Jury Finds Salander Gallery Director Guilty Of Fraud

Law360, New York (April 6, 2011, 6:17 PM EDT) -- A New York state jury on Wednesday found Leigh Morse, the former director of the shuttered Salander-O'Reilly art gallery, guilty of looting clients out of $5 million by selling works, cashing in on commissions and failing to report the sales.

Morse, who was arrested in 2009, sold more than 80 works of art without telling four estates, a jury in the Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of New York, found.

The case drew attention in New York City and elsewhere in part...
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