Welcome to the United States Attorney's Office for the Northern District of Georgia. We enforce the criminal laws of the United States, represent the United States' interest in civil proceedings, and manage programs for the community and state and local law enforcement to keep our district safe. Our mission is to serve you.  We protect your safety in the community by prosecuting terrorism, human trafficking, child exploitation, civil rights, and large-scale drug trafficking cases.  We aggressively investigate and prosecute corruption by those in public office, government service, and corporate boardrooms.  We preserve the integrity of federal programs that spend your tax dollars by litigating cases of fraud and theft from Medicare and other agencies.  Every day, our lawyers and support staff are inspired to promote the mission of the Justice Department and make our community and our country a better place to live. 

Our office priorities go beyond prosecuting criminals and litigating cases. We are always seeking to reach out and serve our communities.  We have partnered with the Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles, the Georgia Department of Corrections, the Federal Bureau of Prisons, United States Probation Office, and Morehouse School of Medicine-Community Voices to create a monthly program for those being released from prison into our community to provide them with necessary services and reduce recidivism.  We have sponsored public summits on violent crime, prescription drug abuse, human trafficking, and other topics to bring together community members and law enforcement and find creative solutions to these problems. 

Our web site is designed to provide information about our office and its many components, community resources, victim-witness services.  Our News Section highlights some of our cases and provides you more insight into what happens in federal investigations and their final outcomes in our federal courts.  
Thank you for visiting our site.

Sally Quillian Yates, United States Attorney

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October 20, 2014

Defendant Arraigned on Tax Fraud Charges

October 14, 2014

Registered Sex Offender Sentenced for Distributing Child Pornography

Radiology Billing Company to Pay $1.95 Million to Resolve False Claims Act Allegations

October 9, 2014

Barrow County Man Sentenced to 20 Years in Federal Prison for Distributing Child Pornography

October 8, 2014

Ephren Taylor, II, Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Commit Fraud

October 3, 2014

Accountant Pleads Guilty to Hiding Swiss Bank Account

October 1, 2014

Lawrenceville Tax Return Preparer Sentenced for Filing False Tax Returns

September 29, 2014

Former City of Marietta Employees and Landlords Sentenced for Section 8 Housing Fraud

Serial Armed Robber Sentenced to 32 Years in Federal Prison

Repeat Offender and Accomplice Sentenced for Sex Trafficking of a Minor from West Africa

September 26, 2014

New York Man Sentenced to Twelve Years in Prison for Defrauding Would-Be Borrowers

Owner of Atlanta Income Tax Preparation Firm Sentenced for Nearly $7 Million Refund Fraud

September 24, 2014

Nineteen Indicted for Cashing Stolen United States Treasury Checks and Credit Card Fraud

September 22, 2014

Hospital and Cardiologist Settle False Claims Act Case

Cherokee County Man Pleads Guilty to Multiple Felony Counts in "Sextortion" Prosecution

September 16, 2014

Former DeKalb and Georgia World Congress Center Official Indicted on Public Corruption Charges

September 12, 2014

Atlanta Man Sentenced for Interstate Transportation of 17-Year-Old Girl for Prostitution

Former Gwinnett County Lawyer Indicted for Stealing Client Funds

September 10, 2014

Attorney General Recognizes Northern District of Georgia Employees

September 9, 2014

Registered Sex Offender Sentenced for Receiving Child Pornography

September 8, 2014

Duluth Man Sentenced for Producing Child Pornography

September 5, 2014

Former CEO of Atlanta-Area Daycare Chain Sentenced to Prison for Stealing Nearly $2 Million in Federal Child Nutrition Funds

September 4, 2014

Another Vendor Indicted in Corruption Case Against Former Georgia National Guard Employee

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Featured Resources

Human Trafficking

Sally Speaking at Human Trafficking Summit

One of the key priorities of the United States Attorney's Office and the Department of Justice is Human Trafficking. The Office held a large-scale Summit on Human Trafficking in Atlanta, gathering victims, service providers, law enforcement officers and community leaders, who have now joined together to fight Human Trafficking. A comprehensive summary of the entire day-long Summit is now available through a special page--click the link here to see the highlights of our featured topic: Human Trafficking.


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Youth Justice Summit

Sally Speaking at the Youth Justice Summit

Another one of the priorities of the office is to reach out to young people, particularly those in at-risk neighborhoods. Our recent Youth Justice Summit is the latest effort to connect and make a difference in the community.


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Training and seminars for Federal, State, and Local Law Enforcement Agencies.

Prescription Drug Abuse

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