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Alabama man arrested for passing fake gold bars

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Offense: Fraud/Counterfeit

Investigating Agency: Baldwin County, Alabama

Incident location: Sylacauga,AL

A Sylacauga, Al man has been arrested for selling counterfeit gold bars. Dylan Jemison was arrested after selling counterfeit carded gold Argor Heraeus bars to individuals on Face Book Marketplace. The suspect was in possession of dozens of counterfeit bars. Jemison was charged with a third degree felony.

The Anti-Counterfeiting Task Force is seeking additional victims who might have come into contact with the suspect.

Anyone with information contact:
Doug Davis
[email protected]


  • CaptHenwayCaptHenway Posts: 31,442 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @derryb said:
    I have never trusted gold bars sealed cardboard and plastic.

    Yeah, that was a security feature for about three weeks, until the bastiges figgered out how to counterfeit the cards as well.
    Working at ANACS and in coin shops I got very good at feeling the “heft” of a gold item. Once caught a 50 Peso that was only 18kt instead of.900, then proved it with a specific gravity test. Can’t do that in a card.

    Numismatist. 50 year member ANA. Winner of four ANA Heath Literary Awards; three Wayte and Olga Raymond Literary Awards; Numismatist of the Year Award 2009, and Lifetime Achievement Award 2020. Winner numerous NLG Literary Awards.
  • I'm pretty impressed with this criminal's hustle.

    The substantial truth doctrine is an important defense in defamation law that allows individuals to avoid liability if the gist of their statement was true.

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