Currency and Precious Metals Scams

Currency Scams

In good economic climates and bad, there are always conmen trying to sell you on gold, silver, Krugerands, coins, and now even "e-cuurency", like "BitCoin".  Not all are legitimate, and not all are scams.  Avoiding the scams means examining each offer (and the person or companies involved) carefully.


Choose the type of currency or precious metal below to read about scams involving it:



For a comprehensive list of national and international agencies to report scams, see this page.