Hunter Wise Execs Can't Halt CFTC's Trading Scheme Suit

Law360, New York (August 12, 2013, 1:41 PM EDT) -- Two Hunter Wise Commodities LLC executives on Friday lost their bid to stay the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s suit over an alleged $46 million commodity trading scheme while they appeal the agency’s jurisdiction, as a Florida federal judge found the interlocutory action shows no likelihood of success.

U.S. District Judge Donald M. Middlebrooks held that while Hunter Wise CEO Fred Jager and Chief Operating Officer Harold Martin have asserted their belief that they will prevail at the Eleventh Circuit, merely stating an expectation of victory...
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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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