Allen Cutler was a Canadian civil servant who became notable for his role in the sponsorship scandal: by acting as the whistleblower, Cutler both triggered the scandal and lost his job. He had been working for the Ministry of Public Works and Government Services. ...more on Wikipedia about "Allan Cutler"
Allen Jones, who worked as an investigator in the Pennsylvania Office of the Inspector General (OIG), gained widespread attention as a ' whistleblower' after voicing concerns about attempts by the pharmaceutical industry to implement a mental health screening plan, based on the controversial Texas Medication Algorithm Project (TMAP), in Pennsylvania. Subsequently, TMAP has been recommended as a model for use throughout the United States by the President's New Freedom Commission on Mental Health, a panel whose members were hand picked by George W. Bush. ...more on Wikipedia about "Allen Jones (whistleblower)"
Bunnatine (Bunny) H. Greenhouse is a former chief contracting officer (Principal Assistant Responsible for Contracting (PARC)) of the United States Army Corps of Engineers. On June 27, 2005, she testified to a Democratic Party public committee, alleging specific instances of waste, fraud, and other abuses and irregularities by Halliburton with regard to its operations in Iraq since the Iraq War. She described one of the Halliburton contracts (secret, no-bid contracts awarded to Kellogg, Brown and Root (KBR)—a subsidiary of Halliburton) as "the most blatant and improper contract abuse I have witnessed during the course of my professional career." ...more on Wikipedia about "Bunnatine Greenhouse"
Christoph Meili (born April 12, 1968) is a Swiss whistleblower. Early 1997, Meili worked as a night guard at the Swiss bank Schweizerische Bankgesellschaft. He discovered that the bank destroyed Jewish credit balances, while it was required that those credit balances would be paid to the family members of Jews murdered in the Holocaust. On January 9 1997, he took some bank files home. After a telephone consultation, he handed them over to a Jewish organisation, which brought the documents to the police. ...more on Wikipedia about "Christoph Meili"
Cindy Ossias is a San Francisco, California, based lawyer and musician. In the early months of the year 2000, while serving as a long-time senior lawyer for the California Department of Insurance (DOI), Ossias leaked confidential documents exposing the allegedly illegal and corrupt activities of Chuck Quackenbush, then Insurance Commissioner of California and head of DOI, to the state legislative consultant investigating the Commissioner's actions. ...more on Wikipedia about "Cindy Ossias"
Clint Curtis (born 1958) is a programmer who worked for Yang Enterprises (YEI) in Oviedo, Florida until February 2001. Curtis is notable chiefly for making a series of " whistleblower" allegations about his employer YEI and a highly connected Republican Congressman, Tom Feeney. After leaving YEI, Curtis worked for the Florida Department of Transportation, but was fired after he started making his allegations. ...more on Wikipedia about "Clint Curtis"
Clive Ponting is a British writer and academic. ...more on Wikipedia about "Clive Ponting" Don't hesitate to contact stuff on www.shortopedia.com
Coleen Rowley (born December 20, 1954) was the whistleblower FBI agent who wrote a memorandum to FBI Director Robert Mueller claiming that FBI HQ personnel in Washington, D.C., had mishandled and neglected to take action on information provided by the Minneapolis, Minnesota Field Office regarding its investigation of suspected terrorist Zacarias Moussaoui, believed to have been involved in preparations for the September 11, 2001 attacks. She jointly held the TIME " Person of the Year" award in 2002 with two other women: Sherron Watkins from Enron and Cynthia Cooper of WorldCom. ...more on Wikipedia about "Coleen Rowley"
Daniel Ellsberg (born April 7, 1931) is a former military analyst who precipitated a national uproar in 1971 when he released the Pentagon Papers, the US military's account of activities during the Vietnam War, to The New York Times. His release of the Pentagon Papers succeeded in substantially eroding public support for the war. ...more on Wikipedia about "Daniel Ellsberg"
Dr. David Graham is a Associate Director at the Food and Drug Administration's Office of Drug Safety. On November 18, 2004 he blew the whistle on the FDA before the U.S. Senate Committee on Finance saying agency policies had left the American public "virtually defenseless" against the safety problems that lead to the withdraw of Vioxx, a popular pain medicine. ...more on Wikipedia about "David Graham (whistleblower)"
Deep Throat is the pseudonym that was given to a secret source who leaked information about the involvement of U.S. President Richard Nixon's administration in the events that came to be known as the Watergate scandal. "Deep Throat" was an important source for Washington Post reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein, who together wrote a series of articles on the scandal that played a decisive role in exposing the misdeeds of the Nixon administration. The scandal would eventually lead to the resignation of President Nixon as well as prison terms for White House Chief of Staff H. R. Haldeman, G. Gordon Liddy, chief counsel Charles Colson, and presidential adviser John Ehrlichman. In 2005 W. Mark Felt, a former Associate Director of the US Federal Bureau of Investigation, confirmed that he was "Deep Throat". ...more on Wikipedia about "Deep Throat (Watergate)"
