2009 Summary of Property Under Seizure with Lien Values by Type of Property(1)
(Dollars in Thousands)
Property Category Ending Balance Net of Non-Valued Property $ Value of Liens and Claims
Number $ Value
Seized Cash and Monetary Instruments 10,053 $1,449,082 ($62,683)
Financial Instruments 365 $124,578 ($8,272)
Real Property 210 $66,178 ($9,761)
Personal Property 7,429 $158,880 ($15,238)
Non-Valued(2) 65,006 $0 $0
Total 83,063 $1,798,718 ($95,954)

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 2009.

(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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