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Entries in whistleblower award (83)

Friday
Dec152017

Two IberiaBank whistleblowers split $2.3 million

Two former employees of Louisiana-based IberiaBank were awarded more than $2.3 million Friday when the bank settled allegations that its mortgage unit made false claims for federal loan guarantees.

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Tuesday
Dec052017

SEC awards foreign whistleblower $4.1 million

The Securities and Exchange Commission Tuesday awarded more than $4.1 million to a former company insider who alerted the agency to "a widespread, multi-year securities law violation."

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Thursday
Nov302017

Two SEC whistleblowers split $16 million

The Securities and Exchange Commission Thursday announced awards of more than $8 million each to two whistleblowers who helped the SEC bring a successful enforcement action.

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Wednesday
Oct182017

Martin Kenney on the psychology of whistleblowing: Are they brave or foolhardy?

Corporate whistleblowers may be perceived to fall into one or more of several categories. The first category we should consider is for those who blow the whistle because they feel it is the right thing to do. The second is for those who blow the whistle in anticipation of a reward, such as those offered by the SEC's whisteblower program.

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Friday
Oct132017

SEC awards whistleblower $1 million

The Securities and Exchange Commission Thursday awarded a company outsider more than $1 million for helping stop illegal practices that were hurting investors.

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Wednesday
Oct112017

Study: Whistleblower reward programs discourage whistleblowers

A new study found that financial rewards can unintentionally cause whistleblowers to delay reporting fraud or not report it at all. 

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Friday
Aug182017

Sanofi-Aventis awarded $38 million for blowing whistle on EpiPen maker

Big Pharma Sanofi-Aventis was awarded $38.7 million Thursday as its share of a $465 million False Claims Act settlement by Mylan for knowingly misclassifying EpiPen as a generic drug to avoid paying rebates owed to Medicaid.

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Friday
Aug112017

Whistleblower collects $9 million in federal mortgage settlement

A former employee of a New Jersey mortgage company was awarded $9 million Tuesday when the company settled allegations that it violated standards for home loans backed by federal agencies.

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Friday
Jul282017

SEC awards whistleblower $1.7 million

The SEC Thursday announced a whistleblower award of more than $1.7 million to a company insider.

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Tuesday
Jul252017

SEC announces $2.5 million whistleblower award to government employee

The SEC Tuesday awarded nearly $2.5 million to an employee of a domestic government agency.

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Friday
Jun022017

Former NYC software technician earns $30 million from false claims settlement

A software technician who worked for the City of New York's health care division was awarded $30 million for filing a whistleblower lawsuit that alleged a software vendor misrepresented what its product could do and paid kickbacks to some customers.

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Tuesday
May022017

Company insider awarded $500K for tipping SEC to ‘well-hidden’ misconduct

The Securities and Exchange Commission said Tuesday a company insider earned a whistleblower award of more than $500,000.

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