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....

Longtime Con Man Gets 8 Years in Federal Prison for $3...

By Federal Bureau of Investigation ....   A Beverly Hills man who has a long history of swindling investors and admitted most recently to participating in...

Dealers Work Together to Apprehend Coin Thief

Sergeant Tony Guzman, Houston Police Department Interviewer: David Lisot Gold and silver prices at record highs have increased the need for vigilance by coin dealers at...

The Biggest Gold Heists of All Time, Part I

By Alan Carr for - BuyGoldOnline.io - Original Article ......   The fame and fortune that is associated with a gold bullion heist are, for most...

International Euro Anti-Counterfeiting Conference Held March 24-27

By The European Central Bank, Directorate of General Communications....   The European Central Bank, Europol and the European Commission jointly organised the 3rd International Conference on...

Cybercriminal Sticks Up Sheriff’s Office, Demands Ransom to Be Paid in...

By CoinWeek News Staff .....   Dickson, Tennessee, a small city located about an hour to the southwest of Nashville, fell victim this month to a...

CoinWeek News Wire for October 28, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for October 28, 2016 Brain Food 1.) Is It Illegal to Deface US Currency? While this video may be ridiculously awesome, because Bill...

CoinWeek News Wire for November 3, 2017: Bitcoin Bound and the...

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for November 3, 2017:  Brain Food 1.) The Ideal Auction Preston McAfee, Chief Economist at Microsoft, explains the different kinds of auctions,...

Euro Banknote Counterfeiting Declines Slightly 2nd Half 2015

By European Central Bank....   445,000 counterfeit euro banknotes were withdrawn from circulation in the second half of 2015. 83% of the counterfeits were €20 and €50...

2015 Coin Shop Murders Add to a Long List of Tragic...

By Pete Smith ........   Any robbery and murder of a coin shop owner will catch the attention of other dealers and their customers. Sometimes the...

Gold & Silver PAC May 2016 e-Newsletter

By Scott Barman for the Gold & Silver Political Action Committee .....   From the Political Coordinator This past month, I had the opportunity to visit Capitol...

CoinWeek News Wire for May 20, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for May 20, 2016 Brain Food 1.) From jagged edges to flowers: the origins of currencies The dollar is one of the...

CoinWeek News Wire for June 17, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for June 17, 2016 Brain Food 1.) Look closely at your change Another day she was picking up some hamburgers at a...

Bullion & Precious Metals – CFTC Charges Florida-Based Berkley Companies with...

Massachusetts Resident Jeffrey Slemmer, Florida Residents Christian Dorrian and Adam Roth, and Their Florida-Based Companies Charged with Fraud, Engaging in Illegal, Off-Exchange Precious Metals...

Michael Fuljenz to Present Useful Tips on Avoiding Fakes at ANA...

Former American Numismatic Association authenticator, grader and instructor, Dr. Michael Fuljenz, will give expert advice about counterfeits in the marketplace during his Money Talks...

Eight Years After Seizure, Feds to Return Liberty Dollars to Owners

CoinWeek Staff Reports....   Millions of dollars worth of property seized in 2007 to be returned at some point in the near future... On August 14, 2015,...

Perth Mint Considers New Security Measures

Includes special bras for female employees By Everett Millman - Gainesvillecoins.com ......   Combating counterfeits and theft are among the chief concerns facing any government mint. In...

CFTC Charges Florida Companies in Fraud Schemes Involving Gold

By Commodity Futures Trading Commission ....   The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) today announced the filing of a federal civil enforcement action in Florida...

Wealthy Max Ltd Supports Treasury’s Decision to Suspend Coin Redemption

By GeyerGorey LLP .......   The Wealthy Max Limited (Wealthy Max) legal defense team today announced the company's agreement with the Department of the Treasury's decision...

CoinWeek News Wire for May 14, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for May 14 2016 Brain Food 1.) What Does a Girl Have to Do to Get on a Banknote? They feature portraits...

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...

CoinWeek Weekly Coin & Currency News Roundup – April 1, 2016

By Coinweek ....   Hello, and welcome back to CoinWeek's weekly roundup of the strange and off-center in coin and currency news. Today's roundup happens to...

Florida-Based Mintco LLC Charged with Off-Exchange Precious Metals Transactions, Fraud

By Commodity Futures Trading Commission....   On Thursday, September 17, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced the filing of a civil enforcement Complaint in...

CoinWeek News Wire for November 4, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for November 4, 2016 Canada 150 1.) Royal Canadian Mint unveils its 2017 Canada 150 circulation coin series The Royal Canadian Mint...

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...

Numismatic Consumer Alliance Recoveries Top $7 Million For Purchasers of Overpriced...

The Numismatic Consumer Alliance, Inc. (NCA) helped recover nearly $1.3 million during 2012 for buyers who fell prey to unscrupulous coin sales, according to...

CoinWeek News Wire for September 2, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for September 2, 2016 Brain Food 1.) What to do with an ink-stained bank note? Would you know what to do with...

Sentencing Date Changed for Importer of Counterfeit Coins, Holders

April 25 is the new date for Kirschner’s sentencing hearing   U.S. District Court Judge Robert B. Kugler had been scheduled to sentence Jonathan A. Kirschner...

Struck Counterfeit Coin of the Week: Repaired 1836 Gobrecht Dollar +...

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

Oakmont Financial Charged with Illegal Precious Metals Transactions

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