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Yes, you did reach the Florida corruption hotline

Attorney General Bill McCollum was in Fort Lauderdale Monday urging people to report public corruption to a new statewide grand jury called for by Gov. Charlie Crist.

But people who called the hotline for public corruption -- 1-800-646-0444 -- might have been left scratching their heads.

Tuesday morning, hotline callers were greeted with this recording: "Hello, this is the phone mail system. The party you have called at extension 3474 is not available. You may leave a message..."

We sent an e-mail about the recording to McCollum's office to check if the number was right and didn't hear back.

But by Tuesday afternoon, the message had been changed: "Thank you for calling the Attorney General Bill McCollum's office of statewide prosecution public corruption hotline. Please leave a detailed message regarding your complaint and your contact information so we may review it. Thank you for calling and have a nice day."

Thanks for clearing that up, guys.

UPDATE: We did get a call from McCollum's office, saying the recording had been fixed.