India to auction fugitive billionaire Nirav Modi’s art collection

A staff member speaks on his phone as artworks once part of billionaire jeweller Nirav Modi's collection are seen on display ahead of their auction at a gallery in Mumbai, India, March 25, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

MUMBAI (Reuters) – Indian tax authorities are hoping for a windfall with the auction on Tuesday of rare oil paintings that were once part of fugitive billionaire jeweller Nirav Modi’s collection and have been seized by the government. Auctioneers say the sale is the first of its kind in a country where tax authorities have […]

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