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Whistle blowing or bum rap?

While going through documents that came across her desk, Secretary Marion Gibson, 42, began to surmise that her boss, John Z. De Lorean, 56, founder of the De Lorean Motor Co., had managed to avoid spending about $3.3 million the company was supposed to invest on its automaking facilities in Northern Ireland.

His outlay allegedly was part of a deal under which the British government would provide $160 million in loans, grants and guarantees to lure the new company to build an auto plant in economically depressed Ulster. De...

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