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
16.04.2020: Office of the Attorney General of Switzerland: Annual Report 2019
Bern, 16.04.2020: As its annual report for 2019 shows, cooperation between the Office of the Attorney General of Switzerland (OAG) and its national and international partners is becoming increasingly important. A strong network is essential for combating modern forms of crime effectively.
14.04.2020: Combating terrorism: Indictment filed against IS member
Bern, 14.04.2020: The Office of the Attorney General of Switzerland (OAG) has filed an indictment against an Iraqi citizen in the Federal Criminal Court. He is accused of being a member of and carrying out various activities for the Islamic State terrorist organisation (IS) while operating from Switzerland. The suspect held a position of authority in relation to other IS members, some also in high-ranking positions.
20.02.2020: Football: Indictment filed in connection with the award of media rights
Berne, 20.02.2020: The Office of the Attorney General of Switzerland has filed an indictment against the former Secretary General of the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), Jerôme Valcke, the chairman of the BeIN Media Group, Nasser Al-Khelaifi, and a businessman in the sports rights sector in connection with the award of media rights to various World Cup and FIFA Confederations Cup tournaments.