In his resignation statement, Stephenson insisted that he was leaving the job with his integrity intact.
Less than 24 hours after Stephenson stood down, assistant commissioner John Yates quit Monday over similar allegations.
Today, Stephenson is cooperating with a federal investigation of the eBay reseller whom he purchased these works from.
In the early 2000s, after splitting with his wife of 20 years, Stephenson began devoting more time to his interest in art.
Stephenson said he had no knowledge of the extent of the practice and his integrity was “completely intact.”
It did not take long for Edward Pease to see that Stephenson was precisely the man he wanted.
Stephenson could not read; he had not yet learnt even his letters.
Leopold, Stephenson, Fruhinholtz, and many others estimated that about 20 per cent.
But Stephenson was far above claiming for himself any invention not his own.
Symington by the steamship stretched one arm of it over the water; Stephenson by the locomotive stretched the other over Pg.