Economic Crimes Bureau
9105 NW 25 St.
Doral, FL 33172
Major: Vanessa Holden
The Economic Crimes Bureau 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.
Special Investigations Section (Major Fraud)
The Special Investigation Section investigates the following types of fraud: Credit card, check, real estate, squatters, prescription, embezzlement, flim-flam (lottery scams), and contractor fraud.
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
The Organized Crime Section (OCS) investigates cases involving gambling, prostitution, murder-for-hire, and cargo theft. The section 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.