• Whistleblowers may be eligible to receive whistleblower rewards for voluntarily providing the proper authorities with original, timely, and credible information that leads to a successful enforcement action against a fraudster. Rewards are paid as a percentage of the money recovered from a qui tam lawsuit or claim made under the IRS, SEC or CFTC whistleblower programs.

  • The Dodd-Frank Act is a major Wall Street reform law that was signed into law on July 21, 2010, which provides whistleblowers with protections and rewards under the IRS, SEC or CFTC whistleblower programs, among others. If you are a Dodd Frank whistleblower, keep reading to learn how to proceed with your case.

  • The SEC whistleblower law requires that the SEC to pay a qualified whistleblower, who provides original information to the SEC regarding a violation of any of the securities laws enforced by the SEC and/or a violation of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, a financial award.

  • The IRS Whistleblower Program is one of the strongest anti-fraud award programs available to whistleblowers who report tax evasion and fraud. Congress required the IRS to establish the IRS Whistleblower Office to pay rewards whistleblowers who report specific and credible information to the IRS and if the information results in the collection of taxes, penalties, interest or other amounts from the noncompliant taxpayer.

  • Under specific U.S. laws, both citizens and foreign nationals can qualify for financial rewards as whistleblowers if they disclose violations that result in the U.S. obtaining sanctions from the wrongdoer.

  • Cryptocurrency fraud whistleblowers who report alleged violations to regulators, such as market manipulation, money laundering, tax avoidance, or other scams (through the guise of crypto), can earn awards under various federal whistleblower reward programs.

  • Those who report a freeriding violation to the SEC may become eligible for rewards paid by the Office of the Whistleblower. The sanctions ordered by the SEC must exceed $1M. More than one may qualify. Whistleblowers do not need to be employees or U.S citizens.

  • Insider trading is a violation of the Securities Exchange Act. Thus, individuals who have strong evidence of illegal insider trading can report their concerns to the SEC. Regardless of citizenship, any individual or group of individuals can participate in the SEC whistleblower program, possibly earning significant SEC whistleblower awards.

  • Under the U.S. Treasury Department, the purpose of the Kleptocracy Asset Recovery Rewards Program is to combat foreign government corruption, and to recover stolen assets or forfeit proceeds.

  • Medicare Fraud and Medicaid Fraud mean a health care provider – i.e., a pharmaceutical company (or Big Pharma), doctor, dentist, hospital, hospice care provider or nursing home – makes or causes a fraudulent reimbursement to claim to Medicare, Medicaid or other government health program such as Tricare.

  • Congress passed the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (“SOX”) to address significant securities and accounting frauds that triggered the collapse of two multibillion dollar publicly traded companies, ENRON and WORLDCOM, in 2001-02.