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Dealers Work Together to Apprehend Coin Thief

Sergeant Tony Guzman, Houston Police Department
Interviewer: David Lisot

Gold and silver prices at record highs have increased the need for vigilance by coin dealers at a coin show to protect their inventories. At the Money Show of the Southwest action by some of the dealers on the floor of the convention helped in the apprehension of a coin thief that had stolen from several attendees at the show. Hear from the officer in charge who caught the perpetrator. He explains in detail the actions of the thief and how dealers might better protect themselves.
RunTime: 3:30

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Money Show of the Southwest
Houston, Texas
December 1-3, 2011

The 55th annual Money Show of the Southwest opened Thursday in Houston, Texas, sponsored by the Greater Houston Coin Club. This year’s convention included more than 200 dealers from around the country trading in coins, precious metals, paper money and other collectibles.

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  1. It would be nice to publicly name the thief, that way we all will know who to avoid in the future, I attend shows in California, Texas and Colorado regularly.


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