Associated Press (2018). Man confesses to museum theft of Civil War antiques. Fox. 5 April.
AFP (2018). Taiwan samurai sword attacker jailed for 7 years. Channel NewsAsia. 22 March.
(KFGO) (2018). Woman sentenced for theft of rare artifacts. KFGO. 25 January.
Catrin Owen (2018). Military hat and marble balls go missing from Auckland museum and art gallery. Central Leader. 24 January.
George Dvorsky (2018). Shipwreck Scavengers Reportedly Dumped Remains of WWII Sailors in Mass Grave. Gizmodo. 23 January.
Mamta Lulla (2018). Police is still looking for Second World War army passport owner. Red Deer Advocate. 22 January.
Becky Loggia (2018). Collector Gets Shock of a Lifetime After FBI Shows Up Looking for a Rifle He's Had Since 1982. The Western Journal. 10 January.
Ramon Antonio Vargas (2018). 'We're glad to have it back': Stolen Battle of New Orleans rifle returned to local museum. The New Orleans Advocate. 8 January.
New Zealand Herald (2017). Victoria Cross medal thief Ronnie Van Wakeren granted parole. New Zealand Herald. 19 December.
Clara McCarthy (2017). Brooklyn Soldier's Lost Purple Heart Given To Manhattan Museum. Patch. 12 December.
Cory Funk (2017). The legally murky hobby of metal detecting in Nova Scotia. The Signal. 24 November.
Eleanor Steafel (2017). Victoria Cross mystery deepens as it emerges thief may have stolen soldier hero's ceremonial sword. The Telegraph. 2 November.
Eleanor Steafel (2017). The Victoria Cross mystery: museum accused of failing to properly investigate missing medal. The Telegraph. 28 October.
Andrew Matthews (2017). Replica of Nelson's stolen jewel on display. The News. 20 October.
Interfax Ukraine (2017). Border guards detain Briton who tried to smuggle collection of antiquities from Ukraine. Interfax Ukraine. 12 October.
Dhaval Kulkarni (2017). Maharashtra museum to get better security, go solar. DNA. 11 October.
Vijay Kumar (2017). Open 'art market' may put a price tag on our Gods. The Times of India. 11 October.
Alison Crawford (2017). Meet Kevin McCormick, the man who made it his mission to return Canada's lost military medals. CBC. 25 September.
David Charter (2017). Berlin police laugh off theft of their own Nazi artefacts. The Sunday Times. 22 September.
BBC News (2017). Stolen WW1 watch for bravery returned to Blyth museum. BBC News. 21 September.
Michael Muncaster (2017). Watch awarded to honour war hero's bravery returned five months after being stolen. Chronicle Live. 20 September.
Daily News Egypt (2017). Authorities seize attempt to smuggle ancient guns to Turkey. Daily News Egypt. 17 September.
Ellysa Chenery (2017). Graves Of Fallen Soldiers Desecrated, Relics Stolen In Historic Cemetery. Wester Journalism. 7 September.
AFP (2017). Samurai Sword Attack Outside Taiwan Presidential Office. NDTV. 18 August.
Ross Cavitt (2017). Man 'devastated' after Civil War artifacts stolen. WSBT. 15 August.
Aneeta Bhole (2017). Queenstown war memorabilia heist causes outcry on Tasmania's west coast. ABC Australia. 14 August.
Lachland Bennett (2017). War artifacts stolen after break-in at Galley Museum in Queenstown. The Advocate. 14 August.
Matt Lebovic (2017). Top collector cries foul on Nazi memorabilia trove uncovered in Buenos Aires. The Times of Israel. 5 July.
Matt Novak (2017). Huge Collection of Nazi Artifacts Discovered Inside Secret Room in Argentina. Gizmodo. 20 June.
Southern Maryland News Net (2017). Historian Charged In Federal Court With Theft Of Government Records From The National Archives. Southern Maryland News Net. 15 June.
Tehran Times (2017). Nader Shah's sword stolen from Russian museum. Tehran Times. 14 June.
Tyler Waldman (2017). Historian Allegedly Stole WWII Dog Tags From National Archives. WBAL. 13 June.
CBS (2017). World War II Veteran Robbed Of Priceless Military Memorabilia. CBS. 12 June.
