In 2020, the US stock market policeman paid $ 175 million to 39 whistleblowers. Never seen. The pandemic has no doubt allowed whistleblowers, confined to their homes, to be protected from the prying eyes of their superiors.

SEC paid $ 175 million to 39 whistleblowers in 2020

This is unheard of. The SEC (Securities Exchange Commission), the US stock market policeman, paid between September 2019 and September 2020, $ 175 million to 39 whistleblowers. This is 4% more than the previous record which stood at $ 168 million in 2018 and almost three times more than the total paid in 2019. Last year “only” $ 60 million was distributed to eight people.

$ 114 million