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Eastern District of Pennsylvania

The United States Attorney's Office (USAO) for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania is responsible for one of the nation's largest districts covering about 4,700 square miles with over 5 million people residing within its nine counties. The district is unique in its diversity, evident not only in its environment but also in its population. From a large metropolitan city to country farm to mountain town, the Eastern District of Pennsylvania represents a microcosm of the nation. Cultures from all parts of the world have migrated to this region and have established themselves as members of a Pennsylvania community.
With Philadelphia assigned as one of ten regional centers for federal agencies, federal resources within the district are abundant. As one of the nation's largest, the District Court has 37 sitting judges, 5 bankruptcy court judges and 11 magistrate judges. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, with 19 judges, is also located within the federal courthouse in the city. In addition to its historical sites, Philadelphia is home to major Department of Defense (DOD) buying commands, a bulk mail center, an Internal Revenue Service (IRS) regional return center, and many other facilities.
In contrast to the urban character of its largest city, the district's eight other counties, Berks, Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Lancaster, Lehigh, Montgomery and Northhampton, reflect a mixture of settings and cultures. With the completion of a new interstate highway and the redevelopment of its regional airport, the Lehigh Valley cities of Allentown, Bethlehem and Easton are now in a position to reap the benefits of the suburban expansion that has been occurring across the country. Chester, Montgomery and Bucks counties have recognized significant growth in both residential and business development based in large part to the success of the technology and retail industries. Lancaster County, with its farms and rolling hills, remains home to the Pennsylvania Dutch, farmers, tradesmen and other artisans who supply all of the district's communities with fresh produce, new home construction, crafts and many other products.
Philadelphia, both a city and county, is the country's fifth largest metropolis, housing over 1.4 million people, and the birthplace of our nation. The city is rich in historical significance including Independence National Historic Park, the home and resting place of Benjamin Franklin, and many other sites. Situated along the Delaware and Schuylkill Rivers, Philadelphia is a thriving seaport that is also noted for its world renowned educational system of colleges and universities, including four medical schools. Business is also well established in the fields of health care, government, insurance, and international travel and trade. Additionally, the city's economy is enhanced by its strategic location along the Northeast Corridor between New York and Washington and is serviced by multiple interstate highways, rail and an ever-expanding international airport.

 

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News

August 29

Former Bank Employee Charged With Misapplication Of Bank Funds (Lynsey Haslip) | Information.pdf

August 28

Delaware Woman Indicted On Drug Charges (Kristen Jacobs) | Indictment.pdf

August 28

Delaware County Man Charged With Possessing A Firearm In A Federal Facility (Melvin Anthony Ramos) | Indictment.pdf

August 27

Delaware County Man Sentenced For Stealing Hospital Patient Identities As Part Of A Tax Fraud Scheme (Reynaldo Estrada)

August 27

Philadelphia Political Consultant Pleads Guilty In Attempt To Conceal Campaign Finance-Related Fraud (Gregory Naylor) | Information.pdf

August 27

Company Sentenced For Improper Storage Of Explosive Hazardous Waste (Action Manufacturing)

August 27

Philadelphia Woman Charged With Stealing Dead Mother's Retirement Benefits (Maxine Harvin) | Information.pdf

August 26

New Jersey Man Indicted In Connection With Asbestos Removal (Ronen Bakshi) | Indictment.pdf

August 26

Lansdowne Man Charged With Counterfeiting (Keith Scutching) | Indictment.pdf

August 25

Delaware County Man Admits To Major Fraud Against The U.S. (Kenneth Narzikul)

August 22

Judge Gives Berks County Businessman 46 Month Sentence For Tax Crimes (Harvey G. Bitler)

August 22

Reading Man Indicted On Child Pornography Charges (Bradley DeTurck) | Indictment.pdf

August 21

Morrisville Woman Charged With Defrauding Government Agencies (Revonia Jones) | Information.pdf

August 21

Allentown Man Pleads Guilty To Tax Refund Scheme (Andy O. Rodriguez)

August 18

Judge Gives Sex Trafficker Long Prison Term (Rahim McIntyre)

August 15

Albert Einstein Healthcare And Fornance Physician Services Agree To Settlement Of Voluntary Disclosure

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