The David Lisot Video Library on the Newman Numismatic Portal can be found at:
We highlight one of his videos each week in The E-Sylum.
Here's one from 2007 about Tom Noe and the Ohio Rare Coin Fund scandal.
"Coin World" editor Beth Deisher is one of the best- informed observers of the U.S. coin market. This time she turns her attention to the headline-grabbing Ohio Coin Fund Scandal. Who was involved? What happened to the $50+ million investment? How did the liquidation of these coins impact the market? Get the answers in Beth Deisher's fact-filled program. This lecture only presentation includes:
how Beth was called by Tom Noe and informed about a breaking news story in the Toledo Blade newspaper about Tom and his business
Noe's political background with the state of Ohio
difficulty of getting information about the rare coin fund from the government
the confiscation of Noe's records and files by Federal officials from his coin shop
details of the agreement that created of the Ohio Rare Coin Fund
companies and coin dealers involved
how during the trial it was revealed that records had been falsified, phony invoices created, and inventories fabricated
Noe's conviction of 25 felonies and 4 misdemeanors that lead to his sentencing to 18 years in prison
comparison of the performance of the other investment funds for the state of Ohio
that the story is still unfolding
Speaker(s): Beth Deisher.
To watch the complete video, see:
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