Pei-Shen Qian

Woodhaven immigrant allegedly created fake paintings as part of multimillion-dollar scam
News Cristabelle Tumola 8/21/2013 at 2:36PM

A Chinese immigrant from Woodhaven was reportedly the artist behind a multimillion-dollar scam where fake paintings were pawned off to galleries as original works. Pei-Shen Qian, 73, was known to his neighbors on 95th Street as a “struggling artist,” according to the New York Times. But they didn’t realize that in his garage he was allegedly creating [...]