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 Delaware Precious Metals Dealer, Depository, and Their Owner with Ongoing Fraud
CFTC Charges Digital Asset Derivatives Platform and Miami Resident with Facilitating Unlawful Futures Transactions, Failing to Register, and Attempted Manipulation of Native Token
CFTC Orders Swap Execution Facility to Pay $1.9 Million for Swap Reporting and Core Principle Violations
CFTC Orders Designated Contract Market to Pay $6.5 Million for System Safeguard, Reporting, and False Statement Violations
CFTC Orders Futures Commission Merchant to Pay $500,000 for Supervision Failures Relating to Improper or Fictitious Trade Transfer Requests
CFTC Orders tpSEF to Pay $850,000 for Violation of 15-Second Delay Rule for Execution of Cross Transactions on a SEF
CFTC Orders 11 Financial Institutions to Pay Over $710 Million for Recordkeeping and Supervision Failures for Widespread Use of Unapproved Communication Methods
CFTC Seeks to Revoke Registrations of Commodity Trading Advisor and Its Principal and Associated Person
CFTC Orders Wisconsin Resident and Company to Pay Over $190,000 for Failing to Register as an Introducing Broker and Other Violations
CFTC Orders Texas Commodity Trading Advisor to Pay $200,000 for Failing to Register as a Swap Execution Facility