Ms. Edmonds worked as a language specialist for the FBI's Washington Field Office. During her work with the bureau, she discovered and reported serious acts of security breaches, cover-ups, and intentional blocking of intelligence that had national security implications.
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Russell D. Tice, a former National Security Agency (NSA) employee, helped spark a national controversy in December 2005 over claims that the NSA was engaged in unlawful and unconstitutional wiretaps on American citizens.Available to speak
One of America’s top federal prosecutors, Richard Convertino lost his job after blowing the whistle on incompetence in the Bush Administration’s “war on terror.” High ranking Justice Department officials leaked confidential information in an attempt to discredit Mr. Convertino. This case is ongoing.
Linda Tripp made disclosures to the Office of Independent Counsel that the president had lied under oath resulting in the sitting president being found in contempt of court and losing his law license. The Department of Defense retaliated by leaking inflammatory confidential information from Ms. Tripp's personnel file. Ms. Tripp reached a settlement in her Privacy Act lawsuit with the Federal Government.
Daniel Ellsberg's blew the whistle on U.S. Government misconduct in the Vietnam War by leaking the "Pentagon Papers." His disclosures are credited as a major factor in ending the war.
Ernie Fitzgerald blew the whistle on billions of dollars in cost overruns at the Department of Defense and was illegally fired by President Nixon. Mr. Fitzgerald's landmark federal whistleblower case resulted in his reinstatement and effectually led to the passage of amendments to the False Claims Act in 1986.
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