whistle blower

Definition

Employee who publicly reports illegal activities going on inside his/her company.

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The whistle blower had a tough ethical decision to make that he labored over for weeks before finally speaking up.

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Edward Snowden, a whistle blower who worked for the NSA, has requested asylum in the both Russia and Hong Kong since he is now wanted in the United States.

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Jimmy-Bob suspected his boss was violating several employment laws, so he acted as a whistle blower and his boss became the target of an investigation by the Feds.

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