Evansville FBI acknowledges Liberty Dollar raid
2007 – According to Bernard von NotHaus, monetary architect of the Liberty Dollar, federal agents raided the
Evansville, IN headquarters of the Liberty Dollar at “approximately 8:00am this morning”. In his e-mail, Von NotHaus
indicated federal agents seized gold, silver, platinum and nearly two tons of recently delivered Ron Paul Dollars.
The agents also took all files, computers, and froze the organization’s bank accounts, according to Von
developed the Liberty Dollar in 1998 as an “inflation proof” alternative to the U.S. Dollar, which has drastically
devalued since its inception.
Report contacted the Evansville, IN office of the FBI to confirm the raid. According
to the Evansville FBI field office, the raid occurred yesterday. The FBI agent
in the Evansville office did not provide his name and referred all further questions to FBI Agent Wendy Osborne, a spokeswoman
for the FBI’s Indianapolis office.
directed the Muckraker Report to Suellen Pierce at the Western District of North Carolina U.S. Attorney’s Office. Pierce told the Muckraker Report that she had no information about the raid that was
ready to be made public. When told that the Evansville FBI field office confirmed
the raid, frustration was detected in Pierce’s voice as she explained that once information is authorized to be released
to the public, she would contact the Muckraker Report.
Report contacted Wendy Osborne a second time in pursuit of confirmation of the Evansville FBI claim that the raid actually
took place yesterday – November 14, 2007. Osborne indicated in the second
conversation that no information about the raid has been made available to the public – but that as soon as she is authorized
to release information regarding the raid, she would contact the Muckraker Report.