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Three victims of fraud notified SEC of scheme targeting retail investors

Silver referee whistle

It's the first award under a program designed to incentivize internal reporting

  • By: Staff
  • May 24, 2019 May 24, 2019
  • 14:24
Silver referee whistle

In total, the SEC has now paid out approximately US$376 million to 61 whistleblowers

  • By: Staff
  • March 26, 2019 March 26, 2019
  • 11:45
Silver referee whistle

The rewards are the first under the regulator's program, launched in 2016


Comparing the success of investor protection programs in Canada and the U.S.

Why it doesn’t impress

Are you prepared to participate in the OSC’s new program?

The SEC investigated a record-breaking 160 cases against advisors in the past year.

  • By: Staff
  • October 12, 2016 August 21, 2018
  • 12:25

Casino-gaming company International Game Technology (IGT) has agreed to pay a half-million dollar penalty for firing an employee with several years of positive performance reviews because blew the whistle. The employee reported to senior management and the SEC that the company’s financial statements might be distorted. In its second whistleblower retaliation case since the Dodd-Frank […]

  • By: Staff
  • September 30, 2016 August 21, 2018
  • 12:17

Protection is twofold, with provisions for confidentiality and anti-retaliation.