NCIC: Help Identify Suspects in Multiple Gold, Coin Store Robberies

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Assistance Needed - Suspect Identification The Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) is working...

Israel Recovers Ancient Coins Stolen from Site

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek.... On December 31, the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) announced that it had recovered over 800 ancient coins from the house...

Federal Court Orders More Than $1 Million in Restitution from Guardian...

By Commodity Futures Trading Commission ....   On May 23, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced that Judge Kenneth A. Marra of the U.S....

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...

CFTC Charges Additional Defendants in $200 Million Precious Metals Ponzi Scheme

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

Mystery Babylon: Revelations Lead to Fraud Convictions for “End of the...

Former politician Larry Bates played on the beliefs of fellow Christians to sell gold and silver that he never delivered By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek...

Recent Numismatic Crime You Should Be Aware Of – Stay Alert

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   USPS Losses The following two offenses have been reported stolen/missing. #1 The following two coins...

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...

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,...

Laura Sperber Hot Topics: A NEW TWIST AND MY PLAN

By Laura Sperber - Legend Numismatics ......   Hi all. Yes, I am back to attacking coin doctors and the dealers who enable them. Seems the...

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...

Wealthy Max Ltd – FormerFeds Group Issues Mutilated Coin Redemption Program...

Recommends U.S. Mint Require Tougher Compliance Program for Coin Redeemers By FormerFeds Group, LLC .......   The FormerFeds Group, LLC today announced the release of its White...

PNG Sends Tipster First Reward In Theft Case, Total Could Be...

(Temecula, California) -- The Professional Numismatists Guild has issued the first $2,500 in pledged rewards totaling $175,250 to New Jersey coin dealer Ken Starrett...

PCGS Grading and Counterfeit Detection Seminars at 2015 Long Beach Expo

Collectors will have the opportunity to learn from the experts at two Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) coin grading and counterfeit detection seminars during...

FBI: The Case of the Corrupt Coin Dealer

By Federal Bureau of Investigation ....   Fraudster Targeted Elderly Victims Financial fraud comes in all shapes and sizes. And while corporate criminals, inside traders, and Ponzi...

Brink’s Manager Steals Almost $200,000 in Quarters from Federal Reserve

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Never take the Federal Reserve’s lunch money. That’s the message 49-year-old Stephen Lancaster Dennis received on Monday, March 7, 2016...

Mintco, Owners to Pay $340,000 for Illegal Precious Metals Transactions: CFTC

By Commodity Futures Trading Commission ....   The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) obtained three related Consent Orders of Permanent Injunction against Defendants Mintco LLC of...

Santa Monica Obtains $2 Million Judgment Against Merit Gold and Silver

Third Santa Monica Case Against National Gold Coin Dealers By Santa Monica City Attorney’s Office....   The Santa Monica City Attorney’s Office has obtained a $2 million...

International Monetary Metals Ordered to Pay over $9.8 Million for Illegal...

In CFTC Enforcement Action, Federal Court Orders Florida Resident Martin Sommers and His Company International Monetary Metals, Inc. to Pay over $9.8 Million for...

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...

Former Contractor Charged with Theft of Gold from Perth Mint

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   On April 7, the Perth Mint in Perth, Western Australia, became aware of the possible theft of a one-kilogram gold...

CFTC Files Complaint Against Monex Alleging $290 Million Fraud

One of the largest cases of alleged fraud the CFTC has ever dealt with, according to new lawsuit filed against three Monex companies By CoinWeek...

Excerpts from the E-Sylum: First American Bank Robberies – March 29,...

By Wayne Homren for The E-Sylum eNewsletter.... Each week, CoinWeek, in collaboration with the Numismatic Bibliomania Society, brings you a highlighted feature from the current...

Superior Gold Group Agrees to Final Judgment and Injunction

Owner Bruce Sands Ordered to Pay $2 Million in Restitution and to Stay Out of the Precious Metals Business City of Santa Monica and L.A....

NCIC to Conduct Law Enforcement Training at Long Beach Expo

LAW ENFORCEMENT TRAINING NCIC will be conducting a "Numismatic Crime Investigations" class to law enforcement investigators during the Long Beach Expo The Long Beach Expo will...

5 Ways You Can Avoid Falling for Counterfeit Coins

By Littleton Coin Company ...........   There’s been a lot of buzz lately in the numismatic world about counterfeit coins – especially those coming from China....

Two Murdered in Broad Daylight at Cheyenne, Wyoming Coin Shop

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek....   Numismatic Crime Information Center is offering a $5000 Reward for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the...

Silver Bullion News: The “New” Liberty Dollar is Back

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek....   The Liberty Dollar - a one-ounce silver medallion that attracted the attention and wrath of the federal government and resulted...

CoinWeek News Wire for Feb. 2, 2018

By Coinweek Coin News Wire ....   Coin News Wire for February 2, 2018 Brain Food 1.) When paper money was as risky as bitcoin The first paper money notes...

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...