I think that on the basis of the facts, as they were presented, the allegation was certainly with basis. To not come to that conclusion based upon the facts presented would seem to be biased. Having said that, I have no knowledge of what happened with the copy negative and the print sales that Ryan was involved in.
Don, you contradict yourself in your own statement. Neither one of us knows any more about this than the other, as you say. There is no conclusive link between the negatives and the prints other than what the thread originator claimed. And that claim cannot in any way be substantiated on what was reported nor by what is shown on the auction site. But there is no way I'm going to get in an argument about this with you. First, and most importantly, its just not worth it to us.