The government is seeking a 57-month sentence for former Mastro Auctions President Doug Allen over shill bids and putting FBI agents at potential risk.
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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.August 11, 2014 By
Federal agents put a wire on Legendary Auctions’ President Doug Allen after he agreed to cooperate –but then things got interesting according to his guilty plea.August 1, 2014 By
Doug Allen, former president of Mastro Auctions and current head of Legendary Auctions, is expected to plead guilty to shill bidding customers.July 26, 2012 By
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.May 18, 2010 By
They’re out there…unscrupulous sellers waiting to take as much of your money as they can get away with.February 8, 2010 By
Seven months after being sued for money they say he owed them, SGC president Dave Forman has submitted a counterclaim against Mastro Auctions. The court papers filed January 27 accuse the parent company of the now defunct auction house of several transgressions including shill bidding, a practice that artificially raises bids to generate a higher […]