A couple of years ago I encouraged my friend, Bill Heher owner of
Rare Earth Mining Co., to post on Orchid after he had been robbed of
a considerable quantity of cabochons, drusies, faceted stones and
specimens. Believe it or not, a fellow who saw his post here
identified some of Bill’s unique inventory later being sold at a
show. Through this connection, Bill was able, with the help of
police, to identify the dealer who had (knowingly) recieved the
stolen goods, as well as to eventually catch the people who had
robbed him. He got back around 80 percent of what had been stolen.
Just this week Bill was visiting us, and reminded me of how the
posting of his misfortune on Orchid resulted in such a happy ending.
Whar a great community this is!