Spanish Brothers Arrested After Sale of Fake Goya for Counterfeited Money

February 26th, 2015

The Fake Goya and Fake Money, via ArtnetA pair of brothers have been arrested in Spain following the sale of a fake Goya painting.  The brothers’ attempts at selling the fraudulent painting was rewarded with more trickery by their customer, reportedly a sheikh who  paid them 1.7 million in fake, photocopied Swiss Francs (€1.5 million).  The brothers were arrested after the smuggled counterfeits were discovered in Avignon.

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