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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.











August 26, 2014

Arkansas Woman Sentenced To Prison For Defrauding Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute

August 22, 2014

Santa Clara Business Owners Pleaded Guilty To Tax And Bank Fraud

August 20, 2014

Lafayette Company Fined For Defrauding USDA

San Francisco And Los Banos Doctor Sentenced To Two Years In Prison In $3.2M Medicare Fraud Scheme

August 19, 2014

Former Boxing Champ Sentenced To 87 Months In Prison For East Bay Bank Robbery Spree

Cupertino Businessman Sentenced To Prison And Ordered To Forfeit $100,000 For High-Technology Worker Visa Fraud

August 18, 2014

Petaluma Slaughterhouse Owners And Employees Charged In Scheme To Distribute Adulterated Meat

August 15, 2014

Napa County Resident Indicted On Eight Counts Of Bank Robbery

Oakland Resident Charged With Conspiring To File False Tax Returns With The IRS

August 14, 2014

Discovery Bay Resident Receives Twenty Six-Month Sentence For Committing Bank Fraud

August 13, 2014

Quebec Resident Indicted In Multi-Million Dollar Telemarketing Scheme

August 7, 2014

Placement Agent Charged With Bribery In CalPERS Corruption Conspiracy

August 6, 2014

Former Hedge Fund Manager Sentenced To Fourteen Months In Prison

August 4, 2014

Laguna Niguel Man Receives Fifteen-Month Prison Term For Defrauding eBay

July 31, 2014

Attorney General Holder Announces Plans For Federal Law Enforcement Personnel To Begin Carrying Naloxone

Berkeley Psychologist Sentenced To More Than Two Years In Prison For Tax Evasion And Theft Of Government Property

Mexican National Sentenced To Fourteen Years In Prison For Methamphetamine Trafficking

July 29, 2014

PG&E Charged With Obstruction Of The Investigation Of The National Transportation Safety Board And Additional Violations Of The Natural Gas Pipeline Safety Act

July 28, 2014

Historic Clean Water Act Settlement Will Prevent Millions Of Gallons Of Sewage Discharges Into San Francisco Bay

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