Postal Inspectors Probe Gold Coin Purchases Made With Stolen American Express...

U.S. Postal Service inspectors are investigating the fraudulent use of stolen American Express credit cards to purchase apparently tens of thousands of dollars of...

How Big Is the Rare Coin Counterfeiting Problem?

By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   The issue of counterfeiting rare coins has been around for a very long time For years, the numismatic industry...

FBI: Former New Jersey Coin Dealer Admits Identity Theft, Income Tax...

By Federal Bureau of Investigation ....   The Professional Numismatists Guild (www.PNGdealers.org) has accepted the resignation of PNG member-dealer William Dominick of Naples, Florida. PNG Executive Director...

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...

Merit Gold & Silver Lawsuit: Third Bullion Firm Targeted Under California...

From CoinWeek reported by Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker ......... On February 13, 2014, the Santa Monica City Attorney’s Office filed a consumer protection lawsuit...

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...

PCGS Rewards Counterfeit-Fighting Collector

Officials of the Professional Coin Grading Service (www.PCGS.com) are applauding the efforts of collector Mike Marshall of Trenton, Ontario in combating the sales of...

Cypress Wealth Management Group, Inc. to Pay in Precious Metals Enforcement...

Order Also Permanently Bars Respondents from Trading on CFTC-Regulated Markets By Commodity Futures Trading Commission ....   The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) today filed an...

FBI: Man Pleads Guilty To Coin And Jewelry Store Armed Robbery

By Federal Bureau of Investigation ....   A Las Vegas man pleaded guilty on May 17 to robbing a coin and jewelry store while pointing a...

CoinWeek News Wire for April 20, 2018: The Doctor Will See...

Coinweek News Wire for April 20, 2018 .... Current Events 1.) Should the U.S. Retire the Penny and Nickel? It’s true that it costs more to mint these two...

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...

Silver, Gold American Eagles Most Counterfeited Bullion Coins: ICTA

By Industry Council for Tangible Assets ......   Since 1986 when the United States Mint first introduced silver and gold American Eagle bullion coins, they have...

CoinWeek News Wire for July 14, 2017: The War on Cash

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for July 14, 2017:  The War on Cash 1.) Visa Takes War on Cash to Restaurants Visa has long considered cash one...

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...

Former Northwest Territorial Mint President Ross Hansen Indicted for Fraud

Along with Former Vault Manager, Former Northwest Territorial Mint President Ross Hansen was indicted for Defrauding Customers with False Promises about Bullion Delivery, Storage, &...

Mail Theft, Michigan Coin Shop Robbery Among Recent Numismatic Crimes: NCIC

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   USPS Thefts Chicago Area An express mail package containing a large number of slabbed...

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...

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...

Protecting Valuables: Commercial Safe or Bank Safe Deposit Box?

Richard Schwary - California Numismatic Investments Salt Lake City police investigate coin theft from residence / Burglars steal heavy gun safe containing $500,000-plus in...

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....

CoinWeek News Wire for September 22, 2017: Nanotechnology, Coin Thievery, and...

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for September 22, 2017: Brain Food 1.) The ATM at 50: How it’s changed consumer behavior The wide acceptance of the...

ANA Money Museum Gets Stolen Australian Holey Dollar Returned

The 1813 Holey dollar was returned to the American Numismatic Association's (ANA) Edward C. Rochette Money Museum on October 23. The Holey dollar is an...

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...

Bank of Canada Announces 2015 Law Enforcement Award of Excellence for...

From left to right: Michael Duncan, Justice System Specialist, Currency Department, Bank of Canada; Detective Bill Allen, Edmonton Police Service; Chief Clive Weighill, President,...

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...

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...

Superior Gold Group LLC is seized, assets frozen

On Monday, a California judge froze the assets of Superior Gold Group LLC of 100 Wilshire Boulevard, as well another office in Woodland Hills,...

CFTC Wins Fraud Trial Against Florida-Based Precious Metals Trader & His...

Robert Escobio and His Companies are Permanently Banned from Commodity Trading and Registration, and Ordered to Pay Approximately $2.5 Million in Restitution and Penalties By...

Managers of California-Based Global Gold Exchange Plead Guilty to Money Laundering

By United States Attorney's Office, Southern District of California ......   Global Gold Exchange, LLC and its managers, Jeffrey Morrow and Richard M. Owen, pleaded guilty...

CoinWeek News Wire for Feb. 9, 2018: Germans Love Cash, Inside...

By Coinweek Coin News Wire ....   Coin News Wire for February 9, 2018 Brain Food 1.) Digital != crypto != virtual I suspect that the Telegraph’s confusion may have...