Los Altos California (PRWEB) June 03, 2011
As alleged by Gilbert Marosi, "Carlos Porras has been illegally operating an art gallery in Carmel for about fifteen years. During this time he seldom pays artists for their commission. He allegedly has at his gallery, Canapo, an inventory of about $1,000,000 of art objects stolen from their rightful owners."
In papers filed for that case Marosi alleges that, "Carlos Porras has an illegal arrangement with the Mayor of Carmel, Sue Mc Cloud, and the consumer fraud attorney, Robert Lauchlan who protects Carlos from any and all demands by artists to suspend his license to operate his gallery."
In Papers filed for that case Mayor Sue Mc Cloud and Robert Lauchlan have participated with Porras as accessory after the fact to allowing him to victimize artists by stealing either their paintings or their commission," alleges Marosi. "The following artists have also allegedly been victimized: Angela Rubio for $2,000; Don Becker for $10,000; Claudia for $8,000; Chcklein for $450; Gilbert Marosi for $14,000; Hugo Lecaros for $3,270; Jeff Schaub for $5,000; and Charles Carter for $5,000."
Case number: #211SC08019
Court of Record: Small Claims Court of Palo Alto, California