By Doug DavisFounder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ……
 

Vehicle Burglary

A dealer traveling in the Tarpon Springs, Florida area stopped at a store for a short period of time and when he returned to his vehicle it had been burglarized. The following coins were stolen:

  • 30 Gold American Eagles (raw)
  • 300 1/10th ounce Gold Eagles (raw)
  • 10 Gold Proof Buffalos (NGCPF70)
  • 20 Swiss Pamp Bars (Carded)
  • 12 1884 CC’s in Government Boxes

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Missing/Stolen Coins

The following coins have been reported missing/stolen:

1883 Morgan dollar PF67. Image courtesy NCIC, Doug Davis

1883 $1 Dollar Proof NGC 3319357-003

1914 Indian Head $10 gold eagle MS66. Image courtesy NCIC, Doug Davis

1914 $10 Gold NGC 3473726-005

1935-D Buffalo Nickel MS67. Image courtesy NCIC, Doug Davis

1935-D 5 Cent NGC 548860-016

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Residential Burglary

Detectives with the Downers Grove, Illinois police department are investigating a residential burglary. The coins pictured below were stolen from the residence.

Stolen coin 1 - Image courtesy NCIC, Doug Davis

Stolen coin 2 - Image courtesy NCIC, Doug Davis

Stolen coin 3 - Image courtesy NCIC, Doug Davis

Stolen coin 4 - Image courtesy NCIC, Doug Davis

Stolen coin 5 - Image courtesy NCIC, Doug Davis

Stolen coin 6 - Image courtesy NCIC, Doug Davis

Stolen coin 7 - Image courtesy NCIC, Doug Davis

Stolen coin 8 - Image courtesy NCIC, Doug Davis

Anyone with information please contact Detective James Minett #36, Downers Grove Police Department, 825 Burlington Avenue, Downers Grove, Illinois, 60515 at 630-434-5600 (main) or 630-434-5661 (desk).

Likewise, you can 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 doug@numismaticcrimes.org.

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Bad Checks

NCIC has been contacted recently by several agencies regarding bad checks written by Jason Faraj in Illinois, Michigan, Georgia, and Florida.

Dealers who have received bad checks from Faraj please forward information to NCIC such as dates, the investigating agency involved, your phone number, the name and contact information of the investigating officer, the amount of loss, etc.

Your assistance is greatly appreciated.

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The Numismatic Crime Information Center is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit corporation. P.O. Box 14080 Arlington, Texas 76094.
 

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