Uber, Drivers Fined $44,000 After County Sting

The popular ride-sharing service Uber and six of its drivers were fined more than $44,000 by Palm Beach County officials Thursday for operating illegally in the county’s southern region. Palm Beach County Assistant Administrator Vince Bonvento said the county’s consumer affairs division conducted a series of stings in Boca Raton and Delray Beach on Thursday,…

Office Approves Removal of up to 79,397 Policies from Citizens

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Florida Office of Insurance Regulation (Office) has approved the removal of up to 78,897 personal residential policies and 500 commercial residential polices from Citizens Property Insurance Corporation (Citizens) by the following four companies:   ·         First Community Insurance Company ‒ approved to remove up to 12,897 personal residential PLA policies ·        …