ROF Consulting

Company: ROF Consulting, LLC

Fine: $2,000,000

Date: October 10, 2017

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced that the Honorable Joan B. Gottschall of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois entered a Final Judgment and Order against Grace Elizabeth Reisinger of Grand Island, Nebraska and her company ROF Consulting, LLC (ROF) for operating a fraudulent commodity pool scheme. The Order requires Reisinger to pay restitution of $497,893.88 to defrauded pool participants and to disgorge $153,355.04.  The Order requires ROF to disgorge $344,108.30.  The Order also imposes a total of $1,105,917.02 in civil monetary penalties against Reisinger and ROF and permanently bars Reisinger from registering with the CFTC, and from trading in any commodity interest. Furthermore, the Order enters an award of prejudgment interest and holds Reisinger liable for ROF’s violations of the Commodity Exchange Act and liable for the disgorgement and civil monetary penalty amounts as the controlling person of ROF.

In June 2011, the CFTC charged Reisinger and ROF with operating a fraudulent commodity pool that solicited approximately $4 million from pool participants from at least February 28, 2005 to October 26, 2009. Pool participants included a church located in Tofoa, Tonga, as well as investors in the United States and Australia. 

Parties:

  • Commodity pool
  • ROF Consulting
  • Grace Elizabeth Reisinger

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