CFTC, State of Utah Charge Precious Metals Dealer in $170 Million...

By Commodity Futures Trading Commission .....   The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and the Utah Department of Commerce, Division of Securities, through its Attorney General,...

Thompson Reaches, Reneges on Settlement to Give up Missing Gold

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   UPDATE, 11/16/2018: At the meeting between both parties on Thursday, November 15, Judge Blunt declared that Thompson had failed to...

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...

NCIC Takes Numismatic Crime Investigations Class to Beaumont, Texas

Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office Requests and Hosts Numismatic Crime Class for Investigators and Surrounding Agencies The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department will host an in-depth Numismatic...

Sir Isaac Newton Really Hated Coin Countefeiters…… Really!

Sir Isaac Newton and Coins By Everett Millman - Gainesvillecoins.com ....... Contemporary scholarship has introduced a number of new mysteries regarding history's most famous "natural philosopher"...

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,...