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Criminal Division


The Criminal Division prosecutes a variety of cases, including:

  • Bank Robbery
  • Bankruptcy Fraud
  • Child Exploitation & Pornography
  • Child Support Recovery Act
  • Civil Rights
  • Computer Crimes
  • Cybercrimes
  • Environmental Crimes
  • Financial Institution Fraud
  • Firearm Crimes
  • Government Contracts
  • Government Programs
  • Government Property
  • Health Care Fraud
  • Identity Fraud
  • Immigration
  • Insurance Fraud
  • Interstate Transportation of Stolen Property
  • Investment Fraud
  • Mortgage Fraud
  • Postal Service Crimes
  • Public Corruption
  • Tax

The Organized Crime Strike Force Team prosecutes cases of organized crime, including Russian and Asian organized crime. Its principal enforcement efforts are directed against organized crime, and "emerging groups" including, but not limited to, the outlaw motorcycle gangs. The list of targeted organizations reflects the expansion of the Department of Justice's organized crime program to include "non-traditional" groups, as opposed to traditional groups such as La Cosa Nostra. Strike Force investigations typically involve a broad spectrum of criminal statutes, including the RICO statutes, fraud, narcotics, casino cheats, tax evasion/corruption, and counterfeit money/credit cards. Investigations are coordinated with federal agencies, such as the FBI, United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement, as well as with state and local agencies and local police departments.

The Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force prosecutes cases involving major drug organizations and drug money laundering organizations.

The Anti-Terrorism Advisory Coordinator is charged with the office's over-riding priority: the prevention and prosecution of any terrorist-related activity in the District of Nevada.

Updated November 5, 2018

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