He argued he was harmed by an antitrust scheme that he exposed. But a federal appeals court said he wasn’t a victim.

On Monday, the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said no to a Michigan executive who was allegedly fired for refusing to participate in a market allocation conspiracy by the packaged-ice industry. He blew the whistle on the conspiracy several years ago and has since allegedly been blackballed by the ice industry. The court ruled that, despite the man’s employment troubles — he doesn’t have a job — he does not qualify as a victim under the Crime Victims’ Rights Act.

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