Mark Whitacre – Fortune 500 FBI Informant

Mark Whitacre is an Ivy League Ph.D. and the highest-ranked executive of any Fortune 500 company to become a whistle-blower in US history, and is responsible for uncovering the ADM price-fixing scandal in the early 1990’s. His undercover work with the FBI during the ADM scandal was the inspiration for the major motion picture, “The Informant,” starring Matt Damon as Mark Whitacre. Watch as Mark describes how he became involved in price-fixing with ADM and becoming an informant for the FBI to expose his fellow executives:

Mark Whitacre in Lansing, May 2012 from CBMC on Vimeo.

You can also hear his wife’s side of the story:

Ginger Whitacre’s Testimony from CBMC on Vimeo.

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