On May 2, 2017, the SEC awarded $500,000 to a company insider for reporting “hard-to-detect” violations of securities laws that prompted an SEC investigation and led to a successful enforcement action. See SEC Release No. 80,571, File No. 2017-9 (May 2, 2017). The order redacts information as to what percent of the total collection amount was awarded to the whistleblower. The total amount awarded under the whistleblower program now stands at $154 million.