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Division Director

Simon J. Blank

Assistant Director

Timothy Cannon

Insurance Fraud
200 East Gaines Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0318
Contact Us At:
(850) 413-3115
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Division of Insurance Fraud Offices,
Bureaus, and Units

DFS DIF Regional Map

Please click on a region/unit's name below to be redirected to their individual page.

Office of the Director

Simon J. Blank, Director

200 East Gaines Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0324

Bureau of General Fraud

Bureau Chief Buddy Hand

200 East Gaines Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0324

Bureau of Workers' Compensation Fraud

Bureau Chief John Dygon

200 E. Gaines Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0324

Operational Support Services

Major Janet Hartman

200 East Gaines Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0324

Special Investigative Unit (SIU) Contact

Lorie Wiese, Sr. Management Analyst I

200 East Gaines Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0324


Field Office Locations

District I encompasses the northern half of the state and is directed by Major Michael Byrne.

District II encompasses the souther portion of the state and is overseen by Major Glen Hughes.


DFS DIF District Map

Panhandle Region (District I)



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

610 Burgess Road
Pensacola, FL 32504

Lt. - VACANT, General Fraud
Government Analyst II: Lori Rodabaugh

Tallahassee Field Office

200 East Gaines Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0324

Lt. Ernie Stoll, General Fraud
Crime Intelligence Analyst: Caitlin Skehan

North Region

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

921 North Davis Street, Bldg. B, Ste.149
Jacksonville, FL 32209

Lt. Kevin Jones, Auto Fraud
Lt. Edward "Ed" Johnson, General Fraud
Crime Intelligence Analyst: Matthew Brandenburg


North Central Region

Captain VACANT


Counties Served: Brevard, Desoso, Hardee, Hernando, Hillsborough, Lake, Manatee, Orange, Osceola, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk, Sarasota, Seminole, Volusia.

Tampa Field Office

8600 Hidden River Parkway, Suite 100
Tampa, FL 33637-1016

Lt. Carlos Rosario, Auto Fraud
Lt. Darrell Wilson, General Fraud
Crime Intelligence Analyst: Lisa Gonzalez

St. Petersburg Field Office

St. Lucie Building
9800 4th Street, Suite 100
St. Petersburg, FL 33702

Lt. Carl Lane, General Fraud
Crime Intelligence Analyst: VACANT

Orlando Field Office

400 West Robinson Street, Suite S-823
Hurston Building, Orlando, FL 3280l

Lt. Kurt Harmon, General Fraud
Lt. Laquanda Green, Auto Fraud
Lt. John Savino, Auto Fraud
Crime Intelligence Analyst: Sandy Nauth


South Central Region (District II)

Captain Rafael Delgado


Counties Served: Broward, Charloote, Collier, Glades, Hendry, Highlands, Indian River, Lee, Martin, Okeechobee, Palm Beach, St. Lucie.

West Palm Beach Field Office

3111 S. Dixie Hwy., Suite 310
West Palm Beach, FL 33405-1557

Lt. Ted Padich, General Fraud
Lt. Evangelina Brooks, Auto Fraud
Crime Intelligence Analysts: Lori Welsh, Marie LaMonica

Broward Field Office

1400 West Commercial Boulevard, Suite 135
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309

Lt. William Lee (Broward Field Office)
Lt. Stacey Spirn (Broward Field Office)
Govenment Analyst I: Bonita Taitt
Crime Intelligence Analyst: Clara Pirez

Ft. Myers Field Office

4700 Terminal Drive, Suite #5
Fort Myers, FL 33907

Lt. Mark Fritz, General Fraud

South Region


Captain Steven Smith


Counties Served: Dade and Monroe

Miami Field Office

40l N. W. 2 Avenue, Suite N-32l
Miami, FL 33l28

Lt. Violeta Serrano, Auto Fraud
Lt. Stanley Jean-Felix, General Fraud
Lt. Missael Diaz, Auto Fraud
Lt. Oscar Sigler, General Fraud

Government Analyst I: Janice Caballero
Crime Intelligence Analysts: Diana Quinones, Tonya Motley