Whistleblower

James Clapper Jr., US Director of National Intelligence (AP Photo)

Obama administration tightens grip on intelligence

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration has tightened its control over intelligence — including unclassified information — by setting limits on officials’ interactions with the media. A March 20 directive issued by the director of […]

20 hours ago

Manning’s conviction, 35-year sentence upheld

An Army general has upheld Private Chelsea Manning’s conviction and 35-year prison sentence for giving reams of classified U.S. government information to the anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks, the Army said Monday. The approval by Maj. Gen. […]

04/14/2014

president signs a bill

President signs whistle-blower law for US workers

President Barack Obama signed legislation Tuesday that affords greater protection to federal employees who expose fraud, waste and abuse in government operations.

11/27/2012

IRS pays whistleblower $104 million

WASHINGTON (AP) – Lawyers for a whistleblower say the Internal Revenue Service has awarded their client $104 million for providing information about overseas tax cheats – the largest amount ever awarded by the agency. Ex-Swiss […]

09/11/2012