Skip to main content
Please enter a legal issue and/or a location
Begin typing to search, use arrow keys to navigate, use enter to select

Find a Lawyer

More Options

Oil Speculators Accused of Market Manipulation

By Kevin Fayle on May 26, 2011 | Last updated on March 21, 2019
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission has filed a lawsuit against several oil speculators and their agents and employees alleging that the speculators manipulated, and attempted to manipulate, the contract prices for crude oil derivatives. The suit, filed under the Commodity Exchange Act, accuses the defendants of keeping prices of certain crude oil supplies artificially high while they short-sold a series of derivatives based on those inflated crude prices. Oil Speculators Accused of Market Manipulation

You Don’t Have To Solve This on Your Own – Get a Lawyer’s Help

Meeting with a lawyer can help you understand your options and how to best protect your rights. Visit our attorney directory to find a lawyer near you who can help.

Or contact an attorney near you:
Copied to clipboard