I went in to this store to sell some gold. I went to another store the following day to sell some gold. The policies at both stores were completely DIFFERENT. I called Albern Coins and was inquiring about some questions and asked if they were busy and the gentleman told me "depends on what your looking for" ??? I have asked about inquiring my social insurance number for a transaction of a gift and was told this was policy. Hmmm? I then asked for some information on the T5008 and they were unable to provide me with any answers. I then asked who I would contact and they told me CRA. If they are dealing with federal and provincial laws shouldnt they know about these forms especially if asking someone for their SIN number? I also asked about their apparent "Gatewest" company located in Winnipeg that sends out these forms and for their phone number, again unable to provide me their number? I would not recommend this company and to do further researching when selling items such as gold, silver and money. My SIN number is now with them and they are unable to provide answers I am now feeling uneasy about this transaction.
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