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New York Daily News Coverage Updates Ongoing FBI Sports Memorabilia Fraud Investigation

August 5, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

New York Daily News sports writer Michael O’Keefe has been publishing an ongoing series of articles about an FBI investigation into the sports memorabilia industry (see Mastro Auctions Closes In Midst Of FBI Investigation Into Shill Bidding & Fraud Allegations).  Two updates have been published this week by the Daily News. Read more

Mastro Auctions Closes In Midst Of FBI Investigation Into Shill Bidding & Fraud Allegations

March 16, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

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Mastro Auctions, the largest sports memorabilia auction house, has closed amid an FBI fraud investigation.  Three Mastro executives have purchased the company’s assets and will launch a new company called Legendary Auctions.  Part of the investigation by law enforcement is focused on charges of “shill bidding”. Read more

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