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Crime

Roman Bust Stolen from Church in Spain Resurfaces

Roman Bust Stolen from Church in Spain Resurfaces

on July 29, 2013, 12:27 pm / in archaeology law, Crime, Criminal prosecutions, cultural property law, Spain

The Art Newspaper reports – A fourth century bust of the Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius, stolen from a small church […]

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ARCA 2013 Annual Conference in Italy

ARCA 2013 Annual Conference in Italy

on May 23, 2013, 3:38 pm / in Announcements, archaeology law, Crime, cultural property law, Italy

The Association for Research into Crimes Against Art will sponsor and host the Fifth Annual Art & Heritage Conference in […]

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Honduras to Enact Minimum Sentences for Cultural Heritage Crimes

Honduras to Enact Minimum Sentences for Cultural Heritage Crimes

on February 4, 2013, 9:00 am / in archaeology law, Art Law, Crime, Criminal prosecutions, cultural property law, Legislation, Looting, Trafficking

Those who are convicted of committing crimes against cultural heritage in Honduras will soon be facing a mandatory sentencing scheme. […]

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Smuggled Tyrannosaurus Skeleton at Auction

Smuggled Tyrannosaurus Skeleton at Auction

4 on January 2, 2013, 9:00 am / in archaeology law, Auction Houses, Crime, Dinosaurs, Museums

Described as “a superb Tyrannosaurus skeleton” that “ruled the food chain of the ancient food plains that are today’s Gobi […]

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Egyptian Authorities Thwart Smuggling Attempts

Egyptian Authorities Thwart Smuggling Attempts

on October 11, 2012, 8:00 am / in archaeology law, Crime, Museums

Earlier this week, the Egyptian authorities were pleased to report that they had thwarted two separate attempts  by Egyptian citizens […]

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Smuggling in Pakistan Out of Control

Smuggling in Pakistan Out of Control

1 on October 10, 2012, 8:00 am / in archaeology law, Crime, Museums

Like many other source nations, Pakistan lacks the financial means to protect it’s rich cultural heritage. Criminal excavators have caused […]

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Nepalese Gang Busted for Trafficking Antique Bronze Buddha

Nepalese Gang Busted for Trafficking Antique Bronze Buddha

on October 5, 2012, 8:00 am / in archaeology law, Crime, Preservation Initiatives

As reported in The Himalayan Times, the Nepal Police have arrested five persons involved in the attempted sale of an […]

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ARCA Masters Program in International Art Crime Accepting Applications for 2013

ARCA Masters Program in International Art Crime Accepting Applications for 2013

2 on September 17, 2012, 9:00 am / in archaeology law, Art Law, Crime

The Association for Research into Crimes Against Art (ARCA) is currently accepting applications for the 2013 Postgraduate Certificate Program in […]

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How to Launder Money Through Art and Antiquities

How to Launder Money Through Art and Antiquities

3 on September 12, 2012, 9:00 am / in Art Authenticity, Art Law, Auction Houses, China, Crime, Money Laundering

With $4.79 billion in sales last year, the Chinese art market has overtaken art markets in the US and UK […]

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Guest Post: Beware of the Darker Side of Art Financing

on August 9, 2012, 6:00 am / in Art Law, Auction Houses, Crime, cultural property law, Economy

This guest post was submitted by Karl Stockton, writer for Sterns & Walker, an aviation law firm. Seems like he’s […]

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