Attempt Made to Sell Fake $300,000 Gold Coin

Seller is suspect in another counterfeits case (Temecula, California) July 14, 2020 — Acting on a tip from the Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation (www.ACEFonline.org), federal and local California law enforcement agents now are investigating the...

Counterfeiting Battles Continued in May

Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation is working with fraud victims and federal law enforcement agencies (Fallbrook, California) May 26, 2020 – A fraudulent advertisement for bullion coins on Facebook, fake encapsulation holders and requests for expert help from...

Counterfeit Coins Importer Sentenced to 10½ Years in Prison

Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation alerted and assisted investigators in the case (Camden, NJ) January 29, 2020 – A federal court judge in Camden, New Jersey has sentenced admitted counterfeit coins importer, Johnathan A. Kirschner, 35, of Moorestown, New...

Reporting suspected fake coins

See it? Report it! Easily Report Suspected Fakes With Online Help From Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation (Temecula, California) January 21, 2020 — The Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation (ACEF) now provides collectors, dealers, the general public...

PNG clarifies ethics language on counterfeits

(Temecula, California) March 28, 2019 – Recently adopted anti-counterfeiting language in the Bylaws of the Professional Numismatists Guild (www.PNGdealers.org) has been revised to clarify the organization’s commitment to fighting against modern fakes entering the...

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