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FULTON SUPERIOR COURT
VIOLATION OF THE GEORGIA RACKETEER
INFLUENCED AND CORRUPT
ORGANIZATIONS (RICO) ACT
O.C.G.A. §16-14-4
CT. 1
THEFT BY CONVERSION
O.C.G.A. §16-8-4
CT. 2 - 3

THE STATE OF GEORGlA

v.
WILLIAM LOWE, d/b/a LOWE
GALLERIES, INC., THE LOWE
GALLERY, OR BILL LOWE
GALLERY
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, 2015

Grand Jury Foreperson

PAUL L. HOWARD, JR., District Attorney

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indictment, list of witnesses,
formal arraignment and pleads
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The Defendant waives copy of
indictment, list of witnesses,
formal arraignment and pleads
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The Defendant waives copy of
indictment, list of witnesses,
formal arraignment and pleads
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Attorney for Defendant

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Assistant District Attorney

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STATE OF GEORGIA; COUNTY OF FULTON
IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF SAID COUNTY

THE GRAND JURORS, selected, chosen and sworn for the County of Fulton, to wit:

1. Angel Fonseca, Foreperson
2. Chesley McLeod, Asst. r oreperson
3. lauren Donaldson, Secretary
4. Breeona Wil1lClm.~, Asst. Secretary
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. Chavis, Donald
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8. DaSilva, Julio
9. Fox, Jlo.shby
10. Freed, Gary
11. Hagwood, Gregory
12. Justen, John
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13. Kay, Celia

14. Kinsman, James
15. Martin, Angela
16. Robinson, Melissa
17. Smith, latresha
18r9teele, Stephen
19. Sudman, Carol
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21. TSilk, lacey
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22. Tolbert, Ronald
23. Wesley, Mae
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in the name and on behalf of the citizens of Georgia, do charge and accuse WILLIAM LOWE,
d/b/a LOWE GALLERIES, INC., THE LOWE GALLERY, OR BILL LOWE GALLERY with
the offense of VIOLATION OF THE GEORGIA RACKETEER INFLUENCED AND
CORRUPT ORGANIZATIONS (RICO) ACT O.C.G.A. §16-14-4, for the said accused, in
the County of Fulton and State of Georgia, on and between the I" day of November, 2001 and
the 4th day of September, 2015, as specified in each act listed below, unlawfully, through a
pattern of racketeering activity consisting of Theft by Conversion, as more particularly described
below in this count, and proceeds derived therefrom, did acquire and maintain, and endeavor to
acquire and maintain, directly and indirectly, interest in and control of personal property and
U.S. currency of the individuals listed in each act below, to wit: U.S. currency and artwork of the
individuals in the listed acts below, in violation of O.C.G.A. §16-14-4 (a) and (c), said
interrelated pattern of criminal activity being motivated by, and the effect of which was,
pecuniary gain, the acts in this count being separate and distinct from any other count, the
applicable statute of limitations period having been tolled pursuant to O.C.G.A. § 17-3-2 (4), as
listed below, contrary to the laws of said State, the good order, peace and dignity thereof;

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Cambiare III

in excess of

$5,600.00

$2,800.00

$4,800.00

$2,400.00

$5,200.00

$2,600.00

$500.00
in excess of

Cambiare V

$500.00
in excess of

Cambiare VII

$500.00
LESS $2,500.00 PAYMENT MADE ON OR ABOUT AUGUST 22,2009

-$13,504.17

APPROX. TOTAL

$16,004.17

in excess of

$37,208.34

$500.00
contrary to the laws of said State, the good order, peace and dignity thereof;

ACT 2.
Between the 31st day of January, 2003 and 4th day of September, 2015, the exact dates being
unknown to the Grand Jury, WILLIAM LOWE, d/b/a LOWE GALLERIES, INC., THE LOWE
GALLERY, OR

