Numismatic Crime Updates - NCIC, Doug Davis

Numismatic Crime Updates: Break-Ins, Bad Checks, and Stolen Coins

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Post Coin Show Car Break-In A collector exhibiting and volunteering at the recent...
Monex Deposit Company, CFTC Center of CFTC Complaint

U.S. Court of Appeals Rules in Favor of CFTC in Fraud Case Against Monex...

Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) ......   On Thursday, July 22, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced that the United States Court of Appeals for...
CEO of Florida Armored Transport Company Charged in Multimillion Dollar Dirty Gold Money Laundering Conspiracy

CEO of Florida Armored Transport Company Charged in Multimillion Dollar Dirty Gold Money Laundering...

By United States Attorney's Office, Southern District of Florida ......   South Florida federal prosecutors have charged a Miami-Dade County business owner with facilitating a $140...
Cargo Handlers at LAX Plead Guilty to Stealing Four Gold Bars Headed From Australia to New York

Cargo Handlers at LAX Plead Guilty to Stealing Four Gold Bars Headed From Australia...

By United States Attorney's Office, Central District of California ......   Two cargo handling company employees who worked at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) each pleaded...
Precious Metals Crime and Fraud - Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC)

CFTC Charges Individuals and Florida Companies With Fraud in Multimillion-Dollar Precious Metals Scheme

Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) ......   On Thursday, July 1, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced that it has filed a civil enforcement action...
Numismatic Crime Updates: Coins Stolen or Missing in Transit

Numismatic Crime Updates: Coins Stolen or Missing in Transit

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Latin American Coins Stolen/Lost in Texas A UPS package shipped from Spain to...

Certified Collectibles Group Bolsters Claim for Unfair and Deceptive Trade Practices Against Globant

Certified Collectibles Group (CCG), which includes eight of the world’s leading providers of authentication, grading, and conservation services for coins, paper money, comic books,...

Numismatic Crime Updates: Coins, Banknotes Stolen or Missing From FedEx

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Canadian Notes Stolen/Lost via FedEx A FedEx package being shipped from Canada to...
Coin crime, theft, robbery and fraud

Four Sentenced for Advanced Fee Scheme That Promised to Turn Dirt Into Gold

Defendants Defrauded 140 Victims of More Than Eight Million Dollars   By United States Attorney’s Office, District of Utah ......   Marc Tager, Jonathon Shoucair, Matthew Mangrum, and...

Struck Counterfeit Coin of the Week: Repaired 1836 Gobrecht Dollar + 1-Page Attribution Guide

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   Probably one of the most significant “finds” we as a group have made is this Gobrecht...

Numismatic Crime Information Center – US Coins, Paper Money Stolen From FedEx

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   FedEx - Missing/Stolen Paper Money A FedEx package being sent from Georgia to...
Precious Metals Crime and Fraud - Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC)

Federal Court Orders The Alista Group, LLC and Florida Man to Pay $2.6 Million+...

Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) ......   The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced today that the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida...

Assist the NCIC in Recovery of Property Stolen During California Coin Shop Burglary

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   FedEx - Coins Stolen in Transit A FedEx package being shipped from Washington...

$5,000 Reward Renewed for Return of Stolen Gold Coin: Numismatic Crime Information Center

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   $5,000 Reward for Return of Coin The Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) has...
Help Locate Stolen Coins: Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC, Doug Davis)

Help Locate Stolen Coins: Numismatic Crime Information Center

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Coins Located - International Coordination/Cooperation Thanks to a tip the following coins were...
Deceptively Fake New Zealand Crowns - How to Identify the Real One - Paradime Coins

Deceptively Fake New Zealand Crowns – How to Identify the Real One

By Paradime Coins ......   There is no doubt that eBay is a force in Numismatics. Sometimes a positive one, as when a someone snipes the last-needed...
Coins Stolen or Missing From USPS: Numismatic Crime Information Center

Coins Stolen or Missing From USPS: Numismatic Crime Information Center

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Mising/Stolen Package - NY to CA A USPS package shipped from New York...

Police Request Assistance in Coin Burglary Cases: Numismatic Crime Information Center

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   State Police Request Assistance in Burglary Case Pennsylvania State Police are investigating a...

Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation Warns Feds About Online “Coin” Seller

Promptly acting on a tip from a concerned collector, the Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation’s (ACEF) Anti-Counterfeiting Task Force (ACTF) has notified law enforcement agencies and...

Numismatic Crime Information Center – Gold Coins, Currency Stolen From Coin Show

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Dealer Bag Stolen at Las Vegas Show Las Vegas Detectives are investigating the...
Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation Helps Rid Marketplace of $1+ Million of Fakes in 2020

Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation Helps Rid Marketplace of $1+ Million of Fakes in 2020

Funded only by donations, the nonprofit Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation (ACEF) worked with law enforcement agencies in 2020 to protect collectors, dealers, and the general...

Counterfeit Detection – Die Struck Counterfeit 1916-D Mercury Dime

1916-D Counterfeit Mercury Dime By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   Skillful identification of counterfeit coins is essential to the hobby. Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) recently received a...
Numismatic Crime Information center (NCIC) updates

Numismatic Crime Information Center – Help Find Coins Stolen or Missing From Mail

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Stolen/Lost in Transit: Florida to Germany A USPS package being shipped from Florida...

Numismatic Crime Information Center – Updates and New Internet Forums

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Good morning, this is Doug Davis from the nonprofit Numismatic Crime Information...

The Continuing Threat of Counterfeits: A Problem for Numismatics and the NBA

By Michael Fuljenz – Universal Coin & Bullion ......   Counterfeit products – including fakes of rare and circulating U.S. coins and precious metal bullion coins– have been a...

Numismatic Crime – Coins, Currency Stolen From Mail; Suspect Wanted

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Stolen from Dealer's Table The coin pictured below was stolen from a dealers...
NGC Counterfeit 1903-S

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1903-S Added S Morgan Dollar

A prominent area of discoloration around the mintmark is a sign that this Morgan Dollar is a counterfeit.   Morgan Dollar Counterfeit by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation...

Numismatic Crime – Coins Missing or Stolen From Mail Around the Country

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Stolen/Lost Express Mail Package A package being shipped from Williamsburg, Virginia to New...

PCGS Announces NFC Technology Included in All Coin, Currency Holders

Professional Coin Grading Service leads numismatic hobby with a massive leap forward in anti-counterfeiting technology   Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) has announced that it will...
Precious Metals Crime and Fraud - Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC)

JPMorgan Ordered to Pay Record $920 Million for Precious Metals Spoofing, Manipulation

Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) ......   The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) today issued an order filing and settling charges against JPMorgan Chase & Company...