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About the Division

Serving and safeguarding the public and businesses operating in the State of Florida against acts of fraud, arson and the misuse of state funds.

Crimes like insurance fraud, workers’ compensation fraud, arson and the theft/misuse of state funds increase your insurance and other costs. Help us find and stop criminals who try to take advantage of the system.

The Division of Investigative and Forensic Services encompasses all law enforcement and forensic components residing within the Department of Financial Services. With this broad responsibility, the division investigates a wide range of fraudulent and criminal acts including:

  • Insurance Fraud Investigations
  • Workers' Compensation Fraud Investigations
  • Fire, Arson, and Explosives Investigations
  • Theft/Misuse of State Funds
  • Fire and Explosives Sample Analysis


Please contact for all questions regarding Anti-Fraud Filings, Designated Employees, or any other SIU-related questions.

Anti-fraud Portal

Simon J. Blank, Colonel

Report Suspected Arson for Florida 1-877-662-7766 or 1-877-NO-ARSON
Report Suspected Fraud or Check an Existing Tip 1-800-378-0445
Office of Fiscal Integrity
Operational Support Services
Publications and Resources

For information regarding Division of Investigative & Forensic Services Public Records Requests, please visit our DIFS Public Records Unit page.