A Bank of America employee who reported widespread fraud at the bank's subsidiary, Countrywide Mortgage, has been ordered reinstated by the Department of Labor and ordered to pay $930,000, a figure that includes back pay, compensatory damages and attorneys' fees.  The firing is said to have violated the Sarbanes-Oxley Act; Bank of America denies the allegations.

Source: Charlotte Business Journal

Not all reports of wrongdoing are protected whistleblowing reports; whether a report is a protected whistleblowing report depends often on what is reported, to whom it is reported and even how it is reported.  

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