Las Vegas Casino Magnate Settles in Knoedler Forgery Case Against Historian Oliver Wick

April 13th, 2017

Las Vegas billionaire casino magnate Frank Fertitta has settled his claims against art historian Oliver Wick over Wick’s confirmation that a fake work sold through Knoedler Gallery was in fact a forgery.  Fertitta had previously sued in Swiss court, where had lost, and tried to push the case through in the U.S.  “Wick was cleared of any wrongdoing and we won our legal fees. When the Swiss order was upheld on appeal, the New York case had no future and was destined to be dismissed,” Wick’s lawyer David Baum says. “We are very pleased with the result.”

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