Angela Gulpenkian, an art collector who was extradited to England from Portugal in December, has pleaded guilty to two counts of plagiarism in a London court, pending sentencing later this month.
A division of Southwak Criminal Court in south London told the Lusa News Agency on Tuesday that the trial was scheduled for July 28 last Friday.
Angela Gulpenkian, 38, of Germany, is responsible for the theft of 1, 1,061,484 (approximately 24 1.24 million at current exchange rates) from Art Incorporated Ltd, owned by consultant Matthew Dickolt, and கிள 50,000 (ஆயிரம் 58,000).
Both would have paid Angela Gulpenkian, married to Duarte Gulpenkian, son-in-law of Armenian businessman Golste Gulpenkian, To mediate the purchase of a sculpture entitled “Yellow Pumpkin” by Japanese artist Yaoi Kusama.
In December, the Supreme Court of Portugal (SDJ) approved that Angela Gulpenkian should have been released in November, before being extradited to England from Interpol.
At the time, Angela Gulpenkian’s attorney, Luca, told the news agency that she had received a Supreme Court decision regarding her request.abeas corpus (Request for Immediate Release) In it, it recognizes that it is illegal to maintain the prison of Angela Gulpenkian from November 24, that she should have been released, despite a European arrest warrant (MDE) against her expiring date.
On June 17 last year, Luca announced it Art Broker and Collector Angela Gulpenkian was detained by the Judicial Police (PJ) in accordance with a memorandum of understanding issued by the United Kingdom, and the extradition was remanded in custody until the Lisbon Court of Appeal (DRL) decides. ).
At the time, PJ noted that it was a 38-year-old woman, “a dealer in art, suspected of committing a crime worth thousands of euros”, a resident of the Lisbon region.
In February 2020, a British court issued an arrest warrant against an art broker and collector accused of fraudulently misusing the name of the Coloste Gulpenkian Foundation.
Southwark State Court has issued a warrant for Angela Gulpenkian for missing a court hearing.
Westminster Magistrates’ Court has already issued another memorandum of understanding on June 26, 2019 against Angela Gulpenkian for allegedly embezzling money to buy a sculpture by Yoyoi Kusama.
The European Arrest Warrant (EAW) is a simple cross-border judicial procedure for surrender for the purpose of prosecuting or enforcing a sentence or a security measure that deprives you of liberty.
Guarantees issued by EU judicial authorities are valid across the Union and have been in effect since January 1, 2004, with the aim of changing the long-standing extradition procedures between EU countries.