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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.










Sep 30, 2014

Seven Indicted for Fraudulently Requesting Travel Reimbursement Expenses from the Department of Veterans Affairs

Miami-Dade County Resident Sentenced for Identity Theft Schemes Involving Fraudulent Social Security Benefits and Income Tax Refunds

Six Defendants Charged for $6 Million Miami Home Health Care Fraud Scheme

Sep 29, 2014

Man Using False Identity Sentenced to 27 Years in Prison on International Sex Trafficking

Head of International Narcotics Trafficking and Money Laundering Organization Sentenced to 150 Years in Prison

Administrator Sentenced to 68 Months in Prison for Role in $6 Million Miami Home Health Care Fraud Scheme

Sep 26, 2014

Ringleader Jason Vitulano Pleads Guilty in Loan Modification Fraud Scheme Case & Scheme Managers Sentenced

Former Owner of Durable Medical Equipment Company Arrested in Health Care Fraud and Money Laundering Scheme

Sep 25, 2014

Former City of Miami Firefighter Sentenced to 327 Months in Prison on Child Pornography Charges

Sep 24, 2014

Former Delray Beach Resident Sentenced in Third Case Involving Identity Theft

Lighting Contractor Charged with Agreeing to Bribe Broward Public Official

Sep 23, 2014

Intelligence Officer at Southern Command Charged with Accepting a Bribe and Helping Steal Drug Proceeds

Five Defendants Sentenced to Prison Terms for Multi-Million Dollar Theft of Pre-Retail Medical Products

Sep 22, 2014

Brazilian Man Sentenced on Firearms Trafficking Charges

Sep 19, 2014

Rothstein Associates Charged with Conspiracy to Commit Wire Fraud

North Miami Beach Resident Convicted in Identity Theft Tax Refund Fraud Scheme

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