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Another Commodity Pool Operator Fraud – Lesson in Hedge Fund Due Diligence

We frequently discuss scams involving the investment management and hedge fund industry as a warning to potential hedge fund investors to take the hedge fund due diligence process seriously.  In the CFTC release posted below, we have a classic scam where the sponsors of a commodity/futures fund acted in a fraudulent manner and used the assets of the fund for their own personal reasons.  We have listed the items which the consent order found and how an experienced hedge fund due diligence team could have protected the investor from fraud. Continue reading