Motor Vehicle Fraud Investigator
State of Nebraska

Lincoln, Nebraska

Posted in Public Sector and Government

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Hiring Agency:
Motor Vehicles - Agency 24

Lincoln Job Posting

Hiring Rate:

Classification Salary Range:
$24.53 - $36.16

Job Posting:
JR2024-00005456 Motor Vehicle Fraud Investigator (Open Date: 04/15/2024)

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Job Description:
Pay Range $24.533 - $36.165

Under limited direction and general supervision, using independent judgement, pursue and conduct complex criminal, administrative, and civil investigations with potential arrest or indictment of suspects defined by Nebraska State Statute and United States Criminal Code for criminal violations specific to the Department of Motor Vehicles and US Homeland Security Investigations, and perform related work as assigned.
•Investigate cases of driver's license and motor vehicle fraud including but not limited to title, odometer, tax, identity theft/fraud, motor vehicle identification and other Motor Vehicle law violations including reviewing and investigating complaints, determining if fraud has occurred, and making arrests and/or obtaining arrest warrants for violations of criminal statutes of the State of Nebraska or United States Government.
•Investigate cases of attempted fraud, in the driver license application process discovered during the gated issuance process, including follow through of any other fraud committed as part of identity theft. Be familiar with and understand the use of facial recognition software and how it is an aid in the investigative process for the DMV Fraud Unit
•Identify, locate, interview, and take statements from victims, witnesses and persons suspected of involvement in criminal fraud activity or have related knowledge to use as evidence in administrative or criminal actions.
•Collect, preserve, record evidence, and establish the basis for criminal prosecution.
•Complete required written investigative reports to accurately reflect facts gathered because of an investigation.
•Prepare reports for presentation to prosecuting attorneys throughout the State of Nebraska and United States Attorney's Office for prosecution.
•Develop and work with informants, conduct surveillance and undercover investigations to identify fraudulent practices.
•Act as lead investigator with other law enforcement or state investigative agencies assisting with DMV cases.
•Assist other state and federal law enforcement officers and state and federal investigative agencies in the investigation of criminal acts relating to DMV fraud throughout the State of Nebraska.
•Prepare and testify at administrative/criminal proceedings as they relate to DMV state and federal fraud and customs/immigration cases along with properly monitoring the progress of cases through the judicial system.
•Authenticate records and documents and collaborate with other law enforcement officials and city and county attorneys along with the Nebraska Attorney General and
U.S. Attorney's Offices in developing criminal cases for prosecution.
•Work with these same entities to assist in clearing erroneous driving violations and criminal records on behalf of individuals who have been victims of identity theft.
•Consult and work with insurance companies, law enforcement officials, other state agency investigative staff and other entities to facilitate investigation and to provide documentation of relevant facts.

•Providing fraudulent document training for vehicle ownership, personal identification documents, and identity theft.

Requirements / Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications: Nebraska Law Enforcement Certification and valid driver's license, post-secondary education in criminal justice, business or public administration and previous work experience in law enforcement investigations, investigative experience in other state, local or private agencies in auto fraud/theft and identity fraud/theft. Must have resigned or terminated from any previous law enforcement agency in good standing as required by Nebraska State Statute.

Preferred Qualifications:

Three to five years in law enforcement, regulatory or civil investigations, interpreting motor vehicle laws and statutes, authenticating records and documents, investigating identity theft/fraud, and vehicle theft/fraud, taking statements from witnesses, preparing court testimony, training, and/or making presentations to groups. Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and email programs. Experience with intelligence and evidence software such as TLO, CLEAR, SCOPENOW, ACCURINT and/or PENLINK (PLX) is a Bonus.


Must be able to obtain sworn Nebraska Special State Deputy Sheriff certification along with becoming certified as a United States of America, Department of Homeland Security Investigations, Immigration and Customs Enforcement Task Force Officer within six months of hire. This requires the passing of all State and Federal background checks and requirements. Failure to meet the above listed requirements will be automatic grounds for dismissal.


We offer a comprehensive package of pay, benefits, paid time off, retirement and professional development opportunities to help you get the most out of your career and life. Your paycheck is just part of your total compensation.

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Equal Opportunity Statement

The State of Nebraska values our teammates as well as a supportive environment that strives to promote diversity, inclusion, and belonging. We recruit, hire, train, and promote in all job classifications and at all levels without regard to race, color, religion, sex. age, national origin, disability, marital status or genetics.

Current employees of the State of Nebraska should NOT apply on this external career. Instead go to Workday and access the Jobs Hub - Internal Apply app from your home landing page.

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