A true eBay crime story

Tuesday, 9 May 2006, 12:59 AM EST

It was the scandal that rocked the internet. A seemingly worthless painting sold on eBay in early 2000 for $135,805 -- all because buyers believed it might be the work of the 20th-century abstract painter Richard Diebenkorn.

It wasn't. Nor was the story behind the painting true.

At Wired.

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