Economic Crime and Rackets Bureau

The Economic Crime Bureau specializes in the prosecution of white-collar crimes for the District Attorney. The Bureau is responsible for the prosecution of all types of economic crimes ranging from the issuance of a bad check to the embezzlement of large amounts of corporate funds.

Typical cases involve stolen and forged checks, stolen credit cards, cloned credit cards, counterfeit checks, ATM scams, bad check schemes, employee thefts, embezzlements, identity theft, bank fraud, and other thefts by deception. In addition, the Bureau prosecutes insurance fraud, unemployment insurance fraud, and welfare fraud and state tax fraud referrals from the State Tax Department.