2006 $33 million contract awarded to Moving Water
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
Hurricane Katrina, according
to a report by the Defense Department's inspector general.
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
Over 900 cases made by whistleblowers alleging that
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
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.
I was looking forward to seeing
President Obama and
Congress fulfill their promise to strengthen whistleblower rights.
was 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." - Fred
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.
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
"The 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 government
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 employees.
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 doubt.
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 city controller.
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
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
career 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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