The ATO's annual 2011 prosecution figures reveal that almost 1200 people were prosecuted and convicted for tax and superannuation offences last year:
48 people were prosecuted and convicted of serious tax crime offences, with sentences ranging from three months to nine years and 11 months. Six of these convictions occurred under Project Wickenby.
1,149 people and 370 companies were prosecuted and convicted for other tax offences. This included failing to lodge a tax return, providing false and misleading information, or receiving a fee for preparing an income tax return when not being a registered tax agent.