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2021 Financial Investigations Highlights


For the year ended December 31, 2021, we issued 7 financial investigations describing losses totaling $8,799,854. Six of these investigations led to prosecuting agencies obtaining 56 criminal charges against 10 individuals for losses totaling $8,603,012. These charges related to theft, misuse of public monies, fraudulent schemes, forgery, conflict of interest, computer tampering, false filing, procurement fraud, conspiracy, and filing a false return. One of these financial investigations led to a prosecuting agency bringing civil action against 2 individuals, seeking recovery of $196,842. Further, 3 individuals previously charged as a result of our financial investigations pleaded guilty in 2021 to misuse of public monies, fraudulent schemes, and theft. These individuals stipulated to or were sentenced for up to a combined total of 1 year and 10 months of incarceration, 14 years of probation, and $152,369 in restitution.