Citations with the tag: FORGERY
Results 1 - 50
- Collectible bust.
Galvin, Terry; McDaniel, Pete // Golf World; 04/18/97, Vol. 50 Issue 36, p64
Views the forgery that happening in the goods and photographs signatures of professional golfers. Goods that was seized among the arrested people outside the Augusta National gates; Money spent by fans to buy stuff of golfers according to Alastair Johnston; Remarks of one collector on the money...
- How card forgers withdraw cash on demand.
Bown, William // New Scientist; 7/4/92, Vol. 135 Issue 1828, p5
Reports on conclusive evidence that has emerged that money can be stolen from cash dispensers with forged cash cards. What is needed to make a fake card; Steps in making a card; Why Barclays is the easiest.
- If You Squint, It's a Picasso.
Bown, William // Wilson Quarterly; Spring2000, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p13
Uncovers the growing art forgery trade in the United States. Percentage of forged artworks available in the market; Impact of such practice to art dealers and museum curators; Example of a forged artwork.
- Artful Dodgers.
McGraw, Mike; Paul, Steve // IRE Journal; Jul/Aug2001, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p18
Reports on the discovery of fake watercolor paintings by artist Georgia O'Keefe in Kansas City, Kansas in 1999. INSET: FROM THE RESOURCE CENTER.
Ryback, Timothy // IRE Journal; Jul/Aug2001, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p19
Focuses on controversies surrounding alleged fake Van Gogh paintings. INSET: Web Resources.
- Piltdown Man: The Great English Mystery Story.
Thomson, Keith Stewart // American Scientist; May/Jun91, Vol. 79 Issue 3, p194
Offers a solution to the Piltdown man forgery scandal of 1912. Highlights of the discoveries; Reasons for the success of the hoax; Analysis concerning the perpetrators of the fraud.
- Physician member of hit team, paper says.
Thomson, Keith Stewart // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal; 12/01/97, Vol. 157 Issue 11, p1504
Reports that a physician involved in an Israeli assassination attempt in Jordan was carrying a forged Canadian passport.
- Artist beware: Ways to avoid being duped.
R.S. // Christian Science Monitor; 6/9/95, Vol. 87 Issue 136, p13
Reports the concern of artists over fake institutions and museums, and methods to avoid them.
- Puzzling bones the Piltdown skull.
Spencer, Frank // Faces (07491387); Nov94, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p14
Discusses the Piltdown forgery. Discovery of the Piltdown skeleton; Early speculation on the skull's origins; Later scientific findings; Evidence which disputes earlier claims.
- Lying to ourselves.
Winks, Robin W. // Humanities; Mar/Apr95, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p22
Gives examples of forgeries that were efforts to rewrite the past and points out how the historian must maintain constant vigilance against being deceived. Example of the Hitler Diaries; Tests of provenance; How the historian determines authenticity; Why discoveries that purport to `change...
- Piltdown unmasked.
Tobias, Phillip V. // Sciences; Jan/Feb94, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p38
Investigates the scientific hoax of the Piltdown man. Background of the fraud; Implications on science ethics; Revelation of the perpetrators; Reasoning behind the conclusions; Motivations for the scheme; Use of diaries, correspondence and scientific journals.
- Never mind if the charge is correct--is the invoice real?
Tobias, Phillip V. // Supervisory Management; Oct94, Vol. 39 Issue 10, p4
Reports on the prevalence of fake invoices. Precautionary measures for companies.
- Innocence, and guilt, abroad.
Fainelli, Michael // Christian Science Monitor; 11/5/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 239, p9
Presents the experiences of the author forging a train ticket in Italy, and the guilt he felt after the forgery.
- The art that needs another look.
Fairbanks, J.L. // Yankee; Nov89, Vol. 53 Issue 11, p82
Part I. Discusses the problems of reproductions of art or antiques being passed off as originals and how those is the field try to deal with it. Fakes of note; How they can be passed off to experts.
