Precious Metals Crime and Fraud - Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC)

CFTC, 30 States Charge Los Angeles Precious Metals Dealers in Ongoing $185 Million Fraud...

Largest Joint Filing Between CFTC and State Regulators in History   Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) ......   The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and 30 state regulators...

Numismatic Crime – Suspects Wanted in Memphis Coin Shop Robbery

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Suspects Wanted in Memphis Coin Shop Robbery On 9/7/20 a white male and...
Numismatic crime - armed robbery of Portland coin dealer

Numismatic Crime – Coins Stolen From Mail, Armed Robbery of Portland Dealership

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Numismatic Crime Updates: Minnesota Mall Theft The following coins were stolen from a...
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Numismatic Crime – Coins, Currency, Silver Bar Stolen From Mail

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Stolen from USPS A package was sent to a dealer in New York...

CFTC: Beware of Gold and Silver Schemes Designed to Drain Your Retirement Savings

By Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) ......   The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) advises the public not to take cash from their retirement plans under...

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...
Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), precious metals crime and fraud

CFTC Charges Georgia Company, Florida Residents With Precious Metals Fraud, Misappropriation of Nearly $900,000

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 Coins & Currency

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: NCIC

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

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 Certified Coins

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...
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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...
Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), precious metals crime and fraud

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

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...