The Bureau of Insurance Fraud investigates alleged acts of insurance fraud not categorized under workers’ compensation fraud, including; licensee, healthcare, application, vehicle, homeowners, commercial, disability, arson, and life insurance fraud. Within these categories are; organized schemes to defraud the public and insurers, insolvency of insurance companies due to internal fraud, criminal activity by unauthorized entities illegally doing business in Florida, and viatical related fraud.
The Bureau of Insurance Fraud has six regions located throughout the state of Florida, each commanded by a law enforcement captain; and 19 squads, each supervised by a lieutenant. Additionally, the Bureau consists of 117 sworn officers and 25 civilian support staff members.
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200 East Gaines Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0324
Lorie Wiese, Sr. Mgmt Analyst I
Lt. Michael Smith
8600 Hidden River Parkway, Suite 100
Tampa, FL 33637
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CAPTAIN DAVID LINDSAY
Counties Served: Bay, Calhoun, Escambia, Franklin, Gadsden, Gulf, Holmes, Jackson, Jefferson, Lafayette, Leon, Liberty, Madison, Okaloosa, Santa Rosa, Taylor, Wakulla, Walton, Washington
Pensacola Field Office
Lt. Sandra Fitzsimons, General Fraud
Tallahassee Field Office
Acting Lt. Krista Gaston, General Fraud
Captain Brian McCoy
Counties Served: Alachua, Baker, Bradford, Citrus, Clay, Columbia, Dixie, Duval, Flagler, Gilchrist, Hamilton, Levy, Marion, Nassau, Putnam, St. Johns, Sumter, Suwannee, Union.
Jacksonville Field Office
Lt. Kevin Jones, Auto Fraud
Captain Darrell Wilson
Counties Served: Desoto, Hardee, Hernando, Highlands, Hillsborough, Manatee, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk, Sarasota.
Tampa Field Office
Lt. Carlos Rosario, Auto Fraud
St. Petersburg Field Office
Vacant Lieutenant, General Fraud
Captain Evangelina Brooks
Counties Served: Brevard, Lake, Orange, Osceola, Seminole, Volusia.
Orlando Field Office
Vacant Lt., General Fraud
Captain carl lane
Counties Served: Broward, Charlotte, Collier, Glades, Hendry, Indian River, Lee, Martin, Okeechobee, Palm Beach, St. Lucie.
West Palm Beach Field Office
Lt. Leisa Valerio, General Fraud
Ft. lauderdale Field Office
Lt. Francisco Gonzalez, Auto Fraud
Ft. Myers Field Office
Lt. Glen Clasen
Captain Missael Diaz
Counties Served: Dade and Monroe
Miami Field Office
Lt. Violeta Serrano, Auto Fraud
Government Analyst I: Janice Caballero
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