Economic Crime Unit

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The Economic Crime Unit is part of the Special Investigations Bureau. The Unit deals with white collar financial crimes such as insurance fraud, contractor fraud, unregistered contracting, power of attorney abuse, Social Security fraud, embezzlement, theft by deception, money laundering, bank fraud, counterfeit documents, identity theft, credit card fraud, prescription fraud, Ponzi and pyramid schemes, advance fee scams and similar crimes.

The Unit has established strong intergovernmental relations with agencies such as the United States Secret Service, the United States Internal Revenue Service, the Social Security Administration, the United States Postal Service, N.J. State Police and Ocean County Department of Consumer Affairs.

In addition, the unit works with local law enforcement and law enforcement agencies from other states, and frequently collaborates with Special Investigation Units from private firms such as insurance companies and banks.

To report a Sandy related crime or contractor scams
Contact this Unit at sandycrimes@co.ocean.nj.us