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Whistle Blowers

**FILE** Enron Corp. executive Sherron Watkins is sworn in on Capitol Hill in a Thursday, Feb. 14, 2002, file photo, prior to testfying before a House Commerce subcommitte hearing on Enron. Watkins told the subcommittee that the chief financial officer Andrew Fastow, wanted her fired and her computer seized after she warned then-Chairman Kenneth Lay last summer that investors were being misled by inflated profit statements. Enron Corp. founder Kenneth Lay was convicted Thursday, May 25, 2006, of all six counts against him, including conspiracy to commit securities and wire fraud, in one of the biggest business scandals in U.S. history. (AP Photo/Ron Edmonds, File)

The Whistleblowers

By Claudine Zap

Edward Snowden publicly acknowledged he is the intelligence contractor who leaked documents from the National Security Agency's surveillance programs. He is one of a long line of whistleblowers. Here are some of the best known.