WeTip Anonymous Crime Tip Rewards
We believe giving awards for reporting crimes is important. WeTip is proud to offer anonymous crime tip rewards up to $1,000 on every anonymous tip made. If you made an anonymous tip and said “yes” to a reward, you may check the status to see if that tip was helpful in an arrest AND conviction.
Crime tips rewards are tightly related to the status of your tip. If you made an anonymous tip and would like to check the status
please call any one of our live agents available 24/7 7days a week, 365 days a year.
Please remember to have your 6 digit case number and code name available for reference.
Rewards For Crime Tips - Check the Reward Status of Your Tip
To check any anonymous tip reward status of tips reported on or after April 20, 2021, input your case number below. To check the reward status of tips reported prior to April 20, 2021, call the toll-free number below.
What is the Process for Approving Awards For Crime Tips?
Please note all crime tip rewards and approval processes may vary by the agency
Response from Agency
Once WeTip sends your anonymous tip to the proper agency for investigation, it is up to that agency to report any feedback back to WeTip on that case.
If your tip helped aid investigating agency in an arrest AND conviction, and that agency has submitted WeTip’s proper forms, WeTip then reviews and prepares for Step 2 – crime tips rewards.
WeTip Board of Directors Vote
Once the arrest AND conviction have been reported to WeTip and were due to the anonymous tip, WeTip then gives the info to our Board of Directors to vote on the crime tip reward amount. The WeTip Board of Directors takes into consideration the type of crime, the feedback from any investigative agencies involved, and the level of “justice” given to the suspect(s). In some cases, the anonymous tip reward is pre-determined by the investigating agency.
Setting a Pick-Up Location
Once the amount for a cash reward for information has been voted on or predetermined by the investigative agency, the reward is submitted by WeTip’s Board to our Justice Department, which prepares to arrange a pick-up location with the anonymous informant. During this process, the informant remains 100% anonymous.
We ask all informants to call or check our website periodically, as we are unable to contact any informants. Once contact is made, WeTip arranges pick-up at a local post office close to the informant. A postal money order with the informant’s code name is then submitted to that location with a predetermined date and time that works for the informant.
Cash Reward is Picked Up
Once WeTip submits the postal money order to the arranged local post office, the anonymous informant may pick up their crime tip reward (cash) using ONLY their assigned 3-part code name and they remain completely anonymous.
Crime Tip Rewards - FAQs
Yes, you can get paid for reporting a crime. At Wetip, we offer crime tip rewards for any information that leads to an arrest and conviction. And it’s completely anonymous.
Yes, there is reward money for criminals. You do get a reward for reporting a crime. This is called crime tip reward. The reward is in the form of cash money. You can get a reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of criminals.
You receive your money award for reporting a crime via postal money order at a local post office close to the informant
In most cases, you don’t get a crime tip reward for turning in someone with a warrant. That’s because most warrants don't carry rewards.
Yes, if you submit an anonymous crime tip that leads to an arrest and conviction, you get reward money for fugitives.
Yes, as long as your submitted anonymous crime tip leads to an arrest and conviction.
Yes, you can get a money reward for turning someone in if your tip leads to an arrest and conviction.
Unlike, popular belief, police reward money doesn't come from taxes. Instead, it comes from non-profit organizations that function thanks to fundraisers, donations, and sponsors.
Yes, you're entitled to a cash reward for turning in illegal immigrants as longs as the crime tip you submit leads to an arrest and conviction.
Yes, cash rewards for wanted criminals are taxable. You are obliged to declare "treasure trove” or “found money” to the IRS.