Whistleblower takes a thrilling look into the real-life David vs. Goliath stories of heroic people who put everything on the line in order to expose illegal and often dangerous wrongdoing when major corporations rip off U.S. taxpayers. Hosted by attorney Alex Ferrer, a former judge and police officer, each hour introduces cases in which ordinary people step up to do the extraordinary by risking their careers, their families and even their lives to ensure others are not harmed or killed by unchecked, unethical corporate greed.
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Features real-life stories of heroic people who put everything on the line in order to expose illegal and dangerous wrongdoing when major corporations rip off U.S. taxpayers.
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- Released: 13 Jul 2018
- Runtime: 60 min
- Genre: Crime
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- Actors: Alex Ferrer
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- Total Seasons: 1
Bunny's War: The Case Against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers / Opioid Lollipops: The Case Against Cephalon
Episode 2x6; Jun 28, 2019
Host Alex Ferrer examines the case against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and a second story about a pharmaceutical company that illegally marketed addictive opioids for treatments not approved by the Federal Drug Administration, resulting in serious danger to patients - allegedly including a number of fatalities.
2x6: Bunny's War: The Case Against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers / Opioid Lollipops: The Case Against Cephalon
2x5: The Billion-Dollar Back Surgery Scam: Patients in Pain and Peril
2x4: Doctors vs. Midwives: Dangerous Deliveries / Cremation, Kickbacks and Corruption: The Case Against Abanks Mortuary
2x3: Seaworld: The Case Against Captivity
2x2: Polygamy, Power and Profits: The Case Against the Kingstons
2x1: Chicago PD: Breaking the Code of Silence
1x8: The Case Against Globe U; The Case of the 100 Million Dollar Scam
1x7: The Case Against Second Chance Body Armor
1x6: The Case Against eClinicalWorks; The Case Against Chartwells
Alex Ferrer as Host
|Episode No.||No. Overall||Title||Airdate||Runtime||Summary|
|1||1||Blow the Whistle, Change the World||2018-07-13||60||
Two dentists are alarmed by the unsafe and fraudulent practices that they say were standard at a pediatric dental chain that provides services in underserved communities. Fearing that it would lead to overtreatment, overbilling and putting children at risk, they decide to take matters into their own hands. Also, a whistleblower takes on a pharmaceutical giant, accusing the company of using illicit bribes, expensive vacations and sumptuous dinners to gain illegal access to patient medical records and coerce doctors to prescribe the company's high-priced meds.
|2||2||The Deadly Cancer Doctor & the Ugly Side of the Beauty Business||2018-07-20||60||
Whistleblowers take on a doctor accused of prescribing chemotherapy to patients who don't have cancer and a for-profit cosmetology school cheating students and the government.
|3||3||The Case Against Northrop||2018-07-27||60||
James Holzrichter thought he had landed his dream job working at Northrop, one of the top military contractors in the world. But, once he moved from testing equipment to "product assurance" – ensuring that the company was properly billing the government for parts – he began to notice some disturbing trends. Host Alex Ferrer examines the whistleblower case against Northrop.
|4||4||The Case Against the Cardiologists and the Case Against Wells Fargo||2018-08-03||60||
Dr. Michael Jones, a successful cardiologist in Lexington, Ky., noticed a troubling pattern in the patients showing up in his office. They were all from the same part of rural Kentucky, and each of them seemed to have had expensive heart procedures he believed they didn't need. Host Alex Ferrer investigates the case against the cardiologists and another against Wells Fargo.
|5||5||The Case Against Los Alamos||2018-08-10||60||
Los Alamos National Laboratory is the birthplace of the atomic bomb and home to some of the country's most dangerous secrets. Following a series of embarrassing security lapses and thefts, former police chiefs Glenn Walp and Steve Doran were brought in to review and bolster security at the facility in 2002. But almost immediately, it was clear that things were far worse than they had thought. Host Alex Ferrer examines the whistleblower case against Los Alamos.
|6||6||The Case Against eClinicalWorks; The Case Against Chartwells||2018-08-17||60||
Millions of Americans expect their doctors to have the right information about their care at their fingertips, thanks to electronic medical records. But could faulty digital medical records cost lives?
|7||7||The Case Against Second Chance Body Armor||2018-08-17||60||
What would you do if you had dedicated your career to protecting those who protect us, only to discover that the company that once saved your life may be putting others at risk? That was the dilemma faced by Aaron Westrick.
|8||8||The Case Against Globe U; The Case of the 100 Million Dollar Scam||2018-08-31||60||
Students trust that the schools they give their money to will provide them with a good education and a path to a promising future. But one whistleblower was forced to take a stand when she believed that the for-profit school she was working for was ripping off both students and the government.
Host Alex Ferrer investigates the case of Globe University and another about a biofuel company that was running a massive scam against the government.
|Alex Ferrer||as Host|