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Insurance Fraud and Workers’ Compensation Unit

Logo: Fraud Investigation

State Attorney Fernandez Rundle’s highly acclaimed Insurance Fraud & Workers’ Compensation Unit (IFWC) investigates and prosecutes insurance and Workers’ Compensation fraud.   The unit is staffed with a team of passionate ASAs, sworn investigators, and paralegals dedicated to protecting our community and prosecuting criminals who commit the following crimes:

  • Fraudulent insurance claims due to false or exaggerated injuries
  • Misappropriation of funds by insurance agents
  • Arson with the intent to file a fraudulent insurance claim
  • Organized schemes to defraud insurers
  • Fraudulent claims submitted to carriers/insurers
  • Circumstances where employers fail to obtain or secure adequate Workers’ Compensation insurance coverage

Miami SAO’s IFWC Unit works closely with detectives from the Florida Department of Financial Services Bureau of Insurance Fraud on various investigations.

Miami SAO’s Insurance Fraud and Workers’ Compensation Unit has been recognized for excellent service by the following entities:

Logo: IFWC Awards


Contact Information


Office of State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle

Insurance Fraud & Workers' Compensation Unit

1350 NW 12th Avenue
Miami, FL 33136

Phone: (305) 547-0668


John Perikles

Division Chief

Phone: (305) 324-2607