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 Orders JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. to Pay $65 Million Penalty for Attempted Manipulation of U.S. Dollar ISDAFIX Benchmark Swap Rates
CFTC Charges Omega Knight 2, LLC, Aviv Michael Hen, and Erez Hen with $5.5 Million Precious Metals Fraud
Federal Court Orders Jamal Y. Vance and His Company All City Investments, LLC to Pay over $770,000 in Penalties for Solicitation Fraud and Failure to Register as a Commodity Trading Advisor
CFTC Charges Florida-Based Mark Olsen Mining Company and Betty Lea Grimes with Engaging in Illegal, Off-Exchange Precious Metals Transactions
CFTC Orders Société Générale S.A. to Pay $475 Million Penalty to Resolve Charges of Manipulation, Attempted Manipulation, and False Reporting of LIBOR and Euribor
CFTC Orders X-Change Financial Access LLC to Pay a $150,000 Civil Monetary Penalty for Supervisory and Recordkeeping Failures
CFTC Charges Los Angeles, California Resident Jin Choi and His Companies, Apuro Holdings Ltd. and JCI Holdings USA with Forex Fraud and Registration Violations
New Jersey Federal Court Orders Alcibiades Cifuentes, Jennifer Wee Cifuentes, and Cifuentes Fund Management, LLC, to Pay More Than $2.2 Million for Forex Fraud Scheme
Federal Court Enters $3.5 Million in Final Judgments against Ryan Madigan of Pittsford, New York, Randell A. Vest of Fort Myers, Florida, and Colorado Company R2 Capital Group, LLC
CFTC Orders Glencore Agriculture B.V. and Glencore Ltd. to Pay a $2 Million Penalty for Exceeding Cotton Futures Position Limits, Transacting Illegal EFPs, and Submitting Inaccurate Form 304s