CFO Patronis adds anti-fraud measures to special session agenda

CFO Patronis adds anti-fraud measures to special session agenda

Florida Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Jimmy Patronis announced five legislative proposals targeting fraud that he will pursue during the upcoming special session on insurance reform, adding to the efforts that he has put forward in assembling a pair of anti-fraud teams late last year.

A primary proposal for the upcoming session is to establish three anti-fraud Homeowner Squads. The Department of Financial Services (DFS) will request 23 new positions, including fifteen detectives, three supervisors to work cases, three attorneys, and one administrator, to prosecute cases.

The teams would cover Jacksonville, Fort Lauderdale, and Miami.

“As area policyholders know, Florida’s insurance market is...

Full story at The Capitolist

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