History's famous leakers/whistleblowers

Published On: Jun 10 2013 10:27:34 AM CDT   Updated On: Aug 18 2014 08:24:22 AM CDT

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said he'll leave the Ecuadorian Embassy in London "soon" after living there for two years to avoid extradition to Sweden. Take a look at Assange and other famous leakers/whistleblowers in recent history.

Leakers - Mark Whitacre
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Mark Whitacre -- He worked with the FBI in 1990s to expose price-fixing in agriculture by his own company, Archer Daniels Midland, but ended up in legal trouble himself. Whitacre was played by Matt Damon in the 2009 movie "The Informant!"

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