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CFTC Finds That Florida Residents Fraudulently
Marketed A Commodity Futures Trading Method On E-Bay -
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced that it simultaneously filed and settled enforcement
actions against Internet commodity trading program sellers Robert Gudino of Apopka, Florida, and Curtis M. Ebaugh of
Winter Park, Florida. In separate orders dated June 30, 2003, the CFTC found that Gudino and Ebaugh, through
advertisements they placed on the Internet auction website eBay, each fraudulently solicited customers to purchase a
commodity futures trading method called PinPoint.
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