Statistical Data - General Fraud 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 2016 FY 2015 FY 2014

Investigations Initiated

1177 1202 1358

Prosecution Recommendations

863 863 923


794 850 873


771 895 1022

Incarceration Rate*   

76.0% 78.4% 75.4%

Average Months to Serve

34 30 33

*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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