What to do if the Boss is a Crook?
Reports on the State of Whistleblowing
What to do if the boss is a crook? The New Whistleblower’s Handbook explains the rules for whistleblowing. The book provides practical guidance for Americans who must decide whether or not to blow the whistle. For those who choose to move forward, it will guide them on how to not only blow the whistle, but also how to win their cases.
As reflected in the Table, 55% of North American chief audit executives “reported being directed to omit or modify an important audit finding.”
If the boss is a crook, follow the reports below:
- Utilizing Whistleblower’s in the Fight Against Waste, Fraud and Abuse, National Whistleblower Center (February 25, 2015).
- Whistleblower Protection: Additional Actions Needed to Improve DOJ’s Handling of FBI Retaliation Complaints, Government Accountability Office (January 2015).
- Whistleblower Reward Programs: An International Framework for the Detection of Corruption and Illegal Bribery, National Whistleblower Center (January 26, 2015).
- The Impact of Whistleblowers on Financial Misrepresentation Enforcement Actions (December 2014).
- Saving America’s “Most Important Tool to Uncover and Punish Fraud:” 25 Facts That Rebut the Chamber of Commerce’s Proposal to undermine the False Claims Act, National Whistleblower Center (July 30, 2014).
- The Legality of the IRS’ Proposed Whistleblower Rule: Flunking the Loving Test, National Whistleblower Center (June 5, 2014).
- Policy Analysis as to the Congressional to Provide Awards to All Whistleblowers Who Submit Information that Leads to a Successful Enforcement Action, Including Those Who Submitted Information Before the Passage of the Dodd-Frank Act, National Whistleblower Center, (November 9, 2012).
- Alexander Dyck, et al., “Who Blows the Whistle On Corporate Fraud,” The Initiative on Global Market’s Working Paper No. 3, Chicago Booth School (October 2008).
- Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, “Report to the Nations on Occupational Fraud and Abuse: 2016 Global Fraud Study.”
- Ethics Resource Center, “The Ethics Resource Center’s 2011 National Government Ethics Survey: Workplace Ethics in Transition.”
- Ernesto Reuben, “Nobody likes a rat: On the willingness to report lies and the consequences thereof,” Vol. 93 Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization 384 (Sept. 2013).
- The Ethics Resource Center conducted numerous studies on employee reporting behavior. The study that focused on whistleblowers was Blowing the Whistle on Workplace Misconduct, published by the ERC in December 2010.
- SEC Chair Praises Agency’s Whistleblower Program; Mary Jo White,” The SEC as the Whistleblower’s Advocate,” (Apr. 30, 2015).
- Mary Jo White, “Remarks at the Securities Enforcement Forum” (Oct. 9, 2013).
- Statement of Attorney General on the False Claims Act: Eric Holder, U.S. Department of Justice, “Attorney General Eric Holder Speaks at the 25th Anniversary of the False Claims Act Amendments of 1986” (Jan. 31, 2012).
- Statement of the Assistant Attorney General on the False Claims Act: Assistant Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice,“Remarks at American Bar Association’s 10th National Institute on the Civil False Claims Act and Qui Tam Enforcement,” (June 5, 2014).
- The testimony of the Senate Judiciary Chair in support of the False Claims Act: “Statement for the Record by Senator Chuck Grassley of Iowa Chairman, Senate Judiciary Committee At a House Judiciary Subcommittee on the constitution and Civil Justice Hearing on ’Oversight of the False Claims Act’ April 28, 2016.”
- Overview of effectiveness of reward laws: Testimony of Stephen Kohn, House Committee on Government Oversight and Reform
- Department of Justice: False Claims Act – Fraud Statistics (1986 – 2017)