Koch v. Christie's International PLC, No. 11-1522 (2d Cir. 2012)Annotate this Case
Plaintiff filed suit against Christie's under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO), 18 U.S.C. 1961 et seq., and common law fraud claims under New York law. The claims related to alleged fraud in inflating the value of bottles of wine by falsely attributing them to Thomas Jefferson's wine collection. Because the court found no error in the district court's conclusion that plaintiff's claims were time-barred, the court affirmed the judgment.