Commodities Futures Trading Fraud

2014 Proves to Be a Great Year for the Commodity Futures Trading Commission

The CFTC recently issued its first whistleblower reward after receiving 227 complaints of commodities futures trading fraud in fiscal year 2014.Image source: Wikimedia Commons Following in the footsteps of government agencies like the Securities and Exchange Commission and the IRS, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission had an eventful [...]

Commodities Futures Trading Fraud: A Lesser-Known Industry Expecting Huge Boost in 2014

Commodities scams involving gold and other precious metals are extremely common.Image source: Wikimedia Commons When it comes to whistleblower provisions, the False Claims Act undoubtedly reigns as the most well-known, highly-publicized piece of legislation on the books today. However, there are several other industries enjoying similar anti-fraud protections and whistleblower provisions, including the [...]