BILL

LOWE

GALLERY

committed

the

offense

of THEFT

BY

CONVERSION as defined by O.e.G.A. § 16-8-4, for the said accused, in the County of Fulton
and State of Georgia, having lawfully obtained funds in an amount in excess of $500 and
property of a value in excess of $500.00 belonging to MARK PERLMAN under an agreement
and known legal obligation to make a specified application of said funds and disposition of said
property, did knowingly convert said funds and disposition of said property to his own use in
violation of the agreement and legal obligation, to wit: by unlawfully withholding sale proceeds
for the artwork consigned to him in trust and for that which he was commissioned to sell, said
accused further failing to return unsold artwork, as described below, the acts in this paragraph
being separate and distinct from any other paragraph, and the applicable statute of limitations
period having been tolled pursuant to O.C.G.A. § 17-3-2 (4),

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Cambiare III

in excess of

$5,600.00

$2,800.00

$4,800.00

$2,400.00

$5,200.00

$2,600.00

$500.00
in excess of

Cambiare V

$500.00
in excess of

Cambiare VII

$500.00
LESS $2,500.00 PAYMENT MADE ON OR ABOUT AUGUST 22,2009

-$13,504.17

APPROX. TOTAL

$16,004.17

in excess of

$37,208.34

$500.00
contrary to the laws of said State, the good order, peace and dignity thereof;

ACT 2.
Between the 31st day of January, 2003 and 4th day of September, 2015, the exact dates being
unknown to the Grand Jury, WILLIAM LOWE, d/b/a LOWE GALLERIES, INC., THE LOWE
GALLERY, OR

BILL

LOWE

GALLERY

committed

the

offense

of THEFT

BY

CONVERSION as defined by O.e.G.A. § 16-8-4, for the said accused, in the County of Fulton
and State of Georgia, having lawfully obtained funds in an amount in excess of $500 and
property of a value in excess of $500.00 belonging to MARK PERLMAN under an agreement
and known legal obligation to make a specified application of said funds and disposition of said
property, did knowingly convert said funds and disposition of said property to his own use in
violation of the agreement and legal obligation, to wit: by unlawfully withholding sale proceeds
for the artwork consigned to him in trust and for that which he was commissioned to sell, said
accused further failing to return unsold artwork, as described below, the acts in this paragraph
being separate and distinct from any other paragraph, and the applicable statute of limitations
period having been tolled pursuant to O.C.G.A. § 17-3-2 (4),

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TITLE OF ARTWORK

APPROX. RETAIL
VALUE

I

APPROX. SALE

AMOUNT DUE

AMOUNT

TO ARTIST

Lace and Lock, 2007

$14,000.00

$11,200.00

$5,600.00

Loop, 2007

$11,000.00

$8,800.00

$4,400.00

Middle Road, 2004

$6,500.00

$5,200.00

$2,600.00

Party Tooth, 2007

$14,000.00

$11,200.00

$5,600.00

Swell, 2007

$9,000.00

$7,200.00

$3,600.00

Swept, 2007

$14,000.00

$11,200.00

$5,600.00

Forward, 2006

$14,000.00

$11,200.00

$5,600.00

Lotta Lines, 1995

$6,000.00

$4,800.00

$2,400.00

Slide, 2006

$14,000.00

$11,200.00

$5,600.00

Beyond

$2,000.00

$1,400.00

$700.00

Burst, 2006

$14,000.00

$9,800.00

$4,900.00

Cabb,1995

$6,500.00

$4,550.00

$2,275.00

Catch, 2006

$14,000.00

$9,800.00

$4,900.00

Chess, 2006

$11,000.00

$7,700.00

$3,850.00

Early 2 (panel 1), 1996

$4,500.00

$3,150.00

$1,575.00

Little Noise, 2003

$4,500.00

$3,150.00

$1,575.00

Module, 2004

$8,500.00

$5,950.00

$2,975.00

Shake, 2006

$11,000.00

$7,700.00

$3,850.00

Sharpshooter, 2005

$11,000.00

$7,700.00

$3,850.00

"Untitled", Mixed Media

$2,400.00

$1,680.00

$840.00

"Entitled", Encaustic on
Paper

$2,800.00

$1,960.00

$980.00

Untitled 107,2002

$2,000.00

$1,400.00

$700.00

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belonging to RICHARD CURRIER under an agreement and known legal obligation to make a
specified application of said property, did knowingly convert said property to his own use in
violation of the agreement and legal obligation, to wit: by unlawfully withholding sale proceeds
for the artwork consigned to him in trust and for that which he was commissioned to sell, said
accused further failing to return unsold artwork, as described below, said accused being a trustee
of said artwork and funds and said owner being the beneficiary and the applicable statute of
limitations period having been tolled pursuant to O.C.G.A. § 17-3-2 (4),

