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items here, of course. I'm glad I can help you and let others know not to buy stolen material.

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CASE # 0008. Swindler Case # 00018. The following US currency collectible banknote was delivered on April 15, 2009 to the following person and address:

HUMBERTO PACHECO, 5607 La Mirada Ave. # 303, Los Angeles, CA 90038.

November 2009:
Juan Humberto Pacheco Guzman now lives at: 4520 Santa Rosalia Drive # 11, Los Angeles, CA 90008.

It was obtained by him in a fraudulent way with a friend's or a stolen credit card. Telephone number listed in the order 323-309-3866
belongs to GUZMAN PACHECO (voicemail answers as "Humberto"), yet when I called them they denied that anyone with surname
PACHECO is known to them. JUAN
HUMBERTO PACHECO (in the photo, the website is now taken off the air) seems to be from Lima,
Peru and resides in USA. Apparently the recipient (Humberto Pacheco, who signed the UPS shipment as well) either used a card
of his friend, relative or a stolen card data was used by him to purchase the banknote. The owner of the credit card (who we thought
was Juan Humberto Pacheco's friend Salomon Alvarez from Santa Ana, CA 92707, sending him a gift) has submitted a payment
reversal (chargeback). Juan Humberto Pacheco Guzman's email address:
hpgpacheco@hotmail.com .

Stolen banknote:
$10 Dollars issued by Citizens National Bank of Lebanon Kentucky in 1909 in VF-XF condition.
Serial # A258456H / S 3988.
Other number: 10834. Please inform me if you come across this banknote or know who owns it.

Actual Photo of the Bill

"Order" was placed (user registered and checked the order's status) from the following computer IP addresses:

76.213.159.243
76.213.157.4
75.22.95.145
64.183.31.115


Proof of delivery and H. PACHECO signature image (click to see). Loss $630.

UPS representative "Jasmin" said that HUMBERTO PACHECO came to a UPS location to pick the shipment up and has provided his

government issued ID and signed for it as per above image.

Update: On April 25, 2009 at 11:59 PM to 12:00 AM (midnight) someone from
323-309-3866 (Phone ID displayed "PACHECO GUZMAN")
called my phone number and did not speak. After I called by voice the surname displayed on the phone ID the person hung up the line.

This crime has been reported to FBI at
https://complaint.ic3.gov and to US Postal Inspectors: https://postalinspectors.uspis.gov . Also a
police report will be filed with Hollywood, CA police department at Hollywood Community Police Station, 1358 N. Wilcox, Hollywood, CA 90028.
Telephone: 213-972-2971 and with USCIS Homeland Security Immigration Services. We will also report this to H. Pacheco's credit history via
a credit collection agency.


CASE # 0001. Letter sent by me (by UPS carrier, who after 2 years refunded full amount of loss) from Cape
Town, Republic of South Africa on 20th July 1998 and headed to Lackland AFB, Texas, USA, containing old
Chinese banknotes never made to the recipient in Texas. The following bank notes have been stolen:
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Pick# - Description - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Value in US$ - - IMAGE
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CHINA:
831 - - - 100 Yuan 1949 - Red on orange and black. Ship dockside. - - - - - - 12.00
832 - - - 100 Yuan 1949 - Dark brown & black on blue. Bridge. Pagoda. - - - - 18.00
834 - - - 100 Yuan 1949 - Red. Factories at left & right. - - - - - - - - - - - - 22.50
838 - - - 200 Yuan 1949 - Violet & green. Great Chinese Wall. - - - - - - - - - 27.50
839 - - - 200 Yuan 1949 - Blue-green. Harvesting at left. - - - - - - - - - - - 45.00
840 - - - 200 Yuan 1949 - Brown. Steel plant at left. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 15.00
842 - - - 500 Yuan 1949 - Brown. Peasant walking at left. Bridge at right. - - 55.00
843 - - - 500 Yuan 1949 - Brown & black. Steam shovel at right. - - - - - - - 36.00
846 - - - 500 Yuan 1949 - Green. Tractor plowing at left. - - - - - - - - - - - - 27.50
847 - - - 1000 Yuan 1949 - Gray-green. Town view at right. - - - - - - - - - - 22.50
849 - - - 1000 Yuan 1949 - Green. Harvesting scene w/donkey cart. - - - - - - 22.50
850 - - - 1000 Yuan 1949 - Lilac-brown. Factory. Farmer plowing. Ship on rev. 22.50
851 - - - 5000 Yuan 1949 - Dark gray-green. Tractor tilling at center. - - - - - 36.00
857a - - 500 Yuan 1951 - Violet. City gate. Arabic legends on back. - - - - - - 150.00
859a - - 5000 Yuan 1953 - Brown-violet. Steam passenger train crossing bridge. 240.00
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Most notes were in XF to UNC grades.