Mario Ramirez (2017). Vietnam memorial wall in Venice restored. Fox. 29 May.
Nikki Younk (2017). Purple Heart marker recovered. The Daily News. 26 May.
Associated Press (2017). 2 Arrests Made in Theft of Nazi Memorabilia, Other Items. U.S. News. 26 May.
Jim Monk (2017). Two arrested after theft of rare artifacts near Barnesville, Minn.. KFGO. 25 May.
Sally Wardle (2017). Dam Buster's family appeal for help to trace stolen airman's logbook. Irish News. 20 May.
Mānia Clarke (2017). New short film honours return of Northland chief Te Pahis medal. Maori Television. 30 April.
Ashley Collins (2017). War memorabilia disappears from Naples Airport museum. Naples News. 29 April.
Karl Fortier (2017). Theft of military memorabilia at Naples museum. Fox. 26 April.
Jessica Long (2017). Hope for families of Anzac heroes fighting for decades to retrieve World War 1 diaries. Stuff.co.nz. 23 April.
Bill Kaufmann (2017). Treasured wartime documents returned. Nanton News. 20 April.
Jessica Long (2017). Descendants of Kiwi soldiers who fought at Gallipoli believe WW1 diaries were stolen. Stuff.co.nz. 15 April.
Doug Saunders (2017). How a Rancho Cucamonga traffic stop lead to the recovery of this Tuskegee Airman's bust. Daily Bulletin. 13 April.
ITV (2017). WW1 watch stolen from Blyth museum. ITV. 11 April.
Dominique Baynes (2017). Thieves steal war memorabilia. The West Australian. 28 March.
Kwame Anthony Appiah (2017). What Should You Do With Your Father's Nazi Keepsake?. The New York Times. 22 March.
Sarah Carabott (2017). Why the fuss over de Valette's dagger?. Times of Malta. 18 March.
Kim Briggeman (2017). WWII vet hopes Japanese flag can be given to owner's family. The Daily Astorian. 13 March.
Andrew Unsworth (2017). Crosses under grave threat. Times Live. 13 March.
Isaac Kaplan (2017). Police Raid Artist's Berlin Studio, Confiscate Artwork. Artsy. 10 March.
Three iron crosses honoring Confederate veterans have been stolen from historic Sheldon church near Beaufort( )
Bo Petersen (2017). Three iron crosses honoring Confederate veterans have been stolen from historic Sheldon church near Beaufort. The Post and Courier. 6 March.
Three arrested for theft from the Borbón-Dos Sicilias family
Noticias de Gipuzkoa (2017). Tres detenidos por robar a la familia Borbón-Dos Sicilias. Noticias de Gipuzkoa. 6 March.
Natali Pearson (2017). Ghost ships: why are World War II naval wrecks vanishing in Indonesia?. The Conversation. 26 February.
Petra Caruana Dingli (2017). The Grand Master's dagger. Times of Malta. 26 February.
Fox (2017). Stolen Civil War guns aren't the only historic guns Pennsylvania city is missing. Fox. 26 February.
Avila Geraldine (2017). Sabah to probe whether UMS salvage work broke law. The Straits Times. 20 February.
Chris Davis (2017). A year later, questions still unanswered in Civil War museum gun theft. ABC United States. 17 February.
Julia Chan (2017). Sabah plans new rules on sea salvage after WWII wreck controversy. The Malay Mail. 16 February.
Tornos News (2017). Greek police arrest 81-year-old ex-poultry baron for undeclared antiquities. Tornos News. 15 February.
New Straits Times (2017). 'Salvaging okayed after getting feedback from agencies'. New Straits Times. 10 February.
George Dvorsky (2017). World War II Shipwrecks Are Vanishing at a Disturbing Rate. Gizmodo. 10 February.
Jewel Topsfield (2017). Indonesia and Australia battle to save WWII shipwreck HMAS Perth from salvagers. Western Advocate. 10 February.
Oliver Holmes (2017). Images reveal three more Japanese WWII shipwrecks torn apart for scrap. The Guardian. 9 February.
Jewel Topsfield (2017). HMAS Perth at mercy of scavengers 75 years after being sunk. WA Today. 28 January.
Jason Scott (2017). Former Harrisburg mayor Stephen Reed gets probation, small fine in stolen artifacts case. Central Penn Business Journal. 27 January.
