Concerns About Counterfeit Gold Grow Louder
In both Canada and the United States, there have been recent cases of banks or bullion dealers coming into possession of fake gold bars or fake gold coins.
Fenn Treasure Hunt In Jeopardy
After the second death of a person searching for the Forrest Fenn Treasure, New Mexico state police are calling for an end to the seven-year hunt.
Perth Mint Considers New Security Measures
Perth Mint has begun to consider heightened security measures such as no metal in the clothing of anyone who enters and exits the mint facilities.
Controversial New Civil Asset Forfeiture Bill
New legislation proposed in the Senate bolsters asset forfeiture laws by extending their scope to include a much wider range of assets and circumstances.
Commerzbank Ditches Precious Metals Division
Germany's largest lender, Commerzbank, is unexpectedly scrapping its precious metals business to focus more on other departments of the company.
NFC Tags Used to Track Gold and Silver?
Collectors are concerned that bullion with NFC tags could generate reports about the sale that include location data and the quantity of metals purchased.
States Scrapping Tax on Precious Metals
A number of U.S. states have been passing pro-gold legislation that makes it easier for the public to purchase precious metals.
U.S. Mint Releases Fort Knox Audit
Gold insider Koos Jansen used FOIA requests to investigate how the U.S. Mint audits the gold held at Fort Knox. His findings paint a troubling picture.
4-Kilo Gold Nugget Found In Australia
An incredible four-kilo gold nugget called Friday Joy was recently discovered in Victoria, Australia with a Minelab metal detector.