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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.











September 17, 2014

Owner Of Monterey Wine Cellar Sentenced To Prison For Failure To Pay Wine Excise Tax

September 15, 2014

Saratoga Resident Sentenced To Two And A Half Years In Prison For Failing To Report Over $2.1 Million Of Income

Attorney General Holder Records Message For Cartoon Network’s “I Speak Up” Campaign To Combat Bullying

September 11, 2014

Hewlett-Packard Russia Pleads Guilty To And Sentenced For Bribery Of Russian Government Officials

September 9, 2014

Marin Doctor Indicted For Distributing Controlled Substances Outside The Usual Course Of Professional Practice

Pleasant Hill Woman Sentenced To Twenty-Nine Months In Prison For Her Role In Identity Theft Tax Scheme

September 8, 2014

Justice Officials Meet With Key Stakeholders On Launch Of Elder Justice Website

Attorney General Holder Announces New Drug Take-Back Effort To Help Tackle Rising Threat Of Prescription Drug Addiction And Opioid Abuse

September 4, 2014

Former Deputy United States Marshal Pleads Guilty To Felony Distribution Of Unapproved New Drugs And Felony Distribution Of Misbranded Drugs

September 3, 2014

Former Vice President Of The Wine Tasting Network Sentenced To 33 Months In Embezzlement Case

September 2, 2014

The United States Sues Nursing Home Owners And Operators And Their Manager Under The False Claims Act

August 29, 2014

Oakland Resident Sentenced To 30 Months In Tax Fraud Scheme

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

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