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Federal cases in East Tennessee bring in $69 million in two years

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CHATTANOOGA, TN (Times Free Press) -- East Tennessee's U.S. attorneys say justice pays for itself.

Total collections in fines and forfeitures by federal prosecutors in the region for the past three years have been more than two and one-half times the office's total appropriated operating budgets for fiscal 2010, 2011 and 2012, according to William Killian, head of the district office.

In 2011, U.S. attorneys in East Tennessee collected $44 million -- a record high -- and in 2012, they brought in $24.8 million in criminal and civil actions.

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