- Antiques of uncertain pedigree.
Fairbanks, J.L. // Yankee; Nov89, Vol. 53 Issue 11, p90
Part II. Reports on several draftsmen and women who make or made reproduction antique items and how their pieces have fooled the experts. Barbara Merry of Swanville, Me. and her hooked rugs; The late Walter Hosmer, a veteran 19th-century cabinet maker from Connecticut; Folk artist Stephen...
- From the Forger's Notebook.
Whiteman, Bruce // Canadian Literature; Winter97, Issue 155, p74
Opinion. Focuses on the author's attraction to forgery in art. Why the author will never again be able to create an original work of art.
- Raman study suggests Viking map is a forgery.
Whiteman, Bruce // Laser Focus World; Oct2002, Vol. 38 Issue 10, p26
Reports on a Raman study suggesting that Viking map is a forgery. History of the Vinland map.
- Forgery-proof business forms.
Mamis, Robert A. // Inc.; Oct92, Vol. 14 Issue 10, p54
Outlines some of the security checks and other safe business forms from Standard Register that are available to businesses that could be ripped off by forgers. Comments from David Fehrman, production manager for Standard Register, on advances in electronics that mean more and more potentially...
- ARTFUL DODGERS.
McCrone, Walter C. // Sciences; Jan/Feb2001, Vol. 41 Issue 1, p32
Focuses on art forgery and scientific method of detection. Confirmation of the authenticity of a painting made by Edouard Manet; Origin of art forgery; Use of the dendrochronology technique.
Wreen, Michael // Canadian Journal of Philosophy; Jun2002, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p143
Investigates the concept of forgery in philosophy. Assessment of the forgery concept by philosopher Rene Descartes; Concern on counterfeit coins; Definition of forgery.
- Justice in a Parallel Universe.
Wreen, Michael // Men's Health (10544836); May99, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p159
Focuses on a divorce case filed in a family court. Forgery made by the wife on her husband's signature; Ruling of the court.
- Beware this scheme to steal your identity.
Farber, Lawrence // Medical Economics; 3/7/2003, Vol. 80 Issue 5, p123
Provides information about identity theft scam. Forge letter asking personal data; Agencies that will provide help for victims of identity theft.
- Paper retracted as co-author admits forgery.
Adam, David // Nature; 2/20/2003, Vol. 421 Issue 6925, p775
Reports on Imperial College's investigation on how several cardiology researchers wrote a paper about something they knew little or nothing about. Co-author's admission of forgery; Retraction of the paper titled published in the 'New England Journal of Medicine.'
- Fake invoices a real pain.
Jameson, Keith // Crain's Cleveland Business; 9/09/96, Vol. 17 Issue 37, p15
Reports on the increase in fake invoices received by small businesses in Northeast Ohio. Use of the invoices to solicit money; Descriptions of the invoices; Reasons for the increase in fake invoices; Strategies in reducing business susceptibility to fake invoice scams.
- Sorting the real from the fake.
Jameson, Keith // U.S. News & World Report; 10/20/86, Vol. 101 Issue 16, p62
Is it a Rembrandt or is it a fake? A Dutch study group raises questions. Once the scholars are through, there may be 100 fewer masters. INSET: Rembrandt imitations.;Scientific techniques help scholars..
- FDA warning on counterfeit Epogen.
Jameson, Keith // Medical Marketing & Media; Jul2002, Vol. 37 Issue 7, p30
Reports the warning of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and Amgen for health professionals on the discovery of counterfeit drug Epogen. Other reports of product tampering involving Epogen; Use of the drug for the treatment of anemia.
- Firm knew its climate letters were fakes.
Snyder, Jim // Hill; 10/30/2009, Vol. 16 Issue 128, p1
The article reports on the issue concerning the fake letters sent by the firm Bonner & Associates to three U.S. Representatives, including Tom Perriello, and Henry Waxman.
