Thursday, March 20, 2008

Seven charged in 'eBay art scam'

Seven people have been charged in connection with a multi-million dollar international art forgery operation.

Four Americans, two Spaniards and an Italian are accused of producing and selling thousands of counterfeit prints around the world.

The fakes of artworks by artists such as Picasso, Chagall, Miro and Dali sold for up to $50,000 (£25,000) each.

source: BBC News

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