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
CFTC Fines Brazilian Soybean Producer for Reporting Violations
CFTC Charges Former Energy Broker and Its Owner with Misappropriation of Nonpublic Information, Fraud, and Supervision Violations
Federal Court Sanctions Australian Trader for Spoofing and Engaging in a Manipulative and Deceptive Scheme
Federal Court Orders Florida Man to Pay More than $500,000 for Attempting to Fraudulently Profit From COVID-19
CFTC Charges Chicago Commodity Pool Operators, Owner, and Former Chief Portfolio Manager with Fraud and Supervision Failures
CFTC Orders Connecticut Firm to Pay $500,000 for Wash Sales
Federal Court Orders Virginia Resident to Pay More Than $5 Million for Futures and Options Fraud
Federal Court Orders Oregon Owner of Precious Metals Firm to Pay $1.3 Million to Victims of Fraudulent Precious Metals Scheme
CFTC Awards Approximately $3 Million to Whistleblower
CFTC Orders Florida Man and His Company to Pay Over $397,000 in Connection with a Digital Assets Solicitation Scheme