Award Nominations

The Florida Insurance Fraud Education Committee (FIFEC) is no longer accepting Award nominations. The Awards Committee appreciates your participation in nominating the exceptional individuals who daily pursue the fight against insurance fraud.


The following Award categories at the 26th Annual Joint DIFS/SIU Conference in Orlando, Florida June 6-8, 2018 will be:


Law Enforcement Detective of the Year

Insurance Investigator of the Year

Guy E. “Sandy” Burnette, Jr., Insurance Fraud Attorney of the Year

Jerry Zappolo Distinguished Service Award

Complex Insurance Fraud Investigative Team Award


This year’s nominations indicate the total fraud exposure of $135,497,826 was successfully prevented through teamwork and each person’s objective to protect public interest against insurance fraud. Congratulations to all the nominees who succeeded in significantly impacting Florida’s insurance fraud. The Awards Committee also extends its appreciation to those who recognized these individuals through their nomination for an Award.




Janice Young

Retired - SIU




Chief Evangelina Brooks

Division of Investigative and Forensic Services

400 W Robinson St., Suite S-823, Hurston Bldg, Orlando,FL 32801

407-316-4833 Office

Rick Wakefield

IHC Academy, 3657 Canton Rd, Marietta, GA 30120

770-926-0062 Office


Jarred Dichek

Law Offices of Kubicki Draper

304-982-6616 Office

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