Whistleblower Retaliation Case Leads to $1.4 Million Fine

SandRidge Energy agreed to pay $1.4 million to settle charges that it fired an engineer for blowing the whistle on how the company calculated its oil and gas reserves. The company also settled claims that it improperly forbid workers from cooperating with the SEC. Since the SEC’s investigation began, the company has since filed for bankruptcy protection.Read the full article