SEC Awards Whistleblower Whose Tip Led to Opening of Investigation

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On May 19, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued a whistleblower award to an individual who voluntarily provided the agency with original information that led to a successful enforcement action.

Through the SEC Whistleblower Program, qualified whistleblowers are entitled to an award of 10-30% of the sanctions collected by the government in the enforcement action connected to their disclosure.

The SEC awarded the whistleblower approximately $16,000.

Mark Opila

Mark Opila

Accomplished executive leader adept at revitalizing underperforming operations, securing and managing key account relationships, and driving business growth goals. CEO of Patrina, responsible for corporate financial activities, all legal compliance, and shareholder communication.

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