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  • Well-known art scammer Vincent Lopreto jailed in New Orleans on New York warrant

    June 17, 2017

     

    Vincent Lopreto

    Vincent Lopreto, an admitted art scammer, who along with his partner Ronald Bell (a California dealer) pleaded guilty in 2014 to selling six figures’ worth of fake paintings by the famed British artist Damien Hirst, was arrested and jailed in New Orleans on a New York warrant that accuses him of grand larceny and identity theft.  Details about the warrant were not released.

     

    Source: Well-known art scammer Vincent Lopreto jailed in New Orleans on New York warrant

    Source (2014): Calif. gallery duo cops to hawking fake Damien Hirst works

     

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