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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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News

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

August 28, 2014

Former VA Employee Sentenced for Stealing Government Funds

August 27, 2014

Corporate Vice President Pleads Guilty to Healthcare Fraud Scheme

August 26, 2014

Former DeKalb County Commissioner Charged with Stealing County Funds

August 25, 2014

Smyrna Man Sentenced for Identity Theft and Tax Fraud

Former Leader of Hindu Temple of Georgia Convicted on Fraud and Obstruction Charges

Georgia Man Sentenced for Tax Fraud and Identity Theft

August 21, 2014

Two Sentenced to Prison for Carjacking and Beating Robbery Victim

August 20, 2014

Radric Davis, aka Gucci Mane, Sentenced to Federal Prison for Illegal Gun Possession

August 08, 2014

Former Deputy Sheriff Sentenced to Federal Prison for Soliciting Kickbacks

August 07, 2014

Former Co-Owner of Atlanta-based Medical Clinic Chain and Former Hospital Executive Plead Guilty to Illegal Pay-for-Patient Conspiracy

Forsyth Woman Sentenced for Fraudulently Obtaining Government Grants

August 06, 2014

Nine Law Enforcement Officers Sentenced for Protecting Drug Dealers

August 01, 2014

Identity Thieves Sentenced to Federal Prison

July 31, 2014

Cartersville Man Sentenced in Sextortion Case

July 30, 2014

Lingerie Business Owner Sentenced to Federal Prison for Bribery

July 22, 2014

Owner of Allergy Lab Pleads Guilty to Faking Allergy Test Results

July 18, 2014

Atlanta Armed Robbery Crew Sentenced

July 10, 2014

Company Settles Claims that it Deliberately Underpaid Workers

July 8, 2014

College Park Police Officer Sentenced to Federal Prison for Illegally Obtaining U.S. Citizenship

Apollo E. Nida Sentenced for Conspiring to Commit Mail, Wire and Bank Fraud

Former Carter's Executives and Portfolio Manager for New York Hedge Fund Sentenced to Federal Prison tor Multi-Million Dollar Insider Trading Conspiracies

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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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