SEC building The SEC has paidout about $376 million since issuing its first award in 2012.(Photo: Diego M. Radzinschi/ALM)

(Bloomberg) –The Securities and ExchangeCommission agreed to pay a total of $50 million to apair of whistleblowers who provided information that helpedWall Street's main regulator bring a successfulenforcement case.

One of the informants will get $37 million, the third-biggestpayout in the history of the SEC's whistleblower program, theagency said in a statement Tuesday. The SEC didn't name the companyinvolved or the people getting the awards, but said the twoprovided high-quality assistance.

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