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Numismatic Crime – Major Thefts From Dealers After Coin Shows

Recent Alerts from Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Facebook Counterfeit Bullion Suspect Arrested in Alabama A Sylacauga, Alabama man...
Suspect in Boston Stack's Bowers Theft of Gold $100 Bill

Numismatic Crime – Suspects Wanted in Coin Show Burglaries

Recent Numismatic Crime Alerts from Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ...... Vehicle Burglary at Michigan Coin Show The Allen Park,...
PMG graded $1000 note Ser#G00250564A - Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC)

Numismatic Crime – Reward for Information in Gold Theft

Recent Numismatic Crime as Reported by Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ...... Vehicle Burglary - Simi Valley, California Police in...
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Precious Metals Dealers Charged in $7 Million Retirement Account Fraud

Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) ...... The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced on Tuesday, September 26, that it has filed a complaint in the...
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FBI Accused of Keeping Gold Coins, Silver of Private Citizens

By CoinWeek .... Civil forfeiture is a controversial tactic of government and law enforcement agencies. Your property can be taken without criminal charges levied against...
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Numismatic Crime – Police Look for Suspect in Michigan Coin Show Theft

Recent Numismatic Crime as Reported by Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ...... Coin Show Theft - Lansing, Michigan Police in...
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Numismatic Crime – Bad Checks for Bullion Orders

A Report on Recent Numismatic Crime by Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ...... Mail Fraud: Bad Checks for Bullion...
A Collectible Counterfeit? The Story of Henning Nickels - Tyler Rossi

A Collectible Counterfeit? The Story of Henning Nickels

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek ..... A few years ago, I decided to start coin roll hunting, and with $25 I opened an account at...
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CFTC Issues Charges in Ongoing Crypto, Precious Metals Fraud

Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) ...... On Firday, August 11, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced that it has filed a complaint in the...
Numismatic Crime - Theft Suspect Caught at St. Louis Coin Show

Numismatic Crime – Theft Suspect Caught at St. Louis Coin Show

A Report on Recent Numismatic Crime by Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ...... Theft Suspect Detained at St. Louis...
Numismatic Crime Updates - NCIC, Doug Davis

Numismatic Crime – Coins Stolen and Lost While Being Shipped

A Report on Recent Numismatic Crime by Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ...... Stolen in Transit: UPS - Texas...
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Argent, First State Depository to Pay $146 Million for Precious Metals Fraud

Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) ...... Click Here for the First State Depository Receivership Website * * * On Monday, July 3, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission...
Numismatic Crime Information Center - June 2023 News.

Numismatic Crime – Coins Stolen From USPS, FedEx

A Report on Recent Numismatic Crime by Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ...... Lost/Stolen in Transit: UPS - New...
Numismatic Crime - Outrageous Number of Coins Stolen From Home and Mail. NCIC June 2023.

Numismatic Crime – Outrageous Number of Coins Stolen From Home and Mail

Recent Numismatic Crime by Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ...... Lost/Stolen in Transit: USPS - Chicago A USPS Registered Mail...
Numismatic Crime Information Center - May 2023 Update.

Numismatic Crime – Coin Shop Burglary, More Stolen From Mail

Recent Numismatic Crime by Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ...... Lost/Stolen in Transit: USPS - Texas to Georgia A USPS...
LA-Area Precious Metals Dealer Charged in $61 Million Elder Fraud, Red Rock Security Website Screenshot.

LA-Area Precious Metals Dealer Charged in $61 Million Elder Fraud

On Monday, May 15, 2023, Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and state regulators in California and Hawaii announced they have filed a joint civil...
Numismatic Crime - Coin Theft in Georgia, Items Stolen in Mail

Numismatic Crime – Coin Theft in Georgia, Items Stolen in Mail

Recent Numismatic Crime by Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ...... Residential Theft in Georgia The Screven, GA Police Department is...
CFTC Charges Precious Metals Dealers in Elderly Fraud

CFTC Charges Precious Metals Dealers in Elderly Fraud

Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) ...... The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced on Tuesday, April 25, 2023, it has filed a civil enforcement action...

$200,000 in Dimes Stolen From Truck in Philadelphia: CBS

CBS has given an update on a U.S. Mint delivery of millions of dimes stolen from a truck in Philadelphia   CBS Philadelphia reports that a...

Numismatic Crime – Suspect Arrested in Facebook Counterfeit Note Case

By Doug Davis - President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ...... Suspect Arrested in Counterfeit CSA Note Case On February 22, 2023, the Numismatic Crime Information...

ACEF Reports Fakers Using Same Cert Numbers Multiple Times

Recent examples of fake “certified” Morgan and Peace dollars have been found with the same certification numbers on the encapsulation inserts, cautions the Anti-Counterfeiting...

Coin Theft Suspects Caught With Help From NGC and NCIC

Two people were charged in connection with the thefts of rare coins and bullion coins mailed to customers from Beaumont, Texas. One of the...
Euro Banknote Counterfeiting Remained Low in 2022. Image: Adobe Stock.

Euro Banknote Counterfeiting Remained Low in 2022

By the European Central Bank (ECB) ...... 376,000 counterfeit euro banknotes withdrawn from circulation in 2022, second-lowest level ever in proportion to total banknotes...
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Numismatic Crime – Vehicle Burglary Suspects Target Coin Dealers

By Doug Davis - President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ...... Suspects Arrested in Coin Dealer Vehicle Burglary A coin dealer heading home from the recent...
Numismatic Crime - Counterfeit Confederate Notes Sold Over Facebook

Numismatic Crime – Counterfeit Notes Sold Over Facebook

By Doug Davis - President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ...... Coin Shop Burglary - Florida The Bay County Sheriff’s Deptartment is investigating the early morning...
Fake Gold, Silver Coins on Hundreds of Websites: ACEF

Fake Gold, Silver Coins on Hundreds of Websites: ACEF

Investigators discover more than 300 websites selling counterfeit “rare coins” and “precious metal” items, including some advertisers on Walmart.com   A Long Island, New York investor...
Stolen Morgan Dollar from Package. Numismatic Crime

Numismatic Crime – Coins Stolen From International Shipments

  By Doug Davis - President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ...... Stolen in Transit: USPS - Texas to California A package being shipped by Priority Mail...
Numismatic Crime - Help Catch Traveling Coin Theft Suspects: NCIC, Doug Davis

Numismatic Crime – Help Catch Traveling Coin Theft Suspects

By Doug Davis - President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ...... Lost/Stolen in Transit: UPS - Texas to Georgia A package being shipped UPS Overnight direct...
Numismatic Crime - Coins, Bankotes Stolen in Transit

Numismatic Crime – Coins, Bankotes Stolen in Transit

By Doug Davis - President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ...... Stolen in Transit: USPS - Kansas to Florida A package shipped by USPS Express Mail...
Look Out! More Fake "Certified" Morgan Dollars Appear in Facebook Ads

Look Out! More Fake “Certified” Morgan Dollars Appear in Facebook Ads

By CoinWeek .... On January 16, CoinWeek published an article by Jack Young where he talked about a particularly egregious wave of counterfeit Morgan dollars...