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ACA v. Kinney

ACA Galleries, Inc. v Kinney, 928 F. Supp. 2d 699 (S.D.N.Y. 2013), aff’d, 552 Fed. Appx. 24 (2d Cir. 2014).

In this diversity action filed in federal court in the Southern District of New York, Plaintiff ACA Galleries, Inc. (“ACA”), a New York corporation, sued Joseph Kinney of North Carolina after Kinney sold ACA a Milton Avery painting that turned out not to be by Avery. In addition to filing two claims for fraud, ACA sought recovery of its payment for the painting through. . .

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