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SEC Opens Whistle-Blower Website as Dodd-Frank Program Begins

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, trying to encourage employees to report corporate wrong-doing, opened a website today to gather tips as its new bounty program for whistle-blowers officially begins.

The Dodd-Frank Act’s new incentive program, which rewards tipsters with as much as 30 percent of penalties collected, has been operating on an interim basis since the law was enacted last year.