How long will it take to pay SEC whistleblowers?

Ashby Jones at the Wall Street Journal says whistleblowers hoping to collect payouts from the Securities and Exchange Commission under new financial reform laws might be waiting quite a while before they see any cash. “The expected tidal wave of tips might overwhelm the agencies, some outsiders warn, citing a bounty-payment system at the Internal Revenue Service that was launched four years ago but has yet to pay out its first cent to whistleblowers.”

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