FORMER LONDON AND MIAMI ART DEALER ARRESTED FOR FRAUD SCHEME

A DoJ news release on 12 June advised that Inigo Philbrick, 33, an art dealer specialising in post-war and contemporary fine art, with galleries in London and Miami, has been charged with engaging in a multi-year $20 million scheme to defraud various individuals and entities in order to finance his art business.  Described as a “serial swindler”, he was arrested in Vanuatu, about 8,400 miles from New York, where he was charged and he is expected to be presented in US court in Guam.

https://www.justice.gov/usao-sdny/pr/former-london-and-miami-art-dealer-arrested-fraud-scheme

https://www.bnnbloomberg.ca/art-dealer-charged-with-20-million-fraud-plot-to-fund-business-1.1449670

 

 

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Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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