Summary: An expert who was employed by the 2012 London Olympics to train security staff has alleged that guards have missed mock bombs and weapons and says there is a “50 percent chance” of a bomb being carried into an Olympic venue without being stopped. According to the whistleblower, trainees who were failing security tasks were still given badges and approved to work. The Games are set to begin in two weeks time.
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Summary: A district court in Iceland has ruled that the Icelandic Visa and MasterCard partner violated contract laws when it imposed the block on credit card donations to WikiLeaks. The judge ordered the block to be removed within 14 days, or the company will be fined £4,000 (more than $6,000) per day.
Summary: Christ Hospital in Ohio will pay $1.8 million to settle a whistleblower suit that alleges that doctors were signing off on certain tests to charge Medicare without even reading the tests. This is the second whistleblower suit against the hospital in three years.
Summary: A senior doctor in the UK has turned whistleblower, alleging “systematic dishonesty and bullying” within the National Health Service. The whistleblower quit his job at the NHS over the concerns about major financial irregularities.
Summary: An Australian Department of Health manager has faced increased retaliation – including break-ins and death threats against her children – after allegedly uncovering fraud in the department.
Hannah Johnson is Communications Associate for the Government Accountability Project, the nation's leading whistleblower protection and advocacy organization.