The Multimillion Dollar Art Scam

Art forger Wolfgang Belracchi  (CBS new photo)

Art forger Wolfgang Belracchi (CBS news photo)

(See segment video on 60 Minutes.) This makes our work as art collection managers and appraisers more difficult.  Appraisers do not authenticate, and our pool of experts is diminishing as more and more skillful forgers come to light.   Fearing lawsuits, many expert authenticators have stopped working.