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Florida DFS Adds More Property Insurance Fraud Investigators

December 6, 2021

Florida’s Department of Financial Services has added 13 employees, 10 of whom are sworn law enforcement officers, to investigate property insurance fraud in the state, Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis said.

The squads were authorized by the Legislature last year. They are based in Tampa and Orlando but will have the authority to work with other law enforcement units and the insurance industry to investigate fraud cases around the state, according to a news release.

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