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Fraud in Florida

Fraud Analysts and Investigators

  • Public Assistance Fraud - The Division of Public Assistance Fraud (PAF) serves taxpayers and safeguards Floridians against public assistance fraud and the impact of those crimes by enforcing state laws regarding program eligibility and proper use of public assistance benefits.
    Public Assistance Fraud
  • Division of Investigative & Forensic Services  - Serving and safeguarding the public and businesses operating in the State of Florida against acts of fraud, arson and the misuse of state funds.
    Investigative and Forensic Services

Help

  • Fraud Offices And Units - Find the Bureau of Insurance Fraud's regional office in the area
    Investigative and Forensic Services

News

  • Insurance Fraud News - News about Insurance Fraud and links to Department press releases related to insurance fraud
    Investigative and Forensic Services

Protect Yourself

  • Insurance Fraud Victim/Witness - As a victim or witness to a crime, you have certain rights outlined in this brochure.
    Investigative and Forensic Services

Report Fraud

  • Report Suspected Fraud - Do you suspect insurance fraud? Provide a brief summary of the facts.
    Investigative and Forensic Services
  • File a Complaint - File a complaint with the Inspector General. State employees who blow the whistle on fraud and abuse within state government are protected by law.
    Chief Financial Officer

Report Fraud continued

  • Audit Section  - provides independent and objective auditing, management advisory and consulting activities.
    Chief Financial Officer
  • Find Your Tip or Case Status - Retrieve tip and case status information from Fraud’s case management system.
    Investigative and Forensic Services
  • Public Assistance Fraud  - On the state level, the Division partners with the Department of Children and Families, the Agency for Health Care Administration, the Department of Health, and the Department of Education’s Office of Early Learning to investigate fraud in programs administered by those departments. On the federal level, the Division partners with the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food and Nutrition Services, the Social Security Administration, and the Department of Health and Human Services to help monitor and regulate fraud within our public assistance programs.
    Public Assistance Fraud

State of the State

Vehicle

  • Personal Injury Protection (PIP) Working Group - Florida Motor Vehicle No-Fault Law is intended to hold down medical expenses for minor injuries sustained in a motor vehicle crash without regard to fault. Fraud has permeated this coverage and threatens its usefulness.
    Chief Financial Officer