Ms. Sherron Watkins
February 2002: A Vice-President at Enron and former Arthur Andersen accountant who claims to have warned Enron's Kenneth Lay about accounting improprieties before they became public. http://www.forbes.com/2002/02/14/0214watkins.html
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Date Fairness.com Resource Read it at: Aug 22, 2006 What Organizations Don’t Want to Know Can Hurt
QUOTE: The leaders of corporations and other institutions, it turns out, are not always hungry for more information. Investigations can be costly. They can assign blame. They can uncover things that might give ammunition for lawsuits.
New York Times Jul 29, 2004 Whistle-blowers form a breed apart
QUOTE: With or without the backing of the federal government, some people can't imagine keeping quiet when they witness what they believe is wrongdoing.
USA TODAY Mar 01, 2003 Power Failure: The Inside Story of the Collapse of Enron
QUOTE: Sherron Watkins, the ex-Vice President of Enron Corporation, teams up with Mini Swartz to narrate the inside story of Enron's collapse in Power Failure: The Inside Story of the Collapse of Enron.
Random House Mar 03, 2002 Wait a Minute. Didn't Enron's Employees Ride That Stock UPC
QUOTE: Why are Enron's employees, who helped perpetrate one of the great corporate frauds of all time...deserving of reparations...
Washington Post Feb 15, 2002 Not Quite a Whistle-Blower
QUOTE: [Sherron Watkins] "...did not want to hasten the demise of the corporation. In truth, Enron's only hope for survival was for someone like Ms. Watkins or Jeffrey McMahon...to go public with their concerns as early as possible."
New York Times Feb 14, 2002 Sherron Watkins Had Whistle, But Blew It
QUOTE: Far from whistle-blowing, Watkins' actions actually provide cover for Lay and the Enron board.
Forbes Feb 10, 2002 Blowing the Whistle
QUOTE: ...most corporate tattletales are not as fortunate as Watkins. More often than not, company gadflies are, quietly and privately, fired. No congressional hearings, no public uproar, just termination.
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