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Statistical Data - Questionable Refund Investigations

How to Interpret Criminal Investigation Data

Since actions on a specific investigation may cross fiscal years, the data shown in cases initiated may not always represent the same universe of cases shown in other actions within the same fiscal year.

  FY 2013 FY 2012 FY 2011

Investigations Initiated

1513 921 578

Prosecution Recommendations

1267 574 404


1056 507 288


485 262 180

 Incarceration Rate*   

76.7% 85.5% 78.3%

 Average Months to Serve

35 35 24

*Incarceration includes confinement to federal prison, halfway house, home detention, or some combination thereof.
Data Source: Criminal Investigation Management Information System.


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