This op-ed, published in the Miami Herald and written by Alan Daley, discusses a costly trend that is pushing up Florida’s homeowner premiums — “assignment of benefits” contractor fraud. The piece can be read and printed at the Miami Herald — http://www.miamiherald.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article161321238.html.
With over 20 years in the communications industry, Alan has collaborated on policy development with elected officials and government professionals. He launched two successful businesses; one in mobile communications devices and earlier, a software writing consultancy specializing in financial and economic analysis. He wrote several books on software and technology. He writes on state and national economic policy, regulation, finance and other topics from a consumer perspective.