Donald Mackay, born and raised in Griffith, New South Wales, was an Australian politician from 1973 to 1976, and an anti-drugs campaigner. He and his family ran a local furniture business called Mackay's Furniture where Rolf Harris performed in the 1980's. ...more on Wikipedia about "Donald Mackay"
Frank Wills ( February 4, 1948– September 27, 2000) was the security guard who uncovered the break in that led to the Watergate scandal. ...more on Wikipedia about "Frank Wills"
Hans-Peter Martin (born August 11, 1957) is an Austrian journalist who has also been a Member of the European Parliament since 1999. ...more on Wikipedia about "Hans-Peter Martin"
Jan Moor-Jankowski ( February 5, 1924 - August 27, 2005) was a Polish-born American primatologist and a fighter for Polish independence against Nazi Germany. Dr. Moor-Jankowski was Director of the Laboratory for Experimental Medicine and Surgery in Primates (LEMSIP) which he founded in 1965, the Director of the World Health Organization Collaborating Center for Hematology of Primate Apes, and the editor-in-chief of the Journal of Medical Primatology. ...more on Wikipedia about "Jan Moor-Jankowski"
Dr. Jeffrey Wigand (born 1942 in New York City, New York) was vice president of research and development at Brown & Williamson, and became known as a whistleblower when, on the CBS news program 60 Minutes, he exposed his company's practice of "impact boosting" — intentionally manipulating the effect of nicotine in cigarettes. ...more on Wikipedia about "Jeffrey Wigand"
Jesselyn Radack is a former U.S. Department of Justice ethics adviser who argued that John Walker Lindh (the "American Taliban") had the right to a lawyer. The Federal Bureau of Investigation questioned Lindh alone, and Radack quit at odds when she was given the alternative to get a very bad performance review. She found out that her advice had not been made accessible to the judge in the Lindh case and emails about the case had disappeared. After the story and some emails were made public by the magazine Newsweek, Ronald Powell, a special agent for the Justice Department's Office of Inspector General, called the new office Radack was working for and began questioning staff and lawyers, saying Radack was under criminal investigation. The firm put her on leave due to the allegations. ...more on Wikipedia about "Jesselyn Radack"
John R. Stockwell is a former CIA agent who became a critic of United States government policies after serving in the Agency for 12 years serving seven tours of duty. As Station Chief of the Angola Task Force, he is the highest-ranking CIA agent to ever leave the agency and go public. ...more on Wikipedia about "John Stockwell"
Sergeant Joseph Darby (born 1979/ 80), of Corriganville, Maryland, is a member of the United States military police who first alerted the U.S. military command of prisoner abuse in the Abu Ghraib prison, in Abu Ghraib, Iraq. ...more on Wikipedia about "Joseph Darby"
Karen U. Kwiatkowski is a retired Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S. Air Force whose assignments included duties as a Pentagon desk officer and in a variety of roles for the National Security Agency. Since retiring, she has become a noted critic of the U.S. government's involvement in Iraq. Kwiatkowski is primarily known for her insider essays that denounce a corrupting political influence on the course of military intelligence leading up to the invasion of Iraq in 2003. She has said that she was the anonymous source used by Seymour Hersh and Warren Strobel in their respective exposés of pre-war intelligence. The Senate Select Committee on Intelligence dismissed her allegations as baseless in its report on pre-war intelligence ** (pp. 282-283). ...more on Wikipedia about "Karen Kwiatkowski"
Karen Silkwood ( February 19, 1946 – November 13, 1974) was a labor union activist and chemical technician at the Kerr-McGee plutonium plant near Crescent, Oklahoma. ...more on Wikipedia about "Karen Silkwood"
Katharine Teresa Gun (born 1974) is a former employee of Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ), a British intelligence agency. In 2003, she became famous for leaking top-secret information to the press concerning alleged illegal activities by the United States and the United Kingdom in their push for the 2003 invasion of Iraq. ...more on Wikipedia about "Katharine Gun"
Linda Tripp (born Linda Rose Carotenuto on November 24, 1949 in Jersey City, New Jersey) is an American woman who was a central figure in the Lewinsky scandal of 1998 and 1999 that led to the impeachment and subsequent acquittal of U.S. President Bill Clinton. ...more on Wikipedia about "Linda Tripp"
Mary Fackler Schiavo is the outspoken former Inspector General of the United States Department of Transportation (DOT), where for six years she withstood pressure from within DOT and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) as she sought to expose and correct problems at the agencies. In 1997, after her stormy tenure at the DOT, Schiavo wrote Flying Blind, Flying Safe, which summed up her numerous concerns about the FAA's systemic flaws. ...more on Wikipedia about "Mary Schiavo"
The National Security Whistleblowers Coallition (NSWBC), founded in 2004 by former FBI translator Sibel Edmonds in league with over 50 former and current United States government officials from more than a dozen agencies, is an independent, nonpartisan alliance of whistleblowers who have come forward to address weaknesses of US security agencies. ...more on Wikipedia about "National Security Whistleblowers Coalition" shortopedia, the smart choice.
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