Resources for Whistleblowers

False Claims Act Whistleblowers

The False Claims Act allows private citizens to sue those that commit fraud against government programs.  The Act provides for up to treble damages and also provides awards of 15 to 30 percent of recoveries for those bringing cases.

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The IRS Whistleblower program is designed to ferret out fraud and underpayment in excess of $2 million per taxpayer liability.

If the IRS uses information provided by a whistleblower, the whistleblower can receive an award of 10 to 30 percent of the total amount collected.

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The SEC Whistleblower Program was created by Congress to incentivize those with knowledge about securities fraud to come forward and report the matter and present their evidence to the SEC. Under the SEC program, eligible whistleblowers are entitled to an award of between 10 percent and 30 percent of the monetary sanctions collected in actions brought by the SEC and related actions brought by other regulatory and law enforcement authorities.

Commodity Futures Trading Commission Whistleblowers

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