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Antiquities

California man is charged with illegally importing an ancient mosaic, possibly from Syria

Indictment says the paperwork misrepresented the work’s quality and value

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Forgeries

Victims of forgery are ‘left in limbo’ by legal proceedings

Recent high-profile trials mean collectors are wondering where to turn if they think they have fakes

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Discoveries

Stolen art discovered in reclusive collector’s estate

Christie’s and the Stair Galleries both cancelled sales as a result

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Forgeries

The FBI is looking for works faked by the Manhattan dealer Ely Sakhai

Is your painting on their website?

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Forgeries

New York art dealer Ely Sakhai accused of forgery scam as he sells masterpieces twice

He has been released on bail, which was set at $1 million

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Fakes & copies

A brush with the law: The FBI jump on two auction houses, but prosecution is no simple matter

It’s not a crime to sell a fake—unknowingly