Report Government Corruption in Manatee County

Report Government waste, wrongdoing, special favors & corruption in Manatee County, Florida.

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We rely on tips from people like you to help us conduct our investigations. There are several ways to contact us securely with your tips. If you would like to leave your tip using a method not listed below, please let us know here.

Your privacy is of utmost importance to us, and we will not disclose your identity. Although we won’t require your name, some mechanism or method to get back in touch with you is preferred.

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GovStoppers, PO Box 252 , Bradenton, FL 34206

Corruption comes in many forms. If you have knowledge of government misdeeds by any local government employee, employees, department or government contractor, we would love to hear from you. We provide several ways to anonymously make your report to us. See our guidelines page if want to learn how to take efforts to protect your anonymity.

Have you seen or have knowledge of:

  • Misuse of government property or resources
  • Special favors
  • Bribery
  • Misuse of funds
  • Theft of city or county property
  • Nepotism
  • Embezzlement
  • Collusion
  • Secret meeting of elected officials
  • Use or sale of city or county property for personal use or gain
  • Misuse of city or county gas or credit cards
  • Moonlighting while on the People’s dime
  • City or county employee sleeping on the job
  • Quid pro quo (“tit for tat”) special deals involving elected official and/or their families

GovStoppers is brought you in partnership with the following:

The Libertarian Party of Manatee County, Florida.