Computer hackers take £2.4m from sale of Constable painting

Annabel Sampson reports:

A rustic scene of Hampstead Heath painted by John Constable, one of the great English Romanticists, titled A View of Hampstead Heath: Child’s Hill, Harrow in the Distance is at the centre of a dispute between a dealer and gallery as a result of a computer hacker who tricked its buyer into sending £2.4 million to the wrong account.

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