This Aug. 31, 2015, file photo, shows the Monsanto logo on display at the Farm Progress Show in Decatur, Ill. A former Monsanto Co. financial executive who tipped off regulators about the agribusiness giant's accounting practices involving rebates for its Roundup weed-killer will get nearly $22.5 million as a whistleblower, federal securities regulators announced Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016

SEC: Former Monsanto Executive To Receive $22.5M Whistleblower Payout

The whistleblower’s name wasn’t released. That person’s New York-based attorney, Stuart Meissner, only identified his client as a former Monsanto financial executive who approached the SEC only after trying to correct the issues internally.