Watchdog and gardaí launch probe into gold and silver bullion dealer

Dublin-based Irish Gold Bullion is being investigated in relation to ‘alleged breaches of consumer protection legislation’

A cached version of the web page from March 2021 described the business as a “leading dealer of silver and gold bullion online”

A Dublin-based gold and silver dealer is the subject of a joint investigation by the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) and the Garda National Economic Crime Bureau (GNECB), the Business Post has learned.

The Garda and CCPC confirmed that Irish Gold Bullion, a company founded in Dublin in 2011 by Watford businessman Nicholas Wickham, was the subject of an inquiry in relation to “alleged breaches of consumer protection legislation”.

Complaints about the business were ...