Con Artist Arrested in NY for Allegedly Attempting to Sell Fake Basquiat, Haring Art for Millions

U.S. attorneys in New York say they arrested a man on federal fraud charges for allegedly trying to sell forgeries of works by artists including Jean-Michael Basquiat and Keith Haring. Manhattan U.S. Attorney Audrey Strauss said the actual works are worth millions while the forgeries are “worthless,” in a complaint unsealed Friday in federal court in Manhattan. Prosecutors allege 49-year-old…