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 Orders The Alista Group, LLC and Florida Man to Pay More Than $2.6 Million in Precious Metals Fraud
Federal Court Orders Nevada Company and its Owner to Pay More Than $32 Million for Cryptocurrency Fraud and Misappropriation Scheme
Federal Court Orders New Mexico Man to Pay Over $10.3 Million for Defrauding Commodity Futures Clients in Long-Running Ponzi Scheme
Federal Court Orders Alabama Company and its Owner to Pay Over $1.1 Million for Commodity Pool Fraud
CFTC Orders New York Man to Pay More than $1 Million for Role in Fraudulent Binary Options Scheme
CFTC Charges Washington State Rancher and Feedyard with $233 Million Phantom Cattle Fraud Scheme
Federal Court Orders UK Man to Pay More Than $571 Million for Operating Fraudulent Bitcoin Trading Scheme
CFTC Charges Former Fuel Oil Trader with Manipulating Fuel Oil Benchmark
CFTC Orders Coinbase Inc. to Pay $6.5 Million for False, Misleading, or Inaccurate Reporting and Wash Trading
CFTC Charges Wisconsin Man with Fraud and Misappropriation