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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

200 E. Gaines St.

Tallahassee, FL 32399-0385

(850) 413-1901


Georgia Pellegrino

Assistant Division Director

200 E. Gaines St.

Tallahassee, FL 32399-0385

(850) 413-1901


Paul Mobley

Chief of PAF Operations

200 E. Gaines St.

Tallahassee, FL 32399-0385

(850) 413-1901


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

 Hurston Building

 400 W. Robinson Street, Suite N408

 Orlando, FL 32801

 (407) 835-4404


 Dennis Kaltner, Southern District Chief

 4700 Terminal Drive, Suite 5

 Ft. Myers, FL 33907

 (239) 274-7103


Public Assistance Fraud Regional Offices


Tallahassee & Pensacola

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



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

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



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

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



Vicki Quamina, Investigation Manager

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

Miami, FL 33128

(305) 536-0303

Serving Miami-Dade and Monroe counties