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
24.07.2020: Persönliche Erklärung des Bundesanwalts
Bern, 24.07.2020: Persönliche Erklärung des Bundesanwalts zum heute veröffentlichten Urteil des Bundesverwaltungsgerichts (Urteil A-2138/2020 vom 22. Juli 2020)
21.07.2020: Coordinated anti-Mafia action in Switzerland and Italy
Bern, 21.07.2020: Swiss and Italian authorities have carried out coordinated actions against a criminal organisation associated with the Calabrian Mafia, the ‘Ndrangheta. Following joint investigations, on the morning of 21 July 2020 there were persons arrested and house searches conducted in both countries.
06.07.2020: Fighting terrorism: Indictment filed against two suspects
The OAG has filed an indictment in the Federal Criminal Court against a Swiss-Tunisian dual national and a Swiss national resident in the French-speaking part of Switzerland. The suspects are alleged to have attempted to travel to territory held by the terrorist organisation “Islamic State (IS)” in the conflict zone between Syria and Iraq in order to join IS. The Swiss-Tunisian dual national is also accused of recruiting two members for IS, including his Swiss co-accused.