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A former executive assistant at Disney who schemed with her boyfriend to sell secrets about the company's finances has been sentenced to four months of home confinement.
Hedge fund managers are hiring security firms to sweep their offices and homes for listening devices, security experts say, in reaction to the US government’s insider trading investigations. The FT reports.
The SEC has chosen a former Altria and AOL executive to head its new Whistleblower Office, the commission said Friday. Sean McKessy will wield the new power given to the SEC under the Dodd-Frank law passed last year.
Whistleblowers who expose fraud, corruption and other kinds of wrongdoing can be deeply religious people, whose faith gives them an identity outside their corporate life.
So the government has killed Level Global Investors LP.
Sometimes it just feels like God is conspiring with nature to arrange the events of the world in such a way to make Bess Levin the perfect chronicler of our times.
With new whistleblower rules coming to Wall Street, the industry's lobbyists have mounted a furious behind-the-scenes effort to constrain the reach of the new protections.
Two men, including a Wall Street veteran and a Minnesota trader who went undercover, explain how they worked with the IRS and FBI to expose tax fraud.
This is the story of the most successful—and least known—whistleblower operation of all time. Four men who have made a vast fortune blowing the whistle on the drug industry, forcing Big Pharma to pay the federal government over a billion dollars in settlements.
ETFs have emerged as a possible mechanism for maximizing gains in one stock while potentially masking trading patterns, people familiar with the matter told the FT.
Bradley Birkenfeld once lived the high life as secret Swiss banker at UBS in Geneva. Then he delivered some of the world’s best-kept secrets to the US government, expecting a great reward. And now he sits in federal prison in Pennsylvania.
Cheryl Eckard became the largest individual whistleblower award recipient ever, hauling in a $96 million bounty as her reward for providing information to the government about manufacturing problems at GlaxoSmithKline.
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Forget what you think you know about lone whistleblowers taking on giant corporations all by themselves. These days, there's a cottage industry to support—and profit from—whistleblowing.
When President Barack Obama signed the Dodd-Frank Wall Street reform act into law last summer, very few in the financial industry knew that the bill included a massive change in the way whistleblowing law works in this country.
Some Wall Street lawyers have been lobbying Congress to get more money for the Securities and Exchange Commission, which faces a budget freeze. The New York Times reports.
That promise of cash is providing a new incentive for employees to reveal wrongdoing in their companies. What would you do?
Wall Street is suddenly paying attention to the culture of whistleblowing, because the new Dodd-Frank financial reform law, for the first time, extends whistleblower provisions to Wall Street, meaning employees who expose fraud and wrongdoing stand to collect between 10 and 30 percent of the amount recovered by the government.