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Benjamin van Rooij and Adam Fine write an Op-Ed for the Los Angeles Times, where they explore how sometimes large payouts to whistleblowers aren't enough.

Last month, a former employee of Deutsche Bank hit the jackpot. The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission awarded this publicly unnamed whistleblower almost $200 million for supplying “specific, credible, and timely original information” that aided the agency in its investigation into the illegal rigging of inter-bank interest rates. This was the largest whistleblower payment in history.