Helly Nahmad

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LONDON — While one Helly Nahmad sits in a bare concrete prison cell in upstate New York, another Helly Nahmad strides around his lavish Frieze Masters booth in London’s chi-chi Regent’s Park. I don’t know how captivity is suiting the former, but freedom isn’t doing that much for the latter.

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Post image for Helly Nahmad Being Sued for Allegedly Hiding Painting Stolen by Nazis

First it was the accusations of gambling, and now Manhattan art dealer Helly Nahmad, and his dad, David Nahmad, are being “sued for allegedly hiding a $20 million painting stolen by the Nazis,” according to the New York Post.

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Post image for Helly Nahmad Sentenced to One Year in Prison over Gambling Ring

Hillel “Helly” Nahmad, scion of the Nahmad art dealing family, was sentenced today to one year and one day in prison over the gambling charges to which he pled guilty last November.

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Post image for Feds Raid NYC Gallery Allegedly Involved in High-Stakes Poker Games, Art Fraud [UPDATED]

The New York Times is reporting that Federal agents have raided an Upper East Side art gallery, Helly Nahmad Gallery, as part of an investigation into a gambling operation that included “high-stakes poker games.”

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