The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act gives the SEC authority to reward whistleblowers who report fraud to the SEC . A whistleblower can receive a reward for disclosing “original information” of an unlawful activity, leading to a recovery of more than $1 million for the SEC. Typically these rewards range from 10 to 30% of the amount the SEC receives.
"Original Information" is information that is
The Dodd-Frank bill prohibits employers from terminating or discriminating against SEC whistleblowers. It also prevents judicial or administrative actions relating to whistleblower statements.
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