Regarding reporting unethical/immoral behaviour

Hi guys,

I came across this thread earlier regarding a moral obligation to report embezzlement (it is a current thread):

forums.catholic.com/showthread.php?t=783493

I can see the rationality behind what nearly all posters are trying to say in response to the question.

I wanted to ask another question:

to what degree does the obligation to report unethical or illegal behavior extend to (I am referring to unethical/illegal behaviour in general and not to embezzlement nor the dilemma mentioned on that thread Iinked)? What if there is no legal or organizational requirement to make a report on the behaviour…does the obligation still remain and what considerations would you take into account when deciding?

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