Miscellaneous Fines, Penalties, and Forfeitures

Miscellaneous fines, penalties, and forfeitures are all other fines, penalties, and forfeitures, other than those arising out of contracting or similar business transactions. This includes such items as forfeitures of moneys remaining in registry of courts five years or longer, and wages of seamen remaining in registry of courts more than six years; penalties for trespass and depredations on public lands and reservations; fines assessed under local laws administered by the United States (as in the Canal Zone); fines for library books and broken records; and bribes to United States officers.