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Criminal Enforcement


Special agent in Washington DC

Tax Fraud Alerts

If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is! Seek expert advice before you subscribe to any scheme that offers instant wealth or exemption from your obligation as a United States Citizen to pay taxes. Buying into a tax evasion scheme can be very costly. To arrive at the 'Tax Fraud Alerts' page quickly, use the Keyword 'Fraud' from Home.

Criminal Investigation At-a-Glance

Criminal Investigation (CI) serves the American public by investigating potential criminal violations of the Internal Revenue Code and related financial crimes in a manner that fosters confidence in the tax system and compliance with the law.

Criminal Investigation Enforcement

Criminal Investigation (CI) developed a Compliance Strategy to assist in identifying, developing, and investigating cases that foster confidence in the tax system and compliance with the law.

Criminal Tax Fraud Publications, Facts-Figures-Closed Cases, and News Releases

Maintaining public confidence in the fairness of the tax system is vital to effective tax administration. The publicity of criminal tax cases demonstrates IRS's commitment to ensuring that everyone is paying their fair share of taxes.

Criminal Investigation Special Agent Careers

A Career In Action! As an IRS Criminal Investigation (CI) Special Agent, you will pull together your accounting and law enforcement skills. CI special agents are duly sworn law enforcement officers who investigate complex financial crimes associated with tax evasion, money laundering, narcotics, organized crime, public corruption, and much more. Are You Ready For The Challenge?

To Report Suspected Tax Fraud.  If you have information about an individual or company you suspect is not complying with the tax law, report this activity.

Information for Retired IRS Criminal Investigation Special Agents

Retired IRS-CI Special Agents may apply for "Retired Special Agent" credentials under the Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act of 2004.  Applications are currently being accepted.


Page Last Reviewed or Updated: July 17, 2008