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CFTC Announces Whistleblower Award Worth Approximately $1.5 Million

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced a brand-new whistleblower award worth approximately $1.5 million would be paid out to a whistleblower who filed a claim through the agency’s whistleblower compensation program. Per CFTC policy, no information was provided about the whistleblower’s identity or the case they helped resolve, other than to say the whistleblower’s Read More

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CFTC Announces $1.5 Million Whistleblower Award

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced it gave a whistleblower award of $1.5 million to a whistleblower, recognizing that individual’s contribution of significant evidence to the CFTC after first reporting his or her concerns internally. While there is no requirement that whistleblowers make the reports internally first, the commission is likely to give larger awards to Read More

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CFTC Awards $50,000 to Whistleblower in July

This past summer, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) awarded $50,000 to a whistleblower for information provided to the agency. This was the fourth award CFTC has paid out through its whistleblower program, which was created as part of the Dodd-Frank Act of 2010. It was also the second awarded so far in 2016. Read More

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CFTC Awards Whistleblower with Record $10 Million

On April 4, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) awarded a whistleblower with more than $10 million. This is just the third whistleblower award the CFTC has approved since its whistleblower program was enacted in 2011, and it is by far the largest amount awarded to date. Before this, the biggest award that had been Read More

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