Affirmative Civil Enforcement
Affirmative Civil Enforcement ("ACE") refers to filing civil lawsuits on behalf of the United States. The purpose of these civil actions is to recover government money lost to fraud or other misconduct or to impose penalties for violations of Federal health, safety, or environmental laws.
As part of a coordinated statewide program to prevent future gang activity in Maryland, the United States Attorney's Office has developed a multimedia presentation to educate parents and teachers about the dangers of gangs that recruit students in our state.
Anti-Terrorism Advisory Council
Shares information critical to each member's anti-terrorism efforts and has developed a highly successful training program.
"Asset Forfeiture" refers to the process of confiscating money and property that are proceeds of crimes or used in the commission of crimes.
Our goal is to work with state, federal and private agencies to discover and rescue victims of human trafficking while identifying and prosecuting offenders.
Our Identity Fraud Task Force includes law enforcement agencies and private organizations who work to identify schemes, prevent fraud and prosecute perpetrators.
A unified and comprehensive strategy to combat gun crime that combines local, state and federal law enforcement efforts; community action and revitalization; and public awareness.
The U.S. Attorney's Office works together with state and federal agencies to pursue civil and criminal remedies against perpetrators of mortgage fraud. In support of our efforts to hold more con artists accountable and deter similar conduct, we established a joint state/federal Maryland Mortgage Fraud Task Force.
Project Safe Childhood
A unified and comprehensive strategy to combat on-line child exploitation and abuse that combines law enforcement efforts, community action and public awareness.