CFTC Moves To Boot Execs' Atty In Suit Over $46M Scheme

Law360, Miami (July 26, 2013, 5:44 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission asked a Florida federal court Friday to disqualify the attorney for two Hunter Wise Commodities LLC executives in a lawsuit over an alleged $46 million commodity trading scheme, saying he is likely to be called as a witness at trial.

The CFTC said J.B. Grossman's representation of the Las Vegas-based commodity trading and financing firm's CEO Fred Jager and Chief Operating Officer Harold Martin runs counter to the Florida Rules of Professional Conduct because he is likely to be a...
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Case Title

United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission v. Hunter Wise Commodities LLC et al


Case Number

9:12-cv-81311

Court

Florida Southern

Nature of Suit

Securities/Commodities

Judge

Donald M. Middlebrooks

Date Filed

December 5, 2012

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