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Corporate & Financial Accountability

Keeping the Powerful Accountable

Staff, May 15, 2015

This New York Times article raises an excellent point on mass surveillance and the need for more transparency and accountability. 

“Over time, it becomes a question of what is it that we are protecting. Are we protecting simply physical security and our geographical boundaries, or are we protecting a system of political values? That includes open deliberation of national security policies…” – Steven Aftergood

How Serious Are Cyber-Threats to the US?

Intern, July 08, 2014

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UNC Fails Whistleblowing 101

Dylan Blaylock, March 21, 2014

Today, March 21, the Government Accountability Project (GAP) is releasing its March 6 letter sent to University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill (UNC-CH) Chancellor Carol Folt regarding university officials' efforts to smear whistleblower Mary Willingham. A literacy specialist, Willingham disclosed that many past UNC-CH student-athletes could not read at a third-grade level.

Bank of America: Not Stopped, Not Slowed, Not Harmed

, January 14, 2014

Fueled by the Fed's easy money policies and an improving economy, U.S.

BofA: The First Step toward Fixing a Problem is Admitting You Have One

Dylan Blaylock, December 06, 2013

Editor's Note, from GAP President Louis Clark: Michael Winston is a former executive at Countrywide Financial Corporation who blew the whistle on the company's clearly fraudulent activities that contributed to the 2008 financial crisis and subsequent recession.

Too Big to Jail?

Dylan Blaylock, October 16, 2013

Editor's Note, from GAP President Louis Clark: Michael Winston is a former executive at Countrywide Financial Corporation who blew the whistle on the company's clearly fraudulent activities that contributed to the 2008 financial crisis and subsequent recession.

A Tale of Two Companies

Dylan Blaylock, September 26, 2013

Editor's Note, from GAP President Louis Clark: Michael Winston is a former executive at Countrywide Financial Corporation, who blew the whistle on the company's clearly fraudulent activities that contributed to the 2008 financial crisis and subsequent recession.

GAP Report Educates Whistleblowers & Lawyers about Cases Involving both Employment Protections and Bounty Rewards

Dylan Blaylock, September 18, 2013

Since the economic collapse began in 2008, GAP has received an influx of banking and financial institution whistleblowers' requests for assistance – including from employees working for contractors providing compliance services – that continue to this day. Allegations include bank officials repeatedly making misleading statements to regulators, reporters and the public at large. Potentially worse, whistleblowers supervising third-party (supposedly independent) remediation efforts at these institutions have stated that many of these programs are operating in bad faith.

Snowden Unmasks the True Aggressor in Cyber-Warfare: The United States

Bea Edwards, July 08, 2013

The following piece first appeared in the Huffington Post.

Edward Snowden told America and the rest of the world two things that really matter:

Still, No Bankers Prosecuted? And No Straight Answers from the Justice Department Either

Bea Edwards, May 29, 2013

As criminal misconduct in the financial sector continues (e.g., manipulation of benchmark interest rates and money-laundering), the US pu

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