The Washington Post (2017). 'Almost pathological preoccupation' with Wild West artifacts may land ex-Harrisburg mayor in prison. TribLive. 26 January.
Matt Miller (2017). Ex-Mayor Reed admits carelessness, not criminality, in pleading guilty to stealing city artifacts. Penn Live. 23 January.
Associated Press (2017). Pennsylvania mayor due in court over hoard of wild west memorabilia. The Guardian. 22 January.
Man who stole Dambuster hero's mission book also took hundreds of items from the National Archives to sell in the US( )
Nicola Harley (2017). Man who stole Dambuster hero's mission book also took hundreds of items from the National Archives to sell in the US. The Telegraph. 13 January.
Chris Johnstone (2017). WWII US bomber highlights threat of treasure hunters to Czech heritage. Radio Praha. 11 January.
Tremaine van Aardt (2017). Vandals deface U'hage's newly returned cannon. Herald Live. 11 January.
Katie O'Toole (2016). Old Bedford Village gains national attention after historic rifles were stolen. WJAC. 29 December.
Alex Winter (2016). Five arrested after war medals were 'stolen' from home in Blandford. Bournemouth Echo. 22 December.
Vibeke Venema (2016). The medal detective. BBC News. 21 December.
Hannah Martin (2016). Waiouru medal thief recalled to prison after starting online escort service. Stuff.co.nz. 20 December.
Paul Peirce (2016). 6 antique long rifles stolen from Bedford County museum. TribLive. 19 December.
Jordan Grzelewski (2016). Pa. man allegedly stole Nazi memorabilia from Canfield veterans museum. Vindy.com. 13 December.
JNi.Media (2016). New Exhibition Shows Poland Using Jewish Gravestones to Build Walls, Sidewalks, Playgrounds. The Jewish Press. 13 December.
Catrin Owen (2016). British war veteran appeals for stolen service medals to be returned. Stuff.co.nz. 9 December.
Jason Daley (2016). Gate Stolen From Dachau Concentration Camp Recovered in Norway. Smithsonian. 6 December.
Karla Pequenino (2016). Stolen Dachau concentration camp gate may have been found in Norway. CNN. 2 December.
Sarah Bruce (2016). Divers looted wrecks of sunken ships in Scapa Flow: Men fined in "first of its kind" case. The Press and Journal. 30 November.
BBC News (2016). Divers fined for raiding sunken German warships at Scapa Flow. BBC News. 29 November.
The Japan Times (2016). Jakarta to help probe disappearance of Dutch WWII shipwrecks deemed war graves. The Japan Times. 24 November.
Sarah Emerson (2016). Holocaust Museum Says Calls to Donate Nazi Memorabilia are 'Skyrocketing'. Vice. 23 November.
Sophie Crockett (2016). London Colney aircraft museum has stolen propeller replaced - 11 years after it was taken. The Herts Advertiser. 19 November.
Oliver Holmes (2016). British second world war shipwrecks in Java Sea destroyed by illegal scavenging. The Guardian. 16 November.
Oliver Holmes (2016). Mystery as wrecks of three Dutch WWII ships vanish from Java seabed. The Guardian. 16 November.
Bo Petersen (2016). DNR cracks down on fossil hunters. The Charlotte Observer. 12 November.
John Law (2016). Students questioned over cenotaph graffiti. Well and Tribune. 1 November.
Josh Fagan (2016). Thief in Waiouru medal heist that 'shocked the nation' denied parole. Stuff.co.nz. 28 October.
Steph Brawn (2016). Hundreds of pounds worth of First World War memorabilia stolen from museum. Lancashire Telegraph. 26 October.
Tara Palmeri (2016). European Parliament bungles shipment of Nazi artifacts. Politico. 19 October.
Lewis Kendall (2016). Educators find silver lining in Fort Ellis looting. Bozeman Daily Chronicle. 16 October.
Pub manager appeals for help to recover father's war medals after raid on The Aviator at Queenborough Corner( )
Chloe Holmwood (2016). Pub manager appeals for help to recover father's war medals after raid on The Aviator at Queenborough Corner. Kent Online. 11 October.
Kimball Perry (2016). Crime & The Courts: Stolen Nazi flag's value not just historical. The Columbus Dispatch. 8 October.
