Welcome to Culture Crime News, a growing database of antiquities and art crime articles from the popular press.

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Recent entries

Gifts Roundup: Holocaust Museum Gets $1 Million From War-Crimes Lawyer

(United States of America)

Maria Di Mento, The Chronicle of Philanthropy, 6th Nov 2016.

Youth arrested for thefts in 8 temples


TNN, The Times of India, 21st Sep 2016.

Germany's new cultural protection law welcomed abroad


Markus Hilgert, DW, 21st Sep 2016.

Rough Riders replace stolen plaque honoring their namesake

(United States of America)

Paul Guzzo, Tampa Bay Times, 21st Sep 2016.

Royal Canadian Mint employee allegedly smuggled $140,000 worth of gold in his butt


Ben Guarino, The Washington Post, 21st Sep 2016.