Treasure Detectives

The $100 Million Forgery... For The Pigs

People will spend big money when they think they are getting a real antique, but it can easily end up in disaster. Fakes and forgeries detective Curtis Dowling tells a story of a farmer who spent millions on a fake Picasso for his pigs.

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Meet the Team

  • Curtis Dowling is a world-renowned fakes and forgeries detective featured in CNBC's new reality series "Treasure Detectives."

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

  • Andy Smith is the treasure detective with people skills.

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