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Craig Boone, a Level I CFA candidate, is a trader on the fixed income desk at a large financial institution. He has observed that one of salesmen on the desk has been reallocating some trades at the end of the day, giving better execution to a large client at the expense of several smaller clients, a practice Boone suspects is illegal. The salesman tells Boone this is a common practice and that the firm’s senior management is aware of it. If Boone makes a personal record of the activity, takes it home for his personal files, and subsequently reveals it to regulatory authorities, he would: