Professional Currency Dealers Association President Sergio Sanchez presented a $1,000 check on behalf of the organization to Numismatic Crime Information Center President Doug Davis at the Lyn Knight Currency auction held Dec. 10 in Lenexa, Kan.
“We are excited to have such a prestigious numismatic organization support our efforts in the area of numismatic crime,” said Davis. “This generous donation will help fund a numismatic expert network for law enforcement across the country.”
Sanchez, in presenting the donation, stated PCDA’s willingness to promote Davis’ efforts on behalf of collectors and dealers alike.
“PCDA feels that this is an extremely worthwhile project that directly benefits many in the numismatic community,” Sanchez said. “We are pleased to participate with Doug in this endeavor.”
NCIC is the world’s leading resource on numismatic crime investigations. It was created to give law enforcement and victims a free and easy-to-use system to fight numismatic related offenses.
“NCIC maintains the largest database of numismatic crimes and provides dealers, collectors and law enforcement with the data, tools and resources to assist in addressing the complexities of a numismatic investigation,” said Davis, who has more than 25 years’ experience as a law enforcement criminal investigator and is a recognized expert in numismatic investigations.
NCIC assists victims during the investigative process and provides law enforcement agencies with technical and investigative support in order to develop effective case strategies and successful outcomes.
For more information about NCIC, visit Web site www.numismaticcrimes.org.