Whistleblowing Got DOD Worker Pulled From Boeing Case: IG

Law360, New York (July 6, 2012, 9:10 PM EDT) -- The Department of Defense's inspector general has substantiated allegations that a department employee suffered retaliation after blowing the whistle on alleged misuse of classified information by the Boeing Co., according to a report made public Thursday by a government watchdog group.

The Pentagon's inspector general found that John Whitecotton, former director of the Defense Security Service, retaliated against Robert Conley, an industrial security specialist charged with overseeing Boeing Co. on a special access program between Boeing and the Marine Corps. DSS is charged with protecting U.S....
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