Attorneys for Doug Allen and Mark Theotikos say they need more time to contest prosecutors’ loss calculations in shill bidding that occurred from 2002-2009.
Rich Klein recalls the impact and the times of Bill Mastro and Alan ‘Mr. Mint’ Rosen.
Fromer auction company CEO Bill Mastro will be heading to federal prison after a judge handed down a sentence in the long-running case.
U.S. attorneys say more than 1,300 lots in Mastro Auctions catalogs were shill bid in less than two years.
Attorneys for former auction house chief Bill Mastro state their case in a request for leniency in his sentencing for fraud later this month.
Not being honest eight years ago with FBI investigators looking into a shill bidding scheme at Mastro Auctions has led to a federal sentence for Bill Boehm.
Having pleaded guilty to fraud charges, former auction house executive Bill Mastro is expected to face prison time.
The former IT director for Mastro Auctions may not see prison time after federal prosecutors urged probation for his role in the company’s shill bidding scheme.
An angry collector chimes in on the Mastro case, a second man is arrested for a scary sports card home robbery
and Panini will put John Wall on its packs.
A minority owner of an MLB franchise chimes in on the Mastro Auctions case, Topps takes Turkey Red to Target and info on a new T206-pure silver product.
A fourth member of the team that ran Mastro Auctions is expected to plead guilty to a federal charge.
According to the Chicago Tribune, Mark Theotikos faces up to four years in prison.
Doug Allen, former president of Mastro Auctions and current head of Legendary Auctions, is expected to plead guilty to shill bidding customers.
Jim Brown sues over his championship ring, Keith Olbermann talks about Bill Mastro, a huge baseball exhibit winds down and Beckett adds a new VP.
UPDATED: Bill Mastro has pleaded guilty in a Chicago federal courtroom to mail fraud, officially acknowledged that he trimmed the $2.8 million T206 Wagner card and engaged on shill bidding.
Former auction house exec Bill Mastro is expected to plead guilty to fraud charges early next year following court proceedings in Chicago Thursday.
Former hobby leader Bill Mastro will cooperate with federal officials in a fraud case while attorneys for two other Mastro execs say they’re not guilty.
Author Dave Jamieson answers questions about his new book on the history of baseball cards–and those who had the biggest impact.