Daily Archives: April 20, 2020, 4:30 pm

SEC Issues $5 Million Whistleblower Award

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced a $5 million award to a whistleblower who provided significant information that led to a successful enforcement action.  The whistleblower provided critical evidence of wrongdoing, which helped save time and resources in the SEC’s investigation, and the whistleblower suffered a unique hardship as a result of raising concerns internally. via SEC.gov | SEC…

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Sen. Kennedy urges Barr to deny early prison release for Bernie Madoff, Alan Stanford | Fox News

Sen. John Kennedy, citing the coronavirus crisis, urged Attorney General Bill Barr on Monday to deny early prison releases for Allen Stanford, Bernie Madoff and others who have been convicted of “serious fraudulent crimes.” Kennedy, R-La., on Monday penned a letter to Barr after the attorney general last month directed the Federal Bureau of Prisons to grant early release to certain non-violent…

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