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...

Thompson Remains in Jail While Court OKs Sale of SS Central...

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   After a quick morning hearing on Thursday, November 30, Franklin County, Ohio Common Pleas Judge Laurel Beatty-Blunt signed an...

Excerpts from the E-Sylum: The New York Assay Office Gold Theft...

Each week, CoinWeek, in collaboration with the Numismatic Bibliomania Society, brings you a highlighted feature from the current volume of the E-Sylum eNewsletter. This week, E-Sylum reader...

Southern Indiana Coin Store Owner Dead after Robbery and Shooting

By CoinWeek News Staff....   John M. Turner, a 79-year-old coin and jewelry store owner, was shot and killed during a robbery on Saturday, November 7....

Texas Man Wanted for Coin Theft – Dealers Take Note !

Doug Davis from Numismaticcrimes.org sent us the following press release...... A warrant has been issued by the Jefferson County, Texas Sheriff’s Department for Bryson Miguel...

CoinWeek News Wire for Feb. 16, 2018: Abraham Lincoln, the Lazaretto,...

By Coinweek Coin News Wire ....   Coin News Wire for February 16, 2018 Brain Food 1.) Lincoln and the Banks Throughout his career, Lincoln would be guided by what...

CoinWeek News Wire for October 21, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for October 21, 2016 Brain Food 1.) What is the Average Lifespan of a Coin? Coins are tough little devils. Over the course...

Crash for Gold: Car Drives through Northern Nevada Coin – Video:...

"You never know what's going to come through the door," says Northern Nevada Coin President Allen Rowe. In this CoinWeek exclusive video, Rowe discusses the...

Four Peruvian Members of Multi-Billion Dollar, International Gold Money Laundering Scheme...

By Federal Bureau of Investigation ....   EDITOR'S NOTE: CoinWeek previously reported on this investigation on April 17, 2017. --CW Four Peruvian citizens were indicted for their alleged...

EBay sellers—One More Scam To Watch Out For

By Patrick A. Heller Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com ….. The advancements in digital photography and the ease of ability to post price lists and...

Goldline Executives Accused of Theft and Fraud in a 19-Count Criminal...

Goldline International Inc., one of the nation's largest retail precious metals dealers headquartered in Santa Monica, CA,  has been charged with theft and fraud...

Texas Coin Dealer Sentenced to 10 Years for Theft

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek.... On December 18, Edwin Chauncey, the former owner and operator of Chauncey’s Rare Coins and Currency in Lubbock, TX, was...

Appeals Court Rules for U.S. Gov’t in Langbord 1933 Double Eagle...

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   A little over one year after the Philadelphia United States Attorney’s Office filed a petition with the Third Circuit...

NCIC: Theft of Gold Bullion, Coins Among Recent Numismatic Crimes

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   USPS - Theft of Coins/Bullion Two Express Mail packages were dropped off at...

Gold & Silver PAC December 2017 e-Newsletter: GOP Tax Bill Alert

By Scott Barman for the Gold & Silver PAC .....   Gold & Silver News From the Political Coordinator The most talked about and most complicated bill to...

Coin Doctoring and the PNG Decision

By Vic Bozarth - Bozarth Numismatics The ‘COIN DOCTORING’ controversy is indeed the HOT topic currently.  My name is Vic Bozarth and I am proud...

Bullion & Precious Metals – CFTC: Harvard Assets LLC to Pay...

Federal Court Orders Florida Resident Todd Owen Marshall and His Companies Harvard Assets LLC, London Assets Inc., and Harvard International Trading, Inc. to Pay...

Stay Alert – Recent Numismatic Crime You Should Be Aware Of

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Suspects Change Theft Pattern/MO During the past 45-60 days, NCIC has seen a...

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...

BBB Warns Austin-Based Coin Firms Ads May Be Peddling ‘Fool’s Gold’

Consumers nationwide should be on the alert for advertisements from two Texas-based companies that are using newspapers to sell gold bullion coins “completely free...

CFTC: Federal Court Orders Precious Metals Dealer to Pay Over $2.3...

By Commodity Futures Trading Commission ......   The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) today announced that the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New...

Feds Order Kelvin Burgos to Pay More Than $486,300 for Illegal...

By Commodity Futures Trading Commission ....   The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced that Judge Cecilia M. Altonaga of the U.S. District Court for...

CoinWeek News Wire for September 9, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for September 9, 2016 Brain Food 1.) The birth and death of paper money Kublai Khan, said Marco Polo, had ‘a more...

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...

ANA Recovers Lost Coin with Dealer Help. VIDEO: 2:58

Kim Kiick, American Numismatic Association, Richard Snow, Eagle Eye Rare Coin Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com......... The ANA has located another of the coins stolen from the...

Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency – CFTC Launches Virtual Currency Resource Web Page

By Commodity Futures Trading Commission Bitcoin web page.... On December 15, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) launched a virtual currency resource web page, cftc.gov/bitcoin....

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...

Suspect in Organized Coin Shop Theft Ring Arrested: NCIC

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Missing/Stolen-FedEx Rare Coin Company of America (Rarcoa) recently had a package with six...

CFTC Charges Omega Knight 2, LLC, Owner with $5.5 Million Precious...

By Commodity Futures Trading Commission .....   The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) filed a civil enforcement action for CFTC Charges Omega Knight 2, LLC, Owner with...

CoinWeek Podcast #114: Coin Shop Theft

 CoinWeek Podcast #114: Coin Shop Theft Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the CoinWeek Podcast on iTunes. On April 7, coin...