CFTC charges hedge fund for fraud in futures account

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has filed a civil enforcement action against two hedge fund owners for alleged fraud in the fundraising process for their futures trading account.

  • By Ross Lancaster
  • 12 Apr 2018

The CFTC has charged Kevin Whylie, Matthew James Zecchini and the Algointeractive fund that they own.

The regulator claims that these parties fraudulently solicited at least $300,000 for a pooled fund that was marketed as a futures trading account. The regulator alleges that only a small amount of that ...

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