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A Division of the Minnesota Department of Public Safety

Minnesota Financial Crimes Task Force

The Minnesota Financial Crimes Task Force (MNFCTF) protects and serves the public by investigating financial crimes related to identity theft, with a special emphasis on organized criminal enterprises. The MNFCTF is comprised of multi-jurisdictional law enforcement agencies working together to provide investigative expertise and resources. The MNFCTF works in partnership with local, state and federal agencies.

Minnesota Financial Crimes Task Force Structure

The MNFCTF is under the authority of the Commissioner of the Department of Public Safety (Minnesota Statute 299A.681). The task force also makes reports to the Financial Crimes Advisory Board which provides advice and direction for items pertaining to MNFCTF initiatives.

Task Force Affiliate Agencies

  • ​​Bureau of Criminal Apprehension
  • Beltrami County Sheriff's Office
  • Bemidji Police Department
  • Bloomington Police Department
  • Blue Earth County Sheriff's Office
  • Brooklyn Center Police Department
  • Champlin Police Department
  • Chisago County Sheriff's Office
  • Dakota County Sheriff's Office
  • Duluth Police Department
  • ​​Eagan Police Department
  • Forest Lake Police Department
  • Fridley Police Department
  • Lino Lakes Police Department
  • ​Mille Lacs County Sheriff's Office
  • Plymouth Police Department
  • Ramsey County Sheriff's Office
  • Roseville Police Department

  • Savage Police Department
  • Shakopee Police Department
  • Saint Paul Police Department
  • State Patrol (Intra-Agency)
  • Stearns County Sheriff's Office
  • U.S. Postal Inspection Service
  • U.S. Secret Service
  • Washin​gton County Sheriff's Office
  • Wright County Sheriff's Office

​Information for Consumers​

What should I do if I am a victim of a financial crime?

Report the crime to the law enforcement agency in the jurisdiction where the loss occurred.

What if I do not know the jurisdiction where the loss occurred?

Report the crime to your local law enforcement agency.

What will law enforcement do with my report?

Minnesota law enforcement agencies are required to complete a report for crimes involving identity theft (Minnesota Statute 609.527). The agency will then consider the best options for investigating the crime.

Financial Crimes Advisory Board Member Agencies

Banking representative ​Minnesota Department of Public Safety ​Minnesota Retailer representative
Lino Lakes Police Department ​​Minnesota Financial Crimes Task Force Minnesota Senate representative
​Mille Lacs County Sheriff's Office ​Minnesota House representative ​​U.S. Postal Inspection Service
​Minnesota Board of Public Defense ​Minnesota Office of the Attorney General ​​U.S. Secret Service
​Minnesota County Attorneys Association