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Tipster on Ericsson won SEC's largest ever whistleblower award of $279 mln -WSJ

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The record $279 million whistleblower award issued by the Securities and Exchange Commission earlier this month stemmed from a bribery case against Swedish telecommunications company Ericsson, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday. Both the SEC and Ericsson did not immediately respond to Reuters requests for comment. The regulator did not name the enforcement action underlying the award and did not identify the tipster in keeping with whistleblower protection rules.
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