Sarasota County Sheriff Launches a new “Economic Crime Unit” To Investigate Fraud In Sarasota County
Sarasota County Sheriff Kurt Hoffman’s team investigated 1,057 economic crimes in 2021
This new unit is a team of 4 currently, with a sergeant and three detectives experienced in investigating fraud,
Sarasota Sheriff Captain Joe Giasone talked about the unit and fraud, in a recent episode of the agency's "10-8 TV" series.
This new unit will also educate the public on how to identify fraud and what to do if they're victims.
Sarasota County Residents who receive suspicious calls or emails or who have questions about the unit's work, can email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Also if you are someone you know is a victim of an economic crime, should call the Sarasota County sheriff's office at 941-263-6773.