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Whistleling While You Work Seems to Be Helping the SEC

Posted in SEC Enforcement, Whistleblowers

The SEC’s Whistleblower Office received 3,001 tips last year, involving a number of different areas and from all over the United States and the world. 

The SEC views the program as a valuable tool, and believes the “bounty program”– the payment for these tips– has enhanced the disclosure and its usefulness.  This year even saw the first award to a tipster. 

We can hear the music from here. . .