Who is the informant based on?

Who is the informant based on?

The Informant!
Written by Scott Z. Burns
Based on The Informant by Kurt Eichenwald
Produced by Gregory Jacobs Jennifer Fox Michael Jaffe Howard Braunstein Kurt Eichenwald
Starring Matt Damon Scott Bakula Joel McHale Melanie Lynskey

What is Mark Whitacre doing now?

Hear this out loudPauseWhitacre is currently the chief science officer and President of Operations at Cypress Systems, a California biotechnology firm.

What is the movie The Informant about?

Mark Whitacre has a promising career with agricultural corporation Archer Daniels Midland, but the espionage fanatic decides to turn his life on its head by bringing them down from the inside. After informing the FBI that ADM are involved in a price-fixing conspiracy, Whitacre agrees to wear a wire and investigate his employers on their behalf.
The Informant/Film synopsis

How accurate is The Informant?

Hear this out loudPauseThe Informant opened in theaters on Friday. Although the movie is sometimes played for laughs, the real story was no laughing matter. It’s based on a late-1990s case against the conglomerate Archer Daniels Midland. Executives there were accused of orchestrating a worldwide conspiracy to fix prices.

How does The Informant end?

Hear this out loudPauseGrens approaches him, gives him a passport and a plane ticket, and relays Erica’s message of urging him to keep a low profile. It’s a bittersweet ending. Although Pete is now free from the clutches of both the FBI and the Polish mob, he still can’t be with his family. The film ends with him making a swift departure.

Who at the phone company supposedly called Mark’s wife to tell him his personal home phone is tapped?

Hear this out loudPauseMark goes on to state that the information he has is based on 13. Who at the phone company supposedly called Mark’s wife to tell him his personal home phone is tapped? Regina 14.

Do informants get paid?

Hear this out loudPauseUsually the best paid informants are the federal informants. These informants can make six-figures per year, but it is all according to performance. However, most federal informants make hardly anything. State and local informants make even less.

How do you become an informant?

Hear this out loudPauseThe most common way to become an FBI informant is to be approached by the FBI. If the FBI has identified you as a person who has a connection to a criminal enterprise, activity or target, the Bureau may approach you to provide it with information.

How did Adm participate in price-fixing?

Hear this out loudPauseIn October, ADM pleaded guilty and was sentenced to pay a $100 million criminal fine–the largest criminal antitrust fine ever–for its role in two international conspiracies to fix prices and allocate sales in the lysine and citric acid markets worldwide.