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tip-off

Basketball the act or an instance of putting the ball in play by a jump ball
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Almost 288,000 tip-offs were found to have little or no evidence behind them by benefit officials, according to figures uncovered by The Independent.
Police detained Donaldson on Tuesday after a tip-off that he had a gun at a McDonald's restaurant in Ybor City, Tampa.
Police urged citizens to call the police with tip-offs about beggars, as they abuse people's humanity and make money out of it, when they are not in actual need.
PORTEOUS was snared after police were given an anonymous tip-off that he was showing stalking behaviour.
6 million cases were opened by the Department for Work and Pensions between 2010 and 2015 as a result of tip-offs submitted online and via a hotline, a press report claimed.
Maassen has also said that some of the tip-offs were dismissed as cases of defamation , Berliner Zeitung said.
There has been a sharp increase in the number of welfare tip-offs since the economic crisis.
The force also launched the online tip-off form, which asked people for details about drivers, what roads they used on and what times of the day they drove.
One of the tip-offs concerns offences committed by renewable energy plants, including photovoltaic plants which functioned at night and plants from which electricity was bought before their official launch, conflict of interest over the actual ownership of renewable energy plants, and a failure of regulatory bodies to exercise appropriate control and hold the offenders responsible for their actions.
In a bid to bring down shrinkage in its stores, the retailer group introduced an anonymous tip-off line for the public and all its stakeholders.
Justice minister Loucas Louca yesterday said that police received an abundance of tip-offs from prisoners every week and only a tiny fraction of this information was reliable.
He explained previously, after other tip-offs, immigration officers had turned up to carry out spot checks.