U.S. Attorney Vance Retiring After 25 Years as Federal Prosecutor

US Attorney Joyce White Vance retiring

BIRMINGHAM – U.S. Attorney Joyce White Vance announced today that she will retire from the Department of Justice, effective at midnight Jan. 19, after 25 years as a federal prosecutor.

“It has been an honor to serve the Northern District of Alabama as U.S. Attorney for the […]

Federal Grand Jury Indicts Mexican Man for Drug Distribution, Illegal Weapons Possession

BIRMINGHAM – A federal grand jury recently indicted a Mexican man on drug distribution and weapons charges, announced U.S. Attorney Joyce White Vance and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives Special Agent in Charge Steven L. Gerido.


Former Wireless Phone Company Employees Charged with Selling Customer Information

BIRMINGHAM – Federal prosecutors recently charged a Birmingham man with selling private customer information, including customer cell phone records, that he obtained from his work computer at AT&T. Prosecutors last week charged a former Verizon employee in a related case, announced U.S. Attorney Joyce White Vance and FBI Special Agent in Charge Roger C. […]

Doctor charged with illegal prescribing and health care fraud

HUNTSVILLE – Federal prosecutors on Thursday charged a former Huntsville physician, who was the nation’s highest Medicare prescriber of opioid painkillers at the height of his practice, with illegally prescribing controlled substances and with a health care fraud involving $9.5 million in unneeded and unused urine tests, announced U.S. Attorney Joyce White Vance and […]