Minnesota’s New Gold Coin Dealer Law

Minnesota has become the first state in the country to require registration of bullion coin dealers and salesmen.  Is this effective consumer protection or is it an overextension of governmental authority?  Does a rotten apple, once removed from the bunch, …… Read More

8 Gold Coin Scams to Watch Out For

Before investing in gold bullion or gold coins, the Federal Trade Commission suggests that you do careful research in order to educate yourself and avoid being taken unfair advantage of. Here at Certified Gold Exchange, we could not agree more. …… Read More

Are Commemorative Gold Coins a Scam?

July 2, 2014 – The U.S. Mint is preparing to release the U.S. Marshals commemorative gold coin, with proceeds going towards construction of a U.S. Marshals museum. A $35 surcharge on each coin will go towards the museum, but some …… Read More

Pros & Cons of Amazon’s Gold Coin Store

June 25, 2014 – Amazon.com has announced the launch of a collectible coin store that will sell rare gold coins as well as other coins that have been certified by the Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) and the Numismatic Guaranty …… Read More

How to Spot Fake Gold Coins

June 18, 2014 – A My Fox New York article published yesterday reported that two Chinese nationals living in New York have been arrested for allegedly selling fake gold coins, and police believe the pair may have swindled up to …… Read More

Colorado Gold Coin Dealer Sentenced

May 29, 2014 – A gold coin dealer from  Fairplay (ironically enough), Colorado has been sentenced to 7 ½ years in prison after pleading guilty last September to mail fraud and failing to file an income tax return. James P. …… Read More

Up to $2.7M in Gold Coins Missing after Romanian Couple’s Deportation

May 12, 2014 – U.S. authorities suspect a Romanian couple may have hidden as much as $2.7 million in gold coins on their property in Yelm, Washington. Radu and Diana Nemes are wanted in Romania for their alleged role in …… Read More

Latest Inflation Report Hints at Gold Coin Price Suppression

April 15, 2014 – The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released its latest report Tuesday and the results show that inflation may be more of an issue than the Federal Reserve is letting on. According to the report the index …… Read More

IRS to Take About ½ of CA Couple’s $10M Gold Coin Fortune

March 11, 2014 – If you haven’t heard about the California couple who stumbled upon over 1,400 gold coins while walking their property last year, allow me to bring you up to speed. The coins were almost exclusively one-ounce Liberty …… Read More