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The Department of Justice Has a New Consumer Task Force – What Does It Mean for You?

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein – the second-highest-ranking official at the Department of Justice – recently announced the formation of the Task Force on Market Integrity and Consumer Fraud. The announcement came at a widely publicized press conference, a signal … Continue reading

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Health Department Makes Reporting Food Poisoning Easier

Have you ever spent a few agonizing hours unsure if you’ve caught some kind of stomach flu or if the food you ate at that grill down the road has given you food poisoning? Since food poisoning effects 1 out … Continue reading

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US Department of Energy Online Laboratory Partnering Service

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has released a new Lab Partnering Service that includes allows review of patents for licensing from 17 national DOE laboratories.  The Lab Partnering Service website states: The Laboratory Partnering Service ("LPS") is a suite … Continue reading

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Whistleblower Suit Filed by Former Supervisor in Adam Putnam’s Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

A former supervisor in Adam Putnam’s Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services sued the agency in 2013, claiming “gross misconduct” in the handling of gun permit applications. The woman also claims that quotas for approving concealed weapon permits “guaranteed … Continue reading

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Hector May, Formerly of Securities America, Subject of Department of Justice Investigation on Suspicion of Misappropriation of Client Assets

As recently reported, former financial advisor Hector Anthony May (CRD# 323779) was recently discharged from employment by Securities America, Inc. (“Securities America”) (CRD# 10205) on or about March 9, 2018.  Mr. May’s termination by Securities America, which is Ladenburg Thalman’s … Continue reading

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