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Parents Crowdfund Lawsuit vs. British Government Officials for Iraq War

The families of some British soldiers killed in the Iraq War are crowdfunding their legal costs to sue Tony Blair and other government officials based on the Chilcot Report that suggested that Blair “had misrepresented intelligence ahead of the war.” … Continue reading

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Outside Analyst Gets Whistleblower Award

You don’t have to be an insider to collect whistleblower rewards from the Securities and Exchange Commission. The SEC has paid an outside analyst $700,000 for the work he submitted to the SEC that resulted in a major enforcement action. … Continue reading

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A New JOBS Act Job – Whistleblower

The crowdfunding public is already pretty vigilant, with a few high profile frauds having been sniffed out. But when the crowdfunding regs get published, a new profession may appear, that of the whistle blower. The SEC actually has an Office … Continue reading

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