Anonymous overseas whistleblower awarded $500,000 by SEC

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The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has announced a whistleblower award to an anonymous overseas foreign national of half a million dollars.  The award is the latest in a long line of awards made by the SEC, after it has has reported more than $2bn in monetary sanctions from recent actions brought by whistleblowers. The SEC said in a statement it has paid over $300 million in rewards to those that shop tax evaders ot the US government. Of that amount, based on publicly available information, since the implementation of the Dodd-Frank Act, over $40m has been paid...

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