Rick Scott Opts to Wait to Investigate Firings at Citizens

According to a recent Tampa Bay Times article, Florida governor, Rick Scott has opted to wait to investigate the recent firings of the entire Office of Corporate Integrity at Citizens Property Insurance Corporation until another investigation is complete.

The other investigation is related to questions about corporate spending issues at Citizens is being led by an Inspector General. Florida Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater stated that the process of firing the corporate integrity office should have been more transparent and that new fraud investigators should have been hired prior to the mass firings.