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 Avraham Eisenberg with Manipulative and Deceptive Scheme to Misappropriate Over $110 million from Mango Markets, a Digital Asset Exchange
CFTC Charges Former New York City Commodity Pool Operator with Fraud
CFTC Charges Alameda CEO and Alameda and FTX Co-Founder with Fraud in Action Against Sam Bankman-Fried and his Companies
Federal Court Orders California Precious Metals Firm and Its Owners to Pay $38 Million for Commodity Fraud and Registration Violations
CFTC Orders Minnesota Futures Commission Merchant to Pay $6.5 Million for Anti-Money Laundering, Risk Management, Recordkeeping, and Supervision Violations
CFTC Charges Commodity Pool Operators and Their Co-Chief Investment Officer with Deception and Manipulation in Connection with Swaps and Supervision Failures
CFTC Obtains Final Judgment Against Michigan Commodity Pool Operator and His Company for a Fraudulent Forex Scheme
CFTC Charges Sam Bankman-Fried, FTX Trading and Alameda with Fraud and Material Misrepresentations
CFTC Orders Minnesota Registrant to Pay $550,000 for Cross-Product, Cross-Calendar, and Single-Product Spoofing in Soybean Complex Futures
CFTC Amends Its Complaint Against Peter Miller and Omerta Capital LLC to Charge Additional Fraud and False Statements to CME