Art type: Other

Historical sign missing from Buffalo waterfront

(United States of America)

Jeff Preval, WGRZ, 15th Jun 2017.

Replica of iconic car in 'Chitty Chitty Bang Bang' stolen

(United States of America)

Associated Press, 570 News, 13th Jun 2017.

Police launch investigation after a fire at the SeaCity museum in Southampton

(United Kingdom)

Maria Zaccaro, Daily Echo, 7th Jun 2017.

World's most prolific Star Wars collector appeals to fans after 'devastating' theft

(United States of America)

John M. Glionna, The Guardian, 5th Jun 2017.

Rare Violin Stolen From Irish Musician


VOCM, 29th May 2017.

Vietnam memorial wall in Venice restored

(United States of America)

Mario Ramirez, Fox, 29th May 2017.

From the moon to Kansas to Sotheby's: Bag could bring $2 million-plus at auction

(United States of America)

Scott Canon, The Kansas City Star, 29th May 2017.

American Space Race Artifact Stolen and Put Up for Auction

(United States of America)

Erin Rubin, Nonprofit Quarterly, 26th May 2017.

$425,000 antique clock reported stolen from Chicago show at Merchandise Mart

(United States of America)

Leonor Vivanco, Chicago Tribune, 22nd May 2017.

Pens Worth $40,000 Stolen From Car Parked At Museum Campus

(United States of America)

Kelly Bauer, DNA Info, 15th May 2017.

Suspect nabbed after theft from historic Rolls-Royce

(United States of America)

Andy Rosen, The Boston Globe, 15th May 2017.

Historic Rolls-Royce vandalized, but stolen parts found

(United States of America)

Associated Press, Bristol Herald Courier, 14th May 2017.

Fort Heritage plaques stolen


Lindsay Morey, Fort Saskatchewan Record, 11th May 2017.

Tiara adorned with 367 diamonds stolen from German museum


Associated Press, The Daily Mail, 8th May 2017.

Her Violin Stolen, A Prodigy's World Became 'Unstrung'

(United Kingdom)

Liz Baker, NPR, 7th May 2017.

Search for stolen gold coin throws up plenty of clues but no suspect


German Press Agency, Daily Sabah, 26th Apr 2017.

Maple Syrup Thief Gets 5 Years in Prison, $1.2 Million Fine


Kelly Faircloth, Jezebel, 24th Apr 2017.

3 Years For Woman Who Embezzled $1 Million From Field Museum

(United States of America)

CBS, 22nd Apr 2017.

NASA 'sting' operation against 74-year-old widow of Apollo engineer draws court rebuke

(United States of America)

Fred Barbash, The Washington Post, 14th Apr 2017.

After the theft of the Big Maple Leaf


Gero Schliess, DW, 31st Mar 2017.

The most spectacular art robberies in history


DW, 29th Mar 2017.

Two British teenagers found guilty of stealing objects from Auschwitz during school trip

(Poland; United Kingdom)

Matthew Day, The Telegraph, 29th Mar 2017.

Thieves Take a Chunk of Change, All 221 Pounds of It, From a Berlin Museum

(Germany; Canada)

Melissa Eddy, The New York Times, 27th Mar 2017.

Man caught selling thousands of dollars' worth of stolen Nevada Museum Antiques on Ebay

(United States of America)

Faith Jessie, 3 News, 25th Mar 2017.

11 arrested for desecrating Auschwitz


Ben Ariel, Arutz Sheva, 24th Mar 2017.

Vietnam War memorial in Venice vandalized by taggers again

(United States of America)

Hailey Branson-Potts, Los Angeles Times, 23rd Mar 2017.

Serbia returns precious stolen violin to France

(Serbia; France; Italy)

AFP, Yahoo News, 23rd Mar 2017.

Prosecutors seek 4 years for ex-Field Museum worker who stole nearly $1 million

(United States of America)

Jason Meisner, The Chicago Tribune, 21st Mar 2017.

Feds: $1M stolen from Field Museum funded luxury cars, jewelry

(United States of America)

Jon Seidel, Chicago Sun Times, 20th Mar 2017.

DC Police: Historical item given to President Reagan by PM Margaret Thatcher stolen

(United States of America; United Kingdom)

Sam Ford, WJLA, 17th Mar 2017.

Police Recover Kailash Satyarthi's Stolen Nobel Citation From Jungle


Press Trust of India, Outlook, 11th Mar 2017.

Stolen Stradivarius violin will sing again

(United States of America)

Associated Press, Deccan Chronicle, 10th Mar 2017.

Liberty, fraternity, Fossil Free: activists protest oil giant Total's sponsorship at Louvre


Victoria Stapley-Brown, The Art Newspaper, 7th Mar 2017.

'Piece of paper' for accused: Cops clueless on Satyarthi's Nobel citation


Press Trust of India, The New Indian Express, 5th Mar 2017.

Who Stole Erica Morini's $3.5 Million Stradivarius Violin

(United States of America)

Allison McNearny, The Daily Beast, 5th Mar 2017.

