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 Charges Five Entities and Five Individuals with $58 Million Foreign Currency Fraud and Misappropriation Scheme
CFTC Orders Two Florida Men to Pay $280,000 for Registration and Reporting Violations
Federal Court Orders Kentucky Resident to Pay $17 Million for Defrauding Commodity Futures Clients
CFTC Issues Order Suspending Mississippi Man’s Registrations as a Commodity Trading Advisor and Associated Person
CFTC Orders Event-Based Binary Options Markets Operator to Pay $1.4 Million Penalty
CFTC Charges New Jersey-Based Entities and Individuals With Multi-Million Dollar Forex Fraud
CFTC Orders Dubai Traders and Their Firms to Pay $100,000 for Wash Sales
Federal Court Orders Washington State Feedyard to Pay $263 Million for Phantom Cattle Fraud Scheme and Violating Position Limits
CFTC Orders JPMorgan to Pay $75 Million for Widespread Use by Employees of Unapproved Communication Methods and Related Recordkeeping and Supervision Failures
CFTC Charges Puerto Rico Resident and His Firm for Misappropriation of Nonpublic Information and Fictitious Trading