A whistleblower (whistle-blower or whistle blower) is a person who exposes misconduct, alleged dishonest or illegal activity occurring in an organization. The alleged misconduct may be classified in many ways; for example, a violation of a law, rule, regulation and/or a direct threat to public interest, such as fraud, health and safety violations, and corruption. Whistleblowers may make their allegations internally (for example, to other people within the accused organization) or externally (to regulators, law enforcement agencies, to the media or to groups concerned with the issues).
Posts about Whistleblowing
  • Banks… Victims or Pariahs? (Bank Fraud Post)

    …[Ed. Note: This post appeared on our sister site, Lender Liability Lawyer. Please visit our blog Banking Misconduct. We report on a variety of bank fraud topics, all from the plaintiff’s perspective, of course.] Earlier this week, I was called by a seminar promoter about an upcoming conference on whistleblowing and the False Claims Act…

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