Myths of whistleblowing
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Norma, an accountant, noticed that funds in the company president's special account were being diverted to an overseas account. She reported this to the company's auditor.
Suddenly her access to accounts was removed, malicious rumours about her personal life and dishonesty were spread, co-workers avoided her and she was demoted. She got off easy!
Norma noticed that some sympathisers referred to her as a whistleblower. She hadn't thought of herself that way before. Norma was entering the realm of myths about whistleblowing.