The Vermeer and Modigliani Frauds

In researching forgery and fraud laws in Washington, D.C., I was reminded of two of my favorite stories.  I tell the stories now not just because I find them entertaining, but also because I think they illustrate the… Read More

The Letterman Case: Extortion or Blackmail?

David Letterman’s recent revelation that he had been having affairs with female members of his staff and his reason for making the revelation – threats by a CBS producer to reveal the indiscretions — bring attention to what… Read More