- Sharp eyes saw through early effort to fake prints.
Sodhi, G. S.; Kaur, Jasjeet // Nature; 11/7/2002, Vol. 420 Issue 6911, p15
Describes an attempt to forge fingerprints in India, during the infancy of the science of fingerprinting. Method used to forge fingerprints; Strategy developed to detect fake fingerprints.
- Forgery cases reported in Whitney area.
Sodhi, G. S.; Kaur, Jasjeet // Lakelander (Whitney, TX); 2/20/2013, Vol. 26 Issue 8, p8
The article announces that a series of forgery cases by a 42-year-old woman in the Lake Whitney, Texas area were reported at the Hills County Sheriff's Office on February 11, 2013.
- Early copy of the Gospel of Mark is a forgery.
Sharpe, Emily // Art Newspaper; Feb2010, Vol. 18 Issue 210, p21
The article reports that U.S. scholars, conservators and scientists have proven that the Archaic Mark, a 4th century manuscript, is a forgery.
- Box of bones `clinches' identity of Piltdown palaeontology hoaxer.
Gee, Henry // Nature; 5/23/1996, Vol. 381 Issue 6580, p261
Reports that the discovery of a trunk under the roof of the Natural History Museum in London, England will provide vital evidence allowing the Piltdown fraud, one of the most successful hoaxes in scientific history, to be put to rest. Controversy surrounding the Piltdown skull; Stains present...
- Three arrested over "forged collection.".
Gerlis, Melanie // Art Newspaper; Oct2010, Issue 217, p65
The article reports on the arrest of three people for selling fake paintings in Germany at the beginning of September 2010.
- In search of the real Haring.
Gerlis, Melanie // Newsweek; 8/13/1990, Vol. 116 Issue 7, p68
Discusses how artist Keith Haring's work has been a frequent target for forgers, especially since prices for his work have been escalating since his death in February. Exhibition at the Queens Museum in New York.
- The non-fraud of the Middle Bronze Age stone goddess from Ustica: a reverse Piltdown hoax.
Lukesh, Susan S.; Holloway, R. Ross // Antiquity; Dec2002, Vol. 76 Issue 294, p974
Presents photographic evidence of the forgery of a relief sculpture from the Middle Bronze of Italy or Sicily discovered in the excavations on the island of Ustica in 1991. Information on the Piltdown Man hoax; Reason for the occurrence of scientific frauds; Comparison of the photographs of the...
- The great deception.
Lukesh, Susan S.; Holloway, R. Ross // Discover; Jan2000, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p57
Cites the scientific hoax involving a doctored human skull discovered at Piltdown Common in Sussex, England in 1912.
- Identity Theft: A Talent for Faking It.
Werth, Christopher // Newsweek (Atlantic Edition); 5/17/2010, Vol. 155 Issue 20, p6
The article discusses forged pieces of artwork that has been put on display by museums throughout the world. Topics discussed in the article include the exhibition "Close Examination: Fakes, Mistakes and Discoveries" at the National Gallery in London, England, attitudes that exist regarding...
- Swiss "B-O-B": Those Pesky Overprints.
Barrett, John F. // Mekeel's & Stamps Magazine; 7/14/2006, Vol. 199 Issue 2, p12
The article presents the Scott order listing aimed to guide philatelists to identify postage stamp forgeries.
- Copycat, Inc.
Sillar, Shamus // National Geographic; May2008, Vol. 213 Issue 5, p25
The article discusses the practice in China of copying pieces of artwork and selling the copies for an inexpensive price. Questions which have been raised regarding whether or not copying a piece of artwork should be considered artistic are discussed. The way in which copyists are trained and...
- Paleontological Hoaxes.
