The FTI Award Journal

Exclusive content from our experts on bribery, corruption, whistleblowers and corporate accountability.

Individual fights to bring corruption to light gets record award

Update by John Joy, Managing Attorney, FTI Law. 

If you ever wondered what’s the most a whistleblower can recover, there is no upper limit on the payout.  But if you were wondering what the record is, it was $114 million paid to an individual in October 2020.  What is interesting about this award is that the Office of The Whistleblower noted that the individual had reported the wrongdoing internally at their company, and had faced serious personal and professional hardships as a result.  However, all was not in vein, as the Office took these factors into account when awarding the massive payout. 

How To Report FCPA Violations

Reporting FCPA violations to the wrong people or in the wrong way can have severe consequences for a whistleblower.  If you are considering becoming an FCPA whistleblower, follow our guide on how to report FCPA violations

What Is The FCPA?

Have you head of the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act at work?  In this guide we explain what is the FCPA and how you could claim a whistleblower award for reporting FCPA violations

How To Become A Crypto Whistleblower

Regulators are regulating fraud, crime and scams involving cryptocurrency.  If you have information on any of these topics, you could get a whistleblower reward for becoming a crypto whistleblower

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