ACEF receives IRS approval, now public charity

The IRS has granted the Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation final approval as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and designation as a public charity. “IRS final approval allows ACEF to move forward in many different directions to raise funds,” said ACEF...

PNG Donates To ICTA’s Anti-Counterfeiting Efforts

To help fight fake numismatic merchandise in the marketplace, the Professional Numismatists Guild (www.PNGdealers.org) has donated $15,525 to the Industry Council for Tangible Assets Anti-Counterfeiting Task Force (www.ictaonline.org/actf). “Our PNG Board members...

Three receive 2018 ACTF Al Kreuzer Memorial Award

The Industry Council for Tangible Assets recognized three individuals Aug. 15 for their outstanding work in combatting counterfeiters and those who traffic in counterfeit coins and currency in the United States. Doug Davis, Nicholas L. Tranchitella, and Richard Weaver...

ICTA Celebrates 35 Years of Business

The Industry Council for Tangible Assets (ICTA) is incredibly proud to have turned 35 in July—but we’re even more proud of how we achieved it. ICTA is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors elected by the membership. The list of the association’s past chairmen...

Silver, Gold American Eagles Most Counterfeited Bullion Coins

Since 1986 when the United States Mint first introduced silver and gold American Eagle bullion coins, they have been top sellers in the United States as well as around the world. A new survey conducted by the Anti-Counterfeiting Task Force indicates the popular U.S....

Man pleads guilty to selling, importing fakes; impersonating agent

ACTF plays key role in investigation and provides experts to identify fakes A New Jersey man admitted June 25 to impersonating a federal agent while selling counterfeit coins and bars and unlawfully importing counterfeit coins and bars into the United States,...

Greg Allen new ACTF Steering Committee chair

World Mint Work Group joining anti-counterfeiting effort Industry Council for Tangible Assets Chairman Philip N. Diehl has announced the appointment of Greg Allen as chair of the Anti-Counterfeiting Task Force Steering Committee. ACTF Steering Committee members serve...

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