Michael Woodford: Whistleblower of the Year
The Wall Street Journal
Michael Woodford, the man who exposed a $1.5 billion loss-hiding scheme at Japan’s Olympus Corp. –- and was fired soon after — has been named “business person of the year” by publications from The Sunday Times to The Independent.
Now he can add to those honors another: whistleblower of the year, courtesy of The Austin, Texas-based Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, whose house publication is Fraud Magazine.
Read the full article here.
Woodford will be formally accepting his award this June at the ACFE Annual Fraud Conference and Exhibition in Orlando, Fla.