2008 Summary of Property Under Seizure with Lien Values
by Type of Property (1)
Values in Thousands

Property Category
Ending Balance Net of Non-Valued Property
$ Value of Liens and Claims
Number
$ Value
Seized Cash and Monetary Instruments
10,147 $1,227,836 ($73,740)
Financial Instruments
384 $102,209  
Real Property
199 $65,063 ($10,582)
Personal Property
7,365 $144,004 ($16,596)
Non-Valued (2)
67,418    
 
Total 85,513 $1,539,112 ($100,918)

Notes:
(1) This report includes any seized asset that was physically in the custody or control of the US Department of Justice at the end of Fiscal Year 2008.

(2) Federal Financial Accounting and Auditing Technical Release 4, "Reporting Non-Valued Seized and Forfeited Property", requires disclosure of property that does not have a legal market in the United States or does not have a salable value to the Federal Government. This property includes: alcohol, chemicals, drug paraphernalia, gambling devices, pornography, and weapons.

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