Difference between revisions of "CFTC Whistleblower Program"

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|March 4, 2019
|March 4, 2019
|On March 4, 2019, the CFTC announced an award of over $2 million to a whistleblower. The whistleblower conducted an "independent analysis" of market data, which aided greatly in the CFTC’s investigation. The whistleblower was not an insider. The order is [https://www.whistleblower.gov/sites/whistleblower/files/2019-03/19-WB-01%20-%20Public%20Version.pdf here].
|On March 4, 2019, the CFTC announced an award of over $2 million to a whistleblower. The whistleblower conducted an "independent analysis" of market data, which aided greatly in the CFTC’s investigation. The whistleblower was not an insider. The order is [https://www.whistleblower.gov/sites/whistleblower/files/2019-03/19-WB-01%20-%20Public%20Version.pdf here].
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|[https://www.cftc.gov/PressRoom/PressReleases/7924-19 $1.5 million]
|May 6, 2019
|On May 6, 2019, the CFTC announced a $1.5 million award to a whistleblower who tried to report it internally first. The CFTC granted the reward to the whistleblower for both a CFTC action and a related action brought by another federal regulator. Find the order [https://www.whistleblower.gov/sites/whistleblower/files/2019-05/19-WB-02%20-%20Public%20Version.pdf here].
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|[https://www.cftc.gov/PressRoom/PressReleases/7882-19 $290,000]
|September 29, 2015
|On September 29, 2015, the CFTC announced an award of $290,000 to a whistleblower. Two applicants applied for the award, but the CFTC only awarded one of the whistleblowers because the “the information provided by the second applicant did not lead to a successful enforcement . . . action.”
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|[https://www.cftc.gov/PressRoom/PressReleases/7767-18 $240,000]
|May 20, 2014
|On May 20, 2014, the CFTC announced its first-ever whistleblower award of $240,000. The then-acting director of the CFTC reported that the whistleblower provided “specific, timely and credible information” that led to a successful investigation.
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