Pair admit fraud over fake statue

slim

War Hero
Well you have to admire them.
So they have been caught, how did they manage to fool all these so called art experts?
Easy I suppose you only have to look at the Turner prize to see how stupid those in the arts are!

Pair admit fraud over fake statue

An 84-year-old man and his 83-year-old wife have pleaded guilty to conspiracy to defraud over the sale of a fake Egyptian statue to Bolton council.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/manchester/7053233.stm
 

skyvet

GCM
On a similar vein, I've always wondered about those people that buy a "genuine reproduction Victorian antique video cabinet"!!

Am I missing something here? :nemo:
 

NotmeChief

Banned
Perhaps they should have been rewarded for exposing the stupidity of the council and showing where they waste council tax payers money.
 
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