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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Federal Court Imposes $15.7 Million Civil Penalty and Lifetime Trading Ban against Precious Metals Dealer and his Company in CFTC Anti-Fraud Action
CFTC Charges Principal of a Purported Commodity Trading Firm with Social Media Based Fraudulent Scheme
Federal Court Orders Husband and Wife Team and Their Company to Pay Defrauded Customers More Than $1 Million in Connection with a Futures Trading Scheme
In CFTC Action, Court Orders Precious Metals Trader to Pay Penalty and Imposes Trading Ban for Spoofing and Deceptive or Manipulative Scheme
CFTC Charges Proprietary Trader with Spoofing in Soybean Futures Markets
CFTC Orders Commodity Trading Firm and Principal to Pay a $315,000 Civil Monetary Penalty for “Cherry-Picking” Scheme
Federal Court Orders Forex Trading Firm and Its Principal to Pay More Than $1.6 million for Fraudulent Forex Pool Scheme
CFTC Obtains $2.1 Million Judgment Against Iowa Commodity Trader for Fraudulent Scheme
Federal Court Orders Commodity Pool Operators to Pay More Than $23 Million in Restitution and Penalties for Fraud and Misappropriation of Investors Funds
CFTC Charges Chicago-area Trader with Ongoing Forex and Commodity Fraud