FOIA Response Sheds Light on Backgrounds of SEC Whistleblowers | Compliance Week

Since mid-2011, the SEC’s Office of the Whistleblower has been taking in tips about alleged securities fraud. Via a recent request made under the Freedom of Information Act, the WSJ set out to answer an interesting question: from what fields and professions do these whistleblowers come from? Based on the 3,600 whistleblowers to date who listed a job title with their submissions, there are a few professions that show up more than others but overall the answer seems to be that they come from everywhere.

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