The Financial Crimes Bureau is supervised by Lt. Chad Parker. The bureau is responsible for economic crimes, fraud, auto theft and the regulation of ethical business practices of pawn shops, secondhand dealers and gold dealers.
OFFICE HOURS: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday
AFTER HOURS: call 239-252-9300 for assistance
In an EMERGENCY call 911
Remember, it’s your money. The best investor is an informed investor. Do your homework before investing. Be wary of products you do not fully understand.
You can verify a license by logging onto Florida’s Office of Financial Regulation website www.flofr.com.
or file a complaint online with the Office of Financial Regulation.
To or call the Consumer Helpline at 1-800-848-3792.
You can also visit the Federal Trade Commission web-site to learn more