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United States v. John Re

United States v. John Re, No. 14-cr-00550 (S.D.N.Y. May 13, 2015); aff'd, No. 15-1629 (S.D.N.Y. June 20, 2016).


A New York man with a long history of convictions was sentenced to five years imprisonment for wire

fraud in connection with a scheme to create false provenance and sell dozens of forged works that he claimed were by artists Jackson Pollock and Willem de Kooning.

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