How Crimestoppers Pays Anonymously

I’ve always wondered how Crimestoppers works, especially how they pay out anonymous rewards. Here’s what their website says:

  • The co-ordinator is contacted by the caller (tipster) and arrangements made to pay reward.
  • The award (cash) is placed in a plain envelope.
  • The caller determines the name to be placed on the envelope.
  • Arrangements made, with the agreement of the caller, to deliver the envelope to a certain location.
  • The co-ordinator delivers the envelope to the location.
  • The caller then picks up the envelope.

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Mandy's picture
Mandy on January 13, 2005 - 06:00

oh la la, how ghetto chic

Rob L.'s picture
Rob L. on January 13, 2005 - 13:41

It’s a pretty good bet they’ll figure out who you are if they really want to. I wonder how many criminal masterminds try to call in tips for a reward on a crime they themselves committed. Probably more than a few.

oliver's picture
oliver on January 13, 2005 - 14:21

Who funds it? Private donors? Tax payers?

Ken's picture
Ken on January 13, 2005 - 15:43

Where does the money come from?

Greed vs. Crime, creepy, creepy, creepy.

Mandy's picture
Mandy on January 13, 2005 - 17:01

of course they do that.. I’m sure our local criminals are making a mint.

al o'neill's picture
al o'neill on January 14, 2005 - 19:31

Greed vs. Crime, creepy, creepy, creepy.

If it saves an investigator’s salary for a week why not..

My idea would be to sit around in bars, looking inconspicuous and just listening to conversations to overhear any tidbits that might pay later on.

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