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Greece: German national arrested trying to smuggle gold at Athens Airport

As reported by a German man was arrested at Athens International Airport after allegedly attempting to smuggle half a ton of gold and silver out of Greece, the BBC reports. Read Article

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India customs officials: lenient laws behind the increase in gold smuggling

As reported by, the recent spate of gold smuggling through airport has made the authorities wonder if the laws are stringent enough to keep smuggling down. Many customs officials feel that not so strict laws are the reason behind the increase in smuggling. Read Article

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Manas airport, kyrgyzstan: passenger arrested trying to smuggle jewellery items to Istanbul

According to an attempt illegally to export gold from the country was suppressed in Manas airport, press service of the company reported. According to its data, on March 6 at 4.30 a.m. officers of the Aviation Security Service of Manas international airport found 26 gold jewelry items (rings, earrings) in the luggage of a [...]

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Ottawa: 44-year-old woman sentenced to 3 years in counterfeit jewellery scam

As reported by a woman who sold hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of counterfeit Tiffany & Co. jewelry was sentenced to nearly three years in prison Friday. Read Article

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Bay City, Michigan: police investigate attempted sale cases of counterfeit silver, gold

According to the Michigan State Police is investigating attempted sales of fake silver and gold bullion in the Mid-Michigan area. It looks like silver, it feels like silver, but a Bay City coin and jewelry collector says he is seeing more and more fake silver in his store. Read Article

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California, woman loses $1200 in gold scam

A woman was swindled out of $1,200 after a man sold her a fake gold bar claiming he needed the money to help pay for his son’s medical care, police reported. A woman shopping with her toddler Tuesday at Vons in the 11000 block of Los Alamitos Boulevard said she was approached by a man [...]

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