U.S. SEC reports rise in whistleblower tips in fiscal 2014
 

U.S. SEC reports rise in whistleblower tips in fiscal 2014

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission received more than 3,500 tips from whistleblowers in fiscal year 2014, the largest number received since the program went into effect three years ago.

The SEC announced the increase in its Nov. 17 annual report, which tracks the success of the whistleblower program and how much it pays out each year in awards.

Fiscal 2014, which ended Sept. 30, marked a record year for the SEC's program, both in terms of the number of tips received and the amounts it awarded tipsters. Read more on Reuters.