Whistle-blowers Tell of Cost of Conscience

NOVEMBER 24, 2006

Updated 11/24/2006 12:14 AM ET
By Catherine Rampell, USA TODAY

He knew there were problems. He didn't think he was one of them.
In 2002, decorated FBI Special Agent Mike German was investigating meetings between terrorism suspects. When he discovered other officers had jeopardized the investigation by violating wiretapping regulations, he reported what he found to his supervisors, in accordance with FBI policy.