By Associated Press – 8 Nov ’14
The U.S. Attorney’s Office for Wyoming has collected more than $7 million in criminal and civil actions in the last fiscal year.
Wyoming U.S. Attorney Christopher A. “Kip” Crofts says his office collected nearly $3 million in criminal actions and about $4 million in civil actions.
Additionally, the District of Wyoming worked with other U.S. Attorney’s Offices and components of the Department of Justice to collect $73,596 in cases pursued jointly.
Across the nation, the Justice Department collected some $24.7 billion in civil and criminal actions in the fiscal year ending Sept. 30, 2014.
The U.S. Attorneys’ Offices, along with the department’s litigating divisions, are responsible for enforcing and collecting civil and criminal debts owed to the U.S. and criminal debts owed to federal crime victims.