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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 2014 FY 2013 FY 2012

Investigations Initiated

1028 1513 921

Prosecution Recommendations

969 1267 574


928 1056 507


792 485 262

 Incarceration Rate*   

85.5% 76.7% 85.5%

 Average Months to Serve

37 35 35

*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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