24, 2005, and Floridians with homeowners’ insurance policies are still paying, at least for one more month. Florida officials believe they are as ready as possible, in terms […]

31 arrested in organized insurance fraud scheme

Miami-Dade State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle on Wednesday announced the arrests of 31 people charged with bilking insurance companies out of more than $7 million by intentionally setting fires and causing floods in homes across the state. Dubbed Operation Flames and Flood II, the state attorney’s office, along with the Florida Fire Marshall’s Office and […]