I Won $104 Million for Blowing the Whistle on My Company—But Somehow I Was the Only One Who Went to…
The story of Bradley A. Birkenfeld, the first in our series of Unusual Millionaires
"A few months later, I went to the Justice Department. I thought they’d be thankful, but instead, they were hostile. Think of it this way: You have some civil-servant hack who’s uninterested in someone coming in and handing them an investigation they should’ve been able to crack themselves decades ago. All I asked for in return was a subpoena or immunity. They said no. And in an ironic, almost hilarious twist, they charged me with conspiracy to commit bank fraud for not giving up one of my clients. Meanwhile, all of my bosses got non-prosecution agreements."
This is pretty crazyPosted on 2016-10-18T01:58:03+0000