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Enforcement Statistics

How to Interpret Criminal Investigation Data:

Since actions on a specific investigation may cross fiscal years, the totals shown under Investigations Initiated may not always represent the same universe of investigations displayed under other actions within the same fiscal year.

Actions FY 2004

FY 2005

FY 2006

FY 2007

FY 2008 FY 2009 FY 2010 FY 2011 FY 2012 FY 2013
                     
Investigations Initiated                    
Tax Investigations 2163  2631 2445 2516 2283 2612 2889 2652 2987 3325
Other Financial Crimes 1754  1638 1462 1695 1466 1509 1817 2038 2138 1989
Total 3917  4269 3907 4211 3749 4121 4706 4720 5125 5314
                     
Prosecution Recommendations                    
Tax Investigations 1461  1454 1351 1430 1297 1278 1507 1610 1790 2422
Other Financial Crimes 1576  1405 1369 1407 1488 1292 1527 1800 1911 1942
Total 3037  2859 2720 2837 2785 2570 3034 3410 3701 4364
                     
Indictments/ Informations                    
Tax Investigations 1114  1195 1169 1126 1171 1141 1250 1325 1531 2134
Other Financial Crimes 1375  1211 1150 1197 1376 1194 1395 1673 1859 1731
Total 2489  2406 2319 2323 2547 2335 2645 2998 3390 3865
                     
Sentenced                    
Tax Investigations 855  1015 996 1112 1016 1113 1054 1162 1210 1455
Other Financial Crimes 922 1080 1024 1011  941 1116 1118 1044 1256 1357
Total 1777  2095 2020 2123 1957 2229 2172 2206 2466 2812
                     
Special Agents 2796  2843 2804 2675 2617 2725 2751 2730 2650  2540

Footnotes:    
Tax Investigations include all violations of the criminal statutes under Title 26, as well as other federal criminal violations whose underlying purpose was circumvention of the Internal Revenue laws.
Other financial crimes include all money laundering and currency crimes violations not specified under tax investigations.     
(See list of U.S. Code Statutes for which CI has jurisdiction.)
 

Source: Criminal Investigation Management Information System (CIMIS) 

 

 


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