SEC whistleblower awards for Fiscal Year 2014 top $35 million, continuing a trend in increased antifraud law enforcement since the program’s inception in 2011.  Nine whistleblowers received awards, an increase from four awards in FY2013, which totaled approximately $15 million. The office awarded more than $30 million to one whistleblower, its largest-ever whistleblower award, and for the first time, the office used its authority under the Dodd-Frank Act to bring enforcement action against a company for retaliation against a whistleblower.

SEC | SEC, Incentive Integrity, FY 2014, Sean Mckessy, Mary Jo White