$11,700.00

Migration, 2007

in excess of
$500.00

in excess of
$500.00

$12,600.00

Savannah, 2007

in excess of
$500.00

in excess of
$500.00

$12,600.00

See ... No Evil

in excess of
$500.00

in excess of
$500.00

$16,800.00

What God Wants

in excess of
$500.00

in excess of
$500.00

in excess of
$500.00

$53,700.00

in excess of
$500.00

APPROX. TOTAL

contrary to the laws of said State, the good order, peace and dignity thereof;

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property to his own use in violation of the agreement and legal obligation, to wit: by unlawfully
withholding sale proceeds for the artwork consigned to him in trust and for that which he was
commissioned to sell, said accused further failing to return unsold artwork, as described below,
the acts in this paragraph being separate and distinct from any other paragraph, and the
applicable statute of limitations period having been tolled pursuant to O.C.G.A. § 17-3-2 (4),
TITLE OF ARTWORK

I APPROX. RETAIL
VALUE

APPROX. SALE
AMOUNT

AMOUNT DUE

I

TO ARTIST

Untitled 6, c. 1940s-1950s
(ACP 019)

$25,000.00

$18,518.52

Untitled 60, 1972 (PP
2076)

$35,000.00

$26,500.00

$18,900.00

Untitled 5, c. 1940s-1950s
(ACP 016)

$22,000.00

$13,500.00

$9,240.00

Untitled 68 (PP 4039)

$50,000.00

in excess of $500.00

in excess of $500.00

Untitled 76 (PP 4131)

$50,000.00

in excess of$500.00

in excess of$500.00

Untitled 77 (PP 4182)

$50,000.00

$50,000.00

$27,000.00

Untitled, 1971 (pP 4024)

$50,000.00

$45,000.00

$27,300.00

Untitled, 1978 (PP 4163)

$50,000.00

$45,000.00

$27,000.00

Untitled 70 (PP 4060)

$50,000.00

$45,000.00

$27,000.00

Untitled 75 (PP 4124)

$50,000.00

$45,000.00

$27,000.00

APPROX. TOTAL

$432,000.00

in excess of

in excess of

$288,518.52

$173,940.00

$10,500.00

contrary to the laws of said State, the good order, peace and dignity thereof;
ACT 4.
Between I" day of January, 2007 and the

4th

day of September, 2015, the exact dates being

unknown to the Grand Jury, WILLIAM LOWE, d/b/a LOWE GALLERIES, INC., THE LOWE
GALLERY,

OR

BILL

LOWE

GALLERY
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committed

the

offense

of THEFT

BY

CONVERSION as defined by O.C.G.A. § 16-8-4, for the said accused, in the County of Fulton
and State of Georgia, having lawfully obtained property of a value in excess of $500.00
belonging to LISSA RANKIN under an agreement and known legal obligation to make a
specified application of said property, did knowingly convert said property to his own use in
violation of the agreement and legal obligation, to wit: by unlawfully withholding sale proceeds
for the artwork consigned to him in trust and for that which he was commissioned to sell, said
accused further failing to return unsold artwork, as described below, said accused being a trustee
of said artwork and funds and said owner being the beneficiary and the applicable statute of
limitations period having been tolled pursuant to O.C.O.A. § 17-3-2 (4),

TITLE OF

APPROX.

ARTWORK

RETAIL
VALUE

Pulled Every Which
Way

$1,200.00

No One Is Alone

$1,200.00

Out of Vogue

$1,200.00

Turning Point

$1,200.00

Pipe Dreams

$1,200.00

Slip-Sliding Away

$1,200.00

More than Meets the
Eye

$6,000.00

Something New (LROSS-P)

$1,200.00

Something New (LR060-P)

$1,200.00

Free Fall

$5,000.00

Winter of Light 1

$1,200.00

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TITLE OF

APPROX.

