Monday, September 22, 2008

"The easy part is stealing it; the hard part is selling it"

"Living legend" FBI art-squad agent Robert Wittman retired last week. Stories here and here. Earlier post here.

Next chapter: he's going to work for the Fox Rothschild law firm, to "assist security directors in museums, galleries and auction houses to protect their collections and represent collectors." Says Wittman: "There's a huge exploding market ripe with fraud and forgery out there."