Serving the District of New Jersey

The United States Attorney's Office is proud to represent the federal law enforcement interests of the people of New Jersey and the country. The office is responsible for the prosecution of federal criminal statutes for all of New Jersey, from acts of terrorism to public corruption, white-collar crime, organized crime and gang activities, internet-related crimes, drug importation through New Jersey ports, and many other criminal acts. The Office also is charged, through its Civil Division, with defending agencies of the United States, enforcing regulatory agencies' authority, and recovering funds from violators of U.S. criminal, regulatory, and civil laws.

It is a major, persistent undertaking that brings together the vast and experienced resources of the Office's 135 Assistant U.S. Attorneys, as well as some of the finest federal investigative agencies and agents found anywhere in the United States - the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Internal Revenue Service, U.S. Postal Inspection Service, U.S. Customs and Border Patrol, Drug Enforcement Administration, U.S. Marshals Service, Secret Service, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, and the Defense Criminal Investigative Service, among others.

The District of New Jersey is a single district with three vicinages: Newark, Trenton and Camden. Together, the three district offices and their Assistant U.S. Attorneys and supervisors effectively cover the entire state - from High Point to Cape May Point - to enforce criminal and civil statutes of the United States.

You will find several links to resources we hope you will find informative and helpful, including one to our press office website, which provides frequently updated news releases concerning the Office's criminal and civil prosecutions and initiatives.

Atlantic County, N.J., Man Pleads Guilty to Conspiring to Defraud the Internal Revenue Service of Nearly $120,000 in Taxes
October 30, 2014
An Atlantic County, New Jersey, man today admitted conspiring to defraud the IRS of $119,880 in income taxes over approximately three years.
Boland, William Information


Two Charged in $5.8 Million Reloadable Debit Card Extortion Scam
October 28, 2014
Two Philadelphia men were arrested this morning for allegedly conspiring to extort victims to load prepaid debit cards with funds that were stolen as part of the scheme.
Patel, Alpeshkumar & Vijaykumar Complaint


Louisiana Man Sentenced to Eight Months in Prison for Abusive Sexual Contact of Sleeping Woman on Flight to New Jersey
October 24, 2014
A Louisiana man was sentenced today to eight months in prison for sexually touching a sleeping woman who did not know him aboard a flight from Houston to Newark Liberty International Airport.


Massachusetts Man Sentenced to 21 Months in Prison for Role in Multimillion-Dollar International Cybercrime Scheme
October 24, 2014
A member of an international cybercrime, identity theft and credit card fraud conspiracy was sentenced today to 21 months in prison for using information hacked from customer accounts held at more than a dozen banks, brokerage firms, payroll processing companies and government agencies in an attempt to steal at least $15 million from American customers.



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