Vintage Poster Scandal Update: Judge Sentences Kerry Haggard to over 6 years in Federal Prison and Orders to Pay $1,380,000 in Restitution to Victims

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This is an update to the ongoing series of articles into various claims and charges of fraud in the posters, one sheets, and lobby cards art market that have rocked the collectibles industry over the past two and a half years. Today, per reports from Forbes, the Wall Street Journal, the Athens Banner-Herald, and other mainstream media sources, Kerry Haggard was sentenced by … [Read more...]

Vintage Poster Scandal Update: New York Times Reports Kerry Haggard Arrested on Mail Fraud Charges

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As a brief update to the various scandals involving allegedly fraudulent vintage movie posters circulating in the marketplace, two stories published online today by the New York Times report that Kerry T. Haggard has been arrested on mail fraud charges.  … [Read more...]

Round-Up: More Media Coverage on Fraudulent Vintage Horror Movie Poster Scandal & Lawsuits

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In the past few weeks, the scandals involving allegedly fraudulent vintage movie posters circulating in the marketplace has been covered by various online and print media outlets, including The Gainesville Times, The Athens Banner-Herald, and Rue Morgue Magazine.  … [Read more...]

Profiles in History Files Lawsuits Against Fraudulent Movie Poster Auction Consignors

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As an update to the ongoing movie poster scandal that was first reported on last year, auction house Profiles in History has this week filed the second of two lawsuits against consignors that they allege defrauded them via the consignment of fake move posters (one-sheets, lobby cards) to their sales. … [Read more...]

Maine Antique Digest Report & Legal Update on Movie Poster Scandal

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Maine Antique Digest has published a story on the movie poster scandal that was reported on late last year, along with an extensive update on the various lawsuits that have resulted from the sale and trade of movie posters that experts have determined to be fraudulent/forgeries. … [Read more...]

Poster Fraud Update: Reports of FBI Investigation Seeking eBay Victims, Multiple Civil Lawsuits

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As a brief update to the fraud revelations in the original movie poster/one sheet/lobby card collecting hobby - as reported on in the Fall of last year - yesterday a report surfaced on the MOvie POster "MoPo" Mailing List from a member who claims to have been contacted by the FBI with regards to an investigation into the purported fraud.  This is consistent with ongoing reports … [Read more...]