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Caveat emptor [electronic resource] : The Secret Life of an American Art Forger. Ken Perenyi.

Perenyi, Ken. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781480416253 (electronic bk)
  • ISBN: 9781453265291 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: New York : Pegasus Books, 2013.

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Summary, etc.: It is said that the greatest con man in the world is the one who has never been caught—and here for the first time is the astonishing story of America's most accomplished art forgerTen years ago, an FBI investigation in conjunction with the U.S. Attorney's Office in the Southern District of New York was about to expose a scandal in the art world that would have been front-page news in New York and London. After a trail of fake paintings of astonishing quality led federal agents to art dealers, renowned experts, and the major auction houses, the investigation inexplicably ended, despite an abundance of evidence collected. The case was closed and the FBI file was marked "exempt from public disclosure."Now that the statute of limitations on these crimes has expired and the case appears hermetically sealed shut by the FBI, this book, Caveat Emptor, is Ken Perenyi's confession. It is the story, in detail, of how he pulled it all off.Glamorous stories of art-world...
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Subject: Nonfiction.
Biography & Autobiography.
Genre: Electronic books.

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