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=='''Retaliating Against Whistleblowers'''==
=='''Retaliating Against Whistleblowers'''==


*'''<u>SEC v. SandRidge Energy Inc.</u>'''
*'''[https://www.sec.gov/news/pressrelease/2016-270.html SEC v. SandRidge Energy Inc.]'''


On December 20, 2016, the SEC settled an internal-whistleblower retaliation claim with an Oklahoma energy company, SandRidge Energy Inc., for '''$1.4 million'''. According to the SEC order, the company used illegally restrictive separation agreements forbidding former employees from cooperating in SEC and other government investigations, and that SandRidge fired an employee who raised concerns about its accounting.
On December 20, 2016, the SEC settled an internal-whistleblower retaliation claim with an Oklahoma energy company, SandRidge Energy Inc., for '''$1.4 million'''. According to the SEC order, the company used illegally restrictive separation agreements forbidding former employees from cooperating in SEC and other government investigations, and that SandRidge fired an employee who raised concerns about its accounting.