Former employees of a gold buying firm are revealing tricks of the trade they say are meant to rip off customers, following a CBS 5 undercover investigation.
The tight economy is forcing a lot of people to sell their family heirlooms, especially their gold. But one of the largest operations, setting up shop at hotels across the country, is being accused of fraud.
Events marking the 106th anniversary of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fire hit a snag overnight when the annual ceremony to gild the hydrant credited with helping save the Mission District was painted the wrong color.
Thieves have stolen $3 million worth of gold nuggets from a lobby display case inside a courthouse in California gold country.
With gold selling for more than $1,600 an ounce, a South Asian tradition of wearing gold jewelry has made Asian Indians a target for thieves, Fremont police said Friday.
OAKLAND (CBS SF) – A mother and her child were the victims Thursday morning of what has become a series of gold chain robberies in Oakland, police said. Two suspects allegedly robbed gold jewelry from […]
The Oakland Police Department is alerting residents about an increase of street robberies that target people wearing gold chains.
The story of the 8 pound Washington Nugget nestled in the Mother Lode certainly painted a pretty picture. But it’s tale as the largest chunk of gold found in modern California history may be its undoing.
The price of gold is at historic highs. While the precious metal is hard to find, modern day prospectors are combing the Sierra Nevada.
Precious Metal dealers report a lot of people bringing in silver jewelry, coins and household objects, hoping to cash in on this year’s big rise in silver prices.