Crime and Fraud

Numismatic Crime - Coin Theft at New York International Convention

Numismatic Crime – Coin Theft at New York International Convention

By Doug Davis - President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ...... The New York City Police Department is investigating a coin theft that occurred at...
New Jersey Man Indicted for Alleged Gold Fraud

New Jersey Man Indicted for Alleged Gold Fraud

By United States Attorney's Office, District of Massachusetts ...... On Thursday, December 8, a New Jersey man was indicted by a federal grand jury in...

Ex-Wall Street Trader Convicted in Precious Metals Spoofing Scheme

By the United States Department of Justice ...... On Friday, December 9, 2022, a federal jury in the Northern District of Illinois convicted a former...
Federal Court Orders Monex and Owners to Pay $38 Million for Fraud

Federal Court Orders Monex and Owners to Pay $38 Million for Fraud

Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) ...... On December 21, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced the U.S. District Court for the Central District of...
Numismatic Crimes Escalate During Last Quarter - NCIC Year-End Support

Numismatic Crimes Escalate During Last Quarter – NCIC Year-End Support

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ...... The landscape of numismatic and retail crime has changed and continues to...

PCGS Reports Missing Packages, Working With USPS

Collectors (PSA, PCGS, and Wata) is aware of a very small number of packages that have been reported as delivered to our headquarters in...
Lost/Stolen in Transit: USPS - Himyarite drachms, Switzerland to CA

Numismatic Crime – California Coin Shop Burglarized

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ...... Vehicle Burglary - San Francisco, California On November 9, a dealer traveling to...

Numismatic Crime – Suspects in Texas Coin Shop Thefts

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ...... Alert: Suspects Traveling in Gold Theft On October 28, 2022, the subjects pictured...
Coin crime, theft, robbery and fraud

Colorado Man Gets 27 Months for Africa Gold Scheme

By United States Attorney’s Office, District of Montana ...... On Monday, November 7, 2022, a Colorado man who admitted to defrauding a Montana family of...
Numismatic Crime - Coin Shop Burglaries and Vehicular Break-ins

Numismatic Crime – Coin Shop Burglaries and Vehicular Break-ins

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ...... Coin Shop Burglary - Stockton, California The Stockton Police Department is investigating a...
More Than €4 Million in Fake 500 Euro Bills Seized in Spain

More Than €4 Million in Fake 500 Euro Bills Seized in Spain

One of the most sophisticated euro counterfeits ever detected in the EU   By Europol ...... On September 21, 2022, Europol supported the Spanish National Police (Policía...
Precious Metals Crime and Fraud - Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC)

Precious Metals Dealer Bob Higgins of Argent Group Charged With Ongoing Fraud

Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) ...... On Wednesday, October 5, 2022, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced that it filed a civil enforcement action...
Numismatic Crime - $50,000 Reward Offered for Recovery of Stolen Coins

Numismatic Crime – $50,000 Reward Offered for Recovery of Stolen Coins

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ...... Stolen in Transit: FedEx - Arizona to Florida A package being sent via...
Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), precious metals fraud and crime

CFTC Orders Goldline, A-Mark to Pay Over $1 Million for Fraud

Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) ......   On Thursday, September 22, 2022, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) issued an order filing and simultaneously settling charges...
Numismatic Crime - Suspect Attempts to Sell Coins Stolen From Mail

Numismatic Crime – Suspect Attempts to Sell Coins Stolen From Mail

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ...... Stolen in Transit: USPS - New York to Oregon A package being sent...
Numismatic Crime - Coin and Paper Money Thefts

Numismatic Crime – Coin and Paper Money Thefts

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ...... Coin Burglary - Phoneix, Arizona The Phoenix Police Department is investigating a commercial...
Numismatic Crime - Coin Show Dealers High-Profile Targets

Numismatic Crime – Coin Show Dealers High-Profile Targets

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ...... Coin Show Dealers Becoming High-Profile Targets During the past several months, organized groups...
Numismatic Crime - Smash and Grab Groups Targeting Coin Shops

Numismatic Crime – Smash and Grab Groups Targeting Coin Shops

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ...... USPS: Stolen/Missing - New Jersey to California A package being shipped from New...
Precious Metals Crime and Fraud - Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC)

CFTC Charges Nevada Metals Trader With Spoofing in Gold and Silver Markets

Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) ...... On Friday, August 5, 2022, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) filed a civil enforcement action in the U.S....
Numismatic Crime - Thieves Follow Dealer Home After Coin Show

Numismatic Crime – Thieves Follow Dealer Home After Coin Show

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ...... Attention Coin Dealers: Suspects Follow Victim Home in Atlanta A dealer at the...
Former LAX Cargo Handler Sentenced to Prison for Stealing Gold Bars

Former LAX Cargo Handler Sentenced to Prison for Stealing Gold Bars

By United States Attorney's Office, Central District of California ...... A former cargo handling company employee at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) was sentenced on...
Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation Warns: Hundreds of Websites Selling Fake Coins

Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation Warns: Hundreds of Websites Selling Fake Coins

ACEF warns of fake “precious metal” and “rare coins” offered online, and helps a Texas investor who became an unsuspecting victim   Looking to buy gold...
Numismatic Crime - Coins Stolen or Missing From Major Mail Carriers

Numismatic Crime – Coins Stolen or Missing From Major Mail Carriers

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ...... UPS: Stolen/Missing - New York to Florida A package being shipped via UPS...
Numismatic Crime - Video of Suspects Available in Recent Coin Burglary

Numismatic Crime – Video of Suspects Available in Recent Coin Burglary

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ...... UPDATE: Nebraska Vehicle Burglary The following is a video of the recent vehicle...
Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) - Doug Davis

Numismatic Crime – Coins and Currency Stolen From Mail

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ...... USPS: Coins Stolen in Transit - California to Louisiana On May 16, 2022,...
Numismatic Crime - Coin Theft Suspects on the Make

Numismatic Crime – Coin Theft Suspects on the Make

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ...... Coin Shop Burglary - San Jose, California Falcone Jewelry and Coin in San...
Owner of Rust Rare Coin Sentenced to 19 Years in Prison for Fraudulent Silver Trading Program

Owner of Rust Rare Coin Sentenced to 19 Years in Prison for Fraudulent Silver...

By United States Attorney's Office, District of Utah ...... Gaylen Dean Rust, 62, of Layton, Utah, was sentenced to 19 years in federal prison by...
Numismatic Crime - Help Find and Identify Coin Theft Suspects

Numismatic Crime – Help Find and Identify Coin Theft Suspects

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ...... Pawn Shop Robbery - Owner Severely Beaten The owner of a pawn shop...
Precious Metals Crime and Fraud - Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC)

Federal Court Orders Precious Metals Traders to Pay Penalties for Spoofing

Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) ...... The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) today announced that Judge Steven C. Seeger of the U.S. District Court for...
Numismatic Crime - Coin Theft Suspects in Custody - NCIC

Numismatic Crime – Coin Theft Suspects in Custody

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ...... Theft of Jewelry, Rolex Watches at Long Beach Coin Show Long Beach Police...