ARTWORK

RETAIL
VALUE

Winter of Light 6

$1,200.00

Winter of Light 3

$1,200.00

Winter of Light 4

$1,200.00

Winter of Light 5

$1,200.00

Winter of Light 2

$1,200.00

Winter of Light 9

$1,200.00

Winter of Light 11

$1,200.00

Winter of Light 13

$1,200.00

Winter of Light 14

$1,200.00

Winter of Light 15

$1,200.00

Winter of Light 16

$1,200.00

Facing the Music

$5,500.00

Identity Crisis

$6,000.00

Snowblind

$6,000.00

Out of Sight

$1,200.00

Being Silence

$6,000.00

About Last Night

$5,500.00

Maybe This Time

$7,500.00

Below the Radar

$1,200.00

Great Expectations

$1,200.00

Playing Games

$1,200.00

Cause for Pain

$1,200.00

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TITLE OF

APPROX.

ARTWORK

RETAIL
VALUE

On the

Brink

$1,200.00

Up For Grabs

$1,200.00

Pretty is Not Enough

$1,200.00

Material Impact

$1,200.00

Imagine Me and You

$1,200.00

Something New 1

$1,200.00

Something New 2

$1,200.00

Something New 3

$1,200.00

Something New 5

$1,200.00

Something New 6

$1,200.00

Something New 7

$1,200.00

Something New 8

$1,200.00

The Last Word

$1,200.00

Winged Migration

$1,200.00

Lighten Up

$1,200.00

Baltic Blues

$1,200.00

The Rights Question

$1,200.00

Blowing Cool

$1,200.00

Higher and Higher

$1,200.00

The Long Haul

$1,200.00

I GottaBe Me

$6,000.00

The One That Made It

$5,500.00

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TITLE OF

APPROX.

ARTWORK

RETAIL
VALUE

Hanging Around

$5,500.00

So Close, Too Far

$5,500.00

Believing in Dreams

$10,000.00

Another Way of
Thinking

$10,000.00

Winter of Light 7

$1,200.00

Winter of Light 8

$1,200.00

Winter of Light 10

$1,200.00

Winter of Light 12

$1,200.00

Not Always

$1,200.00

Blowing in the Wind

$1,200.00

A Noisy Herd

$1,200.00

Let's Get Real

$1,200.00

Snap, Crackle, Pop

$1,200.00

Letting Light In

$1,200.00

All Over the Place

$1,200.00

A Royal Mess

$1,200.00

No Quick Fixes

$1,200.00

A Wary Friendship

$1,200.00

Fear of Falling

$1,200.00

Twist and Shout

$1,200.00

How to Get By

$1,200.00

Seeing is Believing

$1,200.00

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TITLE OF

APPROX.

ARTWORK

RETAIL
VALUE

Simon Says

$1,200.00

Close Encounters

$1,200.00

All Shook Up

$1,200.00

Much More than a
Sandwich

$1,200.00

Down But Not Out

$1,200.00

The Madness of
Myths

$1,200.00

Kiss of Peace

$1,200.00

APPROX. TOTAL

$174,000.00

contrary to the laws of said State, the good order, peace and dignity thereof;

ACTS.
Between the 6th day of November, 2007 and the

4th

day of September, 2015, the exact dates

being unknown to the Grand Jury, WILLIAM LOWE, d/b/a LOWE GALLERIES, INC., THE
LOWE GALLERY, OR BILL LOWE GALLERY committed the offense of THEFT BY
CONVERSION as defined by O.C.G.A. § 16-8-4, for the said accused, in the County of Fulton
and State of Georgia, having lawfully obtained property of a value in excess of $500.00
belonging to DONALD SULTAN under an agreement and known legal obligation to make a
specified application of said property, did knowingly convert said property to his own use in
violation of the agreement and legal obligation, to wit: by unlawfully withholding sale proceeds
for the artwork consigned to him in trust and for that which he was commissioned to sell, said
accused further failing to return unsold artwork, as described below, said accused being a trustee
of said artwork and funds and said owner being the beneficiary and the applicable statute of
limitations period having been tolled pursuant to O.C.G.A. § 17-3-2 (4),
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Four Blues March