Wave of Bomb Threats to Jewish Museums and Community Centers Forces Evacuations in US, UK, and Australia

(United States of America; United Kingdom; Australia)

Amah-Rose Abrams, ArtNet News, 3rd Mar 2017.

Stolen Gate Returned to Germany's Dachau Concentration Camp

(Germany; Norway)

Ken Schwartz, Voice of America, 24th Feb 2017.

Thieves who stole Satyarthi's Nobel don't remember if they took certificate


Press Trust of India, Deccan Chronicle, 14th Feb 2017.

Kailash Satyarthi's stolen Nobel replica recovered, 3 arrested


TNN, The Times of India, 12th Feb 2017.

Kailash Satyarthi's Nobel citation, medal replica stolen


The Tribune, 7th Feb 2017.

Nobel Prize stolen from social activist Kailash Satyarthi's house


Sohini Mitter, Mashable, 7th Feb 2017.

From Rabindranath Tagore to Kailash Satyarthi, when burglars aimed for the Nobel


The Economic Times, 5th Feb 2017.

Auschwitz Museum offers confidentiality to Nazi war criminals Auschwitz Museum offers confidentiality to Nazi war criminals


Arutz Sheva, Israel National News, 5th Feb 2017.

Royal Canadian Mint employee who hid stolen gold in his bum gets 30 months in prison


Mike Blanchfield, The Hamilton Spectator, 2nd Feb 2017.

Jury indicts man accused of stealing memorabilia from Canfield museum

(United States of America)

Sarah Mercer, WKBN, 2nd Feb 2017.

Belgians face decade in prison for Auschwitz theft

(Poland; Belgium)

AFP, The Times of Israel, 31st Jan 2017.

South Dakota museum wins legal battle over the $75,000 guitar Elvis played on his inal tour in 1977

(United States of America)

Abigail Miller, The Daily Mail, 24th Jan 2017.

Warrant issued in medal theft case

(United Kingdom)

DnG24, 18th Jan 2017.

The Big Couture Rip Off


The Fashion Law, 16th Jan 2017.

His shehnais gone, sons say music died long ago at Bismillah home


Maulshree Seth, The Indian Express, 16th Jan 2017.

Bismillah Khan's stolen shehnais recovered; grandson, 2 others arrested


Hindustan Times, 10th Jan 2017.

Nobel theft case: CID questions Bihar criminals


Dwaipayan Ghosh, The Times of India, 2nd Jan 2017.

2 women charged following Drew County Museum audit

(United States of America)

Brandon Lawrence, My Arklamiss, 31st Dec 2016.

Thieves steal hood from historic Shackleton exhibition

(United Kingdom)

Peter Johnstone, The Packet, 24th Dec 2016.

Guilty plea for Modesto man involved in French Laundry wine theft

(United States of America)

J. D. Morris, The Press Democrat, 20th Dec 2016.

Illinois Woman Legal Owner Of Apollo 11 Moon Rock Bag, Not NASA:

(United States of America)

Allan Adamson, Tech Times, 19th Dec 2016.

Bavaria to get back tapestry taken by GI from Hitler's Eagle's Nest


The Japan Times, 15th Dec 2016.

Gardaí seize rare cup made from rhino horn in raid


Jimmy Woulfe David Raleigh, Irish Examiner, 15th Dec 2016.

You Can Own the San Francisco Home of Imprisoned Art Swindler Luke Brugnara for $19.7 Million

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella, ArtNet News, 14th Dec 2016.

Heritage Auction House Sues Christie's and Collectrium Over Data Theft

(United States of America)

Brian Boucher, ArtNet News, 13th Dec 2016.

Stolen shehnais not registered with cultural dept


TNN, The Times of India, 10th Dec 2016.

German Panel Rules That a Rare Violin Was Looted by Nazis


Graham Bowley, The New York Times, 9th Dec 2016.

Jho Low Family Digs in to Stop 1MDB Asset Seizure by U.S.

(United States of America)

Edvard Pettersson, Bloomberg, 6th Dec 2016.

Ustad Bismillah Khan's shehnais stolen


Press Trust of India, The Indian Express, 5th Dec 2016.

CID Gets Vital Leads in Rabindranath Tagore Nobel Theft Case


News 18, 5th Dec 2016.

'Weaponise your privilege': blocked Aboriginal Australian speaker addresses students by Skype

(United Kingdom; Australia)

Louis Klee, Varsity, 5th Dec 2016.

The One That Waddled Away: Retracing a Weighty Gold Theft

(United States of America; Canada)

Michael Wilson, The New York Times, 4th Dec 2016.

Stolen Dachau concentration camp gate may have been found in Norway


Karla Pequenino, CNN, 2nd Dec 2016.

Kylie Jenner to Face Copyright Infringement Suit Over Cosmetics Imagery

(United States of America)

The Fashion Law, 28th Nov 2016.

Sweden's Christmas goat burned down on opening day


The Local, 28th Nov 2016.

