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Criminal & Civil Investigation
Warrant Issued in Fake Silver Scam
The Bossier Financial Crimes Task Force has secured criminal arrest warrants for a woman accused of selling bogus silver bars to a local business.
Monique Marie Reyna, of Corpus Christi, Texas, faces charges of felony theft by fraud and forgery for selling more than 500 bogus one ounce silver bars last month to a local business for nearly $6,500. Detectives were able to identify Reyna from evidence they obtained in the course of their investigation and are in contact with Texas authorities in an effort to locate her.
The suspects pictured below have been arrested in Northern California for theft
by check and are awaiting extradition to Arizona for writing bad checks to coin
dealers. The subjects wrote bad checks to dealers in Arizona, Oregon and
The suspects entered a coin shop in northern California and attempted to purchase coins. The owner recognized the suspects from a recent alert sent out by the Numismatic Crime Information Center and called police. The suspects left prior to police arriving but were later apprehended at a California checkpoint.
29 yrs old
27 yrs old
All dealers and collectors are urged to share the email crime alerts sent out by the Numismatic Crime Information Center with fellow numismatists.
ALERT: Bad Check Suspects Wanted
The following suspects are wanted for writing bad checks to coin dealers in California, Arizona, Nevada and recently in Oregon.
29 yrs old
27 yrs old
The supects are buying coins with bad checks and selling to other shops. Jones is a smooth talker and has numismatic knowledge. The loss to multiple dealers is between $50-70,000. The suspects were last seen driving a 1997 Silver Mitsubishi Arizona plates AYL3943.
WARRANTS HAVE BEEN ISSUED AND WILL EXTRADITE
If you come into contact with these subjects call 911.
Anyone with information should contact:
Det. Adrian Barreras
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