Category: COMMODITY FRAUD

Commodity Fraud involves deceptive practices within the commodities market, where individuals or entities engage in deceitful behavior to manipulate prices, mislead investors, or illegally profit from trading commodities. This type of fraud can take various forms, such as false information dissemination, market manipulation through artificial trading activities, or misrepresentation of investment opportunities. Often, commodity fraud schemes target unsuspecting investors by promising high returns or guaranteeing safety while engaging in activities that violate regulatory standards or exploit market vulnerabilities. These fraudulent practices undermine market integrity, erode investor confidence, and can lead to significant financial losses for those involved. Regulators and law enforcement agencies closely monitor commodity markets to detect and prosecute such fraudulent activities, aiming to protect investors and maintain fair market conditions.

CFTC-PR-8931-24

File ID:  CFTC-PR-8931-24 Date:  July 3, 2024 Accessed:  July 8, 2024 Headline:  Federal Court Enters Summary Judgment Against Oregon Man and Orders $83 Million in Restitution for Fraud Victims Source:  https://www.cftc.gov/PressRoom/PressReleases/8931-24 Categories: COMMODITY FRAUD MISAPPROPRIATION PONZI SCHEME CFTC-PR-8931-24 – Viewer: ▼▼▼ (Download PDF File )

CFTC-PR-8921-24

File ID:  CFTC-PR-8921-24 Date:  June 17, 2024 Accessed:  June 21, 2024 Headline:  CFTC Orders Trafigura to Pay $55 Million for Fraud, Manipulation and Impeding Communications with the CFTC. First CFTC Action Against an Entity for Impeding Whistleblower Communications. Source:  https://www.cftc.gov/PressRoom/PressReleases/8921-24 Categories: COMMODITY FRAUD WHISTLEBLOWER INTERFERENCE CFTC-PR-8932-24 – Viewer: ▼▼▼ (Download PDF File )

CFTC-PR-8882-24

File ID: CFTC-PR-8882-24 Date: March 21, 2024 Accessed: June 16, 2024 Headline:  Federal Court Orders Florida Forex Trader to Pay $3.4 Million for Futures, Forex, Options Scheme. Source:  https://www.cftc.gov/PressRoom/PressReleases/8882-24 Categories: COMMODITY FRAUD MISLEADING INVESTORS FOREX INVESTMENT FRAUD CFTC-PR-8882-24 – Viewer: ▼▼▼ (Download PDF File )

CFTC-PR-8864-24

File ID: CFTC-PR-8864-24 Date: February 15, 2024 Accessed: June 15, 2024 Headline:  Federal Court Orders Oregon Resident and His Forex Trading Firm to Pay $830,000 in Civil Penalties for Commodity Fraud and Registration Violations. Source:  https://www.cftc.gov/PressRoom/PressReleases/8864-24 Categories: COMMODITY FRAUD FOREX INVESTMENT FRAUD REGISTRATION FAILURES CFTC-PR-8864-24 – Viewer: ▼▼▼ (Download PDF File )