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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.










Jul 30 2014

Two More Defendants Plead Guilty in Identity Theft Fraud Scheme Involving Personal Identifying Information from AT&T Customer Files

Director of Nursing Pleads Guilty in Miami for Role in $7 Million Health Care Fraud Scheme

Jul 29 2014

Palm Beach Resident Sentenced in Identity Theft Tax Refund Fraud Scheme

Return Preparer Pleads Guilty in Identity Theft Tax Refund Scheme Involving Personal Identification Information of Miami-Dade County Public School Students

Miami-Dade County Resident Sentenced in Stolen Identity Tax Refund Scheme Involving Thousands of Individuals' Personal Identifying Information

Former Miami-Dade Department of Public Works Employee Sentenced for Accepting $150,000 in Bribes from Contractor

Physician Assistant and Certified Nursing Assistant Convicted in $200 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme

Jul 25 2014

Final Defendant Sentenced in Identity Theft Scheme Involving Miami-Dade County Public Schools Students' Personal Identifying Information

Four Charged in NFL-Related Securities Fraud Scheme Targeting Senior Citizens

Jul 24 2014

Individual Who Provided False Statements Regarding Attempted Support of Extremist Group Pleads Guilty and is Sentenced

Broward County Sheriff's Deputy Sentenced in Connection With Rothstein Investigation

Palm Beach County Brothers and Company Sentenced in $4 million "Cash Back" Food Stamp Fraud Scheme

Owner And Administrator Of Miami Home Health Companies Pleads Guilty For Role In $74 Million Health Care Fraud Scheme

Jul 23 2014

Former Sweetwater Police Detective Sentenced for Role in Credit Card Fraud and Aggravated Identity Theft Scheme

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