Please inform me if you come across these banknotes.


CASE # 0002. Registered package # R253 155 491 mailed from Jacksonville, North Carolina, USA at ZIP 28541
Post Office in Jacksonville on 21st July, 1999 and headed to Enschede, Netherlands containing 5 following lots
has been returned to me empty (contents missing) by a PTTPost Netherlands official J.J. van Leent in
Amsterdam with comments that they have received my package on 12th August 1999 empty with contents
missing. The following banknotes have been stolen:

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Pick# - Description - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -Value in US$ - - IMAGE
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1. BERMUDA
CS1 SPECIMEN set of $1,$5,$10,$20,$50,$100 1978-1984 (QEII) - - $50.00 Image n/a
2. BRITISH GUIANA

12a - - $1 - 1.6.1937 - VF/XF - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - $180.00 [Obverse] [Reverse]
3. FIJI
44a(31) 10 Shillings 1.12.1962(QEII) - XF/AU/AU - - - - - - - - $250.00 Image n/a
4+5. KATANGA (2 pcs. stolen)
11r 10 Francs ND(1960) Remainder. Face (obverse) incompletely
printed. Waterlow & Sons Ltd. Katanga Flag. Foundry. RARE - - - $125.00
[Obverse & Reverse]

Please inform me if you come across these banknotes.




CASE # 0003
. Liebe Sammlerfreunde,

die nachstehende Banknote der Deutsch-Ostafrikanischen Bank wurde mir im Januar
2002 auf dem Postwege gestohlen. Falls Du diese Banknote angeboten bekommst oder
Informationen über den Verbleib dieser Banknote hast, sende mir bitte umgehend eine
eMail.

Ist Dir ebenfalls eine Banknote gestohlen worden, sende mir aussagekräftige Daten
(idealerweise ein Bild oder die Seriennummer) dieser Banknote und ich werde die Daten
hier veröffentlichen!

Deutsch-Ost-Afrika
Vorkriegsausgabe der Deutsch-Ostafrikanischen Bank, 100 Rupien vom 15.6.1905,
4-stellige KN


ENGLISH: the following German East Africa 100 Rupien 15.6.1905 (Pick-4) (ser.# 7350)
banknote was lost by Deutsche Post in Germany (in January 2002).

Foto Aktuel - Actual Photo

Please inform me if you come across this banknote.


CASE # 0004.

Dear Sir
I would be grateful if you will kindly ad the following list of banknotes onto your ' Stolen List'.
These banknotes are only an example few, of the many notes which were in the filled stolen album:

