Despite objections from businesses, the Securities and Exchange Commission has passed a new rule that will allow whistleblowers to get up to 30% of any money the SEC recovers based on their tips. The rule also exempts whistleblowers from having to reveal their findings to the companies they’re reporting before going to the government.
You might not think that when you call up your local Domino’s to order a pizza with your credit/debit card, that the employee you just gave your sensitive information to is going to brazenly turn around and rack up $296 in phone sex charges only minutes later. Or that they’d be so stupid to use the restaurant’s phone to make the call. Alas, that’s exactly what a woman in Kentucky claims happened to her.