Alfred Taubman

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Alfred Taubman is a U.S. businessman and former director of media firm Hollinger International. He was formerly the principal owner and chairman of Sotheby's, where, in 2002, he was sentenced to a year and a day in prison and fined $7.5 million for leading a six-year price-fixing scheme with its rival Christie's that swindled auction house customers out of more than $100 million.[1]


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  1. Carol Vogel and Ralph Blumenthal, Ex-Chairman Of Sotheby's Gets Jail Time, New York Times, 23-April-2002, Accessed 26-May-2009