Imagine you’ve worked for decades on your hobby – gaining knowledge, material and friendships along the way – only to lose it all on a few counterfeit coins. That’s the situation facing many Canadian collectors today, says Trenton, Ont.’s Mike Marshall, who began his campaign against counterfeit coins in 2007. “They’re everywhere, and it’s every day,” he said, quickly calling out names like eBay, Alibaba and Dhgate, all prominent e-commerce companies, each with numerous vendors offering counterfeit coins. “The online markets have been inundated with them.” Continue reading →
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