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Numismatic Crime – Counterfeit Notes Sold Over Facebook

Numismatic Crime - Counterfeit Confederate Notes Sold Over Facebook

By Doug DavisPresident, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ……

Coin Shop Burglary – Florida

The Bay County Sheriff’s Deptartment is investigating the early morning burglary of PCB Coins and Cards in Panama City, Florida on February 16. The suspects gained entry by using a sledgehammer to breach the front glass door. Once inside, the suspects grabbed coins and cards and exited through the shattered front door.

Investigators believe the same suspects had burglarized Comic Emporium 45 minutes earlier, stealing more than $100,000 in Pokémon, comic books, and sports cards.

A partial list of stolen coins and cards:

  • 2021 Morgan Dollars
  • Graded Obsolete Currency
  • 1899 Black Eagle
  • 1917 Large $1 bill
  • 60 PSA Graded Pokémon cards

Person of Interest Selling Counterfeit CSA Notes Over Facebook

Several dealers have reported an individual who is attempting to sell photocopied examples of key Confederate States of America (CSA) notes to dealers through Facebook.

The person of interest is known to go by the name Jeremy Tewell and is based out of Joplin, Missouri.

Lost/Stolen in Transit: FedEx – Germany to New York

A FedEx International package being shipped from Germany to Brooklyn, New York, has been reported lost/stolen. The last known location is the FedEx hub in Memphis, Tennessee.

The package contained the following coins and medals:

Total declared value of shipment: EUR 9,060.18 (about $9,634 USD at the time of publication).

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Please contact the Numismatic Crime Information Center’s Doug Davis if you have questions or information about any of the cases above. You can reach him at (817) 723-7231, or email him at [email protected].

Numismatic Crime Information Center
Numismatic Crime Information Centerhttp://www.numismaticcrimes.org/
The Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation whose mission is to serve as a national and international resource for collectors, dealers, and law enforcement in the education, prevention, and investigation of crimes involving coins, paper money, tokens, medals, and related numismatic items. NCIC disseminates current crime-related issues to the numismatic industry and provides local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies with the fundamental investigative techniques, knowledge, and understanding to respond effectively to the complex challenges encountered during a crime. Please contact the Numismatic Crime Information Center's Doug Davis if you have questions or information concerning open cases. You can reach him at (817) 723-7231, or email him at [email protected].

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