U.S. attorney collects $6.5M in civil, criminal actions in ’12

2012-12-07T20:30:00Z 2012-12-07T22:42:05Z U.S. attorney collects $6.5M in civil, criminal actions in ’12Times Staff nwitimes.com
December 07, 2012 8:30 pm  • 

HAMMOND | The Hammond-based U.S. attorney's office raked in about $6.5 million in fiscal year 2012 related to criminal and civil actions, the office reported Friday.

Of the total, about $3.1 million came from criminal actions filed against defendants and about $3.4 million came from civil actions, U.S. Attorney David Capp said of his Northern District of Indiana office.

Capp's office also reported collecting another $2.1 million in criminal and civil forfeitures in the same time period.

Throughout the country, various U.S. attorney's offices collectively garnered $13.1 billion in criminal and civil actions during the same time period, more than doubling the $6.5 billion collected in fiscal year 2011, Capp's office said.

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