Ex-SEC Official Says He Was Fired For Revealing Wrongdoing

Law360, New York (November 15, 2012, 6:02 PM EST) -- A former official with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission who was fired by the agency in October, sued his former employer for wrongful termination Thursday, saying he was let go in retaliation for his investigative work at the commission.

David P. Weber, the former assistant inspector general for investigations for the office of the inspector general of the SEC, brought the suit in Washington federal court against the SEC and SEC Chairman Mary L. Schapiro, arguing that after he revealed various misdeeds at the agency,...
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