FBI looks to public to weed out corruption

Well, as I live and breath..the FBI is asking people to "bring it on". Dang but only so far in CO and WY..must be a hotbed of corruption.

Amid renewed awareness, agents set up a hotline and e-mail address to gather tips

The Denver FBI wants to know whether government officials are engaged in criminal activities that violate the public's trust — such as awarding political favors in exchange for cash.

Agents want to take advantage of the public's renewed awareness of public corruption as the scandal surrounding Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich — who has denied any wrongdoing — unfolds.

"We feel like the general public needs to be aware and realize there is an avenue where they can call and e-mail complaints of public corruption if they think something going on is not quite right," said Special Agent Kathleen Wright of the Denver FBI.

Last week, the Denver FBI set up a hotline and an e-mail address for tipsters in Colorado and Wyoming to leave information if they believe a public official is committing a crime. ......read on

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