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Coin Scammers Strike Again, Get Slammed with Unprecedented Government Lawsuit

Coin Scammers Strike Again, Get Slammed with Unprecedented Government Lawsuit

Bad actors within certain segments of the retail precious metals industry continue to prey on people who are looking to acquire gold and silver bullion. Regulators in 30 different states recently joined together with the Commodities Futures Trading Commission and filed an unprecedented federal lawsuit and enforcement action against a company accused of operating a large-scale precious metals fraud scheme. The company, Barrick Capital (a.k.a. Chase Metals, Metals.com), is accused of targeting mainly elderly customers through traditional and social media. Once they were identified as prospects for buying gold or silver, the victims were apparently subjected to aggressive sales tactics from boiler-room phone banks, pressured to liquidate stocks in their […]

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4 Tips To Avoid Gold Scams

4 Tips To Avoid Gold Scams

It is critical not to fall in one of the gold scam traps. Peter Schiff, founder of Euro Pacific Precious Metals, has released a free anti gold scam report. He observes that the majority of investors are currently playing the US markets and shunning gold, just like they did in 2007 and 2008, right before the financial collapse. For gold investors who are serious about investing safely, we has updated and re-released the Classic Gold Scams report. In it, he provides four tips.

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