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Title: Criminal Investigation Division Celebrates 75 Years of Service
Journal: CI Digest  Dated:special edition (1994)  Pages:complete issue
Corporate Author: US Dept of the Treasury
Internal Revenue Service
United States of America
Date Published: 1994
Page Count: 24
Sponsoring Agency: US Dept of the Treasury
Washington, DC 20224
Type: Program/Project Description
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This report describes the role, history, and current activities of the Internal Revenue Service Criminal Investigation Division, which conducts financial investigations to solve crimes such as tax evasion, political corruption, fraud, and drug trafficking.
Abstract: The Internal Revenue Service agents who conduct the investigations have 3 years of accounting and business-related experience and complete an 8-week Federal course in criminal investigation. Notable cases have involved gangster Al Capone, Teamsters Union president Dave Beck, U.S. Vice President Spiro Agnew, and baseball player Pete Rose. The agency usually selects cases with the most deterrent effect, generally those involving sophisticated criminal schemes and high dollar financial transactions. Investigations focus on white collar crime, nonfilers, financial institution fraud, bankruptcy fraud, public corruption, money laundering, and motor fuel excise tax fraud. Agents increasingly use computers and other advanced technology to detect crime, analyze evidence, and prepare information for jury trials. Photographs and map
Main Term(s): Police fraud units
Index Term(s): Federal law enforcement agencies; Federal law violations; Federal tax law enforcement; Fraud investigations; Internal Revenue Service
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