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Entries in Office of the Whistleblower (25)

Friday
Jul282017

SEC awards whistleblower $1.7 million

The SEC Thursday announced a whistleblower award of more than $1.7 million to a company insider.

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Tuesday
Jul252017

SEC announces $2.5 million whistleblower award to government employee

The SEC Tuesday awarded nearly $2.5 million to an employee of a domestic government agency.

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Tuesday
Apr252017

SEC whistleblower awarded nearly $4 million

The Securities and Exchange Commission Tuesday announced an award of nearly $4 million to a whistleblower who tipped the agency and helped with the follow-on investigation.

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Tuesday
Jan102017

SEC awards $5.5 million to whistleblower

The Securities and Exchange Commission Friday awarded more than $5.5 million to a whistleblower who provided critical information that helped uncover and stop an ongoing scheme.

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Monday
Dec122016

SEC awards whistleblower $900,000

The Securities and Exchange Commission awarded more than $900,000 to a whistleblower Friday whose tip led to multiple SEC enforcement actions.

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Tuesday
Nov152016

SEC awards whistleblower $20 million

The Securities and Exchange Commission Monday awarded more than $20 million to a whistleblower who helped the SEC act "against wrongdoers before they could squander the money."

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Thursday
Oct062016

SEC brings its first stand-alone whistleblower retaliation action

The SEC last week brought its first enforcement action based solely on retaliation against a whistleblower. Casino-gaming company International Gaming Technology (IGT) agreed to pay a $500,000 penalty to settle the SEC's enforcement action.

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Wednesday
Sep212016

SEC awards whistleblower $4 million

The SEC Tuesday awarded a whistleblower more than $4 million for original information that alerted the agency to a fraud.

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Thursday
Sep012016

SEC: 14,000 tips later, whistleblower award program has ‘transformed the agency’

After this week's $22 milion award to a whistleblower, SEC leaders called the whistleblower program a game changer that has transformed the SEC's ability to protect investors.

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Wednesday
Aug312016

SEC awards whistleblower $22 million for uncovering ‘deeply buried’ fraud

The SEC awarded more than $22 million Tuesday to a whistleblower whose "detailed tip and extensive assistance" helped stop a well-hidden fraud at the company where the whistleblower worked.

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Monday
Aug152016

David J. Marshall: SEC breaks new ground, bans employer-imposed waiver of right to whistleblower award

The Securities and Exchange Commission sent a strong message to employers nationwide last week when it issued a cease-and-desist order against a company that required departing employees, as a condition of receiving severance, to sign an agreement waiving their right to any award from the SEC Whistleblower Program for reporting securities law violations.

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Wednesday
Aug102016

SEC fines company for severance agreements that violated whistleblower protections 

The Securities and Exchange Commission Wednesday said an Atlanta-based building products distributor violated securities laws by using severance agreements that required departing employees to waive their rights to recover money from any whistleblower claims they filed with the SEC or other federal agencies.

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