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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.











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

July 25, 2014

Justice Department Obtains $80,000 Settlement In Housing Discrimination Lawsuit Against California Landlord

Former School Teacher Sentenced To More Than Eight Years In Prison On Child Pornography Charges

July 24, 2014

Former 32 Year FBI Employee And His Wife Plead Guilty To Bank Fraud

Southern California Man Sentenced To 15 Years For Methamphetamine And Gun Crimes

July 17, 2014

21 Year Fugitive Pleads Guilty For Failing To Appear for 1993 Court Appearance

FedEx Indicted For Its Role In Distributing Controlled Substances And Prescription Drugs

July 11, 2014

Walter Liew Sentenced To Fifteen Years In Prison For Economic Espionage

Japanese Citizen Sentenced To More Than Four Years Imprisonment For Bank Fraud Scheme

Former CalPERS CEO Pleads Guilty To Corruption Conspiracy

July 10, 2014

Owner Of Castro Valley Pizzeria Charged With Tax Fraud

Two East Bay Residents Indicted For $3 Million Investment Fraud

July 9, 2014

Chief Executive Officer Of Monterey Investment Company Sentenced To Nine Years In Prison For Fraud

July 2, 2014

Lookout In Armed Bank Robbery Sentenced To More Than 7 Years In Prison

21 Year Fugitive Former Daly City Resident Found Through Facebook Makes Court Appearance

Boston Man Charged In Twitter Hack

July 1, 2014

Former Millbrae Resident Sentenced To 18 Months In Prison

June 25, 2014

California Operators Of MYREDBOOK.COM Website Arrested For Facilitating Prostitution And Money Laundering

Petaluma Couple Indicted For Conspiracy To Defraud The United States

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