IRS report on criminal investigations

IRS report on criminal investigationsSubscribe today for full access on your desktop, tablet, and mobile device.Subscribe Now1 - - Share This Story!Let friends in your social network know what you are reading aboutIRS report on criminal investigationsThe IRS just released its annual report of criminal investigations.Try Another - - Audio CAPTCHA Image CAPTCHA Help # # CancelSendSent!A link has been sent to your friend's email address.Posted!A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. IRS special agents have been investigating financial crime since the 1920s.(Photo: AP) - - The IRS just released its annual report of criminal investigations.The report is 47 pages and includesinformation ona broad range of high-profileIRS investigations including those involving:Identity theftPolitical/public corruptionOrganized crimeInternational tax fraudCounter terrorism and Sovereign citizensAlthough the number of investigations appears significantly down from previous years, the overall rates of convictions and sentencingremained about the same or were better. For example, in fiscal year 2013 the IRS initiated 5,314 investigations. In FY 2015 the number was 3,853. But in 2013, 86 percent of those indicted were convicted and 80.1 percent went to prison. In 2015, the conviction rate was 90 percentand 80.8 percent received prison terms.Read the report here. - - - - Read or Share this story: { %> 0) { %>0) { %>