Monthly Archives: February 2016

Beacon Launches ‘Art Fraud Advisors’

Art Fraud Advisors

The black market for art is booming. Art crime has become a $6 billion industry, according to the FBI. By this measure, art crimes are now the third most profitable criminal enterprise in the world – ranked just behind drugs and guns. Illicit funds from forgery, fraud, price-fixing, theft and related art crimes are now equivalent to nearly 10 percent