Brandon J. Fremin has served as the Executive Director of the National Center for Disaster Fraud (NCDF) since February 2018, managing a staff of over 80 investigators, analysts, call center operations, and managers. Mr. Fremin is committed to carrying out the mission of the NCDF to improve and further the prevention, detection, investigation, and prosecution of fraud related to natural and man-made disasters, and to advocate for victims of such fraud.
Mr. Fremin is also the U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Louisiana. In this position, he is the chief federal law enforcement official within the nine parishes that comprise the Middle District of Louisiana. He manages an office of approximately 60 attorneys and support personnel, and which was responsible for prosecuting more than 170 disaster fraud matters related to Hurricane Katrina, and is currently prosecuting disaster fraud cases involving FEMA assistance to residents of multiple parishes in Louisiana affected by significant flooding in August 2016.
Mr. Fremin is a career prosecutor who has served the community for years. Prior to taking office, Mr. Fremin served as Director of the Criminal Division for the Office of the Louisiana Attorney General. Mr. Fremin previously served for more than 11 years as an Assistant District Attorney in the Office of the District Attorney for the 19th Judicial District of Louisiana. Mr. Fremin also previously served as an Assistant United States Attorney in Baton Rouge, where he prosecuted drug trafficking crimes, crimes of violence, and immigration matters. Mr. Fremin is a veteran of the United States Marine Corps, having enlisted in the Marines in 1994 and serving until 2002, when he was honorably discharged as a platoon sergeant. Mr. Fremin received his B.A., cum laude, from Southeastern Louisiana University, and his J.D. from the Paul M. Hebert Law Center at Louisiana State University.