SEC Awards $14 Million to Whistleblower

On October 1, 2013 the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission announced an award of more than $14 million to an unidentified whistleblower whose information led to an SEC enforcement that recovered substantial investor funds. The whistleblower provided original information and assistance that enabled the SEC to bring an enforcement action more quickly than it could … Continued

Edward Snowden the Recipient of Whistleblower Award

Edward Snowden, the whistleblower responsible for leaks which revealed questionable surveillance activities by the NSA and FBI, was the recipient of the 2013 Whistleblower Award.  The award is on behalf of Transparency International, the International Association of Lawyers Against Nuclear Arms, and the Association of German Scientists, and recognizes Snowden’s strong dedication to transparency and … Continued