NY Art Dealer Pleads Not Guilty To Hawking Phony Paintings

Law360, New York (August 19, 2013, 6:41 PM EDT) -- A New York art dealer on Monday pled not guilty to charges she sold dozens of pieces of phony artwork that she had claimed were made by some of the 20th century’s most important artists.

Glafira Rosales, 56, entered her not-guilty plea at a hearing before U.S. District Judge Katherine Failla. Prosecutors say she sold more than 60 fraudulent paintings to two galleries in Manhattan for a total of about $33 million.

Rosales claimed that the works were previously unknown paintings by artists including Jackson Pollock,...
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