States of despair

By Peter Bale

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"… Hanford,” Wyden said in an email to The Center for Public Integrity. “Whistleblowers play a crucial role in holding government and government contractors acco …"

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"… ith interest. The legal debate turned on differing interpretations of the Whistleblower Protection Act, instituted in 1989 and amended in 2012, which allows feder …"

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"… for members of the Intelligence Community.” “The final version of the Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act that was signed into law last year failed to in …"

"… layed a key role in removing protections for intelligence workers from the Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act in 2012. Rogers did not respond to phone messa …"

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"… ll aimed at improving protections for most federal employees, known as the Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act and passed by that chamber in September, lacked …"

"… hen M. Kohn, the Executive Director of the Washington, D.C.-based National Whistleblower Center, another group that counsels Whistleblowers, calls the directive a …"

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"… these decisions were clearly contrary to a provision of the U.S. Military Whistleblower Protection Act of 1988, which bars officers or other superiors from either …"

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"… he IRS also needs to circumvent internal agency politics by giving the IRS Whistleblower Office more clout within the bureaucracy. “I’m concerned that the IRS …"

"… nimosity toward Whistleblowers by the agency’s old guard. Since the IRS Whistleblower Office was established in early 2007, the IRS has fielded 1,300 whistleblo …"

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"… h route is best to pursue.” On Friday, Sean McKessy, chief of the SEC's Whistleblower Office, said in a media release: "Securities fraud is not a victimless cri …"

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"… avor of the worker, which prompts the company to make a settlement offer. Whistleblower advocates counter that settlements aren’t always clear wins for whistleb …"

"… law isn’t strong enough or isn’t being enforced rigorously enough.” Whistleblower advocates, on the other hand, believe that a lack of effective enforcement …"

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"… hrough a law expanding the IRS program paying cash awards to tax tipsters. Whistleblower advocates hailed the law as a way to empower Whistleblowers and encourage …"

"… ch News that he remains “concerned that the legal advice provided to the Whistleblower Office puts up more roadblocks than it clears.” The senator said he’s …"

"… it shouldn’t surprise anybody that there haven’t been many awards.” Whistleblower attorneys say rewarding tipsters who help make big cases could create mome …"

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"… rate Whistleblowers to collect cash rewards for reporting financial frauds.Whistleblower advocates’ celebration after the May 25 decision might be short lived as …"

"… d costly penalties by allowing Whistleblowers to go directly to the SEC.”Whistleblower advocates say Grimm’s proposal would force Whistleblowers to “inform c …"

"… ers the opportunity to hide their misconduct from investors.”Year of the WhistleblowerLess than a decade ago, hopes were high that Whistleblowers could turn the …"

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"… nto even bigger frauds.”Stephen Kohn, executive director of the National Whistleblowers Center, said “the SEC refused to buckle under tremendous pressure from …"

"… centive for employees to become amateur sleuths in search of a big payday."Whistleblower advocates, meanwhile, complained that the SEC’s proposed rules would spa …"

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"… o help set up the agency. Hearing begins at 1400 ET. Wednesday, May 25Whistleblowers - The Securities and Exchange Commission meets to discuss whether to adop …"

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"… EC will get a bounty if the tip leads to a payout of more than $1 million. Whistleblowers are then entitled to 10 to 30 percent of the payout.The SEC received hund …"

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"… provide the company an opportunity to investigate,” they told the agency.Whistleblower advocates, meanwhile, criticized existing corporate hotlines as far from r …"

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"… d victory for the Obama administration and for Whistleblower advocates.The Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act would offer new rights to federal workers such …"

"… ch turns out to be massive fraud,” said Lindsey Williams of the National Whistleblowers Center.“There are certainly things that could be stronger in the bill, …"

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"… SEC’s policing budget of $350 million and nearly 1,200 enforcement staff. …"

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