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  • Auction house exec's obstruction backfired, prosecutors say

    Auction house exec's obstruction backfired, prosecutors say
    A former executive of one of the country’s biggest sellers of sports memorabilia had agreed to cooperate with federal authorities after he was charged with fraud in 2012 but instead obstructed justice by tipping off an associate to plans by the...
  • Baltimore vacants are linked to crime, as are other indicators

    Baltimore vacants are linked to crime, as are other indicators
    Vacant buildings are many things: signs of decay, eyesores and dangerous. They might also hold a strong relationship to crime, experts say. According to frequently updated data provided by Open Baltimore, there is a strong correlation between vacant...
  • Former memorabilia seller pleads guilty to mail fraud

    Former memorabilia seller pleads guilty to mail fraud
    A former executive at a sports memorabilia auction house pleaded guilty today in federal court in Chicago to an eight-year scheme to rig auctions to drive up prices on rare baseball cards, game balls and other collectors’ items. Mark Theotikos,...
  • Harvard diploma of first African-American grad to be auctioned

    The undergraduate diploma of the nation’s first African-American to graduate from Harvard is set to be auctioned in Chicago tomorrow, years after it was unearthed in an Englewood home. Richard T. Greener’s bachelor of arts diploma --...
  • 2014 Pebble Beach: Steve McQueen Ferrari sells for $10 million

    2014 Pebble Beach: Steve McQueen Ferrari sells for $10 million
    A vintage Ferrari once owned by Steve McQueen sold for more than $10 million at Monterey Car Week. The 1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4, chassis number 10621, engine number 10621, went to the highest bidder Saturday night at an RM Auctions event. The rare,...
  • Car collector's trophy home set for auction

    Car collector's trophy home set for auction
    As fans and collectors flock to Monterey for the annual Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, a vineyard-estate that previously housed an impressive collection of hot rods and muscle cars is headed for the auction block in Northern California. Found in...
  • Pebble Beach 2014: Friday car auctions drive totals toward record

    Pebble Beach 2014: Friday car auctions drive totals toward record
    The auction action at this year's Monterey Car Week is well ahead of last year's pace and is likely to set a record for the highest dollar volume of any week of selling at the annual event. As of Friday, $176.3 million worth of vehicles had been sold at...
  • CityPlace II Up For Auction In Late August

    HARTFORD, Conn. — CityPlace II, the 18-story office tower downtown, will be put up for auction in late August, nearly two years after it was lost to foreclosure, the listing broker says. The starting bid for the Asylum Street building is $6.5...
  • Bob Dylan's 'Like a Rolling Stone' lyrics top $2 million at auction

    How does it feel? Like a new record for the sale of rock lyrics at auction, as a handwritten manuscript for Bob Dylan’s “Like A Rolling Stone” sold Tuesday for just over $2 million at Sotheby’s auction house in New York. The...
  • Monet painting of waterlilies sells for $54 million at auction

    Monet painting of waterlilies sells for $54 million at auction
    A waterlilies painting by Claude Monet sold for $54 million at a Sotheby's auction in London this week, the second-highest amount at auction for a work by the French Impressionist.  The painting, titled "Nymphéas," dates from 1906 and was purchased...
  • Sacred Hopi tribal masks are again sold at auction in Paris

    Sacred Hopi tribal masks are again sold at auction in Paris
    Another group of sacred Hopi masks was gaveled away at a Paris auction Friday, over the objections of tribe members and the U.S. Embassy in Paris, Agence France Presse has reported. In Hopi tradition, the masks don’t merely represent spirits,...