Friday, April 22, 2011

Counterfeit Silver Trade Dollars Seized in Chicago

U.S. Customs agents at O’Hare International Airport continue to seize counterfeit goods sent over from China — this time more than 350 forged rare antique U.S. coins.

Last week agents spotted something strange when X-raying a heavy package shipped from China and found 361 coins that appeared to be U.S. Trade Dollar coins, U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents announced Thursday.

The coins that were pressed with dates ranging from 1873 to . . .

Full story at: Daily Herald

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