CFTC Says Silver Market Probe Still Going Strong

Law360, New York (November 07, 2011, 3:51 PM ET) -- The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission said Friday that it was continuing a probe into the possibility of unlawful acts in silver markets, with investigators having already reviewed more than 100,000 documents and interviewed a slew of witnesses in an investigation that has spawned several antitrust class actions against banks.

“In September of 2008, the Commission announced the existence of an enforcement investigation into the possibility of unlawful acts in silver markets,” the CFTC said in a statement released Friday. “Since that time, the staff has...
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