Thursday, 09.07.2020

Tag: Forgeries

Caution! Fake Medals and Poppy Pins Came on the Market

The head of a militaria business counterfeited and sold fake military medals and supplied poppy pin badges on eBay. Now a court passed the sentence. Here you can cast a glance at his workshop.

The Counterfeiter From the Valais

This year marks 140 years since the death of Joseph-Samuel Farinet, the most famous counterfeiter in Switzerland. In the 19th century, he flooded the Valais with 20-rappen pieces. The Swiss National Museum is telling his story within their blog.

Doug Davis Named Director of the Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation

Former police chief and head of the Numismatic Crime Information Center Doug Davis has been selected by the nonprofit Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation (ACEF) to be its next Director of Anti-Counterfeiting.
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