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The Inside Story: Counterfeit Clementine Hunter Paintings

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Start Date:
March 14, 2019
End Date:
March 14, 2019
River Oaks Square Arts Center
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
 The Inside Story: Counterfeit Clementine Hunter Paintings Investigation

On behalf of the Board, Staff and Artists of River Oaks Square Arts Center (Alexandria, LA), your are cordially invited to be a guest of featured presenter and FBI Senior Resident Agent, Randolph J. Deaton IV as he delves into the Counterfeit Clementine Hunter Paintings Investigation. Agent Deaton's recent speaking engagements throughout the state and the intriguing circumstances surrounding this case have sparked an increased interest among arts communities and artists alike, garnering an awareness for folk art, forgeries and fine art collecting.

•Thursday, March 14, 6-8pm.
•Registration required/Seating limited
•Call 318.473.2670 to reserve a seat.

Special Agent (“SA”) Randy Deaton has been employed with the Federal Bureau of Investigation since November of 1998. His field assignments have included the FBI’s New York Office and New Orleans Division. SA Deaton is currently assigned to the FBI New Orleans Division’s Joint Terrorism Task Force, and is stationed in Alexandria, Louisiana. Over his career, SA Deaton has conducted numerous investigations involving white collar crime, violent crime, and national security matters. In addition to his investigative duties, SA Deaton is also a FBI Relief Supervisor, Airport Liaison Agent, Adjunct Faculty member, certified police instructor, and certified interview and interrogation instructor for local law enforcement. In 2016, SA Deaton received the honor of being selected as one of the newest members of the FBI’s Rapid Deployment Art Crime Team. As an Art Crime Team member, SA Deaton conducts investigations related to art, antiques, and cultural property. SA Deaton is a 1993 graduate of Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

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