Coin Investment Scandal at a Glance

A look at the charges filed against Toledo-area coin dealer Tom Noe in a 53-count indictment following the investigation of a state investment in rare coins he managed:

  • 1 count of engaging in a pattern of corrupt activity for offenses including theft, forgery and money laundering committed from 1998 to 2005 in Lucas County.
  • 6 counts of aggravated theft, including one charge accusing him of the theft of $1 million or more from September 2003 through May 2005.
  • 11 counts of money laundering accusing him of writing checks and making bank transfers and payments with money to lines of credit.
  • 5 counts of grand theft.
  • 8 counts of tampering with records accusing him of destroying, removing or altering computer records, software or data.
  • 22 counts of writing forged checks.

Source: Grand jury indictment.