The SEC Whistleblower Program's Biggest Year—By the Numbers
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's whistleblower program reached a milestone on Aug. 30. Five years after the program was created under the Dodd-Frank financial reform law, the second-largest bounty in the whistleblower office's history pushed the awards total past the $100 million mark—and the SEC was ready to celebrate. That amount only tells part of the story. Here's a deeper look into the numbers behind the program's big year.