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Economic Crimes Bureau

9105 NW 25 Street, Suite #3122
Doral, FL 33172 USA
Map to station
Phone: 305-994-1000
Fax: 305-994-1004  
Email:  ecbinfo@mdpd.com
Major: Ariel Artime

The Economic Crimes Bureau (ECB) conducts criminal investigations into crimes that inflict a serious financial hardship on the community.  The Bureau also conducts investigations into identified organized criminal groups and enterprises, which by their nature; require investigative resources and capabilities that exceed those of other departmental elements or entities.  The functions of the Bureau are separated into the Major Fraud, Arson, Vice Crimes, and Cargo Thefts Sections.

Special Investigations Section (Major Fraud)

The Special Investigation Section (SIS) investigates the following types of fraud: Credit Card, Check, Real Estate, Prescription, Embezzlement, Flim-Flam (Lottery Scams), and Contractor Fraud. This section is also responsible for investigations related to Homestead Exemption Fraud in partnership with the Office of the Property Appraiser and responds to leads regarding squatters who illegally occupy vacant homes.

Additional resources for Fraud related investigations:

Florida Department of Consumer Services
English: 1-800-HELP-FLA
Spanish: 1-800-FLA-YUDA
National Check Fraud Service
1-843-571-2143

Credit Bureau Information

Equifax
P.O. Box 7402141
Atlanta, GA 30374
Credit Report: 1-800-685-1111
Report Fraud: 1-800-525-6285

Experian
P.O. Box 9530
Allen TX, 75013
Credit Report: 1-800-397-3742
Report Fraud: 1-888-397-3742

Transunion
P.O. Box 390
Springfield, PA, 19064-0390
Credit Report: 1-800-916-8800
Report Fraud: 1-800-680-7289

Report Homestead Exemption Fraud

Arson Unit

The Arson Unit investigates the following crimes where an incendiary device or an open flame is utilized to include: Arsons, Exploded and Unexploded Devices, Vapor Explosions, Attempted Murder, and Insurance Fraud. The Arson Unit is also used as a support unit to scenes of fires involving Homicides.

Organized Crime Section (OCS)

The Organized Crime Section (OCS) investigates cases involving gambling, prostitution, murder-for-hire, human trafficking, and cargo theft. The OCS works closely with state and federal law enforcement agencies in order to combat crimes that expand across state lines and are also active members of various task forces.

Additional resources for Organized Crime related investigations:
Polaris Project

The Crime of Human Trafficking PDF

Anyone with information can contact the Economic Crimes Bureau or Crime Stoppers at (305) 471-TIPS or visit the webpage at http://www.crimestoppersmiami.com.

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