Treasure Detectives

How to Spot a Fake: Curtis Dowling's Favorite Fake Story

"Treasure Detectives" host Curtis Dowling has encountered many fakes, but what's his favorite fake story? Dowling explains the story behind The Greenhalgh family, which for over twenty years, produced several fakes and fooled several museums, galleries, and experts.

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  • Curtis has over 20 years' experience in fine arts and antiques and he hates fakes! He is on a mission to help people discover the truth and put the fakers and forgers out of business.

  • Catherine Knebel is Curtis Dowling's research assistant and a treasure detective with an auctioneer's background.

  • Andy is the treasure detective with people skills. People like Andy and he can get them to talk and give him valuable information.