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Alec Baldwin Beats Dismissal Bid In Fake Painting Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (April 20, 2017, 9:26 PM EDT) -- A New York state court judge kept alive Alec Baldwin’s allegations that an art gallery owner intentionally sold him a counterfeit painting for $190,000, ruling Thursday the actor had sufficiently alleged the gallery deliberately hid the fraud from him.

Manhattan Supreme Court Judge Robert Reed trimmed a state business code claim out of Baldwin’s suit, but found the central thrust of his case, that Mary Boone and her eponymous gallery ripped him off on a Ross Bleckner painting, was supported enough to continue past the dismissal...
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