Art Dealer Indicted In $30M Fake Painting Scheme

Law360, New York (July 18, 2013, 6:41 PM EDT) -- Federal prosecutors on Thursday indicted a New York art dealer for allegedly selling 60 works of fake art that she claimed was produced by some of the most important artists of the 20th century in a $30 million fraud scheme that lasted 25 years.

Glafira Rosales, 56, stands accused of pawning off 60 paintings to two Manhattan art galleries that she claimed were previously unknown works from artists including Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko, and Willem de Kooning between 1994 and 2009 for a total of $33.2...
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