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    Summary

    The Fraud Section comprises three litigating units that investigate and prosecute complex white-collar criminal cases across the country, as well as internationally, and has responsibility for implementing and coordinating the Department's fraud enforcement policy. Fraud Section prosecutors handle the following types of cases: corporate, securities and investment fraud; foreign bribery (the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act); health care fraud; financial institution and insurance fraud; mortgage fraud; procurement and government program fraud (including fraud related to economic stimulus and recovery programs); mass marketing fraud and other complex criminal schemes. Open positions are located in the Health Care Fraud Unit.

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    Responsibilities

    The Criminal Division, U.S. Department of Justice, is seeking qualified, experienced attorneys for term positions in the Fraud Section's Health Care Fraud (HCF) Unit's Strike Force based in Dallas, Texas. The incumbent will serve as a Trial Attorney in the HCF Unit and, as such, will independently direct, conduct, and monitor investigations, prepare for and conduct trials, and advise on pleadings and other court filings. Upon accepting an offer of employment, applicants must make a three-year commitment to the Fraud Section.

    Generally, as a Trial Attorney in the HCF Unit, the incumbent:

    • Handles the development and management of HCF prosecutions. Engages in all phases of investigation and litigation, including, but not limited to, the use of grand jury, advising federal law enforcement agents, preparing appropriate pleadings, and litigating motions and trials before U.S. District Courts across the country.
    • Makes charging decisions and proposes dispositions with regard to assigned cases.
    • In collaboration with unit managers, develops and maintains the Section's program to foster effective national investigation and prosecution of HCF violations, including advising on strategy and legal complexities, and developing litigation priorities, policy and legislative recommendations.

    Travel Required

    50% or less - Domestic travel is required.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    15

  • Job family (Series)

    0905 Attorney

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/494432000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.