$25,000.00

$14,625.00

$7,312.50

Four Lime Greens March

$25,000.00

$16,800.00

$8,400.00

Six Brown March 10

$25,000.00

$14,625.00

$7,312.50

LESS $13, 000. 00 PAYMENT MADE ON OR ABOUT 511812010

-$13,000.00

APPROX. TOTAL

$10,025.00

$75,000.00

$46,050.00

contrary to the laws of said State, the good order, peace and dignity thereof;

ACT 6.
Between the 28th day of September, 2012 and the 4th day of September, 2015, the exact date
being unknown to the Grand Jury, WILLIAM LOWE, d/b/a LOWE GALLERIES, INC., THE
LOWE GALLERY, OR BILL LOWE GALLERY committed the offense of THEFT BY
CONVERSION as defined by O.C.G.A. § 16-8-4, for the said accused, in the County of Fulton
and State of Georgia, having lawfully obtained funds in an amount valued at least $5,000.00 but
less than $25,000.00 and property valued at least $5,000.00 but less than $25,000.00 belonging
to STEVE SAS SCHWARTZ

under an agreement and known legal obligation to make a

specified application of said funds and disposition of said property, did knowingly convert said
funds and disposition of said property to his own use in violation of the agreement and legal
obligation, to wit: by unlawfully withholding sale proceeds for the artwork consigned to him in
trust and for that which he was commissioned to sell, said accused further failing to return unsold
artwork, as described below, the acts in this paragraph being separate and distinct from any other
paragraph,

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Neil Denari

$15,000.00

$15,000.00

APPROX. TOTAL

$15,000.00

$15,000.00 $7,500.00

$7,500.00

contrary to the laws of said State, the good order, peace and dignity thereof;

ACT 7.
Between the

u"

day of March, 2010 and the 15th day of August, 2011, the exact date being

unknown to the Grand Jury, WILLIAM LOWE, d/b/a LOWE GALLERIES, INC., THE LOWE
GALLERY,

OR

BILL

LOWE

GALLERY

committed

the

offense

of THEFT

BY

CONVERSION as defined by O.C.G.A. § 16-8-4, for the said accused, in the County of Fulton
and State of Georgia, having lawfully obtained funds in an amount in excess of $500 and
property of a value in excess of $500.00 belonging to ABBY KASONIK under an agreement
and known legal obligation to make a specified application of said funds and disposition of said
property, did knowingly convert said funds and disposition of said property to his own use in
violation of the agreement and legal obligation, to wit: by unlawfully withholding sale proceeds
for the artwork consigned to him in trust and for that which he was commissioned to sell, said
accused further failing to return unsold artwork, as described below, the acts in this paragraph
being separate and distinct from any other paragraph,

TITLE OF ARTWORK

Transition 3

APPROX.

APPROX.

AMOUNT

RETAIL

SALE

DUE TO

VALUE

AMOUNT

ARTIST

$6,500.00

$5,200.00

$2,600.00

LESS $700.00 PAYMENT MADE ON OR ABOUT AUGUST 11, 2011

-$700.00

APPROX. TOTAL

$1,900.00

$6,500.00

$5,200.00

contrary to the laws of said State, the good order, peace and dignity thereof;
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ACT 8.
Between the 191h day of January, 2013 and the 4th day of September, 2015, the exact date being
unknown to the Grand Jury, WILLIAM LOWE, d/b/a LOWE GALLERIES, INC., THE LOWE
GALLERY,

OR

BILL

LOWE

GALLERY

committed

the

offense

of THEFT

BY

CONVERSION as defined by O.C.G.A. § 16-8-4, for the said accused, in the County of Fulton
and State of Georgia, having lawfully obtained funds in an amount valued at least $5,000.00 but
less than $25,000.00 and property valued at least $5,000.00 but less than $25,000.00 belonging
to MICHAEL MEYER under an agreement and known legal obligation to make a specified
application of said funds and disposition of said property, did knowingly convert said funds and
disposition of said property to his own use in violation of the agreement and legal obligation, to
wit: by unlawfully withholding sale proceeds for the artwork consigned to him in trust and for
that which he was commissioned to sell, said accused further failing to return unsold artwork, as
described below, the acts in this paragraph being separate and distinct from any other paragraph,

