The Securities and Exchange Commission just awarded its largest payout ever in a whistleblower case, to the tune of nearly $279 million.
Activision Blizzard Will Pay $35M Fine Over Multiple Violations
Activision Blizzard has reached an agreement with the SEC to pay a $35 million fine over disclosure controls and whistleblower violations.
Why Organizations Are Integrating Whistleblower Hotlines
Given all of the issues that can occur within an organization, it should come as no surprise that there are whistleblower hotlines.
AWS VP Quits Over Coronavirus Protester Firings
A well-known AWS VP and Distinguished Engineer has quit his job over Amazon firing coronavirus whistleblowers.
Kim Dotcom Needs Your Help, $5 Million Bounty Offered
Kim Dotcom, founder of file sharing website Megaupload and alleged pirate, said that he is willing to give a $5 million reward to whistleblowers who are willing to release information that will help him defend himself. Dotcom is now in…
IRS Whistleblowers Paid $53 Million In 2013
According to the annual report of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to Congress, the IRS paid whistleblowers a total of $53 million in 2013 for turning in people who cheated on their taxes. The report titled “Fiscal Year 2013 Report…
Bradley Manning Found Not Guilty Of Aiding The Enemy
Bradley Manning, the young Army private that’s a whistleblower to some and a traitor to others, has been in a military court the past few months as the government argued that his sharing of classified government documents with WikiLeaks aided…
Edward Snowden Requests Temporary Asylum In Russia
In June, it was revealed that a number of leaks regarding the NSA’s secret spy programs were published by an NSA contractor named Edward Snowden. It was also revealed that he was in Hong Kong, but he soon left for…
Edward Snowden’s Asylum Search May End In Venezuela
The question of just where NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden is going to wind up may be a bit closer to getting an answer. Those in contact with Snowden have suggested that Venezuela stands a good chance of being where he…