Ex-Monsanto Employee Gets $22 Million From SEC, Lawyer Says

  • Company had agreed to pay $80 million to settle agency’s case
  • Whistleblower was a financial executive, according to lawyer

Containers of Roundup, a weed killer by Monsanto.

Photographer: Victor J. Blue/Bloomberg

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission awarded $22 million to a former Monsanto Co. employee who tipped off the regulator to improper accounting, according to the whistleblower’s attorney.

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