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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.

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FY 2014

FY 2015

FY 2016

                     
Investigations Initiated                    
Tax Investigations 2516 2283 2612 2889 2652 2987 3325 2743 2246 1963
Other Financial Crimes 1695 1466 1509 1817 2038 2138 1989 1554 1607 1432
Total 4211 3749 4121 4706 4720 5125 5314 4297 3853 3395
                     
Prosecution Recommendations                    
Tax Investigations 1430 1297 1278 1507 1610 1790 2422 2031 1729 1442
Other Financial Crimes 1407 1488 1292 1527 1800 1911 1942 1447 1560 1302
Total 2837 2785 2570 3034 3410 3701 4364 3478 3289 2744
                     
Indictments/ Informations                    
Tax Investigations 1126 1171 1141 1250 1325 1531 2134 1927 1666 1437
Other Financial Crimes 1197 1376 1194 1395 1673 1859 1731 1345 1542 1324
Total 2323 2547 2335 2645 2998 3390 3865 3272 3208 2761
                     
Sentenced                    
Tax Investigations 1112 1016 1113 1054 1162 1210 1455 1796 1664 1419
Other Financial Crimes 1011  941 1116 1118 1044 1256 1357 1472 1428 1280
Total 2123 1957 2229 2172 2206 2466 2812 3268 3092 2699
                     

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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