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If you would like to contact our reporters in a secure manner, you can use the following channels. No system is 100% secure, but the below information is our attempt to create a more secure environment than that provided by everyday communication channels.


This is a free, end-to-end encrypted messaging app, which allows you to communicate directly with the GateHouse investigative team. Peerio provides fully encrypted cloud storage for files. It’s only accessible to you and the recipient of your file or message–no exceptions, not even the app creators can access the information. This can be used through the Peerio app for your mobile device or used on desktop. 

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Postal Mail

You can drop a letter or package in the mail to GateHouse investigative reporters. It is recommended that you use a mailbox rather than going into a post office if you wish to remain anonymous. 

GateHouse Media Investigations
c/o Sarasota Herald-Tribune
1777 Main Street
Sarasota, FL 34236

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Emily Le Coz

Josh Salman

Lucille Sherman