In a report to Congress, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) noted that it received more than 12, 200 tips from whistleblowers in fiscal year (FY) 2021 (October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021), an all-time record, and a 76% increase over the previous year. Tips came from the US and 99 other countries….
Speaker Nancy Pelosi has appointed Shanna Devine the first Director of a new office in the House of Representatives, the Office of the Whistleblower Ombudsman. The House Office of Whistleblower Ombudsman will provide best practices and trainings for offices of the House on whistleblower intake, which include establishing an effective reporting system for whistleblowers, maintaining…
A December 9 article in the Baltimore Sun tells the story of Donald R. Soeken and the organization he founded, the Whistleblower Support Fund. The article is, “Speaking the truth to power’: Ellicott City man’s nonprofit focuses on the welfare of whistleblowers,” by Janene Holzberg.
For weeks, President Trump and supporters have demanded unmasking of the anonymous intelligence agency whistleblower whose disclosure triggered the ongoing impeachment investigation. Now, there are concerns for the whistleblower’s safety after conservative sources and the president’s eldest son claim to have outed him.