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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Northern District of Iowa

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Media Advisory: Elder Justice Task Force Launched

CEDAR RAPIDS, IA – The United States Attorney’s Office was selected as one of 10 nationwide districts to form an Elder Justice Task Force (  The task force’s charge is to foster a collaborative working relationship among all levels of government, advocacy groups, and others charged with the care and protection of our more vulnerable citizens.  Ensuring the integrity of all government expenditures by eliminating fraud, waste, and abuse in health programs and protecting seniors from financial fraud schemes are primary goals of the task force. 

U.S. Attorney Kevin W. Techau will be present at the press conference and will be joined by some task force members.  This event is being held at an area church that serves as a senior center and congregate lunch location during the week.  Seniors will be present.


Event Details

When:       Monday, June 20, 2016

Where:     Oakhill Jackson Community Church, 1202 10th St. S.E., Cedar Rapids, IA

Time:        11:00 a.m.


A press release will be provided and interview opportunities will be available. 

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Updated June 16, 2016