Category Archives: Fraud

Whistleblowers Receive Whopper Payouts as SEC Proposes New Rules to Limit Future Awards

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission announced two large whistleblower payouts last week, bringing the total paid-out bounty for the program to more than $320 million since it was created as part of the 2011 Dodd-Frank Act. The $39 million … Continue reading

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Avoiding IP Theft On The Job

Most executives would never dream of stealing from their employers, but many put themselves at risk of being accused of that very thing in the course of their workday. Most such actions—such as emailing files to their personal email address … Continue reading

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Radio Shack Knew of Monster Risk When Hiring Exec

 A few weeks ago, I wrote about the phenomenon of individual executives being held criminally liable for the acts of their employers. Now, we have a case that opens the possibility of the opposite happening: an executive who is the … Continue reading

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