04/18/2001

Guilty pleas in eBay art fraud case
[Sacremento, CA]

April 18, 2001
(SACRAMENTO) -- A Sacramento lawyer and a Colorado man have admitted defrauding art buyers by putting worthless paintings up for auction on eBay as the work of well-known artists while placing shill bids to drive up the prices.

Kenneth Walton of Sacramento and Scott Beach of Lakewood, Colo., have agreed to cooperate in the prosecution of a third suspect. Kenneth Fetterman of ...

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