TITLE

Messages from The Dead

AUTHOR(S)
Smith, Gary; Mravic, Mark
PUB. DATE
April 2000
SOURCE
Sports Illustrated;04/17/2000, Vol. 92 Issue 16, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the efforts of the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to reduce the sale of sports memorabilia featuring the forged autographs of athletes. Percentage of the industry believed to be comprised of phony signatures; Description of an undercover sting operation in which the FBI posed as a phony trading company; Charges faced by some of the forgers; Athletes who assisted the FBI by identifying imitations of their autographs.
ACCESSION #
2992282

 

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