Whistleblower News: SEC Awards More Than $37 Million To Whistleblower, SEC Charges Honeywell With Bribery Schemes In Algeria And Brazil, Wells Fargo To Pay $3.7 Bln For 'Widespread Mismanagement', $6.5 Million For Anti-Money Laundering

SEC Awards More Than $37 Million to Whistleblower


The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced an award of more than $37 million to a whistleblower whose information led to a successful SEC enforcement action and a related action. read more »

SEC Charges Honeywell with Bribery Schemes in Algeria and Brazil


The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced charges against Honeywell International Inc. for violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) arising out of bribery schemes that took place in Brazil and Algeria. The company has agreed to pay more than $81 million to settle the SEC’s charges. read more »

Wells Fargo to pay $3.7 bln for 'widespread mismanagement' - watchdog


Wells Fargo & Co (WFC.N) agreed to pay $3.7 billion to settle charges from a U.S. consumer watchdog over widespread mismanagement of car loans, mortgages and bank accounts, the regulator said Tuesday. read more »

$6.5 Million for Anti-Money Laundering, Risk Management, Recordkeeping, and Supervision Violations


The Commodity Futures Trading Commission announced today it has issued an order simultaneously filing and settling charges against registered futures commission merchant (FCM) CHS Hedging LLC, of Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota, for anti-money laundering (AML), risk management, recordkeeping, and supervision violations. These violations are primarily a result of CHS Hedging failing to implement an adequate AML program, particularly as applied to a futures and options trading account controlled by one of its customers. In addition, CHS Hedging failed to implement risk-based limits concerning trading by that customer. read more »