Fighting Fraud

The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services provides a surprising range of anti-fraud activities in the area including: 1) "Do Not Call List", 2) motor vehical repair, 3) protecting child's identity, 4) telemarketing fraud, 5) travel investments, 6) giving to charities.

They are a great resource! You can find a vast trove of information at and contact them at 800.HELP.FLA (425.7352)
 To jump right to their anti-fraud page go to From that page you can get to their "A to Z Resource Guide."

Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services's A to Z Resources Guide

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Adult Day Care CentersHotels
Adult ServicesHurricane Preparedness
Agriculture Rural DevelopmentInstallment Sales (Finance)
Agriculture and Consumer Services, Department ofInsurance
All Terrain Vehicles (ATVs)Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
AnimalsInternet Service Provider (ISP)
Armed GuardsLawyer Referral Service
Assistive TechnologyLegal Helpline
Blind ServicesLifeline (Telephone)
Burning PermitsMold
Business and Professional RegulationPostal Service
Cable ServicePublic Service Commission (PSC)
Community ReferralsRecreational Lands / Parks
Consumer AffairsReferral Resource Service
Consumer Services / Consumer Protection OfficesRestaurants
County Extension ServiceRetirement
Credit Counseling ServiceSeeds
Diagnostic Imaging ServicesSelective Service
Elderly / Adult ServicesSenior Citizens
Embassies and ConsulatesService Stations
Environmental ServicesSlamming
FCC (Federal Communications Commission)TTY - Deaf/Hearing Impaired Telephone Services
Financial Services, Department ofTaxation
Florida Alliance for Information Referral Services (FLAIRS)Telephone Referral Resource Service
Food SafetyTelephones
Handicapped ServicesTelevision
Health Care Services PoolsTimeshares
Health and Human Services ProviderTrees
Hearing / Deaf Impaired Telephone ServicesUnclaimed Property
Homes for Special ServicesUtilities