1: P.51d Banque DeL'Indochine, French Indo-China, issued 1936/39. 100
Piastres Unc. valued at :120.0. Large size note serial numbers 04644211.
with U.186 in top right and bottom left corners, with 211 in opposite
corners.
2: P.42b Banque De L'Indochine, New Caladonia, French Indo-China, 100
Francs 1937 to 1960 series, 'Noumea', A/ Unc. valued at :110.0. centre
serial 05015015, other digits at corners are 015 and Q.201.
3: P.41a East African Currency Board, five shillings, 1961/ 1963 series,
Queen Elizabeth II portrait to left, A/ Unc. serial W2200753. value
65.0.+.
4: P45 East African Currency Board, five shillings, 1964. Unc. serial
J373488 value 80.0.+.
5: P.42a East African Currency Board, ten shillings, A/ Unc. 1961 serial
H1781969, Portrait Queen Elizabeth II at top left, value 200.0.
6: P.27 East African Currency Board, 1-1-1943. One Shilling, profile
Kg.George VI to bottom left, F/ Vf. serial A over 3. 85295. value 15.0.+.
7: P.30b East African Currency Board 1-1-1949. twenty shillings, Vf.
profile Kg.George VI to top left corner, serial R over 8. 74168, value
50.0.
8:P.29a East African Currency Board 1-7-1941. Vf+. ten shillings, profile
Kg.George VI at lower left corner, serial H over 3. 04550. value 40.0.
9: P.20a Rhodesia and Nyasaland A/ Unc. 13-05-1957 ten shillings, serial W
over 9.527110, portrait Queen Elizabeth II to right, value 200.0.
10: P.20a, same as above but serial W over 12.837053. value 200.0.
11: P.21a ' Pair' Rhodesia and Nyasaland, A/ Unc. 01-08-1958, Quenn
Elizabeth II portrait to right, serials X over 26.724751 and X over
26.724752, value for both 600.0.
12: P.33b Reserve Bank of Rhodesia 03-12-1975 Ten Dollars, Unc. serial J
over 37.893229. value 35.0.+.
13: P32b Reserve Bank of Rhodesia 01-03-1976 Five Dollars Unc.serial M
over 14.643605 value 30.0.+.
14: P.31b Reserve Bank of Rhodesia 05-08-1977 Two Dollars Unc. serial K
over 142.236640 value 20.0.+.
15: P.32c Reserve Bank of Rhodesia 15-05-1979 Five Dollars Unc. serial M
over 23.002186 value 30.0.+.
16: P.31b Reserve Bank of Rhodesia 20-01-1975 Two Dollars Unc. serial K
over 94.027081 value 15.0.+.
17: P.33b Reserve Bank of Rhodesia 19-11-1975 Ten Dollars Unc. serial J
over 37.401894 value 35.0.+.
18: P.R1 Morocco State Bank of The Riff 10-10-1923 One Riffan Unc. ' 4
pieces' all four notes Unc., red colouring value of all 4 notes 440.0.(
serials unrecorded)
19: P.R2 Morocco State Bank of The Riff 10-10-1923 Five Riffans Unc. ' 4
pieces' all four notes Unc., pale yellow colouring value of all 4 notes
600.0.( serials unrecorded)
20: P.12 Banque De L'Algerie ( Tunisia ) 01-05-1945 Unc. 50 Francs
overprinted vertically word ' Tunisie' to right edge, a colourful note man
and veiled woman standing under tree, to right side, serial U.2017 and 921.
value 80.0.
21: P.8b Banque De L'Algerie ( Tunisia ) B.01-08-1940.B. A/Unc. serial
H.4728, with number 366, portrait girl to right, value 30.0.
This list gives basic details of only 21 of the stolen notes, the whole
album probably contains about 150 notes, these have only recently been
stolen, in my home town district, therefore it is likely that this album
will be still in the possession of the thieves somewhere in Derbyshire or
the North East of the U.K.
I am very appriciative of this web-page service, Int.Bank Note Society
member 7572,
Yours sincerely,
Mike Breslin
( Direct Fax.U.K.+44-1246-540968 )


CASE # 0005.
The following banknotes were stolen from the package while shipped to me from Sweden
by UGRAMU ISLAND Auction (June 2001):

1. 10 pieces of Iceland (Pick # 47 UNC) - 5000 Kronur 1961.
2. 1 piece of Iceland (Pick # 47 UNC) - 5000 Kronur 1961.
IMAGE
3. 10 pieces of Iceland (Pick # 38 UNC) - 10 Kronur 1957.

These notes could be stolen in Sweden, Denmark, Miami(Florida) or in between.
Please contact me immediately if you spot one or all of these serial numbered notes.


CASE # 0006. May 21-22, 2005.

Please
click here to view inventory of stolen banknotes from the stock of Mark DiSanti.


CASE # 0007. August 2006

Well known to numismatic community criminal from Israel Mr. Moshe Ben-Hod has with a fake cheque
stolen the following banknotes from a person in Croatia:

ALGERIA:  1000 Francs  8.4.1941  XF  * Unlisted date!     $ 750     serial #  2063240
ALGERIA:      20 Francs  12.6.1924  VF/XF  *Unlisted date! $ 100  serial # 215 02540
REUNION:        5 Francs  L1901 (1912-1944) XF++ / P14  $ 200    serial # 234  - 432
MADAGASCAR:  20 Francs ND(1937-47)  XF+   /P37   $135        seriel # E 422 - 0, 063
MADAGASCAR:  10 Francs ND(1937-47)  XF+      $55                  serial #  Q 1780 - 0,192
FRENCH W.AFRICA: 5000 Francs 22.12.1950  AU / P43 $650    serial # Q 285 -400 /  007115400
EAST AFRICA:   5 Shillings 1.9.1943    VF +    $80                          serial # 74136
CONFEDERATE STATES:   20 Dollars 6.4.1863  VF  $60
MONTENEGRO:     2 Perper 1.10.1912  VG / F   *No holes!  $30  serial #169386
MONTENEGRO:   10 Perper  1.6.1917  UNC-   PM151   $70        serial # 226,213
MONTENEGRO:   10 Perper ND(1916)  VF *hst.NIKSIC  $25       serial # T2-863
ITALY:                   500 Lire    23.3.1942  VF      $155                        serial # I 215 - 1837
FRENCH WEST AFRICA: 5 Francs 2.3.1943  aUNC  $65            serial # 344990016
SWITZERLAND:     5 Francs 28.3.1952   -UNC     $55                   serial # 002945

I have the images of most of the notes and will provide upon request to any authorised party.


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