East Lothian Courier (2016). Ancient Egyptian artefacts and old weapons stolen from museum at Biel House, Stenton. East Lothian Courier. 6 October.
Brooklyn Daily Eagle (2016). Greenpoint's USS Monitor trail marker stolen. Brooklyn Daily Eagle. 5 October.
Sarah Sicard (2016). Should It Be Illegal To Buy And Sell Purple Hearts? One Congressman Thinks So. Task and Purpose. 4 October.
Treasure trove' of war photos, medals and memorabilia found among stolen loot in a thief's house - as police seek help to find the owners( )
Ollie Gillman (2016). Treasure trove' of war photos, medals and memorabilia found among stolen loot in a thief's house - as police seek help to find the owners. The Daily Mail. 22 September.
Debbie White (2016). St Albans military collector Alan Tissington avoids jail after ammunition discovered at his home. The Herts Advertiser. 22 September.
Robert Booth (2016). Battle of Jutland war graves 'vandalised' by illegal metal scavengers. The Guardian. 18 September.
Eoin English (2016). Call for action as Battle of Kinsale tourist signs stolen. Irish Examiner. 6 September.
Liz Farmer (2016). Sen. Cornyn replaces military medals of late WWII POW stolen from his family in Fort Worth. Dallas News. 6 September.
Thomas Rogers (2016). Rise of the Nazi-Grave Robbers. Bloomberg. 23 August.
News Channel Nebraska (2016). Civil War Pistol Stolen From Nebraska City Museum. News Channel Nebraska. 15 August.
David Hannant (2016). St Peter Mancroft memorial desecrated after "disgraceful" theft. Eastern Daily Press. 13 August.
Express News Service (2016). Dacoit gang busted, 4 held. The New Indian Express. 1 August.
Caleb Cluff (2016). The man who stole Pompey's medals. Bombala Times. 24 July.
Mari A. Schaefer (2016). Rocks stolen from Gettysburg Battlefield are cursed, repentant thieves confess. Philly.com. 15 July.
WECT (2016). Staff devastated after Civil War artifacts stolen from historic site. WECT. 12 July.
WETC (2016). Break-in shuts Brunswick Town/Fort Anderson down until Tuesday. WETC. 10 July.
Neil Remiesiewicz (2016). Vandals steal items from World War II memorial in Fall River. WPRI. 3 July.
Liz Farmer (2016). Uniform, military medals of late WWII POW stolen from his family in Fort Worth. The Dallas Morning News. 29 June.
The Libya Observer (2016). Central Security Department in Tripoli retrieves artifacts stolen from Tripoli's Old Town. The Libya Observer. 24 June.
Tristan Cork (2016). War hero's medals stolen from son on the train returning from his funeral. Bristol Post. 19 June.
Cristina Corbin (2016). Spoils of War: Black market robust for military artifacts stolen from public displays. Fox. 4 June.
Bruce Leshan (2016). Rangers hunt looters who desecrated Civil War battlefield. WUSA. 30 May.
CBS (2016). Veterans sites in 3 states damaged ahead of Memorial Day. CBS. 28 May.
Andreas Preuss (2016). Civil War battlefield looted, described as 'crime scene'. CNN. 28 May.
Elahe Izadi (2016). 'An affront to the memory of people who fought': Looters dig up a Civil War battlefield. The Washington Post. 28 May.
Jeff Whitten (2016). Old Fort burglarized in Fort Madison, Iowa. KWQC. 24 May.
Mark Duell (2016). First World War sea graves hit by 'industrial-scale looting'. The Daily Mail. 23 May.
Daniel Francis (2016). Man buys stolen World War I cannon without knowing. Pulse. 14 May.
Eddie Small (2016). Vandalized Bronx WWI Statue To Be Renovated and Returned to Post by 2017. DNA Info. 5 May.
Richi Verma (2016). Lost-and-found dagger a symbol of Nehruvian era. The Times of India. 29 April.
Press Trust of India (2016). Dagger Stolen From Nehru Memorial Museum Recovered, 2 Held. NDTV. 28 April.
David Whelan (2016). Burglars show 'act of humanity' in returning 100 year old medals. Belfast Media Group. 27 April.
Associated Press (2016). Man spent $44.5K on Confederate jacket; New Orleans museum says it was stolen. The Times-Picayune. 4 April.
