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Queens man tries to pawn off $11 million counterfeit sculpture
Queens man tries to pawn off $11 million counterfeit sculpture
News Alexa Altman 11/19/2012 at 1:45PM

A Queens foundry owner was caught attempting to pass off a counterfeit sculpture as the real deal — for an $11 million profit. Brian Ramnarine, 58, owner of the Empire Bronze Art Foundry in Long Island City, was arrested for attempting to sell “1989 Bronze Flag” — a sculpture that he falsely advertised as a [...]