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PFD and Tax Fraud Prosecutor

Company: Alaska Department of Law
Location: Anchorage
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

Office of Special Prosecutions - Full-Time; AnchorageThe Department of Law, Office of Special Prosecutions, is recruiting for a full time permanent Assistant Attorney General to prosecute Permanent Fund Dividend (PFD) fraud and violations of state tax law matters. The person would be responsible for assisting law enforcement agencies and the Department of Revenue by supervising their investigations and handling prosecutions at the trial level in the area of PFD or tax fraud.; The person would also assist in these types of appellate matters pending before the appellate courts, provide the Department of Revenue with on-going legal advice and training in the development of fraud cases, and assist in the development of uniform policies and procedures in investigating fraud cases. In addition to the duties noted above, the successful candidate will also work regularly with white-collar crime investigators at various state and federal agencies to advise in the investigation of white-collar crime cases and to prosecute those matters as appropriate.The ideal candidate will possess at least two to three years of criminal prosecution experience, be highly self-motivated, be willing to aggressively charge fraud cases, and be able to motivate and manage criminal investigators including actively participating in all stages of an ongoing investigation from initiation to prosecution. Although the unit is seeking an attorney with some relevant experience in the field, all interested attorneys are encouraged to apply for consideration. The applicant's relevant legal experience and interest in the position should be addressed in the cover letter.This prosecutor position is located in Anchorage but handles cases statewide. Some travel may be required for grand jury, evidentiary hearings, and trial, amongst other reasons. The position is located within the Office of Special Prosecutions which is devoted to prosecuting complex crimes including cold cases, bootlegging, cybercrimes, environmental crimes, criminal non-payment of child support, and fraud in Medicaid, Welfare, and worker's compensation. The unit also reviews all deaths resulting from police officer-involved shootings, handles conflict cases from local district attorney offices, and other matters requiring special attention from prosecutors.ContactIndividuals who would like more information may contact Chief Assistant Attorney General Jenna Gruenstein at (907) 269-6250 or by email at jenna.gruenstein@alaska.gov .Salary & BenefitsSalary is determined by the legal background and experience of the selected candidate. Promotions are provided as certain experience levels are reached. Regular salary increases are provided every 1-2 years. A comprehensive state benefits package is provided, including 21 days of personal leave for new employees, which increases over time; a generous Supplemental Benefits System (SBS) in which the state provides a 6.13% match of your gross pay (this system takes the place of social security in Alaska); a PERS retirement account in which the state matches pre-tax contributions of up to 5% of gross eligible salary; options for deferred compensation; life, health, dental and vision insurance; and assistance with moving expenses. -Application InstructionsCandidates who are interested in applying for this position should submit a cover letter and a resume that includes a complete history of education and professional work experience. -Department of Law
Criminal Division Central Office
P.O. Box 110300
Juneau, AK 99811-0300The Department of Law is an equal opportunity employer and complies with Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Applicants needing accommodation to apply may contact Relay Alaska at (800) 770-8973 or the Criminal Division Central Office at (907) 465-3600.All interested and qualified applicants will be considered, but not every applicant will be interviewed. A preference will be given to applicants with the ability to fluently speak another language that is commonly used in the geographic locations related to this position.Want the latest attorney opportunities
delivered straight to your inbox?The Attorney General and Department of Law staff may not provide legal advice to private citizens or organizations. Please contact an attorney if you need legal advice. The Alaska Lawyer Referral Service or your local bar association may be able to assist you in locating a lawyer.

Keywords: Alaska Department of Law, Anchorage , PFD and Tax Fraud Prosecutor, Accounting, Auditing , Anchorage, Alaska

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