Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Atlantas Group, Inc.
Penalty: 
$7,200,000
Year: 
2016
Date: 
July 14, 2016
Offense Group: 
financial offenses
Primary Offense: 
investor protection violation
Secondary Offense: 
securities issuance or trading violation
Violation Description: 

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission issued an Order filing and simultaneously settling charges against Atlantas Group, Inc. and Edmund Hysni for committing solicitation fraud in connection with options on futures contracts trading on the Chicago Board of Trade and the Commodity Exchange, Inc., and against Hysni for willfully making material false statements to the National Futures Association (NFA) in connection with its investigation of the fraud.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Commodity Futures Trading Commission
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
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