Update in Theft of 100 Kilo Big Maple Leaf Gold Coin

No sign of the 100 Kilo Maple Leaf Gold Coin , worth over $4 million US By CoinWeek News Staff .... UPDATE, 7/26/2018: According to reports...

Counterfeit Banknotes – The Story of Czeslaw Bojarski

Counterfeit Banknotes - By Paper Money Guaranty Staff ........ One of the most successful makers of counterfeit banknotes of the 20th century was Czeslaw Bojarski and...

Numismatic Crime Information Center Update for July 13, 2018

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ...... Vehicle Burglary in Boca Raton Boca Raton, Florida detectives are investigating a vehicle...

Seller of Counterfeit NGC Holders Brought to Justice

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) reports that a seller of counterfeit coins in counterfeit NGC holders has pleaded guilty to importing counterfeit coins and bars...

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...

Man Pleads Guilty to Selling, Importing Counterfeit Coins

ACTF plays key role in investigation and provides experts to identify fakes A New Jersey man admitted June 25 to impersonating a federal agent while...

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 Investigations Class for Law Enforcement at ANA Philadelphia World’s...

The Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) will offer a one-day training class on “Numismatic Crime Investigations” for local, state and federal law enforcement officers...

Mark Olsen Mining Company, Manager Charged with Illegal Precious Metals Transactions

By Commodity Futures Trading Commission ....   On June 12, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) filed a civil enforcement action charging Florida-based Defendants Mark Olsen...

CFTC Charges Omega Knight 2, LLC, Owner with $5.5 Million Precious...

By Commodity Futures Trading Commission ..... The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) filed a civil enforcement action for CFTC Charges Omega Knight 2, LLC, Owner with...

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...

Numismatic Crime Information Center Update for May 7, 2018

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Residential Burglary Investigators with the Medina, Minnesota police department are investigating a burglary...

Bullion Dealer Charles McAllister Charged with Fraud & Money Laundering

By Commodity Futures Trading Commission ......   The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) filed a federal civil enforcement action in the U.S. District Court for the...

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, &...

CoinWeek News Wire for April 20, 2018: The Doctor Will See...

Coinweek News Wire for April 20, 2018 .... Current Events 1.) Should the U.S. Retire the Penny and Nickel? It’s true that it costs more to mint these two...

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...

CoinWeek News Wire for April 13, 2018: Heists, Fakes, and Fraud

Coinweek News Wire for April 13, 2018 .... In Memoriam 1.) Walter Ray Lockwood, 1939-2018 Walter Ray Lockwood (member 1256) passed away early morning Tuesday, April 3. He was...

CoinWeek News Wire for April 6, 2018: Twit on Bitcoin, Fake...

Coinweek News Wire for April 6, 2018 ....   Current Events 1.) Filipinos Not Happy With New Coin Designs Even with this breakdown, it’s obvious that it’s not going to...

Numismatic Crime Information Center Tip Leads to Arrests in Rob Gronkowski...

Two proof Morgan dollars were stolen from the home of  football star Rob Gronkowski as he played in Super Bowl LII While New England Patriots...

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...

CoinWeek News Wire for March 26, 2018 – Woman, Bitcoin and...

Coinweek News Wire for March 26, 2018 ....   News Wire Current Events 1.) Lawmakers Push to Put Women on Quarters In a program that would mimic the ongoing commemorative...

Feds Order Former Pastor Wesley Allen Brown, Others to Pay Millions...

Brown Currently Serving Seven-and-a-Half-Year Prison Sentence in Florida By Commodity Futures Trading Commission ......   The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) today announced that Judge Brian J....

U.S. Gold Refinery Pleads Guilty to Anti-Money Laundering Charge

By Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) ....   EDITOR'S NOTE: CoinWeek published an in-depth report on this investigation on April 17, 2017. --CW U.S. Gold refinery Elemetal LLC,...

CoinWeek News Wire for March 16, 2018: Crypto Ban Hammer, 1K...

By Coinweek News Wire for March 16, 2018 ....   Current Events 1.) No plans to scrap 1p and 2p coins, Downing Street says The government is not planning...

CoinWeek News Wire for March 2, 2018: Elon Musk Cryptoking? Gold...

By Coinweek Coin News Wire ....   Coin News Wire for March 2, 2018 Current Events 1.) New Jim Thorpe one-dollar coins selling out fast The people of Jim Thorpe...

Postal Inspectors, FedEx, District Attorney Investigators and Banking Investigators to Attend...

Numismatic crime offenses related to USPS and FedEx shipments continue to plague the numismatic industry and in most cases are frustrating to the victims....

CoinWeek News Wire for Feb. 23, 2018: Libyan MoU, $20 Trillion...

By Coinweek News Wire ....   Coinweek News Wire for February 23, 2018 Current Events 1.) US, Libya sign MoU to combat looting of cultural properties As part of the...

Law Enforcement to Participate in Numismatic Crime Investigation Seminar at Texas...

The Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) will be conducting an eight-hour seminar on “Numismatic Crime Investigations” at the ANA National Money Show March 8,...

CoinWeek News Wire for Feb. 16, 2018: Abraham Lincoln, the Lazaretto,...

By Coinweek Coin News Wire ....   Coin News Wire for February 16, 2018 Brain Food 1.) Lincoln and the Banks Throughout his career, Lincoln would be guided by what...