Welcome to the Office of the Attorney General of Switzerland (OAG)
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
17.12.2020: Indictment filed against Bulgarian criminal organisation members and Credit Suisse
Bern, 17.12.2020: Following an extensive investigation into the activities in Switzerland of a major Bulgarian criminal organisation involved on a grand scale in the international trafficking of narcotics and in laundering the proceeds of these activities, the OAG has filed its indictment in the Federal Criminal Court.
05.11.2020: Indictment filed against former civilian employee of the Schwyz Cantonal Police
Bern, 05.11.2020: The Office of the Attorney General of Switzerland (OAG) has filed an indictment in the Federal Criminal Court against a former civilian employee of the Schwyz Cantonal Police. The charges against the former employee include, among other things, multiple offences under the Weapons Act and multiple counts of breaching official secrecy.
14.10.2020: Football: Restitution of over CHF 36 million
Bern, 14.10.2020: In the context of various criminal proceedings in connection with its football-related investigations, the OAG has secured the forfeiture of around CHF 36.6 million held in frozen bank accounts in Switzerland and returned these funds to the entitled party.