The Drug Enforcement Administrationís Handling of Cash Seizures

Audit Report 07-06
January 2007
Office of the Inspector General


Table of Contents

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

INTRODUCTION

FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS

STATEMENT ON COMPLIANCE WITH LAWS AND REGULATIONS

ABBREVIATIONS

APPENDICES:

  1. Audit Objective, Scope, and Methodology
  2. Statistical Sample Design
  3. Presence of a Witnessing Agent or Officer when Cash was Discovered
  4. Counting Seized Cash
  5. Agents Provided a Receipt or Warrant to the Owner of the Seized Cash
  6. Presence of a Witnessing Agent or Officer at Various Stages of the Cash Handling Process
  7. Recording Seized Cash in the HVSRM Ledger
  8. Average Number of Working Days from Seizure To Transport of Cash to the Bank (By Office)
  9. Average Number of Working Days from Seizure To Transfer of Cash to the USMS (By Office)
  10. Transferring Seized Cash to the Evidence Custodian Using the Proper Chain-of-Custody Forms
  11. DEAís Response to the Draft Audit Report
  12. Office of the Inspector General, Audit Division, Analysis and Summary of Actions Necessary to Close the Report



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