As cryptocurrencies have skyrocketed in popularity, so too has cryptocurrency fraud. As a result, U.S. agencies, specifically the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) have increased enforcement efforts in the area. The whistleblower attorneys at Kohn, Kohn & Colapinto can help individuals with information on potential cryptocurrency fraud safely blow the whistle to U.S. authorities.
Kohn, Kohn & Colapinto has unmatched expertise and experience in navigating the whistleblower award programs at the SEC and CFTC. No one understands the rules of the programs better: the partners of Kohn, Kohn & Colapinto have been key players in the rulemaking processes for the whistleblower programs, meeting with SEC officials and filing numerous comments to help shape the program to better protect and award whistleblowers.
Through the SEC and CFTC whistleblower programs, qualified whistleblowers, individuals who voluntarily disclose original information that contributed to a successful enforcement action of at least $1 million, are entitled to monetary awards of 10-30% of the funds collected by the government. Kohn, Kohn & Colapinto has successfully represented a number of whistleblowers who have received whistleblower awards.
SEC and CFTC whistleblowers reporting cryptocurrency fraud may also blow the whistle anonymously if they are represented by an attorney. The whistleblower attorneys of Kohn, Kohn & Colapinto have over 30 years experience in safely and thoroughly representing anonymous whistleblowers .
Most whistleblower law firms such as Kohn, Kohn & Colapinto work on a “contingency” basis, which means we agree to represent whistleblowers in exchange for obtaining a percentage of the final recovery. In these cases, our clients are not required to pay any upfront attorney’s fees and owe us nothing if we are unable to obtain a recovery or award on their behalf.
If you have original information about cryptocurrency fraud that could lead to sanctions against a company or individual, get in touch with us today for a confidential case review. We’ll be able to help you understand your rights and file a whistleblower claim.