SEC Announces Highest Whistleblower Awards Ever

On March 19, 2018, the SEC announced its largest-ever Dodd-Frank whistleblower awards, with two whistleblowers sharing nearly $50 million and a third whistleblower receiving almost $33 million. The awards surpass the previous record of $30 million granted in 2014. The identities of the whistleblowers were kept confidential. The SEC has awarded more than $262 million to 53 whistleblowers since 2012.