Stéphane Kovacs (2016). Verdun: le désolant business des pilleurs de cadavres. Le Figaro. 4 April.
UNB (2016). 2 swords stolen from Rabindranath's Kuthibari. Prothom Alo. 3 April.
Associated Press (2016). Confederate jacket sparks dispute between Alabama collector, museum. The Times Free Press. 28 March.
Dean Kirby (2016). World War I message that told troops conflict was over is stolen. The Independent. 10 March.
Chris Davis (2016). Museum officials disagree over security issues that led to pistol theft. ABC United States. 27 February.
Christine Vendel (2016). Alarm system disconnected at National Civil War Museum prior to burglary. Penn Live. 25 February.
Christine Vendel (2016). Guns stolen in Civil War Museum heist came from NRA exhibit. Penn Live. 17 February.
Christine Vendel (2016). Guns stolen in curious burglary are 'one of a kind': National Civil War Museum official. Penn Live. 15 February.
Dave Marcheskie (2016). Burglary investigation underway at Harrisburg's National Civil War Museum. ABC United States. 14 February.
Former Tory councillor convicted of stealing World War Two hero's bravery honour 'to pay mortgage' escapes jail( )
Mike Lockley (2016). Former Tory councillor convicted of stealing World War Two hero's bravery honour 'to pay mortgage' escapes jail. Mirror. 11 February.
David Barnett (2016). Channel 5 accused of supporting 'grave-robbing' over TV show Battlefield Recovery. The Guardian. 8 January.
Tamworth Herald (2016). Staffordshire Regiment Museum tracks down medals stolen from display 40 years ago. Tamworth Herald. 2 January.
Lauren Howard (2016). Country's 'one of a kind' cannon is stolen from garden. Daily Echo. 2 January.
Neil Vowles (2015). £21,000 of war medals stolen in museum raid remain missing three years on. The Argus. 30 December.
Lichfield Mercury (2015). Delight as Staffordshire Regiment's medals returned 40 years after they were stolen. Lichfield Mercury. 21 December.
Haroon Mirani (2015). After 53 years, Kashmir gets back some of its rare artefacts. Greater Kashmir. 20 December.
Chris Cappella (2015). Police: Man stole cannonball, other artifacts. The Evening Sun. 15 December.
Aaron Hutchins (2015). Closing the book on John Mark Tillmann's stolen antiques. Maclean's. 14 December.
Candace Hopkins (2015). Machine gun stolen from military museum on Veterans Day. KRQE News. 19 November.
Mark McNeil (2015). Stolen medals resurface in time for Remembrance Day. The Hamilton Spectator. 10 November.
Surry Mirror (2015). Police trace stolen WW1 East Surrey regimental colours. Surry Mirror. 8 November.
Bernama (2015). MMEA To Return Seized Artefacts From Warship To British Government. Bernama. 6 November.
Kevin Phelan (2015). Woman offers to replace stolen Washington Irving medallion. Lohud. 23 October.
Zongile Mthimkhulu (2015). Search for Dundee museum thieves continues. East Coast Radio. 16 October.
IOL (2015). Priceless treasure stolen from KZN museum. IOL. 15 October.
BBC News (2015). Harsher penalties for thieves targeting war memorials. BBC News. 6 October.
Mark Bellinger (2015). Audit Shows Possible Threat To Museum Artifacts. News Channel 5. 5 October.
ITV News (2015). War medals stolen from 90 year-old man in Shoeburyness burglary. ITV News. 17 September.
Thief steals war memorial plaque featuring his great-grandfather's name and tries to sell it for scrap( )
Colin McNeill (2015). Thief steals war memorial plaque featuring his great-grandfather's name and tries to sell it for scrap. The Herald. 31 August.
Alison Shouldice (2015). Sticky fingers deprive city of special artifacts, from cannons to 300-pound sculptures. The Star. 30 August.
Marilissa Sachteleben (2015). WWI cannon stolen from Michigan VFW post: Vets fear cannon sold for scrap. Examiner. 28 August.
Taro Mizoguchi (2015). Renowned blade stolen years ago to go on display in home area. The Asahi Shimbun. 23 August.
Harrison Tippet (2015). Disabled Reservoir pensioner reunited with father's stolen war medals after harrowing ordeal. The Advertiser. 18 August.
