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Mr. DeNiro died in 1993 and is the father of the famed actor.

Lawrence B. Salander, 60, and Salander-O’Reilly Galleries LLC were charged in a new indictment Tuesday with grand larceny and falsifying business records.

The estates had given the gallery art works for exhibition and sale.

In March, Manhattan District Attorney Robert Morgenthau indicted Mr. Salander on similar charges. He was accused of defrauding art owners and investors, including tennis great John McEnroe, of $88 million.


Madoff starts 150-year sentence

BUTNER — The disgraced financier blamed for what is thought to be the largest Ponzi scheme in history arrived Tuesday at a federal prison in North Carolina to begin a 150-year sentence in a cell with two bunk beds, a toilet and a sink.

Bernard Madoff, also known now as prisoner number 61727-054, arrived somewhat under cover at the Butner Federal Correctional Complex about 45 miles northwest of Raleigh. Onlookers said a bus backed into the entrance, then a sport utility vehicle pulled in front of it, blocking photographers and TV cameras trying to get a glimpse.

A prison official said he would be treated like any other inmate. If so, Madoff can plan to work seven-hour days on jobs like painting, plumbing and groundskeeping. There’s also no Internet access, televisions in common rooms only, and limited recreation time.

Madoff will be held in one of two medium-security facilities, and will likely have a cell mate who could be a convict sentenced for a similar white-collar crime or something violent.


Trucker executed for killing spree

LUCASVILLE — A former truck driver from Oregon who went on a multistate killing spree was executed Tuesday for murdering an Ohio man who gave him a ride in February 1991.

John Fautenberry, 45, was pronounced dead at 10:37 a.m. at the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility, about two hours after the U.S. Supreme Court denied a request to delay his execution on a claim that he had brain damage.

He was sentenced to death for killing Joseph Daron Jr., 46, who picked up the hitchhiking Fautenberry east of Cincinnati. Court records show Mr. Daron pleaded for his life before Fautenberry shot him and threw his body into a wooded area near the Ohio River.

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