Big Sister

$12,000.00

$12,000.00

$6,000.00

APPROX. TOTAL

$12,000.00

$12,000.00

$6,000.00

contrary to the laws of said State, the good order, peace and dignity thereof;

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ACT 9.
Between the 6th day of November, 2007 and the

4th

day of September, 2015, the exact dates

being unknown to the Grand Jury, WILLIAM LOWE, d/b/a LOWE GALLERIES, INC., THE
LOWE GALLERY, OR BILL LOWE GALLERY committed the offense of THEFT BY
CONVERSION as defined by O.C.G.A.

§ 16-8-4, for the said accused, in the County of Fulton

and State of Georgia, having lawfully obtained property of a value in excess of $500.00
belonging to JOHN MARTINI under an agreement and known legal obligation to make a
specified application of said property, did knowingly convert said property to his own use in
violation of the agreement and legal obligation, to wit: by unlawfully withholding sale proceeds
for the artwork consigned to him in trust and for that which he was commissioned to sell, said
accused further failing to return unsold artwork, as described below, said accused being a trustee
of said artwork and funds and said owner being the beneficiary and the applicable statute of
limitations period having been tolled pursuant to O.C.G.A. § 17-3-2 (4),

Bob Bounces Back
APPROX. TOTAL

in excess of

in excess of
$500.00

$500.00

in excess of
$500.00

in excess of
$500.00

$2,800.00

$2,800.00

contrary to the laws of said State, the good order, peace and dignity thereof;

ACT 10.
Between the 1st of January, 2007 and the

4th

day of September, 2015, the exact dates being

unknown to the Grand Jury, WILLIAM LOWE, d/b/a LOWE GALLERJES, INC., THE LOWE
GALLERY,

OR

BILL

LOWE

GALLERY

CONVERSION as defined by O.C.G.A.

committed

the

offense

of

THEFT

BY

§ 16-8-4, for the said accused, in the County of Fulton

and State of Georgia, having lawfully obtained property of a value in excess of $500.00
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belonging to RICHARD CURRIER under an agreement and known legal obligation to make a
specified application of said property, did knowingly convert said property to his own use in
violation of the agreement and legal obligation, to wit: by unlawfully withholding sale proceeds
for the artwork consigned to him in trust and for that which he was commissioned to sell, said
accused further failing to return unsold artwork, as described below, said accused being a trustee
of said artwork and funds and said owner being the beneficiary and the applicable statute of
limitations period having been tolled pursuant to O.C.G.A. § 17-3-2 (4),

$11,700.00

Migration, 2007

in excess of
$500.00

in excess of
$500.00

$12,600.00

Savannah, 2007

in excess of
$500.00

in excess of
$500.00

$12,600.00

See ... No Evil

in excess of
$500.00

in excess of
$500.00

$16,800.00

What God Wants

in excess of
$500.00

in excess of
$500.00

in excess of
$500.00

$53,700.00

in excess of
$500.00

APPROX. TOTAL

contrary to the laws of said State, the good order, peace and dignity thereof;

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ACT 11.
Between 3rd day of June, 2009 and the

4th

day of September, 2015, the exact dates being

unknown to the Grand Jury, WILLIAM LOWE, d/b/a LOWE GALLERIES, INC., THE LOWE
GALLERY,

OR

BILL

LOWE

GALLERY

committed

the

offense

of THEFT

BY

CONVERSION as defined by O.C.G.A. § 16-8-4, for the said accused, in the County of Fulton
and State of Georgia, having lawfully obtained property of a value in excess of $500.00
belonging to INGRID MAGIDSON under an agreement and known legal obligation to make a
specified application of said property, did knowingly convert said property to his own use in
violation of the agreement and legal obligation, to wit: by unlawfully withholding sale proceeds
for the artwork consigned to him in trust and for that which he was commissioned to sell, said
accused further failing to return unsold artwork, as described below, said accused being a trustee
of said artwork and funds and said owner being the beneficiary and the applicable statute of
limitations period having been tolled pursuant to O.C.G.A. § 17-3-2 (4),

