Definitions for "Whistleblower"
An employee who discloses organizational wrong-doing to parties who can take action. [6
an informant who exposes wrongdoing within an organization in the hope of stopping it; "the law gives little protection to whistleblowers who feel the public has a right to know what is going on"; "the whistleblower was fired for exposing the conditions in mental hospitals"
a government employee who is reporting on illegal and potentially treasonous activity
an individual that believes that his or her organization is engaged in or willfully permits unethical, unlawful or otherwise reprehensible activities
a person who tells on something he believes is an illegal act
an individual who informs the government or other
a person who informs the government of fraudulent action by a company or corporation that is working under contract with a government agency