Lawrence Salander

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Celeb Art Swindler Sentenced

Lawrence Salandar to serve 6-18 years

(Newser) - An art dealer who scammed clients including Robert De Niro and John McEnroe received the maximum sentence yesterday despite his pleas for leniency. Lawrence Salandar, once one of New York's most prominent art dealers, will serve between 6 and 18 years in prison, the New York Daily News reports. He... More »

NY Art Dealer Cops to Scamming De Niro, McEnroe

Salander pleads guilty to $120m ripoff

(Newser) - Disgraced New York art dealer Lawrence Salandar pleaded guilty yesterday to ripping off customers and investors to the tune of $120 million. Salander sold paintings that didn't belong to him and the same paintings to multiple buyers. Salander, who filed for bankruptcy in 2008, will serve between 6 and 18... More »

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