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Counterfeit Precious Metals Websites Erupt With Volatility of Market

The March 24, 2020 consumer/investor advisory statement below is from Doug Davis, Director of the Anti-Counterfeiting Task Force of the non-profit Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation. Mr.Davis is a former Texas police chief. ——- The 11- year low in silver and the … Continue reading

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Skog gets 30 months for selling counterfeit coins

Minnesota coin dealer Barry Ron Skog, 68, was sentenced July 9th to 30 months in federal prison for carrying out a counterfeit coin fraud scheme in multiple states. In addition, Judge Wilhelmina M. Wright, U.S. District Court in St. Paul, … Continue reading

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Nominations sought for Kreuzer Award

The Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation (ACEF) is seeking nominees for its third annual Alan Kreuzer Memorial Award. This award recognizes vigorous anti-counterfeiting efforts of collectors, dealers, law enforcement agents, or others diligently trying to protect the numismatic marketplace from counterfeit coins … Continue reading

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Viewpoint: Tell judge fakes damage collectors

By Beth Deisher By mid-February, U.S. District Court Judge Robert B. Kugler is scheduled to sentence Jonathan A. Kirschner for his admitted crimes of falsely impersonating an agent of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) and of … Continue reading

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PNG leads fight against counterfeits

When the going gets tough, the Professional Numismatists Guild steps up and gets going. It has taken over a foundation to fight counterfeits flooding into the United States. When the Industry Council For Tangible Assets gave up the Anti-Counterfeiting Task … Continue reading

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$100,000 given to fight fakes

A donation of $100,000 to the Professional Numismatists Guild will go entirely to the hobby’s effort to fight fakes. Half of the money came from Wayde Milas, RARCOA Chief Executive Officer in Willowbrook, Ill. Half came from Standard Numismatics LLC … Continue reading

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PNG takes leadership in fight against fakes

When the going gets tough, the Professional Numismatists Guild steps up and gets going. It has taken over a foundation to fight counterfeits flooding into the United States. When the Industry Council For Tangible Assets gave up the Anti-Counterfeiting Task … Continue reading

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Fake fight moves from ICTA to foundation

Organized numismatics’ Anti-Counterfeiting Task Force has been transferred from the Industry Council for Tangible Assets to the Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation. This change was effective Nov. 15. Retired Coin World editor Beth Deisher will continue to serve as director of anti-counterfeiting. She … Continue reading

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Fight against counterfeits gets new structure

Organized numismatics’ Anti-Counterfeiting Task Force has been transferred from the Industry Council for Tangible Assets to the Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation. This change was effective Nov. 15. Retired Coin World editor Beth Deisher will continue to serve as director of anti-counterfeiting. She … Continue reading

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