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United States v. Amiel, Jr.

United States v. Amiel, Jr., Plea Agreement, No. 08 CR 009-2 (N.D. Ill. Oct. 6, 2010).  See also, United States v. Kennedy, Superseding Indictment, No. 08 CR 009 (N.D. Ill. March 19, 2008); United States v. Zabrin, Plea Agreement, No. 07 CR 521-5 (E.D. Ill. Jan. 5, 2009); United States v. Amiel, 813 F. Supp. 958 (E.D.N.Y. 1993), aff'd, 995 F.2d 367 (2d. Cir. 1993).

In this recent iteration of a tenacious and far-reaching art print counterfeiting scam originated by art book publisher Leon Amiel, Sr. in the1970s, Leon Amiel, Jr. (Sr.’s grandson) plead guilty in 2010 to one count of mail

fraud.  As part of his plea agreement, Amiel, Jr. admitted that he . . . .

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