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Insurance Fraud

About The Bureau of Insurance Fraud

The Bureau of Insurance Fraud investigates alleged acts of insurance fraud not categorized under workers’ compensation fraud, including; licensee, healthcare, application, vehicle, homeowners, commercial, disability, arson, and life insurance fraud. Within these categories are; organized schemes to defraud the public and insurers, insolvency of insurance companies due to internal fraud, criminal activity by unauthorized entities illegally doing business in Florida, and viatical related fraud.

The Bureau of Insurance Fraud has six regions located throughout the state of Florida, each commanded by a law enforcement captain; and 19 squads, each supervised by a lieutenant. Additionally, the Bureau consists of 117 sworn officers and 25 civilian support staff members.


DIF Regional Map

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Bureau Chief Evangelina Brooks

200 East Gaines Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0324

Special Investigative Unit (SIU) Contact/Liaison

Emily Graetz

200 East Gaines Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0324

The Office of Fiscal Integrity


Lt. charles wade

200 East Gaines Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0324


District I Commander


200 East Gaines Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0324
(850) 413-3115


Bureau of Insurance Fraud District I Map

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District II Commander


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



Bureau of Insurance Fraud District II Map

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North Region

Acting Cpt. Krista Gaston


Counties Served: Alachua, Baker, Bay, Bradford, Calhoun, Citrus, Clay, Columbia, Dixie, Duval, Escambia, Flagler, Gadsden, Gilchrist, Gulf, Hamilton, Holmes, Jackson, Jefferson, Lafayette, Leon, Levy, Liberty, Madison, Marion, Nassau, Okaloosa, Putnam, Santa Rosa, St. Johns, Sumter, Suwannee, Taylor, Union, Wakulla, Walton, Washington.

Pensacola Field Office

610 Burgess Road, Suite 100
Pensacola, FL 32504

Lt. Sandra Fitzsimons
Government Analyst II: Lori Rodabaugh

Tallahassee Field Office

200 East Gaines Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0324

Lt. Krista Gaston
CIA: Danielle Garcia


Jacksonville Field Office

921 N Davis Street, Bldg. B, Ste.149
Jacksonville, FL 32209

Lt. Kevin Jones
Lt. Seth Schiefer
Government Analyst I: Helen Campbell

West Central Region



Counties Served: Desoto, Hardee, Hernando, Highlands, Hillsborough, Manatee, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk, Sarasota.

Tampa Field Office

8600 Hidden River Parkway, Suite 100
Tampa, FL 33637-1016

Lt. Carlos Rosario
Lt. Jada Roberson
Government Analyst I: Lisa Gonzalez

St. Petersburg Field Office

St. Lucie Building
9800 4th Street, Suite 100
St. Petersburg, FL 33702

Lt. Carl Reschke
CIA: Kayla Mays

North Central Region

Captain John Savino


Counties Served: Brevard, Lake, Orange, Osceola, Seminole, Volusia.

Orlando Field Office

400 West Robinson Street, Suite S-823
Hurston Building, Orlando, FL 3280l

Lt. Laquanda Green
Lt. Craig Weaver
Lt. Erik Anderson
CIAs: Samantha Kingery
Rebecca Swain

South Central Region

Captain Frank Briganti


Counties Served: Broward, Charlotte, Collier, Glades, Hendry, Indian River, Lee, Martin, Okeechobee, Palm Beach, St. Lucie.

West Palm Beach Field Office

400 N Congress Avenue, Suite 250
West Palm Beach, FL 33401

Lt. Kevin Lashells
Lt. Jonathan Lent
CIAs: Lorene Welsh, Gregory Miller

Ft. lauderdale Field Office

1400 W Commercial Bvd, Suite 135
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309

Lt. Francisco Gonzalez
Lt. Kerrian Lindsay
CIA: Clara Pirez

Ft. Myers Field Office

4700 Terminal Drive, Suite #5
Fort Myers, FL 33907

Lt. Glen Clasen
CIA: Cynthia Kelly

South Region

Captain Erik Cruz


Counties Served: Dade and Monroe

Miami Field Office

40l N. W. 2 Avenue, Suite N-32l
Miami, FL 33l28

Lt. Stanley Jean-Felix
Lt. Jonathan Patterson
Lt. Oscar Sigler
Lt. Thomas Fernandez

Government Analyst I: Janice Caballero
CIA: Bianca Garcia




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