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According to the National Audit Office, 26 pence was confiscated for every £100 of proceeds of crime in 2012/13.In an article on Accounting Web, it was reported that enforcement agencies collected £133m of proceeds from crime in 2012-13, while the estimated loss to the economy through fraud last year was £52bn The Public Accounts Committee described the performance of law enforcement bodies as "rubbish".

A former bank worker who stole £120,000 from a  client has been ordered to pay back £1 as she had no assets. The nominal sum ensures that the Crown can confiscate any assets in the future. The Crown spokesman said "it can in effect be a life sentence". 

In January 2015 long-running confiscation proceedings ended with nothing payable. The Crown had originally calculated alleged proceeds of crime as being in excess of £700,000.