Playing By the Rules: The Whistleblower

The three-part documentary series PLAYING BY THE RULES: ETHICS AT WORK examines how ethics play a major role in contemporary business practices and challenges viewers to think about what they would do in these situations. From debating whether or not to act on insider information, choosing between employee well-being or shareholder obligations, or disclosing a rare but potentially fatal side effect of a newly manufactured drug-ethical decision making is a critical skill. But even the most moral character can be influenced in ethical gray areas.

#101 – In 2011, Sherry Hunt was a vice president and chief underwriter at CitiMortgage in O’Fallon, Missouri. For years Hunt saw what she thought was fraud as the company issued, bought and sold mortgage loans on terms that did not meet company standards. After alerting senior management and being told to keep quiet, Hunt took a stand.

Airs on WXXI-TV April 7 at 3:30 p.m., April 8 at 10:30 p.m., April 13 at 5 a.m., and April 20 at 5:30 a.m. (1 hour long)

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