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Dentist’s Get Rich Scheme Backfires!

January 18, 2020

Tales from the dark sideBack in 2017, an unnamed dentist from Neuss, Germany, presented 20 works by Picasso to a number of auction rooms.  The only issue, they were all fakes (with falsified certificates of authenticity), and he was caught.  On January 28, 2020, he will stand trial, but since he did not attempt to sell the works before being caught, it appears he will be charged with the “unauthorized exploitation of copyrighted works” and the use of fake certifications…”  This dentist would have been much better off sticking with what he probably knows best — how to fix teeth!  We will update you once the trial is over.

Source: Dentist Goes on Trial in Germany After Attempt to Pass Off Fake Picassos