Keen, A. Myra // Natural History; May77, Vol. 86 Issue 5, p24
Discusses the success of a number of paleontological hoaxes. Description of the fraudulent Calaveras skull and the Piltdown man; Discovery of the Calaveras skull in 1886 in a mining site in central California; Unearthing of the presumed remains of the Piltdown man in 1912 in Sussex, England.
- Piltdown Revisited.
Gould, Stephen Jay // Natural History; Mar79, Vol. 88 Issue 3, p86
Recounts the Piltdown forgery case in England during the early 1900s. Details of the scientific fraud; Description of how the forgery was discovered; Scientists who conspired to do the forgery.
- Canadian Coils: ERRORS, FREAKS AND ODDITIES.
Monteiro, Joseph // Canadian Philatelist; Nov/Dec2010, Vol. 61 Issue 6, p341
The article focuses on errors in the perforated Canadian coil stamps. It defines a fully imperforate coil stamp. Imperforate coil errors are cited in several series like the Centennial definitive, Caricature, and Peace Tower. Three distinct printing formats are explained for coil stamps from...
- An Elaborate Debit Scam Fails in Canada.
Monteiro, Joseph // Chain Store Age; Aug2003, Vol. 79 Issue 8, p108
Reports on the arrest of 2 men at a Super Save gas station in Coquitlam, British Columbia for using forged debit cards. Investigation conducted by the police; Materials used by the culprits.
- Stella Forgery in Atlanta.
Kipnis, Jeff // Art Papers; Jul/Aug81, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p27
The article focuses on artist Frank Stella's forgery, a copy of his 1959 canvas painting "Clinton Plaza."
- GARDENS AS WORKS OF ART: THE PROBLEM OF UNIQUENESS.
Miller, Mara // British Journal of Aesthetics; Summer86, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p252
The article discusses gardens as works of art. It states that in the eighteenth century gardens were considered as an important kind of art work, equal in stature to poetry and painting. It mentions that eighteenth-century philosophers wrote about gardens frequently and saw vital relationships...
- La méthode Greenhalgh, une histotre de famille.
Miller, Mara // Beaux Arts Magazine; sep2009, Issue 303, p65
The article presents the history of the Greenhalgh family. George and Olive, together with their son Shaun, held an art studio near Bolton, England, where 120 forged works were painted. The ingenious system of art production allowed Shaun to present false paintings as believable, while he posed...
- Scam artists go after new prey: Real artists.
Scherer, Ron // Christian Science Monitor; 6/9/95, Vol. 87 Issue 136, p1
Reveals the rise in fake art institutes and museums in various US cities in order to make money. Investigation of the scandal; Real artists as prey; Ambiguous claims.
- Unlicensed R.Ph. incident offers lesson for all.
DeBenedette, Valerie // Drug Topics; 11/3/2003, Vol. 147 Issue 21, p61
Details instances of using forged license by several pharmacists in the U.S. Failure of hospitals in verifying the authenticity of license with state pharmacy boards; Criticisms against the practice of using a paper copy of a license; Penalties imposed on violators.
- McGreevey Seeking To Beef Up Anti-Fraud Weapons, Including Forgery-Proof IDs.
Zarate, Vincent R. // Insurance Advocate; 10/14/2002, Vol. 113 Issue 39, p7
Reports on the proposals of New Jersey Governor Jim McGreevey to fight insurance fraud. Elimination of forgery-proof insurance identification cards; Cancelation of policies for false information; Imposition of penalties for those committing fraud.
- Is it genuine or is it fake?
Zarate, Vincent R. // South African Journal of Science; Apr98, Vol. 94 Issue 4, p172
No abstract available.
- Shadow of the Sevso Treasure.
D'arcy, David // Vanity Fair; Oct93, Vol. 56 Issue 10, p150
Presents the details of the art fraud involving the `Sevso Treasure', a 14-piece ensemble of late-Roman silver. Consigned by a trust representing Spencer Douglas David Compton, the Marquess of Northampton; Claims of ownership of the treasure by various countries; Involvement of former Sotheby's...