Nevada Senator Cortez-Masto Calls for Financial Rewards for Whistleblowers

Andy Spears
2 min readSep 21, 2021

Legislation is Senator’s Latest Effort to Protect Consumers

U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) introduced legislation to authorize the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) to reward whistleblowers who report wrongdoing to the CFPB with financial compensation. Whistleblower statutes protect people from unfair practices, fraud, and abuse. Senate cosponsors of the bill include Senators Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.), Richard…

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Andy Spears

Writer and policy advocate living in Nashville, TN —Public Policy Ph.D. — writes on education policy, consumer affairs, and more . . .