On October 5th, the CFTC announced it filed 102 enforcement cases in the 2012 fiscal year, a significant increase from past years. The Division of Enforcement also opened more than 350 new investigations, among the highest annual count of new investigations in program history. In addition, the Division obtained orders imposing more than $585 million in sanctions, including orders imposing more than $416 million in civil monetary penalties and directing the payment of more than $169 million in restitution and disgorgement. CFTC Press Release.