Commodity Futures Trading Commission

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) financial whistleblower program has been busy, most lately announcing a $2 million award to “two model whistleblowers who provided the agency with significant information that prompted the CFTC to open an investigation….The multiple interviews and numerous documents the whistleblowers provided were highly informative and formed the basis of the CFTC’s investigation.”
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its largest whistleblower awardMajor breakthrough for whistleblowers reporting commodity frauds

WASHINGTON, D.C. | July 12, 2018—The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) today announced its largest whistleblower award to-date in a commodity fraud case.  According to the Commission, it issued “an award of approximately $30 million to a whistleblower who voluntarily provided key original information that led to a successful enforcement action”
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As reported today in the Washington Post, the SEC’s Proposed Rules unlawfully restrict the ability of whistleblowers to make their disclosures and reverse the progress of Dodd-Frank in exposing corporate fraud and corruption. You do not need to believe NWC Executive Director Stephen Kohn that the “Commission is cooking the goose that can lay the golden egg,” just ask the SEC! Astonishingly, the SEC admits its rules…
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