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Tracy Thompson

AAG Tracy M. Thompson is New Jersey’s Acting Insurance Fraud Prosecutor.  She supervises a staff of 100 who investigate and prosecute all types of insurance fraud, including health care, auto, Medicaid, disability, unemployment, and worker’s compensation. The Office of the Insurance Fraud Prosecutor also coordinates the anti-fraud activities of State and local investigative agencies and prosecutors. Prior to her appointment to head OIFP, AAG Thompson most recently served as Counsel to the Director of the Division of Criminal Justice. She advised the Director on a broad range of law enforcement policy matters, oversaw the Division’s Litigation Academy, and served as a liaison between the Division and other governmental agencies. AAG Thompson has also served as chair of the New Jersey Human Trafficking Task Force, where she represented the Attorney General and worked with the National District Attorneys Association’s Human Trafficking Working Group.

Thompson has served as Deputy Director of the Office of Government Integrity; Chief Counsel for the Bureau of Fiscal Oversight; Special Assistant to the Director of the Division of Criminal Justice; and in the Financial Crimes Unit.  Before joining the Attorney General’s Office, Thompson was an Assistant Prosecutor in the Mercer County New Jersey Prosecutor’s Office, where she served as Chief of the Domestic Violence Unit and also prosecuted child abuse, sexual assault, arson and narcotics cases.   Thompson is a faculty member for the Attorney General’s Advocacy Institute and the National Attorneys General Training and Research Institute.  She is also an adjunct faculty member at Wilmington University and previously taught at The College of New Jersey.  Thompson received her B.A. in African-American Studies from the University of Pennsylvania and her J.D. from Temple University School of Law.   She is a 2014 recipient of an Attorney General’s Award for Excellence in Advancing the Department of Law & Public Safety’s Priorities and Initiatives.

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