Vintage Authentics owner Steve Jensen faces sentencing this spring as federal prosecutors continue to prosecute dealers of phony jerseys.
They’re supposedly authenticated by Barry Bonds. But are they real home run jerseys? Bonds says no…and now an auction house is lining up in agreement.
Detectives search the home of a 39-year-old ex-con, convinced he’s been selling baseballs with fake autographs from Babe Ruth and Roger Maris…and maybe more.
Someone is making a killing trying to sell phony Babe Ruth baseballs to Florida pawn shops…but no one seems to be able to catch the crook.
The man convicted of a Super Bowl ticket-fake game jersey scheme reveals a little more about what happened to the “memorabilia”.
The government sacks a man convicted of passing off fake NFL jerseys as the real deal.
Mickey Mantle memorabilia and cards are still the gold standard for post-War era collectors…but that also means those items are an inviting target for crooks.