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Grading Companies are upset with Facebook over Counterfeit Coins

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Funkmeister Here - I saw this article today in Coinweek and I thought it was interesting:

Three major numismatic organizations that sent a letter to Facebook executives to complain that the social media platform “has become the predominant choice of some fraudsters” are disappointed with the lack of a response by Facebook and the continuing appearance of pop-up advertisements selling counterfeit coins. No response has been received in the month since the letter was sent.

The Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation (ACEF), Numismatic Guaranty Company (NGC), and the Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) sent their joint letter on August 19, 2021, to Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s founder, chairman & chief executive officer. Copies were also sent to Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Kara Sandberg and chief revenue officer at the time David Fischer.

“We are disappointed and frustrated that Facebook, for whatever reason, has failed to even acknowledge our important letter while hundreds of pop-up ads selling counterfeits or touting inaccurately or misleadingly described replicas continue to appear on their platform,” said Bob Brueggeman, PNG executive director. “ACEF, NGC, and PNG jointly offered to assist Facebook to detect and help prevent these kinds of fraudulent ads, but there’s been no response.”

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https://coinweek.com/counterfeits/three ... nterfeits/

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Interesting. Thanks for sharing.

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LOL on the Chris Farley reference :)

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I did a video on this one. Very serious if you ask me.

Facebook Ignores NGC PNG ACEF Letters On Counterfeit Coin Ads

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That's why I don't do , what's it called ? Facecrook ?
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#6 Unread post by OldSilverDollar »

Facebook only censors free speech they won't censor or block that sweet cash being generated from Ads by scam artist because IMO they are anti American in values.

NGC,PNG,CAC ICG,ANACS,PCGS and other important groups and collectors need to form a new collation group using change.org and other methods to put financial and legal pressure on Facebook.. basically use the same tactics facebook uses to silence those it's employees disagree with to go after it's management in legal in civil address and open up if need be lawsuits to remove facebooks tax free privileges they enjoy and other government welfare given to them unless they moderate there advertising and stop allowing innocent people to be scammed.

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Facebook censors everything they do not deem to be politically on their side of the fence. Facebook, youtube, etc., aided the "Greatest Crime of the Century," as a true American has labeled, that occurred in 202 and installed into power people of same mindset as the country where most of these fakes originate.

Use ad blockers on social media, and the host companies get no money...except when your own posts are acted upon by those who do not know to use adlockers to hinder the money from going to the host company. Each individual must make up their own mind the extent to carry this to.
Fact Check the grading Companies:
Fact checking grading company shortcomings on NO FG halves:
https://tinyurl.com/yalrstjz or higher resolution version: https://tinyurl.com/y7rksxu8

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Earle42 wrote: Wed Sep 22, 2021 2:14 pm Facebook censors everything they do not deem to be politically on their side of the fence. Facebook, youtube, etc., aided the "Greatest Crime of the Century," as a true American has labeled, that occurred in 202 and installed into power people of same mindset as the country where most of these fakes originate.

Use ad blockers on social media, and the host companies get no money...except when your own posts are acted upon by those who do not know to use adlockers to hinder the money from going to the host company. Each individual must make up their own mind the extent to carry this to.
I have 2 YT Adblockers, but the Ads can STILL bypass them! Even though it has not happened very often . . .
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#9 Unread post by Earle42 »

Interesting. I run Ghostery and Adblocker. I don't get any ads at all and have not for years.
Fact Check the grading Companies:
Fact checking grading company shortcomings on NO FG halves:
https://tinyurl.com/yalrstjz or higher resolution version: https://tinyurl.com/y7rksxu8

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