Legislators Demand Answers in Wake of Twitter Whistleblower
Congress
Legislators Demand Answers in Wake of Twitter Whistleblower
2022-08-25 18:35:06
by Madeline Hughes

WASHINGTON — In the days since a leaked whistleblower complaint alleged Twitter misled its users and government officials for more than a decade on safety and security features, its CEO Parag Agrawal, is facing questions from Congress. The whistleblower is... Read More

Former Twitter Exec: Company Misleads Users and Government
Social Media
Former Twitter Exec: Company Misleads Users and Government
2022-08-23 21:37:26
by Madeline Hughes

WASHINGTON — A former Twitter executive made a whistleblower complaint earlier this summer that the company is misleading the government and its users about security on the social media platform. The allegations stem from a 2011 settlement Twitter made with... Read More

Whistleblower Accuses Facebook of Deceiving Public for Profit
Social Media
Whistleblower Accuses Facebook of Deceiving Public for Profit
2021-10-05 14:59:15
by Tom Ramstack

WASHINGTON -- A former Facebook product manager told a Senate panel Tuesday that the social media giant had the potential for great good but instead was focused only on its own profits. “The choices being made inside of Facebook are... Read More

Health Official Warns of Botched COVID-19 Management by Trump
In The News
Health Official Warns of Botched COVID-19 Management by Trump
2020-05-15 13:07:38
by Tom Ramstack

WASHINGTON - A whistleblower on the Trump administration’s response to coronavirus warned Congress Thursday that threats from the disease are greater than most government officials are willing to admit. The pandemic will “get worse and be prolonged” without a better... Read More

DOJ’s Inspector General Says More Subpoena Power Needed to Protect Whistleblowers
Employment
DOJ's Inspector General Says More Subpoena Power Needed to Protect Whistleblowers
2020-01-28 21:44:32
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Department of Justice's chief internal investigator told a House panel on Tuesday that he and his colleagues across federal departments need more subpoena power to help protect whistleblowers alleging fraud and other malfeasance. DOJ Inspector General... Read More

Republican Moderate Breaks With Party Over Identifying Whistleblower
Impeachment
Republican Moderate Breaks With Party Over Identifying Whistleblower

WASHINGTON — As the impeachment inquiry against President Trump moves into a public phase this week, leading Democrats — joined by at least one GOP lawmaker — on Sunday rejected Republican demands for public testimony by the whistleblower whose complaint... Read More

Whistleblower’s Lawyer Offers GOP Chance to Question Client
Whistleblower’s Lawyer Offers GOP Chance to Question Client

WASHINGTON — The lawyer for the whistleblower behind the report that sparked a House impeachment inquiry said he’s offering Republicans the chance to question his client directly — but only in writing. Mark S. Zaid said on Twitter Sunday that... Read More

Theranos 2.0? Another Purported Tech Company Trades on Fake IP
Opinions
Theranos 2.0? Another Purported Tech Company Trades on Fake IP

Intellectual property policies could get a major court test this year as a real estate services company appeals a massive $706 million judgment that it stole trade secrets from a San Francisco-headquartered REtech company. At the dispute’s onset, the jury... Read More

Whistleblower Alleges Medicare Fraud at Iconic Seattle-Based Health Plan
Entitlements
Whistleblower Alleges Medicare Fraud at Iconic Seattle-Based Health Plan

WASHINGTON—Group Health Cooperative in Seattle, one of the nation’s oldest and most respected nonprofit health insurance plans, is accused of bilking Medicare out of millions of dollars in a federal whistleblower case. Teresa Ross, a former medical billing manager at... Read More

Former National Intelligence Director Coats Rejoins Law Firm
In The News
Former National Intelligence Director Coats Rejoins Law Firm
2019-10-15 19:55:03
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON -- Former National Intelligence Director Dan Coats has rejoined the King & Spalding law firm and serves as a senior policy advisor on its D.C.-based national security team. “Our clients around the world benefit from the insight of our... Read More

Top CDC Climate Scientist Files Whistleblower Complaint
Employment
Top CDC Climate Scientist Files Whistleblower Complaint
2019-08-20 12:48:38
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - Dr. George Luber, one of the federal government's top experts on the health impacts of climate change is seeking whistleblower protection due to retaliation he claims he's faced since speaking out against the Trump administration's efforts to end... Read More

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