Crime and Fraud

ACEF Concerns Included in Federal Review of Counterfeiting & Piracy Markets

ACEF Concerns Included in Federal Review of Counterfeiting & Piracy Markets

The sale of counterfeit U.S. coins and precious metals on e-commerce platforms and third-party marketplaces continues to escalate and the number of victims proves...
Numismatic Crime - Help Identify Suspects in Gold Coin Theft

Numismatic Crime – Suspects in Earlier Coin Theft Possibly Traveling

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ...... Lost/Stolen Packages - FedEx, UPS The following parcels have been reported lost/stolen: FedEx A package...
Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), precious metals fraud and crime

Florida Men Ordered to Pay Over $1.6 Million for Precious Metals Fraud

Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) ...... On Wednesday, March 2, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced the U.S. District Court for the Middle District...
Euro Banknote Counterfeiting at Historically Low Level in 2021

Euro Banknote Counterfeiting at Historically Low Level in 2021

By European Central Bank (ECB) ...... 347,000 counterfeit euro banknotes were withdrawn from circulation in 2021, a historically low level in proportion to banknotes...
Numismatic Crime - Help Identify Suspects in Gold Coin Theft

Numismatic Crime – Help Identify Suspects in Gold Coin Theft

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ...... Suspects in Theft of Gold Kruerrands The two females pictured above are responsible...
CFTC Charges Safeguard Metals With Precious Metals Fraud Targeting the Elderly

CFTC Charges Safeguard Metals With Precious Metals Fraud Targeting the Elderly

Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) ...... The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and 27 state securities regulatory agencies that are members of the North American...
Numismatic Crime - $100,000 Worth of Coins Stolen at Starbucks

Numismatic Crime – $100,000 Worth of Coins Stolen at Starbucks

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ...... Coins and Silver Seized in Arrest The Police Department of Groveland, Florida is...
CEO of Florida Armored Transport Company Charged in Multimillion Dollar Dirty Gold Money Laundering Conspiracy

CEO of Florida Armored Transport Company Pleads Guilty in Dirty Gold Scheme

By United States Attorney's Office, Southern District of Florida ...... Jesus Gabriel Rodriguez, Jr., 45, former CEO of Transvalue, a South Florida company that transported...
The Truman Library Snyder Coin Collection Robbery and Other Recollections

The Truman Library Snyder Coin Collection Robbery and Other Recollections

By Victor Bozarth for PCGS ...... In March 1962, Treasury Secretary John Snyder donated his 450-piece complete coin collection to the Harry S. Truman Presidential...

Numismatic Crime – Million Dollar Bullion Coin Theft

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ...... Million Dollar Coin Burglary at Sunnyvale, California Dealer The Sunnyvale, California Police Department...

Numismatic Crime – Suspect in Coin Show Theft Arrested

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ...... Suspect in Coin Show Theft Arrested On November 26, 2021, Numismatic Crime Information...

Jeff Garrett – A Christmas Miracle and Lessons Learned

A lost coin is found and lessons are learned in a numismatic holiday caper   Reposted from December 6, 2019 by Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty...
Numismatic Crime - Coins Stolen in Transit From FedEx

Numismatic Crime – Coins Stolen in Transit From FedEx, USPS

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ...... Major FedEx Theft - Florida to California The contents of a package being...
Gold Dealers Sentenced for Financial Crimes and Gun Crimes

Gold Dealers Sentenced for Financial Crimes and Gun Crimes

By United States Attorney’s Office, Southern District of California ...... Global Gold Exchange, LLC and its managers, Richard M. Owen, James Warren, and Jeffrey Morrow,...
Numismatic Crime - Precious Metal Coins Stolen in Burglary

Numismatic Crime – Precious Metal Coins Stolen in Burglary

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ...... Suspect Attempting to Sell Coins from Baltimore Theft NCIC just received information that...
Numismatic Crime - Bullion Stolen From Storage, Coins Stolen From Mail

Numismatic Crime – Bullion Stolen From Storage, Coins Stolen From Mail

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ...... Storage Facility Bullion Burglary Police in Seattle, Washington are investigating a burglary that...
Numismatic Crime - Coins Stolen From Dealer's Vehicle, US Mail

Numismatic Crime – Coins Stolen From Dealer’s Vehicle, US Mail

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ...... USPS - Coins Stolen in Transit, California to Las Vegas A package was...
Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) - Doug Davis

Numismatic Crime – Reward Offered in Major Coin Theft

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ...... Coins Lost/Stolen in the Mail - NV to CA A USPS priority mail...
Anatomy of Fraudulent Facebook Pop-Up Ads for Counterfeit Coins

Anatomy of Fraudulent Facebook Pop-Up Ads

Facebook has become the predominant choice of fraudsters   Online scams related to counterfeit coins and precious metals continue to escalate and a major tool used...
Three Numismatic Groups Admonish Facebook About Ads Offering Counterfeits

Three Numismatic Groups Admonish Facebook About Ads Offering Counterfeits

Three major numismatic organizations that sent a letter to Facebook executives to complain that the social media platform “has become the predominant choice of...
Numismatic Crime Updates: Vehicle Burglary and Gold Bar Theft

Numismatic Crime Updates: Vehicle Burglary and Gold Bar Theft

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ...... Vehicle Burglary - Dealer Inventory Dealer Susanne Watts was the victim of a...
Bullion Dealer Charles McAllister of BullionDirect Charged with Fraud, Money Laundering

Federal Court Orders Alabama Man to Pay More Than $16 Million in Precious Metals...

Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) ...... The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced today, Mondy, August 23, that the U.S. District Court for the Southern...
Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) - Doug Davis

Numismatic Crime Updates: Major Coin Burglary in Maui Exceeds $1 Million in Losses

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ...... Major Burglary in Maui Detectives with the Maui Police Department in Hawaii are...
Numismatic Crime Updates - NCIC, Doug Davis

Numismatic Crime Updates: Break-Ins, Bad Checks, and Stolen Coins

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ...... Post Coin Show Car Break-In A collector exhibiting and volunteering at the recent...
Monex Deposit Company, CFTC Center of CFTC Complaint

U.S. Court of Appeals Rules in Favor of CFTC in Fraud Case Against Monex...

Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) ...... On Thursday, July 22, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced that the United States Court of Appeals for...
CEO of Florida Armored Transport Company Charged in Multimillion Dollar Dirty Gold Money Laundering Conspiracy

CEO of Florida Armored Transport Company Charged in Multimillion Dollar Dirty Gold Money Laundering...

By United States Attorney's Office, Southern District of Florida ...... South Florida federal prosecutors have charged a Miami-Dade County business owner with facilitating a $140...
Former LAX Cargo Handler Sentenced to Prison for Stealing Gold Bars

Cargo Handlers at LAX Plead Guilty to Stealing Four Gold Bars Headed From Australia...

By United States Attorney's Office, Central District of California ...... Two cargo handling company employees who worked at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) each pleaded...
Precious Metals Crime and Fraud - Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC)

CFTC Charges Individuals and Florida Companies With Fraud in Multimillion-Dollar Precious Metals Scheme

Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) ...... On Thursday, July 1, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced that it has filed a civil enforcement action...
Numismatic Crime Updates: Coins Stolen or Missing in Transit

Numismatic Crime Updates: Coins Stolen or Missing in Transit

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ...... Latin American Coins Stolen/Lost in Texas A UPS package shipped from Spain to...

Numismatic Crime Updates: Coins, Banknotes Stolen or Missing From FedEx

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ...... Canadian Notes Stolen/Lost via FedEx A FedEx package being shipped from Canada to...