Former UBS banker Bradley Birkenfeld, who had served two years in prison for helping a client evade taxes, is richer by $104 million. That's his share of the what the IRS has collected from tax frauds with his help.
It could well develop that whistleblowing will become a job category that experiences significant growth. LinkedIn, which tracks such phenomena, will catch every bit of that upward trajectory. Until recently being a whistleblower was downright scary business.