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Two men charged with selling phony coins in Colonie

Sungwook Hong, left, and Yohann Pyon.
Sungwook Hong, left, and Yohann Pyon.
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An alleged seller of counterfeit coins apparently went back to the well one too many times. Police say after the seller duped a local buyer out of $14,000 in exchange for 12 counterfeit gold coins, he posted another ad on the same site for the same counterfeit coins. This time, though, police were the ones responding to the ad. Colonie police last week arrested two men they say were involved in the second attempted sale. ...

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