Silver Rush Creates Silver Scams

Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation warns of surge in fake “silver” coins offered online (Temecula, California) February 11, 2021 — The recent panic buying of silver bullion has sparked a significant increase in fraudulent or misleading online advertising...

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...

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