Numismatic Crime – Coins Stolen, Cut From Packages in Transit

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Numismatic Crime - Package Cut Open The following coin was stolen from a...

The Great du Pont Coin Robbery… and Recovery

By Mike Garofalo for PCGS ......   Thursday, October 5, 1967, was a really terrific day for this author. I was 14 years old, a freshman...

CFTC Charges Georgia Company, Florida Residents With Precious Metals Fraud, Misappropriation...

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

Numismatic Crime – Mail Theft of Gold Coins, National Bank Note

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Lost/Stolen Package of Gold Coins An expressmail package being sent from White River...

Anti-Counterfeiting: Attempt Made to Sell Fake $300,000 Gold Coin

Seller a suspect in another counterfeits case   Acting on a tip from the Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation (ACEF), federal and local California law enforcement agents now...

Numismatic Crime – Lost and Stolen Coins, Canadian Currency

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Lost/Stolen Package - Carson City, Nevada A package being sent from Carson City,...

Numismatic Crime – Aggravated Robbery, Coins Stolen From Collector’s Residence

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Aggravated Robbery The Dallas Police Department is investigating an aggravated robbery of an...

Numismatic Crime – Coins Recovered, Suspect Arrested

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Suspect Arrested-Coins Found The West Los Angeles, California Highway Patrol arrested a suspect...

How Big Is the Rare Coin Counterfeiting Problem?

Counterfeit Coins by Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   The issue of counterfeiting rare coins has been around for a very long time For years, the...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Modern Fakes of Ancient Coins

Fake Ancient Coins by Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   “To declare that a forged coin is genuine is a mistake, but to declare that a...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1915-S Panama-Pacific Half Dollar

Tool marks, soft design details and dull surfaces help NGC graders identify a counterfeit coins, in this case a 1915-S Panama-Pacific Half Dollar.   By Max Spiegel,...

Numismatic Crime – Suspect Sought in St. Petersburg Coin Theft

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Stolen/Missing Coins and Currency A first class package sent from Pennsylvania to the...

Counterfeiting Battles Continued in May: ACEF

Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation is working with fraud victims and federal law enforcement agencies   A fraudulent advertisement for bullion coins on Facebook, fake encapsulation holders and...

Numismatic Crime – Help NCIC Find Stolen and Missing Currency

Recent Numismatic Crime by Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Stolen/Missing Currency The notes pictured below were shipped via the...

Numismatic Crime – NCIC Needs Your Help to Find Missing, Stolen...

Recent Numismatic Crime by Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Missing/Stolen Packages A FedEx package being shipped (March 25) from...

Numismatic Crime – Stolen Russian Coins, Arrest Made in Show Theft:...

Numismatic Crime with Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Numismatic Crime - Stolen Russian Coins Numismatic Crime Detectives in Omaha,...

Counterfeit Precious Metals Websites Erupt With Volatility of Market

The March 24, 2020 consumer/investor advisory statement below is from Doug Davis, Director of the Anti-Counterfeiting Task Force of the non-profit Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation...

NGC Counterfeit Detection: 1921 Peace Dollar

Among other problems, this fake is too thick to be a genuine example of this key date   By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   In 1921, the United...

Numismatic Crime – Vehicle Burglary, Coin and Note Thefts: NCIC

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Stolen Ancient Coins The Long Beach, California Police Department is investigating a vehicle...

Numismatic Crime – Coin Shops Targeted by New Group of Alleged...

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Numismatic Crime Residential Burglary - Tennessee Detectives with Williamson County, Tennessee are investigating...

Numismatic Crime – Ancient Coins Stolen With Bad Check, Burglar Takes...

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Burglary Detectives with Williamson County, Tennessee are investigating a residential burglary that resulted...

ACEF Helps Feds Crack Counterfeit Coins Case

Counterfeit Coins Importer Sentenced to 10½ Years in Prison Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation alerted and assisted investigators in the case   A federal court judge in Camden, New...

Easily Report Suspected Fakes With Online Help From Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation

See it? Report it! The Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation (ACEF) now provides collectors, dealers, the general public and victims of suspected fraud with a convenient and...

Numismatic Crime – Stolen Banknotes, Missing Coins

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Stolen/Missing Notes Jhon E. Cash Rare Currency of Highland Village, Texas has reported...

CFTC Charges US Coin Bullion LLC and Its Owners With $7.9...

By Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) ....   On Friday, January 10, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced it had filed a civil enforcement...

Numismatic Crime Alerts – Missing Coins Recovered, World Coins Stolen

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Lost/Stolen Package Recovered The coins listed below were reported missing in transit between...

Offer Year-End Support for the Numismatic Crime Information Center

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Your Support Makes a Difference During 2019, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) fielded...

Numismatic Crime – Coin Dealer Home Invasion, Tips to Stay Safe...

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Residential Burglary Detectives with the Santa Cruz County, California Sheriff's Office are investigating...

Jeff Garrett – A Christmas Miracle and Lessons Learned

A lost coin is found and lessons are learned in a numismatic holiday caper   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Last week, I...

Numismatic Crime Alerts – Coin Dealer Robbed After Show, Stolen Packages

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Coin Dealer Inventory Stolen in Vehicle Burglary The Torrance, California Police Department is...