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
Federal Court Sanctions Former New Jersey Energy Broker for Role in Disclosures of Material Nonpublic Information
CFTC Orders Nebraska Company to Pay $400,000 for Position Limits Violations
CFTC Charges New York Man in Multi-Million Dollar Digital Asset Ponzi Scheme Involving Bitcoin and Ether
Federal Court Orders North Carolina Man to Pay Over $255,000 in Futures and Forex Fraud Scheme
Wisconsin Court Enters $740,968 Judgement Against Company and its Principal for Registration, Disclosure, and Recordkeeping Violations
Federal Court Orders Interdealer Broker to Pay $7 Million for Deceptive Trading Practices in the FX Options Markets
CFTC Participates in Operation Income Illusion to Raise Retail Fraud Awareness
CFTC Orders Vitol Inc. to Pay $95.7 Million for Corruption-Based Fraud and Attempted Manipulation
CFTC Division of Enforcement Issues Annual Report
Federal Court Orders Colorado Company and its Principal to Pay Over $900,000 for Digital Asset and Forex Ponzi Scheme