A. Alfred Taubman, mall magnate jailed in auction scandal, dies at 91

April 19, 2015 3:06 AM

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Shopping mall magnate A. Alfred Taubman, who developed the Beverly Center and was a past owner of the Irvine Co. — and who went to prison late in his career for his role in a scandal that rocked the art auction world — died Friday at his home in Bloomfield Hills, Mich. He was 91.

The cause was a heart attack, his son Robert Taubman said in a statement.

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