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Insurance Fraud

The Division of Insurance Fraud enforces the criminal laws of Florida in relation to insurance transactions. Investigators are certified law enforcement officers with the authority to bear arms and make arrests. The division serves and safeguards the public and businesses in Florida against acts of insurance fraud and the resulting impact those crimes have on taxpayers, personally and financially.

Division Web Site


  • Director Simon J. Blank
  • Assistant Director Jack Kelley

Contact Us

  • Address: Division of Insurance Fraud, 200 East Gaines Street, Tallahassee, FL 32399-0324
  • Telephone: 850/413-3115
  • Fraud Hotline 1-800-378-0445

Bureaus and Offices

Bureau Chief: Lori Rodabaugh

Bureau of Crime Intelligence and Analytical Support

Crime intelligence analysis focuses on the identification and enrollment of offenders into the records management system, identifying investigative leads regarding the relationships between entities of interest and the flow of commodities, money, events, and produce matrices, link charts, flow charts and other analytical products.

Sr. Management Analyst: Denise Prather

Special Investigative Unit (SIU)

The SIU provides the ability to report, comply and communicate easily with the Division of Insurance Fraud.

Major: Buddy Hand

Bureau of Workers' Compensation Fraud

Bureau conducts investigations of alleged criminal acts of workers' compensation fraud to include claims fraud, premium fraud, and instances where employers have allegedly failed to secure workers' compensation insurance coverage for their employees as required by Florida Statute 440.

Major: Geoffrey Branch

Fraud Operations/Regional Offices

Bureau oversees fraud investigations and DIF personnel in all five regions of Florida and  monitors case activity.