Silver Is the Money of the People
Gold may be the king of safe haven investments, but its close cousin silver has long functioned as the "money of the people," who are mostly small buyers.
Beware of Fake PAMP Suisse Gold Bars
A new style of fake PAMP Suisse gold bars are making the rounds. Learn what PAMP Suisse and others are doing to combat counterfeits on the market.
Did You Know?: Bank of England Founded by Pirate Gold
The Bank of England may be the most vaunted financial institution in the world, but it humbly was founded by funds pilfered from sunken Spanish treasure.
FBI Targeting Fraud Overseas
The Federal Bureau of Investigation is using Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) to commit more agents and resources to pursue overseas fraud cases.
The Great Swindlers in American History
American history and even contemporary American culture are replete with examples of great swindlers and con-men. In fact, we even celebrate certain scams.
Gold Coins and "Hooves" Found in Another Ancient Chinese Tomb
Only a week after an incredible cache of copper coins was found in an Ancient Chinese royal tomb, the site yielded an unprecedented hoard of gold artifacts.
New Auction Record for British Gold Trade Dollar
An 1896B British Gold Trade Dollar has set a new auction record for coins of its type. The NGC PF64 gold coin realized a total of £220,000 or over $340,000.
How To Spot Counterfeit Gold and Silver Coins
Spotting counterfeit gold coins can be difficult as fraudsters become increasingly sophisticated. Read how you can check if a gold coin is real or fake.
Gold Stolen from Royal Canadian Mint?
Since the Royal Canadian Mint opened its current facility in Ottawa in 1908, it has endured a surprising history of being robbed by its own employees.
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