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 Orders Michigan Man to Pay $150,000 for Registration Violation of Commodity Trading Advisor Regulation
CFTC Charges Former Hawaii Resident in Forex and Futures Ponzi Scheme
Federal Court Orders Florida Man to Pay $2.5 Million for Role in Fraudulent Binary Options Scheme
CFTC Charges Texas Resident and Six U.S. and Costa Rican Companies with Engaging in Two Fraudulent Schemes Totaling $6 Million
CFTC Files Action to Suspend Registration of Mississippi Man Based on Criminal Charges
Federal Court Orders Ohio Resident and Multi-Million Dollar Ponzi Scheme Fraudster Permanently Banned from Trading and Registering with the CFTC
CFTC Orders Idaho Man to Pay $150,000 for Registration Violation and Violations of Commodity Pool Operator Regulations
Federal Court Orders Georgia Man and Two Companies to Pay Over $15.6 Million for Forex Fraud and Registration Violations
Federal Court Orders Alabama Man to Pay More Than $16 Million in Precious Metals Fraud
CFTC Charges Unregistered Michigan Forex Firm and its Owner with Fraud and Misappropriation