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Treasury claims power to seize gold and silver -- and everything else

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1p ET Saturday, October 6, 2007

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Because of recent inquiries to GATA about the possibility of an attempt by the U.S. Government to confiscate privately held gold and silver bullion and coins and shares in companies mining the precious metals, we're republishing here the correspondence between GATA and the U.S. Treasury Department on the subject in 2005.

Citigroup acknowledges central bank scheme to suppress gold

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11:20p ET Thursday, September 27, 2007

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

A major New York investment house, Citigroup, this week acknowledged that central banks have been colluding to suppress the price of gold.

Facts, Evidence and Logical Inference by Frank A. J. Veneroso

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Facts, Evidence and Logical Inference
A Presentation On Gold Supply/Demand, Gold Derivatives and Gold Loans

By Frank A. J. Veneroso

Secrecy of central bank gold lending condemned in new study

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9:37p ET Wednesday, December 13, 2006

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Lending of gold by central banks depresses the price and the only possible reasons for the secrecy around it are manipulation of the gold market and the enrichment, through inside information, of the financial houses to which central banks lend their gold, a study by New Orleans coin and bullion dealer Blanchard & Co. has found.

IMF Gold Accounting Study

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IMF COMMITTEE ON BALANCE OF PAYMENTS STATISTICS
RESERVE ASSETS TECHNICAL EXPERT GROUP

TREATMENT OF GOLD SWAPS AND GOLD DEPOSITS (LOANS)

Prepared by Hidetoshi Takeda, IMF Statistics Department
April 2006

BIS official: Central banks cooperate to influence gold price

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1:28a ET Thursday, March 9, 2006

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Alan Greenspan confessed to the gold price suppression scheme while he was chairman of the Federal Reserve. He gave his famous testimony to Congress on July 24, 1998: "Central banks stand ready to lease gold in increasing quantities should the price rise."

http://www.federalreserve.gov/boarddocs/testimony/1998/19980724.htm

Cheuvreux equity brokerage report on gold market

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Remonetisation of gold: Start hoarding

by Paul Mylchreest
Investment Analyst
+44 20 7621 5257
pmylchreest@cheuvreux.com

Israeli Newspaper Haaretz Article: Is Gold Being Manipulated?

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Is Gold Being Manipulated?

By Joel Bainerman Haaretz, Tel Aviv, Israel
Tuesday, December 27, 2005

http://www.haaretz.com/hasen/pages/ArticleContent.jhtml?itemNo=662986

Considering the erratic behavior of gold this last month, with the price reaching $540 before falling to $490, it may be a good time to ask whether the price of gold is being manipulated.

One of the most vocal proponents of such a theory is Bill Murphy of the Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee.

As Gold Rallies, a Fringe Claims Victory

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By Gordon Pitts
The Globe and Mail, Toronto
Friday, December 16, 2005

Bill Murphy believes the forces of darkness are finally on the run.

The U.S. gold bug is claiming victory over the central bankers, the political heavies, and the conspiracy of silence that has kept his message of gold market manipulation out of the U.S. media.

The Manipulation Of The Gold Market

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The key to understanding the manipulation of the gold market, this enormous scandal and fraud, is that it can be compared to a murder trial. In the United States a murderer can be put to death if he is found guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.

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