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
Kraft and Mondelēz Global to Pay $16 Million in Wheat Manipulation Case 
CFTC Charges International Enterprise with Operating a $103 Million Fraudulent Binary Options Trading Scheme
Federal Court Orders Defendants to Pay More Than $2.7 Million in a Forex Fraud Scheme
CFTC Charges Trader with Spoofing in Financial Futures Markets
CFTC Orders Principal of Binary Options Trading Firm to Pay $200,000 for Illegal Off-Exchange Trading and Registration Violations
Ninth Circuit Rules in Favor of CFTC in Fraud Case Against Monex Deposit Company and its Principals
In CFTC Actions, Two Former Precious Metals Traders Admit To Engaging in Spoofing and Manipulation at New York Banks
Federal Court Orders Defendant to Pay More Than $2.9 Million in Connection with a Social Media-Based Forex Fraud Scheme
CFTC Orders Former Hedge Fund Portfolio Manager to Pay More than $700,000 in Monetary Sanctions for Fraudulently Mismarking Swaps
CFTC Files and Settles Enforcement Actions Against Two Futures Commission Merchants and an Introducing Broker Arising from Unauthorized Trading and Improper Bunched Orders