Enforcement Actions

The CFTC Division of Enforcement investigates and prosecutes alleged violations of the Commodity Exchange Act and Commission regulations. The CFTC takes enforcement actions against individuals and firms registered with the Commission, those who are engaged in commodity futures and option trading on designated domestic exchanges, and those who improperly market futures and options contracts.

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CFTC Charges CEO of Managed Fund with Misappropriation, Fraud, and Making False Statements to NFA
CFTC Charges Former Natural Gas Head Trader with Fraudulently Mismarking Futures and Physical Trades
CFTC’s Division of Enforcement Issues First Public Enforcement Manual
CFTC Announces Approximately $1.5 Million Whistleblower Award
CFTC Charges Principals of Binary Options Trading Firm with $4.8 Million Fraud Scheme
Federal Court Orders Binary Options Firm and Principal to Pay More Than $22 Million for Fraudulent Scheme
CFTC Charges Forex Trading Firms and Principals in $75 Million Fraud
Federal Court Orders Defendants to Pay More Than $2.7 Million in Connection with Commodity Pool Fraud
Federal Court Finds Former Precious Metals CEO Robert Escobio in Contempt of Court for Failure to Pay Restitution to Defrauded Customers
Federal Court Orders Futures Trader to Pay a Penalty of More Than $1 Million for Fraud