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What Types of Fraud Do CFTC Whistleblowers Report?

The CFTC Whistleblower Program covers all types of fraud related to the Commodities Exchange Report and CFTC Regulations. These violations can include fraudulent activity related to commodity futures or option trading. Other fraudulent violations can include Ponzi schemes, false advertising, market manipulation and the manipulation of customer accounts.

Who Can Be a CFTC Whistleblower?

A CFTC Whistleblower is any person, both U.S. residents and non-U.S. citizens, who voluntarily provides original information about a violation of the Commodities Exchange Act or a CFTC regulation. The whistleblower’s information must lead to a successful CFTC action that results in monetary sanctions over $1 million. Whistleblowers can be company insiders or any individual with knowledge of wrongdoing, including industry experts or any concerned individual.

What Types of Fraud Do CFTC Whistleblowers Report?

The CFTC Whistleblower Program covers all types of fraud related to the Commodities Exchange Report and CFTC Regulations. These violations can include fraudulent activity related to commodity futures or option trading. Other fraudulent violations can include Ponzi schemes, false advertising, market manipulation and the manipulation of customer accounts.

Who Can Be a CFTC Whistleblower?

A CFTC Whistleblower is any person, both U.S. residents and non-U.S. citizens, who voluntarily provides original information about a violation of the Commodities Exchange Act or a CFTC regulation. The whistleblower’s information must lead to a successful CFTC action that results in monetary sanctions over $1 million. Whistleblowers can be company insiders or any individual with knowledge of wrongdoing, including industry experts or any concerned individual.