While the world of non-fungible token (NFT) assets continues to swell, the notorious artist and art forger Wolfgang Beltracchi has joined the NFT industry with a collection of NFTs called “The Greats.” Beltracchi is well known for admitting that he forged hundreds of paintings and sold the artworks in the name of the original famed artists like Heinrich Campendonk, Fernand Léger, and Max Ernst.

Wolfgang Beltracchi Introduces ‘The Greats’ Collection

An infamous artist who got caught selling forged art from some of the world’s most beloved artists, Wolfgang Beltracchi, is jumping into the fray of non-fungible token (NFT) collectibles. The German art forger and his wife admitted to selling artworks from 14 different pieces that sold for roughly $45 million. However, Beltracchi claimed to have re-created the works of “about 50 artists” and also said his profits exceeded $100 million. After a 2011 trial in Germany, Beltracchi was found guilty and served a touch over three years for his crimes. The forger and his…

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