"It is troubling when financial institutions, who have fiduciary responsibilities and are expected to conduct themselves as honest brokers, wrongfully exploit federally funded programs," said HUD's acting deputy inspector general as a major settlement was announced.
What kind of person contemplates blowing the whistle on his (or her) organization?
There is some misunderstanding about what defines a whistleblower. When Edward Snowdon went public with millions of pages of NSA documents, he claimed the title of whistleblower - a claim which many others attacked. He wasn't a whistleblower, they said - he was a spy. Some felt he deserved a Nobel peace prize; others saw him as a traitor.