If you are a research hound like me, then visit GATA.org, the group always trying to hold JPM, Fed, etc., responsible for unlawful metals and currency manipulation. Today was my first visit and I read even more in-your-face US 'confidential' now-declassified documents. The conspiracy is a far-gone conclusion.
There's a mass of documents GATA has uncovered, here's just one....
US can still confiscate anything that may be used as money: https://gata.org/node/5606