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Synonyms for whistle-blower

an informant who exposes wrongdoing within an organization in the hope of stopping it

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HMRC has said it has no record of receiving an email or phone call from the whistle-blower in 2008.
LAST week The Health Select Committee announced that 'the treatment of whistle-blowers is a stain on the reputation of the NHS and has led to unwarranted, inexcusable pain for the courageous individuals affected'.
The same panel, which reported the outcome of the inquiry in July 2013, dismissed other allegations made by the whistle-blower of bullying by two other members of school staff, one of which is the headteacher, the Rev Dr Philip Manghan.
The federal government, which the whistle-blower originally included as a plaintiff in the lawsuit, investigated the case, but declined to pursue it.
He said SEC investigations take two to four years to complete, and with the program's launch in August 2011, the next several months would see ripening results from whistle-blower actions started earlier.
The Bradley Manning Support Network, a cooperative effort of organizations and activists around the world, including prominent Pentagon Papers' whistle-blower Daniel Ellsberg, exists to raise legal fees and organize public support against Bradley's unduly harsh treatment.
The IRS said: "The comprehensive information provided by the whistle-blower was exceptional in both its breadth and depth.
Are senior human resources managers told not to promote the whistle-blower policy?
Whistle-blowers claimed that hundreds of students could have been awarded qualifications they did not know they had or which they had not actually achieved.
Fellow whistle-blower Tom Hanson, also 49, said: "We are glad to hear after more than two years there will finally be some closure on this.
Summary: FIFA is to interview a whistle-blower from Qatar's 2022 World Cup bid over allegations that bribes were paid to African voters, Sepp Blatter said Thursday.
So imagine my delight when I learned the SEC is creating the new whistle-blower award program mandated by the DoddFrank Act.
criminal and civil complaints that the company for years knowingly sold contaminated baby ointment and an ineffective antidepressant--the latest in a growing number of whistle-blower lawsuits that drugmakers have settled with multimillion dollar fines.
Based on a non-fiction novel by Kurt Eichenwald, the comic thriller tracks Mark Whitacre s machinations as a whistle-blower with "issues" that include looking after number one.
We're actually working on whistle-blower legislation, its part of a project we're looking into," said Bryan Stirewalt, director, Supervision, at the DFSA, speaking on the sidelines of a press briefing by the financial services regulator on money laundering.