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The Northern District of California is undoubtedly one of the most exceptional districts in the nation.  The District stretches from the Monterey Coast in the south to California’s northern border with Oregon, and the Pacific Ocean in the west nearly to Sacramento in the east.   It contains three major metropolitan areas that are very different politically, culturally and from a law enforcement perspective: San Francisco, Oakland and San Jose. Nearly 8 million people call the Northern District of California home.

In an effort to help protect these individuals, the United States Attorney's Office prosecutes violations of federal law and represents the federal government in virtually all litigation involving the United States in the District.  The attorneys who work in the office prosecute criminal violations, civil lawsuits against the government, and litigate actions to collect judgments and restitution on behalf of victims and taxpayers.











October 29, 2014

Haitian Man Charged In $200,000 “Email Takeover” Scam Against Victim In Saratoga, Calif.

CEO Of Lafayette And Walnut Creek Venture Capital Firm Sentenced To 24 Months In Prison

October 28, 2014

Sonoma Resident Sentenced To Two Years In Prison For Filing False Tax Return

Hollister Woman Sentenced To Prison For Embezzlement Scheme

October 23, 2014

10 Defendants Indicted For Operating A Prostitution Racketeering Enterprise Involving Approximately 40 Bay Area Brothels

October 22, 2014

Three MS-13 Members Sentenced For Gang-Related Murder And Racketeering Conspiracy Charges

October 21, 2014

Santa Rosa Tax Return Preparer Pleads Guilty to Tax Fraud and Failing to Report Foreign Bank Accounts

Danville Couple Charged with Tax Fraud

October 17, 2014

California Woman Charged With Possessing Cell Phone Spyware And Using It To Intercept Communications

October 16, 2014

Two Defendants Charged In “Email Takeover” Scam

October 15, 2014

Bay Area Woman Sentenced To Twenty-Seven Months Imprisonment For Credit Card Fraud And Identity Theft

October 14, 2014

Drug Courier Convicted Of Delivering Kilogram Of Cocaine

Masked Baton-Wielding Bandit Sentenced To 78 Months In Prison For Oakland Bank Robbery Spree

October 10, 2014

Ringleader Of Fraud Conspiracy Sentenced To Prison

October 7, 2014

Former CEO Of San Francisco Technology Start-Up Pleads Guilty To Wire Fraud

Former United Commercial Bank Senior Vice President Pleads Guilty To Conspiracy

October 6, 2014

Antioch Resident Pleads Guilty To Aggravated Identity Theft In Tax Fraud Scheme

October 2, 2014

Danville Real Estate Agent Charged In Bank Fraud and Money Laundering Scheme

21 Year Fugitive Sentenced On 1992 Tax Fraud Charges

October 1, 2014

Jury Convicts Gang Member In South Francisco Triple Homicides

September 29, 2014

Two Individuals Distributing Methamphetamine In Marin County Pleaded Guilty To Drug Trafficking

Laytonville Resident Pleads Guilty To Manufacturing Marijuana And Money Laundering

September 25, 2014

Former Top GSA Official Indicted For Fraud

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