Known only as Deep Throat until 2005, Felt was Associate Director of the FBI, the number-two job in the Bureau, when he leaked information about President Richard Nixon's involvement in the Watergate scandal.The EEC revealed his name during the resulting investigation and Adams was arrested for industrial espionage by the Swiss government and spent six months in jail.He used his position inside the government apparatus to pass on information about secret atrocities and malfeasances committed by the Nazi Government and Part organizations (especially the SA and SS) to the foreign press - especially to Claud Cockburn, editor of the London based muckracking journal The Week - in order to alarm the world public about those goings-on.
The first prominent nuclear power whistleblower was Karen Silkwood, who worked as a chemical technician at a Kerr-Mc Gee nuclear plant. Bridenbaugh (known as the GE Three) "blew the whistle" on safety problems at nuclear power plants, and their action has been called "an exemplary instance of whistleblowing".American colonel, who, during the Vietnam War, reported to his superiors that American policy and tactics were seriously flawed, and later went to the media with his concerns. Navy Lieutenant Jg, White wrote this letter to the editor of the New Haven (CT) Register. Ellsberg himself was the subject of retaliation by the Nixon Administration.Vann was asked to resign his commission, did so, but later returned to Vietnam. He asserted that US President Lyndon Johnson lied to Congress about faulty sonar reports used to justify the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution. Former New York City police officer who reported several of his fellow officers for bribery and related charges in front of the Knapp Commission probing police corruption in the NYPD.This is a list of major whistleblowers from various countries.The individuals below brought attention to abuses of government or large corporations.CIA analyst at the US Embassy, Saigon who published Decent Interval in 1977 about Operation Frequent Wind and the failures of the CIA and other American entities to properly prepare for the Fall of Saigon.Although he redacted all names, methods, and sources from the book, after it was published, CIA Director Stansfield Turner had Snepp successfully prosecuted for breach of contract for violating his non-disclosure agreement.He fought for ten years to clear his name and receive compensation from the EEC.for exposing to Congress the tidal wave of cost overruns associated with Lockheed's C-5A cargo plane.White continued his whistleblowing activities by appearing in the 1968 documentary In the Year of the Pig. Serpico was the first police officer in the history of the NYPD to step forward to report and subsequently testify openly about widespread, systemic corruption payoffs amounting to millions of dollars. Senate Church Committee introduced successful legislation to stop NSA spying on American citizens.In 2014, he published his post-mortem entitled The Gulf of Tonkin Events: Fifty Years Later (A Footnote to the History of the Vietnam War). military analyst who, along with Anthony Russo, leaked the Pentagon Papers, a secret account of the Vietnam War to The New York Times. At the time, the NSA was an ultra secretive scarcely known organization. Fellwock was motivated by Daniel Ellsberg's release of the Pentagon Papers.