|(08 Feb 2013)
Federal criminal prosecutions totaled 13,764 for the month of October, according to the most recent data released by the Department of Justice.
This was an increase of 4.5 percent from the previous month. Most prosecutions were referred by DHS, which accounted for 59 percent. Other agencies with substantial numbers of referrals were the FBI (9 percent), DEA (8 percent), ATF (7 percent) and DoD (3 percent). Among program categories, the largest number of prosecutions was seen in immigration, which accounted for 52 percent of the filings. Drug and drug trafficking related crimes contributed 11.8 percent of the total, and weapons offenses made up 4.5 percent.
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