This blog is for people who have information about corporate bribery and would like information about the Dodd-Frank reward program.
Information and evidence relating to the bribery of customs officials may be reward eligible under the SEC’s whistleblower program. The U.S. Dodd-Frank Act created a confidential reward program that pays whistleblowers – both American and foreign – who provide...read more
Pursuant to the Dodd-Frank reward program, the SEC issued a final order giving a foreign whistleblower $4 million. The order can be reviewed here. This is yet another award to a foreign whistleblower under the SEC's reward program. If anyone has information about any...read more
A recent Wall Street Journal article reported on one of my whistleblower clients who is awaiting a multi-million dollar award from the SEC. As noted by the WSJ, the reward payout under the Dodd-Frank reward program for this particular matter ranges from $3 million to...read more
This is the second in a series where some of my clients have volunteered to answer a few questions in order to provide insight to future whistleblowers who are considering making a Dodd-Frank reward submission. What is your background? I worked in the finance...read more
Anyone who has information about an SEC-regulated company engaging a suspicious event, marketing, or advertising company may have a reward eligible case. Companies will often use event companies, marketing consultants, and advertising entities to pay bribes to foreign...read more
Anyone who has information about an SEC-regulated company engaging in accounting fraud may have a reward eligible case. Companies will sometimes manipulate their financial numbers in order to meet quarterly expectations. Slush Funds – Misusing Reserves Management will...read more
Anyone who has information about employees at SEC-regulated companies falsifying employee expense reports may have reward eligible information. Sales employees will sometimes falsify receipts and information in their employee expense reports to benefit themselves....read more
Companies often bribe government officials and decision makers by providing them trips in return for tenders, deals, and commercial advantages. There are many ways companies can bribe government officials to win deals, but trips are one of the most popular. Anyone who...read more
FCPA whistleblowers who report companies that pay bribes to officials working at state-owned entities (“SOEs”) may be eligible for a reward under the Dodd-Frank program. SEC-regulated companies and their subsidiaries and affiliates will often bribe officials working...read more
Whistleblowers who learn of either fraud or bribery connected to cryptocurrencies may be eligible for a reward under the SEC’s program. Likewise, people who are aware of SEC-regulated companies using a cryptocurrency, such as Bitcoin, to pay bribes or launder money...read more
Andy Rickman is an SEC whistleblower attorney who has filed Dodd-Frank FCPA reward submissions for international clients residing in more than 50 different countries. He is based in Washington, DC where Dodd-Frank reward submissions are filed and the SEC is headquartered.
For anyone who wants more information on the Dodd-Frank reward program, please email him at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit his law firm’s website at www.rickmanlegal.com. Mr. Rickman offers a free consultation to anyone who would like to discuss whether he or she has a Dodd-Frank reward eligible case.