This appears to be the final opportunity for any charges with this investigation that has examined more than one hundred thousand documents, and questioned numerous witnesses will finish this Week.

Friday marks the statute of limitations on the silver market manipulations investigation-silver-bars-jpg

CFTC Statement Regarding Enforcement Investigation of the Silver Markets

Washington, DC – The Commodity Futures Trading Commission today issued the following statement:

“In September of 2008, the Commission announced the existence of an enforcement investigation into the possibility of unlawful acts in silver markets. Since that time, the staff has analyzed over 100,000 documents and interviewed dozens of witnesses and obtained expert advice. It has been a long, detailed, and thorough investigation, and it continues in an appropriate and considered manner.”
CFTC Statement Regarding Enforcement Investigation of the Silver Markets