National Whistleblower Day

Geoff Schweller is a contributing editor with Front Line Whistleblower News and writes about breaking whistleblower news, SEC whistleblowers, IRS whistleblowers, and CFTC whistleblowers. Geoff graduated from Hamilton College with a degree in Sociology and minors in French & Francophone Studies and Cinema & New Media Studies. While at Hamilton, Geoff was awarded an Emerson Foundation Grant to conduct an independent summer research project on representations of place in ethnographic film.

July 30 is National Whistleblower Day. In celebration, the National Whistleblower Center will host a virtual conference featuring panels and speeches from lawmakers, whistleblowers, and whistleblower advocates.  In conjunction
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The most important and sweeping financial reform law since the Great Depression, the Dodd-Frank Act, marked its tenth anniversary on July 21.  The Act changed the rules and regulations governing
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Last week, Senate Select Committee on Intelligence Acting Chairman Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Vice Chairman Mark Warner (D-VA) issued a joint statement supporting whistleblowers within the intelligence community.  The statement
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A USA Today investigation found that hundreds of millions of dollars in COVID-19-related government contracts have gone to vendors previously accused of fraud.

In response to the pandemic, the federal
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Today, the United States Senate unanimously passed a resolution designating July 30, 2020, as “National Whistleblower Appreciation Day.” This is the eighth consecutive year in which Congress has recognized the
Continue Reading Senate Unanimously Passes Resolution Designating July 30 National Whistleblower Appreciation Day

On July 14, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced that it awarded a whistleblower $3.8 million.  According to the SEC, the whistleblower’s “information and assistance helped both the
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