Con Man Gets 12 Years For $23 Million Sports Memorabilia FraudKnowing he would soon be sentenced for a brazen $23 million scam involving scores of phony pieces of sports memorabilia, an Arkansas con man looked at his oldest son in court and said, “I screwed it up.”
"Heroes of Sport" Collection On Display In River North Ahead Of AuctionHeritage Auctions is holding a preview in Chicago of the "Heroes of Sport" collection ahead of Sunday's online auction.
Suburban Auction House Accused Of Defrauding BiddersThe head of a now defunct sports auction house has been indicted, along with two other executives, for scamming customers into buying high-priced items that weren’t authentic, or otherwise less valuable than advertised.
Feds: Sports Memorabilia Dealer Lied About Authenticity Of JerseysForty-year-old Steven Jensen of Osseo, Minn. was arrested Thursday at a sports collectors' convention outside Chicago. He is charged in federal court in New York with mail fraud and wire fraud.