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Mission Statement

The mission of the United States Attorney's Office, Southern District of Florida, is to enforce and defend the laws of the United States of America through the prosecution of criminal cases brought by the Federal government; the prosecution and defense of civil cases in which the United States is a party; and the collection of debts owed to the Federal government that are administratively uncollectible.

The United States Attorney for the Southern District of Florida is the chief federal law enforcement officer for the District. The Southern District of Florida encompasses a geographical area of approximately 15,197 square miles extending south to Key West, north to Sebastian and west to Sebring. The Southern District includes the counties of Miami-Dade, Broward, Monroe, Palm Beach, Martin, St. Lucie, Indian River, Okeechobee and Highlands.

The United States Attorney's Office (USAO) has a staff of approximately 222 Assistant United States Attorneys (AUSAs) and 170 support personnel. The main office is located in Miami, Florida. There are three staffed branch offices located in Fort Lauderdale, West Palm Beach and Fort Pierce, and one unstaffed branch office located in Key West. There is also a High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) office in West Miami-Dade and Broward, and a District-Wide Health Care Fraud Facility in Miramar.

It is the policy of the Office of the United States Attorney, Southern District of Florida, to provide equal opportunity in employment on the basis of merit and to prohibit discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability (physical or mental), sexual orientation, status as a parent, or protected genetic information. Our goal is to continue to promote the full realization of equal employment opportunity through a continuing affirmative employment program that will eliminate discrimination based on factors irrelevant to job performance.










Aug 29, 2014

Former Mutual Benefits Corporation Head Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison for His Role in $1 Billion MBC Scheme

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

Defendant Charged in Investment Scam Yielding Millions of Dollars from Investors - and Miami Heat Tickets

Aug 28, 2014

Owner and Seven Employees of Mortgage Company and Two Real Estate Developers Indicted for $50 Million Scam Involving Federally Insured Mortgages

Aug 27, 2014

Two More Sentenced to Lengthy Prison Terms for Treasure Coast PNC Bank Robbery Spree

Aug 26, 2014

Tax Return Preparers Charged in Fraudulent Refund Scheme

Owner of Home Health Care Company Sentenced to Nearly Six Years in Prison for Role in $6 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme

Port St. Lucie Broker Sentenced to 87 Months in Prison in Wire Fraud Embezzlement Scheme

Aug 25, 2014

Manager Sentenced to 72 Months in Prison in Loan Modification Fraud Scheme Case

Aug 22, 2014

Homestead Resident Sentenced in Identity Theft Tax Refund Fraud Scheme

Seven Defendants Charged in Identity Theft Tax Refund Fraud Scheme

Florida Man Sentenced for Filing False Claims with Internal Revenue Service

Aug 19, 2014

Three South Florida Residents Charged in Conspiracy to Distribute Illegal Drugs, Steroids

Delray Beach Residents Sentenced to Lengthy Prison Sentences in Multi-Million Dollar Bank Fraud Scheme Involving South Florida Investment Properties

Ana Alliegro Pleads Guilty to Violation of the Federal Election Campaign Act

Rothstein Associate Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Commit Wire Fraud

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