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The Informant

Kurt Eichenwald

The Informant

A True Story

by Kurt Eichenwald

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  • 6 Currently reading

Published by Ballantine Books .
Written in English


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LC ClassificationsJZ
The Physical Object
Pagination1072 p.
Number of Pages1072
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23112538M
ISBN 10073932831X
ISBN 109780739328316
OCLC/WorldCa232980676


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It is a remarkable achievement."Cited by:   The Informant is a true story about Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) and their alleged price fixing in a variety of agricultural markets.

Mark Whitacre, a top executive of ADM, is the 'informant'. Whitacre assisted the FBI in compiling hundreds of audio and video tapes, documenting ADM's price fixing This book was a tradeout between me and a friend of mine /5. Kurt Eichenwald's The Informant This is the true tale of how one man, Mark Whitacre, became a secret goverment witness in the Archer Daniel Midland conspiracy.

(ADM was scheming to steal millions from its customers.) The book reads like John Grisham on acid, and once begun, you can't put it : Crown Publishing Group. The Informant. By the author of the bestselling The Pardon, this fast-paced novel teams a resourceful FBI agent and an embattled journalist in a hunt for two men -- a serial killer and his elusive informant/5.

Portobello Books, Feb 9, Business & Economics- pages 14Reviews The Informant is Mark Whitacre, a senior executive with America's most powerful food giant, who put his career and his 4/5(14).

Whitacre is also the duplicitous hero of The Informant. ubIn this true account that has more spy action than some Tom Clancy novels, we get double-crossing, dirty dealing, lying, conniving, and wiretapping and that's just the FBI agent and his informant.

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Mark Whitacre was the highest-ranking executive in U.S. history to blow the whistle in a case of corporate fraud. He ended up with a prison sentence three times longer than any of the criminal executives he exposed.

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