In a recent press release, the Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced $15 million in bounties awarded to two whistleblowers for individual cases.
In the first case, a whistleblower affiliated with a company notified the CFTC of activity that was harming its customers. The CFTC opened an investigation and discovered the information to be credible and original. The individual offered continual assistance, saving CFTC staff resources and time. This included assisting staff with interpreting vital evidence, including another witness to corroborate the claims. Continue reading