Oil Trader Ordered To Pay $2.6M For Scamming Clients

Law360, Houston (December 10, 2012, 7:33 PM EST) -- A Texas federal judge hit a Houston-based trader of oil futures contracts with a $2.6 million judgment after finding he lied to clients about investment returns and used their money to cover personal expenses, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission announced Monday.

U.S. District Judge Keith P. Ellison entered a default judgment against Christopher D. Daley and his company TC Credit Service LLC, also known as Del-Mair Group LLC, ordering Daley to pay $654,183 in restitution to defrauded investors and a civil monetary penalty of $1,995,000....
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