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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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

News

Sep 18, 2014

Fort Lauderdale Jury Convicts Hollywood Man of Kidnapping and Sex Trafficking By Force

North Miami Beach Resident Sentenced in Identity Theft Tax Fraud Scheme

Three Patient Recruiters Sentenced in $20 Million Miami Health Care Fraud Scheme

Sep 17, 2014

Florida Home Health Care Company and Its Owners Agree to Resolve False Claims Act Allegations for $1.65 Million

Miami Resident Sentenced in Identity Theft Tax Fraud and Social Security Schemes

Sep 16, 2014

Former Cay Clubs Executives Charged in Connection with $300 Million Ponzi Scheme Involving Sales of Vacation Rental Units

Miami Resident Sentenced in Identity Theft Tax Fraud Scheme

Sep 12, 2014

Port Saint Lucie Return Preparer Sentenced for Tax Fraud and Identity Theft Schemes

Broward Realtor Charged with Making False Statements

Miami Resident Sentenced in Identity Theft Tax Fraud Scheme

Palm Beach County Couple Charged with Bankruptcy Fraud

Registered Sex Offender Sentenced to 235 Months in Prison for Attempting to Entice a Minor to Engage in Unlawful Sexual Activity

Sep 11, 2014

Ana Alliegro Sentenced for Having Violated the Federal Election Campaign Act

Former TD Bank Employee and Co-Defendant Sentenced in Identity Theft Tax Fraud Scheme

Miami Attorney Sentenced for Not Filing Income Tax Returns

Miami-Dade County Resident Sentenced for Her Role in Massive Stolen Identity Income Tax Refund Fraud Scheme

Sep 10, 2014

Boynton Beach Man Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Attempting to Entice a Minor to Engage in Sexual Activity

Attorney General Recognizes Southern District of Florida Trial Team

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