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Division Director

Jack Heacock

Assistant Director

Russ Fernandes

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


Public Assistance Fraud Headquarters



okJack Heacock, Division Director

200 E. Gaines St., Tallahassee, FL 32399-0385

(850) 413-4040




Russ Fernandes, Assistant Division Director

8600 Hidden River Parkway, Suite 50, Tampa, Fl 33637

(813) 972-8670




Georgia Pellegrino, Division Chief

200 E. Gaines St., Tallahassee, FL 32399-0385

(850) 413-4040


Public Assistance Fraud Regional Offices




Paul Mobley

200 E. Gaines St., Tallahassee, FL 32399-0385

(850) 413-4040

Email Address: PAF.Tallahassee@myfloridacfo.com

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



Stephen Browning

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

(954) 958-5403

Email Address: PAF.Broward@myfloridacfo.com

Serving Broward County


Fort Myers & West Palm Beach

Dennis Kaltner

4700 Terminal Drive, Suite 5, Ft. Myers, FL 33907

(239) 274-7103

Email Address: PAF.FortMyers@myfloridacfo.com

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

West Palm Beach

400 N. Congress Avenue, Suite 220, West Palm Beach, FL 33401

(561) 640-6703

Email Address: PAF.WestPalmBeach@myfloridacfo.com

Serving Palm Beach County





Vanecia Swindle

921 N. Davis Street, Suite 149, Jacksonville, FL 32209

(904) 798-5803

Email Address: PAF.Jacksonville@myfloridacfo.com

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



401 N.W. 2nd Avenue, Suite N-826, Miami, FL 33128

(305) 536-0303

Email Address: PAF.Miami@myfloridacfo.com

Serving Miami-Dade and Monroe counties




Eric Ashby

Hurston Building, 400 W. Robinson Street, Suite N408, Orlando, FL 32801

(407) 835-4404

Email Address: PAF.Orlando@myfloridacfo.com

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



David Spann

610 East Burgess Road, Pensacola, FL 32504

(850) 453-7806

Email Address: PAF.Pensacola@myfloridacfo.com

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



Barbara Capogna

(813) 972-8606

Email Address: PAF.TampaSquadP@myfloridacfo.com

Email Address: PAF.TampaSquadQ@myfloridacfo.com

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