Ethics dilemma: feed greed for good deeds?

Friday - 9/10/2010, 9:31am EDT

Bill Bransford, partner, Shaw Bransford & Roth

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As accounts of whistleblower activities have bubbled up, so have questions about their motives. In one recent case, a whistleblower received a check from the Project On Government Oversight for what POGO called his "public service." So do some whistleblowers consider the possible payback when they reveal illegal activity? In other words, are there Professional Whistleblowers? Bill Bransford is a partner at Shaw, Bransford and Roth and joins us to discuss this theory.