Timmins Gold CEO notes the paper gold fraud

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2:44p ET Friday, January 25, 2013

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

In an interview with Tekoa Da Silva of Bull Market Thinking, Timmins Gold CEO Bruce Bragagnolo sounds like an applicant for a GATA tin-foil hat.

"Gold lends itself to the physical market," Bragagnolo says. "A lot of the exchange-traded funds are simply options on gold and I think there has to be some catalyst here that will drive up the price of gold. The catalyst may come in the form of some ETF defaulting, not having the physical gold in their accounts, and not being able to option their way out of it. ...

"The nice thing about the gold market is that you have to have the physical gold to back it up. If you don't have it, then you've got a problem. There's so much paper gold in circulation that they couldn’t possibly cover all these pieces of paper. ... So there could be a short squeeze at some point in gold that would drive up its price."

The interview with Bragagnolo is posted at Bull Market Thinking here:

http://bullmarketthinking.com/mining-executive-bruce-bragagnolo-gold-wil...

CHRIS POWELL, Secretary/Treasurer
Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee Inc.



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