Guilty pleas entered in sweeping Indian-art fraud probe

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Guilty pleas entered in sweeping Indian-art fraud probe

This photo released by the Museum of Spanish Colonial Art shows a Zia Pueblo jar, ca. 1680-1720, from what is now New Mexico. On Wednesday, art gallery owner Nael Ali pleaded guilty to misrepresenting fake Indian-produced goods in violation of the Indian Arts and Craft Act.

Guilty pleas entered in sweeping Indian-art fraud probe

This photo released by the Museum of Spanish Colonial Art shows a Zia Pueblo jar, ca. 1680-1720, from what is now New Mexico. On Wednesday, art gallery owner Nael Ali pleaded guilty to misrepresenting fake Indian-produced goods in violation of the Indian Arts and Craft Act.