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Former COO of Theranos Convicted of Fraud

A federal jury recently found former COO of Theranos, Inc., Ramesh “Sunny” Balwani, guilty of fraud. According to DOJ’s press release, Balwani was convicted of two counts of conspiracy and...
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SEC Whistleblower Program Reports Record-Breaking Year

On November 15, 2021, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) released its annual report highlighting the success of its Whistleblower Program. The SEC Whistleblower Program was created as part of...
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SEC Whistleblower Program Reaches $1 Billion Milestone

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has now paid more than $1 billion to whistleblowers since its bounty program began in 2012. The SEC Whistleblower program awards whistleblowers for...
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SEC Awards Nearly $50 Million to Foreign Currency Whistleblower

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) awarded nearly $50 million to a single whistleblower who provided “highly significant” information about foreign currency trading fraud. The SEC takes whistleblower confidentiality very...
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SEC Moves Against COVID-19 Investment Scams

The US Securities and Exchange Commission is moving aggressively against companies and individuals involved in COVID-19 investment scams. We have warned of the many ways bad actors will look to...
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SEC Announces $450,000 Whistleblower Award To Compliance Official

On March 30, 2020 the SEC announced an award of $450,000 to a compliance official turned whistleblower whose information led to a successful enforcement action.    What makes this award significant...
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