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As the prosecutors’ office for the Confederation, the OAG is responsible for investigating and prosecuting offences that fall under federal jurisdiction, which are specified in Articles 23 and 24 of the Swiss Criminal Procedure Code and in other federal legislation.
Latest press releases from the OAG
29.10.2019: Combating Terrorism: Coordinated operation
Bern, 29.10.2019 – The OAG and the Offices of the Juvenile Prosecutor in Winterthur and Bern today conducted eleven simultaneous house searches at various addresses in the cantons of Zurich, Bern and Schaffhausen. The searches were carried out as part of criminal proceedings of the authorities involved against a total of eleven individuals. In addition to representatives from the Offices of the Juvenile Prosecutor and the OAG, around 100 officers from fedpol and the cantonal police forces of Bern, Zurich and Schaffhausen were involved.
25.10.2019: Combating Terrorism: OAG files indictment with the Federal Criminal Court
Berne, 25.10.2019: The Office of the Attorney General of Switzerland (OAG) filed an indictment with the Federal Criminal Court against a Swiss-Italian dual citizen domiciled in Winterthur and a Swiss-Macedonian dual citizen domiciled in Frauenfeld. The two are primarily accused of supporting, resp. participating in the criminal organization “Islamic State (IS)”.
22.10.2019: Petrobras – Odebrecht Affair: First indictment filed
Bern, 22.10.2019: In connection with the series of Petrobras – Odebrecht related investigations, the Office of the Attorney General of Switzerland has filed its first indictment with the Federal Criminal Court under accelerated proceedings against an individual on the charge of complicity in the bribery of foreign public officials and of money laundering.