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
26.04.2021: CO2 sanctions fraud causes Confederation CHF 9 million loss
Bern, 26.04.2021: The OAG has filed an indictment in the Federal Criminal Court against a former employee of the FEDRO and two board members of a vehicle import company. According to the indictment, the two board members paid the FEDRO employee to change the data used to calculate CO2 sanctions so that their company was not required to pay any sanctions for more than three years. As a result, the Confederation has incurred a loss of around CHF 9 million.
06.04.2021: 2020 Annual Report
Bern, 06.04.2021: Although
2020 proved to be an exceptional year, the OAG again concluded important cases and dealt with a large number of criminal and mutual assistance proceedings.
03.02.2021: CH-Force/Debt Rescheduling Fraud: Coordinated operation in Switzerland and Germany
Bern, 03.02.2021: As part of the «CH-Force / Debt Rescheduling Fraud» criminal proceedings being conducted by the Office of the Attorney General of Switzerland, on 3 February 2021, Swiss and German authorities carried out several searches of business premises and private houses in a coordinated operation in both countries.