|(06 Oct 2008)
The latest available data from the Justice Department show that during the first nine months of fiscal 2008 the government reported 609 new white collar crime prosecutions referred by the IRS. If this activity continues at the same pace, the annual total of prosecutions will be 812 for this fiscal year.
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For many years, Tax Analysts and the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC) have vigorously exercised their rights under the Freedom of Information Act to obtain authoritative information from the Internal Revenue Service. Now TRAC and Tax Analysts have joined forces to offer a new series of monthly reports about the government's use of its criminal powers in the tax area.
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