La Commodity Futures Trading Commission a publié un communiqué de presse dans lequel elle annonce qu'elle condamne ACI Capital Group, L.L.C. et Alexandre P. Guimaraes à 850.000 dollars d'amende pour fraudes sur le FOREX.
The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) today filed and simultaneously settled charges against Alexandre P. Guimaraes and his company, ACI Capital Group, L.L.C. (ACI), both of Irvine, Calif., for fraudulently soliciting customers to trade off-exchange foreign currency contracts (forex), issuing hundreds of false monthly account statements to customers to conceal trading losses, and misappropriating a portion of customer funds. Guimaraes also was charged with acting as an unregistered commodity trading advisor (CTA).
The CFTC order requires Guimaraes and ACI jointly and severally to pay $428,046.31 in restitution and a $420,000 civil monetary penalty. The order also imposes permanent trading and registration bans against the respondents.
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