Chicago Tribune
August 18, 2002

Tell-tale Risks
By T. Shawn Taylor

…Keith Schooley’s 13-year marriage didn’t survive his whistleblowing activities at Merrill Lynch in 1992.

Schooley, a financial consultant on the fast track at the Enid, Okla., office, was fired after he took allegations of cheating and fraud all the way to the board of directors. Schooley said he couldn’t stand by and watch unethical behavior.

“The only thing I made the mistake on was trusting the company to take appropriate action,” he said.