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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Date ENFORCEMENT ACTIONS
In CFTC Action, Former Trader Kamaldeep Gandhi Admits to Engaging in Spoofing and Manipulative Schemes at Proprietary Trading Firms
Federal Court in Chicago Enters $14 Million Judgment against Options Trader for Fraudulent Options Scheme
CFTC Charges Owner of Precious Metals Firm with Defrauding More than 130 Customers in Precious Metals Scheme
CFTC Wins Trial against Fraudster in Futures Markets
Federal Court Finds that Virtual Currencies Are Commodities
CFTC Orders the Bank of Nova Scotia to Pay $800,000 Penalty for Spoofing in the Precious Metals Futures Markets
CFTC Charges Interdealer Broker with Fraud 
CFTC Charges Chairman of Board of Interdealer Broker with Supervisory Failures
CFTC Files Three Enforcement Actions Addressing Insider Trading; Forex Fraud; and Fraudulent Solicitation, Impersonation of a CFTC Investigator, and Forging CFTC Documents, All in Attempt to Steal Bitcoin
CFTC Charges Two Defendants with Fraudulent Solicitation, Impersonation of a CFTC Investigator, and Forging CFTC Documents, All in Attempt to Steal Bitcoin