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Division Director

Jack Heacock

Assistant Director

Georgia Pellegrino

Public Assistance Fraud
200 East Gaines Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0318
PAF Phone Number
(850) 413-4040
Fraud Hotline
(866) 762-2237

Division of Public Assistance Fraud


Public Assistance Fraud Headquarters



Jack Heacock (Division Director)Jack Heacock

Division Director

200 E. Gaines St.

Tallahassee, FL 32399-0385

(850) 413-1901







Georgia Pellegrino (Assistant Division Director)

 Georgia Pellegrino

 Assistant Division Director

 200 E. Gaines St.

 Tallahassee, FL 32399-0385

 (850) 413-1901







Paul Mobley (Chief of PAF Operations)

 Paul Mobley

 Chief of PAF Operations

 200 E. Gaines St.

 Tallahassee, FL 32399-0385

 (850) 413-1901








IM Traci Pestine (Special Investigations Unit) Traci Pestine  

Investigation Manager (SIU)

200 E. Gaines St.  

Tallahassee, FL 32399-0385

(850) 413-1901






Public Assistance Fraud District Chiefs




Eric Ashby (Northern District Chief)Eric Ashby, Northern District Chief

 Hurston Building

 400 W. Robinson Street, Suite N408

 Orlando, FL 32801

 (407) 835-4404




Dennis Kaltner (Southern District Chief)

 Dennis Kaltner, Southern District Chief

 4700 Terminal Drive, Suite 5

 Ft. Myers, FL 33907

 (239) 274-7103




Public Assistance Fraud Regional Offices


Tallahassee & Pensacola

IM Kim Harrison (Tallahassee & Pensacola Field Offices)

Kim Harrison, Investigation Manager

200 E. Gaines St.,

Tallahassee, FL 32399-0385

(850) 413-1990

Serving Columbia, Dixie, Franklin, Gadsden, Hamilton, Jefferson, Lafayette, Leon, Liberty, Madison, Suwannee, Taylor and Wakulla


610 East Burgess Road,

Pensacola, FL 32504

(850) 453-7806

Serving Bay, Calhoun, Escambia, Gulf, Holmes, Jackson, Okaloosa, Santa Rosa, Walton and Washington counties




IM Vanecia Swindle (Jacksonville Field Office)

Vanecia Swindle, Investigation Manager

921 N. Davis Street, Suite 225, Bldg B,

Jacksonville, FL 32209

(904) 798-5803

Serving Alachua, Baker, Bradford, Clay, Duval, Flagler, Gilchrist, Levy, Marion, Nassau, Putnam, St. Johns and Union counties



Orlando & Fort Pierce

IM Nicole Laporte (Orlando Field Office)

Nicole Laporte, Investigation Manager

Hurston Building, 400 W. Robinson Street, Suite N408,

Orlando, FL 32801

(407) 835-4404

Serving Brevard, Indian River, Lake, Martin, Orange, Osceola, Seminole, St. Lucie and Volusia counties




IM Lance Paul (Tampa Field Office)

Lance Paul, Investigation Manager

8600 Hidden River Parkway, Suite 50,

Tampa, FL 33637

(813) 972-8606

Serving Citrus, Hardee, Hernando, Hillsborough, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk and Sumter counties



Broward, West Palm Beach & Ft Myers

IM Pamela Altieri (Broward, Palm Beach and Ft Myers Field Offices)

Pamela Altieri, Investigation Manager

1400 West Commercial Blvd., Suite 135,

Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309

(954) 958-5403

Serving Broward County

West Palm Beach

400 N. Congress Avenue, Suite 220,

West Palm Beach, FL 33401

(561) 640-6703

Serving Palm Beach County

Fort Myers

4700 Terminal Drive, Suite 5,

Ft. Myers, FL 33907

(239) 274-7103

Serving Charlotte, Collier, DeSoto, Glades, Hendry, Highlands, Lee, Manatee, Okeechobee and Sarasota counties




IM Vicky Quamina (Miami Field Office)

Vicki Quamina, Investigation Manager

401 N.W. 2nd Avenue, Suite N-826,

Miami, FL 33128

(305) 536-0303

Serving Miami-Dade and Monroe counties