The Economic Crimes Unit is comprised of eight detectives, and a detective sergeant. The Unit investigates forgeries, frauds, including Internet fraud, bank fraud and credit card fraud, along with identity theft, con games, and other economic crimes. The Economic Crimes Unit works closely with federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies, as well as banks, credit card companies, and other financial institutions. For a list of partner agencies click here.
The Economic Crimes Unit is a member of the United States Secret Service Northeast Florida High-Tech Crimes Task Force and the International Association of Financial Crimes Investigators.
In 2015, the Economic Crimes Unit was assigned 1,536 cases, with 234 investigative requests from other jurisdictions. For more information please visit pages 40-41 of the 2015 Investigations and Homeland Security Departmental Report.*
Use the links below to learn more about how to protect yourself from becoming a victim:
Jacksonville Sheriff's Office
Economic Crimes Unit
*Reading the PDF document(s) on this page requires the Adobe Acrobat Reader available free from Adobe.
** Official crime data is released by the Uniform Crime Report (FDLE/FBI) on a semi- annual basis only. For the purposes of public education, crime incidents numbers used in this document may reflect reported incidents and may differ from those appearing in the annual UCR Report.