Three Fiscal Years Trends in Investigations – Criminal Investigation (CI)

FY 2003

FY 2002 FY 2001
Investigations Initiated


3906 3283
Prosecution Recommendations


2133 2335
Information/Indictments 2128 1942 2292
Total Convictions 1824 1926 2251
Total Sentenced* 1768 2201 2238
Sent to Prison 1486 1809 1879
Percent to Prison 84% 82% 84%


Please notice that the number of IRS investigations are increasing. The IRS has asked Congress for additional funding to hire 5,000 more total employees.

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