art

Vanuatu Sends Alleged Art Swindler to Guam on U.S. Fraud Charges

Saturday, June 20, 2020
Author: 
Bruce Zagaris
Volume: 
36
Issue: 
6
Abstract: 

                On June 11, 2020, United States law enforcement agents arrested Inigo Philbrick, an art dealer specializing in post-war and contemporary fine art, in Vanuatu.  The arrest followed Vanuatu’s expulsion of Philbrick at the request of the U.S. Embassy in Papua New Guinea, as a result charges in a Criminal Complaint filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.[1]



[1]    U.S. Department of Justice, Former London and Miami Art Dealer Arrested for Fraud Scheme, Press Rel.  20-124, June 12, 2020.

 

 

Subscribe to RSS - art