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Allen Jones, gained widespread attention as a 'whistleblower' after discovering that state employees were receiving kickbacks from the pharmaceutical industry in Texas while working as an investigator in the Pennsylvania Office of the Inspector General (OIG). According to several sources he discovered similar issues in Pennsylvania as well, but when investigating the Department of Welfare he was told to back down, and that the pharmaceutical industry "write checks to both sides of the aisle." "[1][2][3]

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  1. ^ Sell, David. "Whistle-blower honored in Texas, fired in Pa". Retrieved 4 March 2015.
  2. ^ Lenzer, Jeanne (19 June 2004). "Bush plans to screen whole US population for mental illness" (PDF). The BMJ. p. 1458. Retrieved 4 March 2015.
  3. ^ Lenzer, Jeanne (13 May 2004). "Whistleblower removed from job for talking to the press". The BMJ. Retrieved 4 March 2015.