December 17, 2010
If the history of the past few years has shown us anything with respect to securities fraud it is that your agency has turned a deaf ear, sometimes deliberately but more often ignorantly, to the advice of concerned citizens committed to a level playing field in our securities systems.
Whistleblowers are vital to the health of our financial system. The Bush administration routinely eschewed whistleblowers in all aspects of government. This is your opportunity to return some of the progress we enjoyed during the 1980's and 1990's.