In first year of Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Program, SEC receives more than 3,000 tips

, The National Law Journal


The Securities and Exchange Commission received more than 3,000 whistleblower tips during the first full year of the Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Program, which allows individuals to report anonymously and receive employment protections and monetary awards.

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  • RD Legal Funding

    This is great for the government and the whistleblowers and a boon for justice. In previous years, whistleblowers were pretty unprotected and were subject to vicious forms of payback. It just shows people will keep quiet if they feel they are not going to be protected in any kind of way. If you give them some protected platform where they will reveal corruption and bad behavior, you can't keep them away.

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