DENVER, CO - A quick-thinking citizen contacted law enforcement and helped nab two suspects in a silver bar scam.

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NEWARK, NJ - Federal investigators in New Jersey say they have uncovered a $5.4 million plot to defraud a U.S. Mint-run program that redeems unusable dimes, quarters and half dollars.

In court papers filed last week, federal prosecutors lay out a daring scheme led by several U.S.-based metal recyclers - one based in New Jersey -- to import counterfeit coins from China in an effort to take advantage of the U.S. Mint's century-old Mutilated Coin Program.

NEVADA COUNTY, CA - There’s been an uptick in customers visiting local gold and silver dealers over the past week or so — but they’re not looking to buy or sell.

WAVERLY, NY - New York State Police arrested a Waverly man Monday suspected of selling counterfeit gold at his swap shop.

GRASS VALLEY, CA - Just one day after being arraigned in Nevada County Superior Court on three felony counts of possessing and selling more than $175,000 in counterfeit gold, Grass Valley business owner Gregory Arnoldi was arrested again by Nevada County District Attorney investigators Thursday for ongoing criminal activity related to counterfeit gold and silver transactions.

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