Whistleblower Actions For Securities and Banking Fraud
Securities and Exchange Commission Pays Out Awards
Individuals with original information of securities and banking fraud may be able to bring whistleblower actions under a number of federal statutes. Securities and banking fraud may violate the Financial Reform, Recovery, and Enforcement Act of 1989 (FIRREA), the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX0, the Dodd Frank Act (DFA), and various other federal securities, banking and tax laws. All of these statutes provide for rewards to citizens who bring fraud to light and all protect employees from employer retaliation for bringing the fraud to light. If you have original information of securities or banking fraud, we recommend you call counsel to before acting on a tip to best ensure your chances of securing a potential reward for your information. If you have credible, original information of securities fraud in California call our California whistleblower attorneys today at (415)441-8669 and we can help.
Whistleblowers are entitled to awards for any violation of the full range of securities statutes administered by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), including the Securities Act of 1933, the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Trust Indenture Act, the Investment Company Act, the Investors Advisory Act, the Jumpstart our Business Startups Act, the Commodity Exchange Act, and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.
Whistleblowers are also entitled to awards for any violations of the full range of banking and lending statutes administered by the Office of Comptroller of the Currency including the Financial Reform, Recovery, and Enforcement Act of 1989 (FIRRA), the Bank Secrecy Act and regulations regarding reports of foreign bank and financial accounts (FBAR), the Fair Housing Act, the False Claims Act, the Truth in Lending Act, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and more.
Our whistleblower attorneys understand that your information of fraud may involve more than one set of federal or state statutes and overlapping governmental agencies. We will draft your whistleblower application, tip, or complaint as appropriate for your information and incorporate all statutory violations in the submission. If you are retaliated against by your employer, our attorneys can also represent you in any action against your employer for unlawful retaliation.
The whistleblower attorneys at Evans Law Firm know how best to organize your information and documentation and will guide you through investigation, reporting, and discovery to trial or settlement. Our attorneys can also represent you in any action for wrongful termination or other retaliation in accordance with legal protections including SEC Commission Rule 240.21F-17. Our California whistleblower attorneys handle all types of whistleblower cases in addition to SEC cases. If you have information regarding a whistleblower/qui tam case in San Francisco or elsewhere in California involving allegations under the federal or California False Claims Acts, the Internal Revenue Service Whistleblower Office, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission Whistleblower Office, the FINRA Whistleblower Office or other government agency whistleblower programs, contact Ingrid M. Evans and the California whistleblower attorneys at Evans Law Firm at (415) 441-8669, or by email at <a href=”mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org”>email@example.com</a>. Our attorneys also have experience with complex financial contracts and large insurance companies. We can help guide your case through filing a complaint, investigation and discovery through trial or an equitable settlement. We also handle cases involving physical and financial elder abuse, nursing home abuse, whole life insurance and universal life insurance, and indexed, variable, and fixed annuities.