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The Whistleblowers

  • Corruption at Veterans Affairs Department
    Tim Petoskey reported on numerous issues at the US Department of Veterans Affairs to the VA Office of Inspector General including discrimination, gross mismanagement and misuse of overtime, and he said an investigation led to the then-chief, deputy...
    Jul 1, 2023 06:10
  • The Whistleblowers
    In The Whistleblowers, former CIA agent John Kiriakou brings you some of the bravest men and women fighting for justice. John himself knows what it’s like, having blown the whistle on CIA torture, paying the price with years in prison, and lawsuit upon lawsuit. On The Whistleblowers, John Kiriakou sings the praises and brings to light the people we rely on to keep our government and institutions in check.
  • Corruption at Veterans Affairs Department
    Corruption at Veterans Affairs Department
    Tim Petoskey reported on numerous issues at the US Department of Veterans Affairs to the VA Office of Inspector General including discrimination, gross mismanagement and misuse of overtime, and he said an investigation led to the then-chief, deputy...
    Jul 1, 2023 06:10
  • Behind the murder curtain
    Behind the murder curtain
    Bruce Sackman was a special agent in charge of the Department of Veterans Affairs Office of the Inspector General. Sackman’s main responsibilities included investigating white-collar crimes such as embezzlement when he was drawn into the...
    Jun 24, 2023 06:23
  • Delta’s corrupt safety culture
    Delta’s corrupt safety culture
    Captain Karlene Petitt was a veteran pilot with Delta Airlines, one of the largest carriers in the world.  In 2016, Karlene raised concerns about potential safety violations at Delta, and it almost cost her her career.  On this episode of...
    Jun 17, 2023 06:45
  • Pentagon whistleblower
    Pentagon whistleblower
    On this episode of the Whistleblowers, John Kiriakou speaks to a Pentagon whistleblower. She’s not a household name. Academics will not base their dissertations on her case. She hasn’t been the subject of fawning exposés. But...
    Jun 10, 2023 06:46
  • Did Britain’s GCHQ tap Donald Trump’s phone?
    Did Britain’s GCHQ tap Donald Trump’s phone?
    On this episode of Whistleblowers, John Kiriakou speaks with former CIA and State Department officer Larry Johnson. He left government service to set up a successful consulting firm and is also known for a daily blog in which he offers insights...
    Jun 7, 2023 06:01
  • Independent journalists under fire
    Independent journalists under fire
    It is often said that truth is the first casualty of war.  That statement was first made more than 100 years ago, and few can imagine anybody disagreeing with it.  So where do we get news—reliable news—in a time of conflict?...
    Jun 3, 2023 06:40
  • Citicorp and the fall of the housing market
    Citicorp and the fall of the housing market
    This week on The Whistleblowers, John Kiriakou speaks to Citigroup whistleblower Richard Bowen, who tried repeatedly to warn the bank that bad prime and subprime mortgage loans could sink the company as the economy began to slow. He was ignored and...
    May 31, 2023 06:12
  • The man behind LuxLeaks
    The man behind LuxLeaks
    On this episode of The Whistleblower we are going to tell you about one of the most important and impactful financial whistleblowers in the world, who you have probably never heard of. John Kiriakou speaks with Antoine Deltour, the man behind...
    May 27, 2023 06:51
  • The alleged weapons of mass destruction
    The alleged weapons of mass destruction
    Scott Ritter is a name known to many around the world. He had extensive experience in the US military, having been an officer working for US Central Command General Norman Schwarzkopf. That’s where Scott’s whistleblowing began. On this...
    May 24, 2023 05:21
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