Difference between revisions of "SEC Whistleblower Program"

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Whistleblowers need not be U.S. citizens to be eligible for SEC whistleblower awards. According to the [https://www.transparency.org/en/news/corruption-perceptions-index-2017# 2017 Corruption Perceptions Index], a majority of countries are making little or no progress in ending corruption. This finding is consistent with [https://www.pwc.com/gx/en/services/forensics/economic-crime-survey.html PwC’s 2018 fraud survey], which reported the highest fraud levels in organizations in the past 20 years, and the [https://www.pwc.com/gx/en/services/forensics/economic-crime-survey.html ACFE’s 2021 fraud survey], which reported that 51% of organizations have uncovered more fraud since the pandemic and 71% of anti-fraud professionals expect the level of fraud to increase over the next year. As the SEC continues to promote worldwide public awareness of the SEC Whistleblower Program, we expect to see an increase in whistleblower tips and awards in the coming years.
Whistleblowers need not be U.S. citizens to be eligible for SEC whistleblower awards. According to the [https://www.transparency.org/en/news/corruption-perceptions-index-2017# 2017 Corruption Perceptions Index], a majority of countries are making little or no progress in ending corruption. This finding is consistent with [https://www.pwc.com/gx/en/services/forensics/economic-crime-survey.html PwC’s 2018 fraud survey], which reported the highest fraud levels in organizations in the past 20 years, and the [https://www.pwc.com/gx/en/services/forensics/economic-crime-survey.html ACFE’s 2021 fraud survey], which reported that 51% of organizations have uncovered more fraud since the pandemic and 71% of anti-fraud professionals expect the level of fraud to increase over the next year. As the SEC continues to promote worldwide public awareness of the SEC Whistleblower Program, we expect to see an increase in whistleblower tips and awards in the coming years.


='''Awards History: [https://www.goingconcern.com/6-reasons-sec-whistleblower-program-successful/ SEC Whistleblower Program A Success]'''=
='''[https://www.goingconcern.com/6-reasons-sec-whistleblower-program-successful/ SEC Whistleblower Program A Success]'''=
The report also indicates that the SEC Whistleblower Program is gaining momentum. In particular, the SEC Office of the Whistleblower, which first opened its doors in August 2011, has issued a majority of the whistleblower awards in the past several years:
The report also indicates that the SEC Whistleblower Program is gaining momentum. In particular, the SEC Office of the Whistleblower, which first opened its doors in August 2011, has issued a majority of the whistleblower awards in the past several years: