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

3-1-2021 - Information on the Bureau of Insurance Fraud Case/Referral Status Check

The Insurance Fraud Case/Referral Status Check Application is currently unavailable.  We are working to have it restored.  For questions regarding Cases/Referrals, please contact your regions DIFS Captain and provide them with the Case or Referral (Tip) Number.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may incur.

INSURERS/SIUS

Due to the 2017 legislative changes to the anti-fraud statute (626.9891, F.S.), changes to administrative Rule 69D-2 are in the approval process. As of September 1, 2017, a new anti-fraud plan form (L1-1689) will be available at our anti-fraud portal.

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Report Suspected Arson for Florida 1-877-662-7766 or

1-877-NO-ARSON

Report Arson
Report Suspected Fraud or Check an Existing Tip

1-800-378-0445

Report Insurance Fraud

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