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Whistleblower Earns Approximately $10 Million in Award from CFTC

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) recently announced an award of approximately $10 million to a whistleblower who provided unique information that prompted the opening of a CFTC investigation. The Read More

SEC Issued 11 Whistleblower Awards in January Alone

January was a busy month for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. According to the agency, it issued 11 whistleblower awards in the first month of 2022. This year marks the Read More

Joint SEC Whistleblowers Share Award of More Than $6 Million

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently announced an award of more than $6 million to be shared by a pair of whistleblowers who provided the agency with information Read More

Insurance Company Sued by Los Angeles Hospital Over $42 Million Whistleblower Settlement

A now-closed hospital in Los Angeles filed a lawsuit against its insurance provider, alleging a denial of coverage to the facility while the hospital was publicly criticized for alleged illegal Read More

Recent Whistleblower Cases, Court Decisions Further Incentivize Whistleblowers to Come Forward

The federal government has done an excellent job of incentivizing whistleblowers to come forward with information about securities laws violations in recent years, thanks to the numerous protections it has Read More

Whistleblower Receives $1.1 Million Award in Case Involving Sonoma Valley Boys Home

A jury in Sonoma County awarded $1.1 million to a whistleblower in a case against the Hanna Boys Center, ruling the whistleblower had been wrongfully terminated for raising his concerns Read More

Former Bryan Cave Partner Accused of Attempting to Conceal Hack

A former partner at Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner stands accused of encouraging a client to hide information from the Federal Trade Commission revealing that his cybersecurity firm revealed patient data Read More

Recent Whistleblower Case Shows Potential for Reduction in Monetary Awards

On February 28, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) awarded a whistleblower 20 percent of the sanctions paid in association with an enforcement action brought forth as a result Read More

Whistleblower Claim Worth $112 Million to Proceed Against Duke and Researchers

A federal judge has ruled that a whistleblower lawsuit filed against Duke University and a pair of researchers can proceed. The lawsuit alleges the university and researchers were able to secure Read More

Recent SEC Whistleblower Award Worth Nearly $1 Million

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently announced one of its latest whistleblower awards, worth more than $900,000. In this case, a whistleblower’s tip helped the SEC bring multiple Read More

University of Oregon to Pay Out $1 Million to Police Whistleblower

The University of Oregon settled a lawsuit with a former police officer, agreeing to pay the man $1 million to bring the case to an end. A federal jury found in Read More

Illinois Company to Pay Out Nearly $200,000 in Whistleblower Penalties

According to federal safety officials, a company in Illinois must pay $190,547 in damages and back wages to a safety manager as the result of a whistleblower case that stemmed Read More

Two People to Share $450,000 Whistleblower Award from SEC

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) will hand out a total of $450,000 split between two individuals who tipped off the agency to an incident of corporate wrongdoing and Read More

Colorado Prison Whistleblower Awarded $280,000

A former employee of the Colorado Department of Corrections was awarded $280,000 in a settlement after filing a whistleblower complaint accusing officials in state prisons of fudging figures about mentally Read More

Latest SEC Whistleblower Award Goes to 3 People

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) continues to hand out large financial awards to whistleblowers under its program created by the Dodd-Frank Act of 2010. Any whistleblower tips that Read More

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