They risk everything for the truth. But what price do they pay for their revelations? There is a fate behind every scandal. After bringing their dark secrets to light, the informants’ lives have never been the same again.
Revelations by whistleblowers such as Swiss Leaks bring tax authorities around the world billions in revenue. They uncover corruption, data abuse and war crimes - without whistleblowers, the world would be a more naive place Behind each story, however, is a personal fate: when the auditor Rudolf Elmer disclosed illegal business methods by Swiss banks, his life turned into a thriller. Stéphanie Gibaud, too, a marketing employee at UBS was first put under massive peer pressure and then fired. This is the price that most whistleblowers have to pay - just like Swen Ennullat, who had the gall to cry foul twice!.