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Who’s Who at the Insurance Frauds Bureau

Contact Information for Special Investigations Unit Staff

The Insurance Frauds Bureau is committed to strengthening ties with the members of every insurer’s Special Investigations Unit. Working together benefits all of us. By pooling our resources, we can build better cases that will lead to successful prosecution. We encourage all insurer staff to contact us with any questions or matters of concern.

Our downstate contacts are:

New York City Office

Type of Fraud Contact Person

Major Cases/Organized/No-Fault/Fraudulent Auto ID Cards

Deputy Chief Investigator August D'Aureli

Medical (Health/Accident/Disability)

Deputy Chief Investigator Joseph Edwards

General (Life/Homeowners/Agents & Brokers/Larceny/Burglary/Other)

Deputy Chief Investigator Anthony Gonzalez

Arson

Deputy Chief Investigator Anthony Gonzalez

Auto

Deputy Chief Investigator Gerard Callahan

Major Cases

Deputy Chief Investigator August D'Aureli

Mortgage and Title

Deputy Chief Investigator Anthony Gonzalez

Call (212) 480-6074

Mineola Office

Type of Fraud Contact Person
Workers’ Compensation

Deputy Chief Investigator John Browne

Call (516) 248-5770

The investigators in our upstate offices handle all types of insurance fraud.

Our upstate contacts are:

Albany Office

Chris Lehenbauer

Deputy Chief Investigator

Call (607) 433-3629

Buffalo Office

Edward Silvestrini

Deputy Chief Investigator

Call (716) 847-7622

Oneonta Office

Sean Ralph

Assistant Chief Investigator

Call (607) 433-3629

Rochester Office

William Fedrau

Investigator

Call (585) 325-1681

Syracuse Office

Call (716) 847-7622

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