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Antiquities Dealer Confesses In Court To Selling Thousands Of Forgeries

“Mehrdad Sadigh pleaded guilty to seven felony counts that included charges of forgery and grand larceny. … The prosecution of Mr. Sadigh was something of a departure by the Antiquities Trafficking Unit, which generally pursues people dealing in artifacts that have been looted.” – The New York Times
Tags: Art, Visual, Sadigh, Mehrdad Sadigh, Antiquities Trafficking Unit

Dealer Charged With Larceny And Fraud For Manufacturing Fake Antiquities

“Prosecutors say Mehrdad Sadigh, a New York antiquities dealer whose Sadigh Gallery has operated for decades in the shadow of the Empire State Building, decided not to go to the trouble of acquiring ancient items. He made (thousands of) bogus copies instead.” – The New York Times
Tags: Art, New York, Empire State Building, Visual, Manufacturing Fake Antiquities, Mehrdad Sadigh, Sadigh Gallery