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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
14.02.2019: Cybercrime: Charges brought in voice phishing case
Bern, 14.02.2019. The Office of the Attorney General of Switzerland (OAG) has concluded an investigation into cybercrime allegations and filed charges against one person before the Federal Criminal Court in Bellinzona. The accused, a woman, is suspected of being a member of a criminal group that committed “voice phishing” offences in Switzerland between March 2016 and July 2018.
18.07.18: Coordinated operation in a cybercrime case
Bern, 18.07.2018 - As part of a criminal investigation conducted by the OAG into Voice Phishing, a coordinated operation involving officers from the Office of the Attorney General of Switzerland, fedpol and the Dutch law enforcement authorities was carried out in the Netherlands on 17 July 2018.
13.07.18: Swiss Attorney General meets the Angolan Attorney General
Bern, 13.07.2018 - At an official working meeting on 12.07.2018, the Angolan Attorney General, Hélder Fernando Pitta Gróz, and the Attorney General of Switzerland, Michael Lauber, discussed cooperation between the two law enforcement authorities. They also held talks on operational issues related to ongoing criminal proceedings.