Southern District of Florida

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About the U.S. Attorney

Wifredo A. Ferrer, USAWifredo A. Ferrer, USA

Wifredo A. Ferrer was nominated by President Barack Obama and confirmed by the Senate on April 22, 2010 to serve as United States Attorney for the Southern District of Florida. As United States Attorney, Mr. Ferrer is the chief federal law enforcement officer for the District.

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about the District

The United States Attorney for Southern District of Florida is the chief law enforcement officer in the District. In addition to the Miami office, there are staffed branch offices in Ft. Lauderdale, West Palm Beach and Ft. Pierce, and an unstaffed office in Key West.


99 N.E. 4th Street 
Miami, Fl. 33132
Phone: (305) 961-9001
Fax: (305) 530-7679
500 E. Broward Blvd.
Ft. Lauderdale, Fl. 33394
Phone: (954) 356-7255
Fax: (954) 356-7336
500 S.Australian Ave. Ste. 400
W. Palm Beach, Fl. 33401
Phone: (561) 820-8711
Fax: (561) 820-8777
101 South U.S. 1
Suite 3100
Ft. Pierce, Fl. 34950
Phone: (772) 466-0899
Fax: (772) 466-1020
301 Simonton Street
Key West, Fl. 33040
Phone: (305) 294-7070
Fax: (305) 292-1423

Recent News

April 16, 2014

Former National Fast Food Restaurant Chain Employee and Co-Defendant Plead Guilty in Identity Theft Tax Fraud Scheme

Former CFO of Rothstein, Rosenfeldt and Adler, P.A. Charged with Conspiracy to Launder Money and to Defraud a Financial Institution

April 15, 2014

Miami Attorney Charged with Not Filing Income Tax Returns

April 14, 2014

Naples Resident Pleads Guilty in Treasury Check Cashing and Stolen Identity Scheme

Idaho Aquarium Sentenced for Illegal Trafficking of Marine Life

Michigan Aquarium Employee Sentenced for Illegal Trafficking of Marine Life

Broward County Resident Sentenced in Identity Theft Tax Refund Fraud Scheme Involving Theft of Hundreds of TIAA-CREF Clients' Personal Identifying Information

April 11, 2014

Final Two Defendants Sentenced in Identity Theft Tax Refund Fraud Scheme Involving Thousands of Patients' Personal Identity Information

West Palm Beach Police Officer Charged with Selling Controlled Substances While in Uniform and On Duty

Two Tax Preparers Sentenced in Stolen Identity Tax Refund Fraud Scheme and Other Types of Tax Fraud

April 10, 2014

Loxahatchee Pair Sentenced in Government Benefit Fraud Case

Two Defendants Charged with Defrauding Sony Open

April 9, 2014

Miami-Dade Resident Sentenced in Identity Theft Scheme

April 8, 2014

Coral Gables Physician Sentenced for Tax Fraud

Miami Resident Sentenced in Identity Theft Tax Refund Fraud Scheme

Jesse Lewis Detained on Charges of Violently Forcing Women to Engage in Acts of Prostitution

United States Attorney and SEC Act Cooperatively to Shut Down Alleged Investment Fraud

Ten Individuals Indicted for Medicare Fraud Scheme

April 4, 2014

Vero Beach Resident Charged in Series of Armed Robberies

Eight Defendants Charged in Identity Theft Fraud Scheme Involving Personal Identifying Information from AT&T Customer Files

Russell Adler Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Violate the Federal Election Campaign Act

Broward Resident Charged for Filing Over $439,000 in False Claims for Income Tax Refunds

April 3, 2014

25 Defendants Charged in Separate Schemes that Resulted in Thousands of Identities Stolen and Millions of Dollars in Identity Theft Tax Filings

April 1, 2014

Defendants Plead Guilty to Tax Fraud Scheme

Former Mutual Benefits Corporation Trustee Sentenced to Ten Years for His Role in $1 Billion MBC Scheme

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