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 Defendants to Pay More Than $11 Million in Connection with Commodity Pool Fraud
CFTC Wins Judgment against Commodities Trader for Commodity Pool Fraud, Including Misappropriating Funds
CFTC and State of Utah Charge Salt Lake City Precious Metals Dealer and His Company with Engaging in $170 Million Precious Metals Ponzi Scheme
CFTC Division of Enforcement Issues Report on FY 2018 Results
In CFTC Action, Federal Court Orders Hedge Fund and Its Principals To Pay More Than $1 Million for Fraud and Registration Violations
CFTC Orders Former Virtual Currency Trader to Pay More than $1.1 Million for Fraudulent Bitcoin and Litecoin Scheme
CFTC Charges Former Deutsche Bank Trader with Fraudulently Mismarking Swaps
CFTC Orders Commerzbank AG to Pay $12 Million for Swap Dealing Violations and for Misleading Statements to the CFTC
Federal Court Orders Trading Firm and CEO to Pay More than $2.5 Million for Fraudulent Bitcoin Ponzi Scheme
Federal Court in New York Orders Kevin Antonovich to Pay $554,375 Judgment for Commodity Pool Fraud