2006 $33 million
contract awarded to Moving Water Industries Corporation. Army Corps of
Engineers officials in New Orleans installed MWI's 34 pumps on three major
drainage canals before the 2006 hurricane season despite a warning by Maria
Garzino, the whistleblower, that
the pumps would fail if put to the test during a hurricane.
owned by J. David Eller and his sons.
J. David Eller was once a
business partner of Jeb Bush in a
venture called Bush-El that marketed MWI pumps.
2008 "Army Corps of Engineers officials did not violate any
rules when they allowed defective pumps to be installed after
according to a report by the Defense Department's inspector general. The
report's findings will be reviewed by the United States Office of Special
Counsel, an independent federal agency that handles complaints by
whistleblowers including a corps
engineer who warned in early 2006 that the pumps would not work properly." -
Cain Burdeau 6/13/2008
July 2008 Over 900 cases
made by whistleblowers alleging
that government contractors and drug makers have
defrauded taxpayers are
languishing in a backlog that has built up over the last decade because the
Justice Department has been ordered to ignore them. Many of the cases involve
the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, rising healthcare payouts and privatization
of government functions - all offer
rich new opportunities
to swindle taxpayers.
deliberately premeditatedly tortured into psychic
"My name is Fred Whitehurst and my life's
work is dangerously close to being destroyed.
I am a former FBI
Supervisory Special Agent who blew the
whistle in 1993 on forensic fraud in the FBI crime lab.
looking forward to seeing President Obama and
Congress fulfill their promise to strengthen
horrified to discover that the Senate whistleblower bill S. 372 repeals the
FBI whistleblower protections that
I sacrificed my career for.
I am not only a
whistleblower, I am also an
attorney who personally read the law and can tell you that S. 372 sets back
whistleblower rights 30 years." -
Angeles prosecutor Richard Ceballos wrote a memo suggesting a Los Angeles
county sheriff's deputy had lied in a search warrant affidavit.
Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit ruled that Richard Ceballos' statements
about a potential lie in a search-warrant affidavit were "inherently a matter
of public concern" protected by the Constitution.
The Supreme Court
decided that the 'memo was inflammatory' and that a government employee while
performing his official duties may be fired or demoted for bringing to light
misconduct or corruption within the employing public institution.
5-4 decision essentially says that government employees can be fired or demoted
if they reveal information
about wrongdoing to their co-workers, to management or possibly to
This decision sends a terrible message
and could be deeply damaging to efforts to fight fraud, abuse and
Almost half of all fraud, detection in government agencies
is estimated to come from tips, very often received through
My office, which is
charged, among other things, with rooting out fraud, and waste in the Los
Angeles city government, routinely receives credible
whistleblower information from city
In the last five years we have conducted more than 100
audits and investigations, and I can tell you that if we had not offered
protection and anonymity to
whistleblowers, the results would have
been less than fruitful.
Let there be no
If employees are no longer protected by the
First Amendment when they speak out then
precious sources of information will wither away. " - Laura Chick, Los Angeles
Laura Chick helped the United States attorney to
successfully prosecute the public relations giant Fleishman-Hillard, with the
help of employees of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, for
fraudlent over billing for several million dollars.
"The US Supreme Court decision to
deny whistleblower protection to public
employees continues what many of us already know. As
the salaries of top
government bureaucrats rise faster than the price of gasoline, job
protection and career advancement become
everyone's top priority. Nonelected bureaucrats surround themselves with "yes
men" loyal only to the boss, often at the expense of the very people their
office was forged to serve. Intelligent employees know that submitting ideas,
comments or criticisms up the chain of
command is futile at best and
suicide at worst. The result? government gets bigger, slower, less
productive and more costly. The State Legislature should
restore the whistleblower
protection that the Supreme Court took
away by a 5-4 vote. While shooting the messenger may protect the bureaucrat, it
does not protect the public." - Daniel J. Schmidt
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