The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, or CFTC, announced that it will make an award of approximately $290,000 to a whistleblower for providing valuable information about violations of the Commodity Exchange Act.

This is the second whistleblower award to be issued by the CFTC. The CFTC issued its first whistleblower award of $240,000 on May 20, 2014.