You are looking at the perpetrators of the biggest fraud in the history of the gemstone industry. Richard W. Hughes and E. Billie Hughes of Lotus Gemology who helped the Chinese company, Andegem, perpetrate a $100 million dollar fraud on the buying public around the world.
Here is the story of the Faces of Fraud: Richard W. Hughes and E. Billie Hughes.
Richard W. Hughes and daughter E. Billie Hughes helped perpetrate the largest fraud in the history of the gemstone industry.
In an effort to get official Chinese Government answers on the reported Tibet andesine mines, the Chinese Government sent the National Gem Testing Center of China to the mine locations reported by Richard W. Hughes and E. Billie Hughes. The NGTC reported they found no evidence of any feldspar mine, but a large load of evidence of fraud being perpetrated. Here is the actual report from the National Gem Testing Center of China expedition that proved the Hughes Expedition to be hoaxes.
World renowned scientist Dr. Joel Arem published a paper demonstrating how Richard W. Hughes claims of andesine formation is not possible, further confirming the hoax perpetrated by Richard W. Hughes and E. Billie Hughes.
Self-proclaimed "devil" of the gemstone industry who lives to attack others in the industry.
Fraud runs in the family at Lotus Gemology
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