Tag: whistle blowing
Even though his actions didn't harm or kill any people, Jeffrey Sterling, former CIA case officer, faces a maximum sentence of 100 years in prison and a fine of up to $2.25 million. His sentencing is scheduled for April 24.
Revelations from brave whistleblowers are essential for the informed consent of the governed. But the relentless prosecution of Sterling renders a key implicit message to other potential whistleblowers.