10 Whistleblowers Heard Around the World


"Follow the money," America's most famous whistleblower said, as depicted in the 1976 film version of "All the President's Men." The real-life Deep Throat, W. Mark Felt (pictured just to the left), said he never uttered those words to Washington Post reporters Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward.

But new regulations adopted by the Securities and Exchange Commission on May 25 have embraced the Watergate ethos, saying that whistleblowers will now be eligible for unprecedented financial rewards once they come forward.