Art Dealer Gets 12 Years for Fraud Over Art Sales

July 31st, 2019

British art dealer Timothy Sammons has been sentenced to 12 years in jail for defrauding his clients over sales of masterpieces by Pablo Picasso and Marc Chagall. “When brokering the sales of high-priced, one-of-a-kind paintings, Timothy Sammons had lying, scamming, and stealing down to a fine art,” said Manhattan DA Cyrus Vance  after the sentencing at New York State supreme court. 

Read more at The Guardian