Press Statement: Facebook Whistleblower Demonstrates Importance of Passing Credible Protections

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 6, 2021 Facebook Whistleblower Demonstrates Importance of Passing Credible Protections WASHINGTON – Yesterday, we witnessed a brave whistleblower stand up to the social media giant Facebook, stating to Congress: "I believe what I did was right and necessary for the common good — but I know Facebook has infinite resources, [...]

2021-10-06T16:10:27-04:00October 6th, 2021|Big Tech, Press release, SEC Whistleblower Program|

Compliance Week: CFPB the latest federal agency to propose whistleblower program

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) wants Congress to authorize a program that would reward whistleblowers who provide tips leading to successful prosecutions. CFPB Director Kathleen Kraninger said Friday the program would “incentivize whistleblowers to contact us if they believe their employer is not complying with the law.” The CFPB whistleblower proposal would mirror similar whistleblower award [...]