The latest report from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) revealed emerging trends in whistleblower activity and anti-retaliation law in 2015.
Whistleblower-initiated cases resulted in the recovery of around $3 billion of taxpayer money so far in 2015, according to Taxpayers Against Fraud Education Fund (“TAF”). One of the notable cases is that of Supreme Foodservice, a “prime vendor” supplying food…
Whistleblower Edward Snowden wants to come in from the cold, but he won’t compromise his principles to do so. The now-famous former NSA employee who leaked thousands of top-secret documents is wanted by the United States under the Espionage Act….
An auto supplier in Alabama can continue its lawsuit against a fired employee, after a Montgomery County circuit court judge ruled federal whistleblower protections don’t apply.
The Tenth Circuit Court ruled that the auditor, Gina Holub, was not protected as a whistleblower by the First Amendment, because she was an employee.
A whistleblower in the Utah attorney general’s office has good reason to be cautious about proceeding without the protection of an attorney.