All the Gold ever extracted is 160,000 tons (in 2009) , The American Debt = 14 Trillion Dollars = 1.8 All the Gold ever extracted in Human History !!! The monetary mass in the US is increasing by 15% a year ! Total gold divided by people in the world gives each of us 23 grams
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Monday, March 8, 2010

Bob Chapman on the Gold Plated Tungsten Bars Scandal

Gold Counterfeiting: German TV discovers 500g Tungsten bar from bank

Bob Chapman returns on the Tungsten Gold plated bars scandal after a German TV have found a Tungsten bar sold as gold and professionally counterfeited , Bob Chapman advises against Gold bars if you are not able to check them out very carefully , he prefers coins to bars

German ProSieben TV Channel Finds 500 Gram Tungsten Bar At W.C.Heraeus Gold Foundry With Bank Origin

From my estimate, 500 grams (or about 17.63 ounces) of gold at spot should be about $20,000 (US) instead of just over $20 (US) that Tungsten would be worth. That’s quite a rip-off. Via Infowars

Tyler Durden
Zero Hedge
March 2, 2010

German TV station ProSieben finds what appears to be some evocative proof of gold counterfeiting, in the form of tungsten gold substitutes coming to the W.C.Heraeus foundry, which is the world’s largest privately-owned precious metals refiner and fabricator, located in Hanau, Germany. The foundry has isolated at least one 500-gram tungsten bar due for melting, originating from a (so far) unnamed bank, which as the head of the foundry stated made the unpleasant discovery that “not all the glitters is gold.”



Full clip after the jump.

Gold Plated Tungsten Bars

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