Criminal Restitution (infographic)

Posted on February 02, 2018

Did you know that criminals convicted of federal crimes are sometimes required to compensate their victims?

This process, called criminal restitution, is usually used for crimes that have provable financial losses—like fraud.

Our infographic walks you through how the Department of Justice collects this money for victims—including how much money offenders owe and how much they actually end up paying.

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