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California Police Investigating Jewelry Allegedly Found in Sewage

California Police Investigating Jewelry Allegedly Found in SewageABC News(MODESTO, Calif.) -- Sanitation workers in Modesto, Calif., received an unexpected surprise Wednesday on a routine cleaning expedition: gold, worth $2,500.“[It was] from the city sewer traps, and they cleaned it up,” Modesto Gold, J...

Gold May Pass $2,000, but Consumers Warned Against Scams

Gold May Pass $2,000, but Consumers Warned Against ScamsAblestock.com/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- As more business leaders express concern over the possibility of a year-end fiscal cliff, safe haven investments like gold appear more enticing.  But experts also warn against jumping into the gold rush.Raymon...

Kazakhstan Bank to Issue Card Made with Real Gold

Kazakhstan Bank to Issue Card Made with Real GoldiStockphoto/Thinkstock(MOSCOW) -- American Express may call one of its cards the Gold Card, but a bank in Kazakhstan is announcing plans to issue an exclusive new bank card it claims is the world’s first made entirely of gold, diamonds and pearls...

Kazakhstan Bank to Issue Card Made with Real Gold

Kazakhstan Bank to Issue Card Made with Real GoldiStockphoto/Thinkstock(MOSCOW) -- American Express may call one of its cards the Gold Card, but a bank in Kazakhstan is announcing plans to issue an exclusive new bank card it claims is the world’s first made entirely of gold, diamonds and pearls...

Kazakhstan Bank to Issue Card Made with Real Gold

Kazakhstan Bank to Issue Card Made with Real GoldiStockphoto/Thinkstock(MOSCOW) -- American Express may call one of its cards the Gold Card, but a bank in Kazakhstan is announcing plans to issue an exclusive new bank card it claims is the world’s first made entirely of gold, diamonds and pearls...

$7 Million in Gold Discovered in Dead Man’s Home

$7 Million in Gold Discovered in Dead Man’s HomeiStockphoto/Thinkstock(CARSON CITY, Nev.) -- A California woman may have a multi-million-dollar fortune headed her way after authorities found an estimated $7 million worth of gold coins in her recluse cousin’s home.Walter Samasko Jr., 69, died i...

Judge Says 10 Rare Gold Coins Worth $80M Belong to Uncle Sam

Judge Says 10 Rare Gold Coins Worth $80M Belong to Uncle SamStockbyte/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- A judge ruled that 10 rare gold coins worth $80 million belonged to the U.S. government, not a family that had sued the U.S. Treasury, saying it had illegally seized them.The 1933 Saint-Gaudens double eagle coin was or...

Billionaires John Paulson, George Soros Bet Big on Gold

Billionaires John Paulson, George Soros Bet Big on GoldAblestock.com/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Once again, John Paulson is choosing to heavily invest in gold and fellow billionaire George Soros is making a similar bet.According to Bloomberg News, Paulson & Co. and Soros Fund Management bumped up exposure...

Serena and Venus Williams Take Home Tennis Doubles Gold

Serena and Venus Williams Take Home Tennis Doubles GoldClive Brunskill/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Serena and Venus Williams began the ninth day of the 2012 London Olympics by taking home another gold for the U.S. They beat the Czech Republic to win the women's doubles tournament Sunday morning. The win come...

Green Tea and Gold to Treat Prostate Cancer?

Green Tea and Gold to Treat Prostate Cancer?iStockphoto/Thinkstock(COLUMBIA, Mo.) -- A combination of gold and green tea compounds may be the future of prostate cancer treatments, according to a new mouse study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.Researchers from the...

New Beer Includes Bits of Gold

New Beer Includes Bits of GoldZoonar/Thinkstock(OSTRAVA, Czech Republic) -- This isn’t your average tailgating beer.  A brewery in the Czech Republic has released a gold-flecked lager that’s fit for a king.The beer, packaged in a champagne bottle, contains 0.018 gr...

The Truth About Buying Gold

The Truth About Buying GoldAblestock.com/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- In May 2011, the Federal Trade Commission issued a consumer alert about the dangers of gold fraud. It was a prescient warning.  Five months later, in October 2011, con artist Jamie Campany told ABC News how he...

Thieves Steal $3 Million in Historic Gold Nuggets

Thieves Steal $3 Million in Historic Gold NuggetsAblestock.com/Thinkstock(YREKA, Calif.) -- Police in Yreka, Calif., are still searching for answers Thursday after thieves stole $3 million worth of historical golden nuggets from a courthouse.The stolen gold collection items date back some 100 years a...

NBA Star’s ‘Abject Negligence’ Cited in Gold Smuggling Scam

NBA Star’s ‘Abject Negligence’ Cited in Gold Smuggling ScamJemal Countess/WireImage(NAIROBI) -- A former U.N. official says former NBA great Dikembe Mutombo showed "abject negligence" in a gold deal that resulted in him getting ripped off for millions of dollars involving a militia leader wanted for war crimes...

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