By Doug Davis – Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ……
Assistance Needed – Suspect Identification
The Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) is working with the NYPD Major Theft Unit to identify gold and jewelry theft victims that involved the person pictured below.
The subject has been traveling across the US targeting coin shops, antique malls, and pawn shops since November 2018.
If you were a victim, or know of any dealer that was a victim, please contact Doug Davis at (817) 723-7231 or [email protected].
Rare Coins Stolen
The La Plata County Sheriff’s Department of Durango, Colorado has requested the assistance of NCIC with a case involving the theft of the following three coins:
1. 1894-S Barber Dime. It has a grade of NGC PF63 and a serial number of 3580552001. Estimated value of $1,225,000.00 USD.
2. 1652 Willow Tree 6 Pence. It had received a grade number of PCGS MS64 and had a serial number of 15-64-11163562 Estimated value of $472,000.00.
3. 1794 Flowing Hair Dollar. It had received a grade number of PCGS XF45 and had a serial number of 6851-45-08888779. Estimated value of $379,500.00.
La Plata County SO Case# S19-06050
Anyone with information, immediately contact Luke Harrington of the Criminal Investigations Unit, La Plata County Sheriff’s Office, 742 Turner Drive, Durango, Colorado, 81303. Phone: (970) 382-7044; Fax: (970) 247-9602.
Roma Gang Suspects
The Numismatic Crime Information Center has been tracking the suspects pictured below for the past eight days. They are responsible for a gold coin theft at a shop in Tacoma, Washington and have also been seen in the Colorado area:
Top: Tacoma, WA suspect; Center: Costica Horga; Bottom: Mircea Lucaci
NCIC can provide investigating agencies with additional details.
Please contact the Numismatic Crime Information Center’s Doug Davis if you have any questions or information about any of the cases above. You can reach him at (817) 723-7231, or email him at [email protected]numismaticcrimes.org.
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