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CFO Jimmy Patronis Requires Immediate Investigation of Allegations Against OFR Commissioner Ronald Rubin

5/10/2019

For Immediate Release: Friday, May 10, 2019
Contact: Katie Strickland, 850.413.2842, katie.strickland@myfloridacfo.com

CFO Jimmy Patronis Requires Immediate Investigation of Allegations Against OFR Commissioner Ronald Rubin

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.— In light of recent allegations of misconduct by the Office of Financial Regulation (OFR) Commissioner Ronald Rubin, Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Jimmy Patronis released the following statement directing an immediate investigation: 
 
CFO Jimmy Patronis said, “Due to these troubling allegations in a sexual harassment complaint filed by an OFR employee, I am requiring an immediate investigation into the conduct of Commissioner Rubin. Every person deserves to feel safe and respected in their work environment. That standard is non-negotiable. Commissioner Rubin has been placed on administrative leave. I have directed my Office of the Inspector General to begin a preliminary investigation, and I will seek additional input from the Cabinet.”
 
Request for Commissioner Rubin’s placement on administrative leave available here.
 
Request for Sexual Harassment Complaint available here.
 
Sexual Harassment Complaint available here.

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About CFO Jimmy Patronis 
Chief Financial Officer and State Fire Marshal Jimmy Patronis is a statewide elected official and a member of Florida’s Cabinet who oversees the Department of Financial Services. CFO Patronis works each day to fight insurance fraud, support Florida’s firefighters, and ensure the state’s finances are stable to support economic growth in the state. Follow the activities of the Department on Facebook (FLDFS) and Twitter (@FLDFS).