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Mission Statement

           We, the staff of the United States Attorney's Office, are accountable to the citizens of the Western District of Michigan for pursuing justice, ensuring public safety, enforcing the law, protecting the interests of the United States, and exercising stewardship over the government's resources.

           To accomplish our mission, we will discharge our duties with professionalism, diligence, and integrity. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence and to the highest standards of ethical conduct in an environment of mutual respect.

Limited English Proficiency Statement: 

           The United States Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Michigan, in compliance with Executive Order 13166, Improving Access to Services for Persons with Limited English Proficiency has free language translation services available for public use when conducting business with our office by phone or in person.

          We do not provide legal assistance to the general public and are not an investigative office. Information regarding criminal activity needs to be referred to an investigative law enforcement agency. Please contact your local police department to report a crime.


Declaración sobre Conocimiento Limitado del Idioma Inglés:

           La Fiscalía Federal del Distrito Oeste de Michigan, en cumplimiento con el Decreto Presidencial 13166, Mejorando el Acceso a Servicios para Personas con Conocimiento Limitado del Idioma Inglés, tiene servicios de traducción disponibles para el público, libre de costo, mientras conduce negocios con nuestra oficina por teléfono o en persona.

           Nuestra oficina no proporciona ayuda legal al público en general y no somos una agencia investigadora. Información sobre actividad criminal tiene que remitirse a una agencia de orden público investigativa. Para reportar un delito, por favor, comuníquese con el departamento de policía más cercano.


August 19, 2014

Lansing Man Pleads Guilty in Federal Mortgage Fraud Probe

August 18, 2014

Mattawan Man Sentenced to 30 Years in Federal Prison for Multiple Counts of Attempted Sexual Exploitation of a Child and Other Related Charges

August 15, 2014

Former St. Joseph Man Sentenced to more than 7 Years in Prison for Philippine Gold Scam and Failure to File Tax Returns

August 13, 2014

West Michigan Businessman Sentenced to more than 7 Years in Prison for Defrauding his Friends and Business Associates

July 28, 2014

Former Radio Host John Balyo Pleads Guilty to Federal Child Exploitation Charges

July 28, 2014

Kalamazoo Couple Sentenced to Prison for Tax Crimes

July 25, 2014

Dangerous Felon Gets Five Years for Possessing a Firearm

July 25, 2014

Former Upper Peninsula Resident Charged Federally for Sexual Abuse of a Minor

July 24, 2014

Balyo Scheduled to Plead Guilty to Federal Charges

July 23, 2014

Van Buren County Man Sentenced for Selling Guns Without a License

July 18, 2014

Peter Louis Meshigaud of Wilson, Michigan Sentenced to 60 Months for Domestic Assualt - Habitual Offender

July 15, 2014

Michigan Man Sentenced to 40 Years for Sexting with Teenage Girl

July 7, 2014

Summertime Tips for Keeping Kids Safe From Predators

June 20, 2014

Guitly Plea in $2.9 Million Stolen Identity Tax Scam

June 13, 2014

Two Members of Holland Latin Kings Convicted of Racketeering

June 11, 2014

James Ortman of Maple Rapids Sentenced to Prison for Submitting False Claims to the Federal Government

June 09, 2014

U.S. Attorney's Office Issues Annual Report

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Victim Witness Assistance

Making sure that victims of federal crimes are treated with compassion, fairness and respect.

Project Safe Neighborhoods

Our nation-wide commitment to reducing gun crime in America.

Project Safe Childhood

Help us combat the proliferation of sexual exploitation crimes against children.

Community Outreach

Giving Back to the Community through a variety of venues & initatives.