Category Archives: Forensic Expert Findings

Probing Perjury 7

Ritchie Sinclair claims: – two Goldi claims were “struck” down by a judge in court, for allegedly failing to show cause… “A. Mr. and Mrs. Goldie recently sued me in Small Claims Court, Newmarket, though they now live in Toronto. … Continue reading

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Probing Perjury 6

Donald Robinson claims: – that all the Morrisseaus sold at Randy Potters – some 2,000, out of which he bought 31 himself – were cheap and lousy fakes that even an amateur could pick out   “Q. Schiller: Okay; well, let’s break it down. … Continue reading

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Probing Perjury 3

Ritchie Sinclair claims: – to be a member of the NMHS (Norval Morrisseau Heritage Society) “The victim in this matter, Richie Sinclair, is a protégé of the late Canadian artist, Norval Morrisseau. He also goes by the name “Stardreamer.” The … Continue reading

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Probing Perjury 1

Donald Robinson claims: – Norval Morrisseau never, ever signed the backs of paintings in black drybrush paint, that all such BDPs are fakes “In twenty-eight years of dealing in Morrisseau’s art, I observed that Norval had rarely written anything on … Continue reading

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Randy Potter & Donna Shea

Great Canadian Cultural Heroes #3 & 4 Randy Potter from Port Hope, ON, easily wins my vote for the “Last Honest Auctioneer.” Here’s why: The words “crooked auctioneer” go together like ham ‘n cheese, or peanut butter and jam. It … Continue reading

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5 – Otavnik v Sinclair

The Conspiracy Theorists Lose Court Case Round #5 – Otavnik v Sinclair In 2010, the fifth Morrisseau-related court case came about, when Joe Otavnik took a rather late-blooming Conspiracy Theorist, Ritchie Sinclair, to court, for publicly defaming and devaluing his painting “Jesuit Preist … Continue reading

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Great Canadian Cultural Heritage Hero #1

Michael Moniz He Humbled a Canadian Media Giant… Exposed a Top Arts Journalist’s Professional Disgrace… And saved a fine Morrisseau BDP from the trash heap of history. Alone against the “Establishment”  this Canadian Morrisseau collector took on the biggest media giant in Canada (CTV … Continue reading

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