12 July 2017

Knoedler Art Fraud Case Glafira Rosales Ordered To Pay Back $81m

The art fraudster Glafira Rosales who was central to the Knoedler art fraud scam has been ordered to Pay $81 million in compensation to the victims of the scandal.

22 April 2014


Glafira Rosales Spanish Partner Arrested Over Fake Abstract Expressionist Scam

Jose Carlos Bergantinos Diaz, a Spanish art dealer has been arrested as part of the widening search for suspects involved in the Knoedler & Company art swindle. According to officials  Bergantiños has been sought for many months. He was arrested by the Spanish police on Friday at a luxury hotel in downtown Seville, according to […]

17 September 2013


Glafira Rosales Blows The Whistle On New York’s Biggest Art Fraud

A Long Island art dealer who operated a scam selling more than $80m (£50m) worth of fake Abstract Expressionist art, to a number of high profile galleries, has pleaded guilty in an U.S. District Court, in Manhattan. Glafira Rosales, 57 confessed to the sale of 63 counterfeit works of art, sold over a twenty year […]

19 July 2013


Blue Chip Art Dealer Indicted In 32m Dollar Fraud Case

An art dealer who allegedly sold counterfeit paintings by ‘Blue Chip’  Abstract Expressionist artists to several top New York dealers has been indicted for fraud, money laundering and tax evasion. Glafira Rosales, 56, will be arraigned in Manhattan today on charges of selling more than 60 bogas works by artists including de Kooning, Pollock, Motherwell […]