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 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
CFTC’s Enforcement Division Issues Staff Guidance on Recognition of Self-Reporting, Cooperation, and Remediation
Federal Court Orders Affiliate Marketer to Pay More Than $13.8 Million for Binary Options Fraud
Federal Court Orders Pennsylvania Man and His Companies to Pay More Than $1.2 Million in Forex Trading Scheme
CFTC Revokes Registrations of Florida Company and its CEO for Fraud and Related Criminal Conviction
CFTC Charges Wisconsin Firm and its Manager with Registration, Disclosure, and Recordkeeping Violations
CFTC Posts Record-Breaking Enforcement Year
Federal Court Orders Pennsylvania Man Pay $7.4 Million in Restitution for Multi-Million Dollar Bitcoin Fraud
CFTC Charges BitMEX Owners with Illegally Operating a Cryptocurrency Derivatives Trading Platform and Anti-Money Laundering Violations