Is the art market corrupt to the core? Balderdash.
An attorney in the Inigo Philbrick fraud case described the trade as completely rotten, I disagree
A swindler’s playground: why is the art market so appealing to fraudsters?
Indian antiquities dealer Monson Mavunkal is currently in custody following a string of fraud allegations, including trying to sell a walking stick he said belonged to Moses. But he is not the first con artist to target the art world
Fraud: the case of Inigo Philbrick
'I did it for the money, your honour': art dealer Inigo Philbrick pleads guilty to fraud and faces up to 20 years in prison
The 34-year-old was arrested while in hiding on the Pacific island Vanuatu
Andy Valmorbida, collector and promoter of Richard Hambleton, admits to range of crimes in court
Claiming to own the rights to the works of the late New York street artist, the dealer confessed to selling works he did not own, and defrauding institutions for loans
Former dealer Angela Gulbenkian is sentenced to three and a half years for defrauding art clients
Charges involved sale of a £1.1m Yayoi Kusama pumpkin sculpture that was never delivered and the theft of £50,000 that a friend had given her to invest