Gold Price Jump Increases Potential for Gold-Selling Scams, Experts Caution

With the recent, rapid jump in the price of gold, investors should beware of scam artists trying to lure them with urgent claims of...

Gold & Silver PAC News – April/May 2019: Online Sales Tax...

By John Villavicencio for the Gold & Silver PAC ......   Gold & Silver News From the Political Coordinator   April showers bring... taxes The tax filing deadline for 2018...

Numismatic Auction Site Sixbid.com Alerts Collectors to Fake Invoice Scam

By CoinWeek Staff Reports ....   On Monday, April 1, internet auction site Sixbid.com sent out a notice that several auction houses who sell coins and...

NCIC: Help Identify Suspects in Multiple Gold, Coin Store Robberies

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Assistance Needed - Suspect Identification The Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) is working...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – Fake $5 Indian Half Eagle with “Stock...

Counterfeit 1915-S $5 Indian Gold Half Eagle / stock reverse By Max Spiegel – Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   NGC receives countless fakes struck from stock dies. Many...

NCIC: Finest Known of Only Six Aluminum Morgan Dollars Missing or...

Recent Alerts From the Numismatic Crime Information Center   By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Missing/Stolen - Rare Finest Known...

Recent Numismatic Crime You Should Be Aware Of – Stay Alert

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   USPS Losses The following two offenses have been reported stolen/missing. #1 The following two coins...

Stay Alert – Recent Numismatic Crime You Should Be Aware Of

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Suspects Change Theft Pattern/MO During the past 45-60 days, NCIC has seen a...

Help NCIC Fight Numismatic Crime

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   The Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) was established in 1986 to coordinate...

Stay Alert – Recent Numismatic Crime You Should Be Aware Of

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Traveling Suspect The suspects pictured were in Grants Pass, Oregon yesterday mid-morning and...

Stay Alert – Recent Numismatic Crime You Should Be Aware Of

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Vehicle Burglary, Inventory Stolen The owner of Coin Castle Coins was the victim...

Recent Numismatic Crime You Should Be Aware Of – Stay Alert...

The Following numismatic crime reports are distributed by the Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) run by Doug Davis. Anyone with information on ANY of these...

How to Avoid Becoming the Victim of a Fake Gold Coin

By Tony Davis – Atlanta Gold & Coin Buyers ......   We met yesterday with an individual that was interested in selling a Canadian gold...

Traveling to Coin Shows – Minimize Risk of TSA Confiscating Bullion,...

Traveling with Coins, Cash and Precious Metals - Beware the TSA Commentary on Traveling with Coins, Cash and Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com By Patrick A....

Silver, Gold American Eagles Most Counterfeited Bullion Coins: ICTA

By Industry Council for Tangible Assets ......   Since 1986 when the United States Mint first introduced silver and gold American Eagle bullion coins, they have...

Coin Shop Robbery Policy and Procedures – A Risk Assessment

By Numismatic Crime Information Center .......   The recent alert sent out by the Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) showed graphic photos of the recent armed...

Warnings to Coin Community About Supreme Court’s Interstate Sales Tax Ruling

After the June 21 decision by the United States Supreme Court in the case of South Dakota v. Wayfair, several precious metals and coin...

Numismatic Crime Information Center Update for June 22, 2018

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Coin Shop Burglary Investigators are investigating the burglary of North Mississippi Coin Company....

Numismatic Crime Information Center Update for May 29, 2018

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   USPS Lost/Stolen The coins listed below have been reported lost/Stolen. The coins were...

Former Northwest Territorial Mint President Ross Hansen Indicted for Fraud

Along with Former Vault Manager, Former Northwest Territorial Mint President Ross Hansen was indicted for Defrauding Customers with False Promises about Bullion Delivery, Storage, &...

Minnesota Coin Dealer Indicted on Selling Counterfeit Coins and Fraud Charges

Accused has history of court battles concerning counterfeit coins By CoinWeek News Staff ....   On Wednesday, April 11, Interim United States Attorney Greogory G. Brooker--as well...

Hotel Scam Alert – Philadelphia ANA World’s Fair of Money Hotels

Did you receive an email or call trying to sell you a Philadelphia World’s Fair of Money hotel room?  The ANA did not authorize...

United States Mint Updates Collectible Coin Return Policy

The United States Mint announces an update to its Numismatic Customer Return Policy to address the issue of excessive returns. For many years, the U.S....

ICTA News: Exercise Caution with Gold IRA Home Storage, NC Dealer...

By Industry Council for Tangible Assets ......   Investors Should Exercise Caution Investing in Gold Individual Retirement Account with Home Storage Some precious-metals bullion dealers recently have...

Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency – CFTC Launches Virtual Currency Resource Web Page

By Commodity Futures Trading Commission Bitcoin web page.... On December 15, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) launched a virtual currency resource web page, cftc.gov/bitcoin....

Confused Over GOP Tax Legislation and Like-Kind Exchanges? ICTA Can Help

By Industry Council for Tangible Assets ..... There is misinformation floating out around the dealer community intermingling “ like-kind exchanges ” and three different sections...

Modern Gold Plated Proofs -Not affiliated with, licensed or endorsed by...

By Richard Schwary - California Numismatic Investments ......   How many times have you seen this disclaimer on those cheesy TV ads selling something which looks...

Struck Counterfeit Coin of the Week: 1797 “S-136” Large Cent +...

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   This latest installment in the continuing summary of the deceptive struck counterfeits documented to date concerns...

PNG: Three Tips To Avoid Gold Scams

Following the recent fraud charges filed by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) against a California gold seller, a trade group composed of veteran...

Monex: Will the CFTC End Retail Bullion Leverage?

By Joshua Gibbons - About.Ag - for CoinWeek ....   I first started following Monex in late 2014, about a year after the U.S. Commodities Futures...