Jasper Johns Assistant Pleads Guilty in Art Fraud Case

August 28th, 2014

James Meyer at court, via WSJJames Meyer, a former studio assistant to Jasper Johns, has plead to selling a series of the unfinished works by the artist, and fraudulently covering his sales with false inventory.  Meyer ultimately made over $3 million off the sales.  “Meyer will now have to pay for that decision,” says US Attorney Preet Bharara.

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