Elliott Jones (2015). Museum's gun stolen from atop car. TCPalm. 16 August.
Ben Benton (2015). Relic hunters vital but troublesome for Civil War history. Times Free Press. 6 August.
WDEF (2015). Men Get Jail Term For Digging Up Civil War Artifacts. WDEF. 5 August.
Thief steals plaque memorializing 1944 plane crash that Merriam historian worked decades to have installed( )
Jay Senter (2015). Thief steals plaque memorializing 1944 plane crash that Merriam historian worked decades to have installed. Prairie Village Post. 3 August.
Tom Barnes (2015). Charity money and medals stolen in Ramsgate Maritime Museum raid. Isle of Thanet Gazette. 29 July.
Steve Marroni (2015). Federal suit over Ulysses S. Grant's coat, cup dismissed. The Patriot News. 28 July.
Randall Stillinger (2015). WWII Purple Heart Medals return home. DVIDS. 24 July.
"When they are destroyed they are gone permanently": Museum asks detectorists not to melt Civil War musket and cannon balls( )
Ben Miller (2015). "When they are destroyed they are gone permanently": Museum asks detectorists not to melt Civil War musket and cannon balls. Culture 24. 16 July.
Cambridge News (2015). Elderly man, 73, left 'devastated' by theft of World War Two Jeep from Imperial War Museum, Duxford. Cambridge News. 15 July.
Sarah Hudson (2015). Theft won't destroy Napoleon's connection to Mt Martha homestead. The Weekly Times. 8 July.
Paul Post (2015). Adirondack Town Mystery: Who Stole Marker for a Civil War Photographer?. The New York Times. 6 July.
Melanie Hall (2015). Second World War tank and anti-aircraft gun found hidden in basement of villa in Germany. The Telegraph. 3 July.
Maine Antique Digest (2015). A $100,000 Eagle Finial. Maine Antique Digest. 2 July.
Michael Platt (2015). Outrage after "disgusting" thieves steal massive veterans' memorial from Calgary cemetery. Calgary Sun. 28 June.
Belfast Telegraph (2015). U-boat propeller returned to Germany. Belfast Telegraph. 16 June.
Replica of the curve sword of San Martín stolen, Interpol looking for it
Roxana Badaloni (2015). Robaron una réplica del sable corvo de San Martín y lo busca Interpol. Clarín. 12 June.
The Advertiser (2015). SA Police search for Boer War artefacts, papers stolen from State Library. Perth Now. 12 June.
Diek Lotriet (2015). Trio held for gun stolen from police museum. News24. 5 June.
Erin Edgemon (2015). Nathan Bedford Forrest bust back in Alabama cemetery. AL.com. 26 May.
Harriet Torry (2015). A Dark Niche Emerges in German Market: Nazi Art. The Wall Street Journal. 26 May.
Jessica Shumaker (2015). Museum gets hit with second theft. News-Press. 21 May.
Weapons stolen from the Villa Ana Forestry Museum recovered
Amanecer (2015). Se recuperó armamento robado del museo Forestal de Villa Ana. Amanecer. 17 May.
Shelley Murphy (2015). Gardner Museum announces reward for single item stolen in heist. The Boston Globe. 12 May.
Kyle Morris (2015). Thief targets Nazi memorabilia in Red Deer Antique Mall theft. 630 CHED. 8 May.
Kyle Morris (2015). Thief targets Nazi memorabilia in Red Deer Antique Mall theft. 630 CHED. 8 May.
BBC News (2015). RJ Mitchell cigarette case returned to Solent Sky Museum. BBC News. 4 April.
Mark Berman (2015). Florida man admits he was trying to sell guns he thought belonged to Saddam Hussein. The Washington Post. 25 March.
Lincolnshire Echo (2015). Wickenby Museum removes Icarus figure from war memorial for fear of theft. Lincolnshire Echo. 18 March.
The Herald (2014). Thieves steal nine ceremonial uniforms. The Herald. 3 September.
Phys.org (2014). Experts seek to save Haiti's archaeological sites. Phys.org. 31 August.
Edward Wight (2014). Barbed wire from Auschwitz found in tourists' suitcase. The Times of Israel. 31 March.
Tom Mashberg (2014). National Geographic Channel Pulls 'Nazi War Diggers' Series. The New York Times. 31 March.