The  Commodity Futures Trading Commission Whistleblower Program went into effect on July 21, 2010, when President Obama signed into law the “Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.”

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s Whistleblower Office was created by section 748 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank Act) and provides incentives to whistleblowers that voluntarily provide original information about fraud and misconduct in the commodities trading markets.

In order to qualify for a whistleblower award, the information an individual provides must lead to a successful Commission enforcement action that results in monetary sanctions exceeding $1 million. The total amount of an award will be between 10 to 30 percent of the monetary sanctions collected.

Learn more about the CFTC Whistleblower Program history and statistics here.

Think you have a case? Learn more about the CTFC Whistleblower Program Process here.

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