Commodities Fraud

Filing a Tip with the CFTC

You see fraud related to commodities. But what next?

What is a CFTC Tip?

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) regulates U.S. derivatives markets, including futures, options, and swaps. The CFTC has independent enforcement authority over the Commodity Exchange Act and other CFTC Regulations. Common types of CFTC cases include:

The CFTC heavily relies on tips from the public to investigate and prosecute its enforcement cases. Without dedicated individuals, the CFTC would not be able to protect derivatives markets from malfeasance.

I see fraud. what next?

If you’ve uncovered fraud on the derivatives markets and are considering bringing your information to the authorities, you should make sure you know your rights. To bring a CFTC whistleblower tip, you must be sure to follow the guidelines set out in CFTC Whistleblower Rules. Contact Black & Buffone to make sure you’re protected.

After You File