History's famous leakers/whistleblowers

Published On: Jun 10 2013 10:27:34 AM CDT   Updated On: Mar 11 2013 09:41:27 AM CDT

Swedish prosecutors have dropped some charges against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. Take a look at Assange and other famous leakers/whistleblowers in recent history.

Leakers - Frank Serpico
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Frank Serpico -- A New York City police officer, he attempted to confront the rampant corruption within the police department in 1971. He left the force after being shot in the face during a botched drug raid and later moved out of the country. Al Pacino played him in the 1973 movie "Serpico."

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