Queen of the House·n

$11,000.00

$8,800.00

$4,400.00

English Gothic

$14,000.00

$11,200.00

$5,600.00

Fairytales

$15,000.00

$15,000.00

$7,500.00

Long Live Louie

$12,000.00

$12,000.00

$6,000.00

APPROX. TOTAL

$52,000.00

$47,000.00

$23,500.00

contrary to the laws of said State, the good order, peace and dignity thereof;

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COUNT 2
and the Grand Jurors aforesaid, in the name and on behalf of the citizens of Georgia, do charge
and accuse WILLIAM LOWE, d/b/a LOWE GALLERIES, INC., THE LOWE GALLERY, OR
BILL LOWE GALLERY with the offense of THEFT BY CONVERSION

under O.C.G.A. §

16-8-4, for the said accused, in the County of Fulton and State of Georgia, between the 11 tb day
of March, 2010 and the

7th

day of October, 2011, the exact dates being unknown to the Grand

Jury, having lawfully obtained funds in an amount in excess of $500 and property of a value in
excess of $500.00 belonging to ABBY KASONIK under an agreement and known legal
obligation to make a specified application of said funds and disposition of said property, did
knowingly convert said funds and disposition of said property to his own use in violation of the
agreement and legal obligation, to wit: by unlawfully withholding sale proceeds for the artwork
consigned to him in trust and for that which he was commissioned to sell, said accused further
failing to return unsold artwork, as described below, the applicable statute of limitations period
having been tolled pursuant to O.C.G.A. § 17-3-2 (4),
APPROX.

TITLE OF

APPROX.

APPROX.

AMOUNT

CONSIGNMENT

ARTWORK

RETAIL

SALE

DUE TO

VALUE

AMOUNT

DATE
March 11,2010

Time Out #4

$6,500.00

$5,200.00

ARTIST .
• tI II

LESS $700.00 PAYMENT MADE ON OR ABOUT AUGUST 11,2011

-$700.00

APPROX. TOTAL

$1,900.00

contrary to the laws of said State, the good order, peace and dignity thereof;

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COUNT 3

and the Grand Jurors aforesaid, in the name and on behalf of the citizens of Georgia, do charge
and accuse WILLIAM

LOWE, d/b/a LOWE GALLERIES,

BILL LOWE GALLERY

INC., THE LOWE GALLERY, OR

with the offense of THEFT BY CONVERSION under O.C.G.A. §

16-8-4, for the said accused, in the County of Fulton and State of Georgia, between the 28th day
of September, 2012 and the

4th

day of September, 2015, the exact dates being unknown to the

Grand Jury, having lawfully obtained funds in an amount in excess of $5,000.00 and property of
a value in excess of $5,000.00 belonging to STEVE SAS SCHWARTZ under an agreement and
known legal obligation to make a specified application of said funds and disposition of said
property, did knowingly convert said funds and disposition of said property to his own use in
violation of the agreement and legal obligation, to wit: by unlawfully withholding sale proceeds
for the artwork consigned to him in trust and for that which he was commissioned to sell, said
accused further failing to return unsold artwork, as described below, the applicable statute of
limitations period having been tolled pursuant to O.C.G.A. § 17-3-2 (4),

Neil Denari

$15,000.00

$15,000.00

$7,500.00

APPROX. TOTAL

$15,000.00

$15,000.00

$7,500.00

contrary to the laws of said State, the good order, peace and dignity thereof.

PAUL L. HOWARD, JR., District Attorney

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Related Clerk No:
Complaint #: 123031191
Defendant

DA#

Race

Sex

Birthdate

LOWE, WILLIAM

15DA00160

White

Male

06112/1953

WITNESS LIST
INV. K. STAPLER, ATLANTA POLlCE DEPT. 1179

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Atlanta Police
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