Category: COMMODITY POOL OPERATORS (CPO)

Commodity Pool Operators (CPOs) are individuals or firms that manage pooled investments in commodities futures and options on behalf of investors. They are required to register with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and adhere to strict regulations aimed at protecting investors. However, instances of fraud involving CPOs can occur when they misrepresent investment strategies, misappropriate funds, or falsify performance results to attract investors. Such fraudulent practices undermine investor trust and can lead to significant financial losses. Regulatory oversight and due diligence by investors are crucial in mitigating the risks associated with fraudulent activities perpetrated by commodity pool operators.

CFTC-PR-8930-24

File ID:  CFTC-PR-8930-24 Date:  July 2, 2024 Accessed:  July 8, 2024 Headline:  Federal Court Orders Unregistered Michigan Pool Operator and its President to Pay Over $13 Million for Forex Fraud Source:  https://www.cftc.gov/PressRoom/PressReleases/8930-24 Categories: COMMODITY POOL OPERATORS (CPO) REGISTRATION FAILURES FOREX FRAUD CFTC-PR-8930-24 – Viewer: ▼▼▼ (Download PDF File )

CFTC-PR-8919-24

File ID: CFTC-PR-8919-24 Date: June 6, 2024 Accessed: June 21, 2024 Headline:  Commodity Futures Trading Commission Charges Unregistered Commodity Pool Operator and Its Owner with Futures Fraud and Misappropriation. Source: https://www.cftc.gov/PressRoom/PressReleases/8919-24 Categories: COMMODITY POOL OPERATORS (CPO) FUTURES FRAUD MISAPPROPRIATION CFTC-PR-8919-24 – Viewer: ▼▼▼ (Download PDF File )

CFTC-PR-8899-24

File ID:  CFTC-PR-8899-24 Date:  April 26, 2024 Accessed:  June 19, 2024 Headline:  Federal Court Orders Unregistered Pool Operator and its President to Pay Over $11 Million for Forex Fraud. Source:  https://www.cftc.gov/PressRoom/PressReleases/8899-24 Categories: FOREX INVESTMENT FRAUD COMMODITY POOL OPERATORS (CPO) CFTC-PR-8899-24 – Viewer: ▼▼▼ (Download PDF File )

CFTC-PR-8879-24

File ID: CFTC-PR-8879-24 Date: March 15, 2024 Accessed: June 15,2024 Headline:  Federal Court Orders Unregistered Florida Commodity Pool Operator to Pay Over $64 Million in Monetary Sanctions for Fraudulent Scheme. Source:  https://www.cftc.gov/PressRoom/PressReleases/8879-24 Categories: COMMODITY POOL OPERATORS (CPO) REGISTRATION FAILURES CFTC-PR-8879-24 – Viewer: ▼▼▼ (Download PDF File )