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Former IT employee of the Georgia Government Transparency and Campaign Finance Commission (formerly known as the State Ethics Commission) filed a lawsuit in Fulton County Superior Court for violations of the Georgia Whistleblower Act. The lawsuit alleged he was terminated in retaliation for refusing to participate in illegal conduct.  A settlement was reached with the State of Georgia in the amount of $440,000

More information on the settlement of this case available in the links below. 

Daily Report Article - ‘Another Whistleblower Suit Filed Against Ethics Commission’

WABE Article - ‘State to Pay Out $1.9 Million More for Ethics Commission Whistleblower Cases’