While no awards have been made, the SEC said in a report Tuesday it received 334 whistleblower tips in the seven weeks when the final rules for the program became effective on Aug. 12 and the Sept. 30 financial years end. The report provides the fullest picture to date of the nature and origin of tips the agency is receiving as part of the program, which was created by Dodd-Frank and offers payments of at least $100,000 to those whose information leads to big enforcement penalties.
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