Earl's Special Interest

Number 18697
Subject Local Government
Source WKMG-TV (Orlando, Fla.)
State Florida
Year 2001
Publication Date July 18, 19, 26
Summary An investigation by WKMG-TV reveals that "the longest serving tax collector in the State of Florida" conducts "an annual tax certificate sale that rewards campaign contributors and their clients with the highest interest rates allowed by law (18%), even though the same law requires he accept the lowest bid -- many of which can be heard on camera, but apparently being ignored by the tax collector."
Category Contest Finalist
Pages 18
Keywords Florida;tax collector;interest rates;corruption TAPE transcript
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