The Criminal Division uses its expertise, knowledge, and national perspective to coordinate and lead task forces on numerous criminal issues. See below to learn more about a particular task force.
Disaster Fraud Task Force
On September 8, 2005, Attorney General Alberto Gonzales established the Task Force to deter, detect, and prosecute instances of fraud related to the Hurricane Katrina disaster.
Obscenity Prosecution Task Force
Welcome to the Website of the Obscenity Prosecution Task Force (OPTF) of the U.S. Department of Justice. Created in 2005, the Task Force is dedicated exclusively to the protection of America's children and families through the enforcement of our Nation's obscenity laws.