RS 2.6 Lakh Antique Chair Stolen from ID Show


Ahmendabad Mirror, 28th Nov 2016.

12 years on, Nobel medal theft suspect held again


TNN, The Times of India, 27th Nov 2016.

Tagore's Nobel Medal Theft: Folk Singer Arrested From Bengal


News 18, 26th Nov 2016.

Police hunt thieves who stole lead from three buildings in West Dunbartonshire

(United Kingdom)

Paul Behan, Dumbarton Reporter, 15th Nov 2016.

Old-fashioned burglar caught red handed


Newsport, 8th Nov 2016.

Demand for high-end honey prompts beehive crime wave

(New Zealand)

Matt Hickman, Mother Nature Network, 7th Nov 2016.

The War of Santa Anna's Leg Takes a Big Step Forward

(United States of America; Mexico)

Robbie Whelan Will Connors, Wall Street Journal, 6th Nov 2016.

Nobody Knows If These Nazi Home Movies Were Lost, Stolen or Destroyed at the National Archives

(Germany; United States of America)

Matt Novak, Gizmodo, 3rd Nov 2016.

Card thefts prompt Hall of Fame to reduce hours, add security cameras


CKWS, 28th Oct 2016.

Valuable hockey cards stolen from OHHOF


CKWS, 27th Oct 2016.

First maple syrup, now fir resin subject of lucrative heist


CBC, 25th Oct 2016.

Museum makes plea for missing maritime trail signs

(Cayman Islands)

Jewel Levy, Cayman Compass, 25th Oct 2016.

Picking Apart 18th-Century French Furniture to Detect Forgery


Eve M. Kahn, The New York Times, 20th Oct 2016.

The Marker Where Emmett Till's Body Was Found Has Been Riddled With Bullet Holes for Years

(United States of America)

Jeremy Stahl, Slate, 18th Oct 2016.

Man jailed 2 years for possessing stolen N.B. Museum plaques


Jericho Knopp, CBC, 13th Oct 2016.

Debate simmers over name of Devils Tower monument in Wyoming

(United States of America)

Bob Moen, Casper Star Tribune, 7th Oct 2016.

Treasure hunter believes he's closing in on lost Nazi loot

(Czech Republic)

Toronto Sun, 6th Oct 2016.

Greenpoint's USS Monitor trail marker stolen

(United States of America)

Brooklyn Daily Eagle, 5th Oct 2016.

Man pleads guilty in New Brunswick Museum plaque theft case


Jericho Knopp, CBC, 28th 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.

Suspected Drunk Driver Crashes into Museum of Broken Relationships, Injuring Two

(United States of America)

Sarah Cascone, ArtNet News, 20th Sep 2016.

The memorial plaque for David Bowie in Berlin has been stolen


Press Association, 20th Sep 2016.

Replicas now sit where items were stolen from Roger Maris Museum

(United States of America)

Ashley Bishop, Valley News, 19th Sep 2016.

Missing Coltsville Plaque Found Chopped Into Nearly Two Dozen Pieces

(United States of America)

Kenneth R. Gosselin, Hartford Courant, 14th Sep 2016.

US government sues over Michigan, Maine lighthouse lenses

(United States of America)

Associated Press, The Daily Mail, 12th Sep 2016.

Two British schoolboys appear in Polish court accused of stealing buttons, shards of glass and a hair clipper belonging to former Auschwitz prisoners


Corey Charlton, The Sun, 9th Sep 2016.

The Disappearance and Return of the Original Ground Zero Flag

(United States of America)

J. Weston Phippen, The Atlantic, 8th Sep 2016.

Hawkins woman heads north to retrieve valuable stolen 'reborn doll' heads

(United States of America)

Jeff Bobo, Times News, 2nd Sep 2016.

Memorabilia heists in NY, NJ mirror Fargo Maris theft

(United States of America)

Dave Olson, Inforum, 31st Aug 2016.

Nazi treasure hunt: Spain wants return of 'Aryan' artifacts gifted to Third Reich in 1940s

(Spain; Germany)

RT, 30th Aug 2016.

Bolton pub's ghost 'stolen' by Chinese artist

(United Kingdom; China)

Harry Readhead, Metro, 30th Aug 2016.

Vegas Memorabilia House Accused of Fraud

(United States of America)

Mike Heuer, Courthouse News Service, 30th Aug 2016.

Will a $395,000 lawsuit make Craig Breedlove's damaged Spirit of America great again?

(United States of America)

Lisa Bertagnoli, Autoweek, 23rd Aug 2016.

Search for Mythical Nazi Gold Train Resumes


Megan Gannon, Live Science, 16th Aug 2016.

Antlers Hunter S Thompson stole from Hemingway's home returned to family

(United States of America)

Alison Flood, The Guardian, 15th Aug 2016.

Historic boat vandalized in Solomons, Md. in Calvert County

(United States of America)

Martin Weil, The Washington Post, 13th Aug 2016.

Dig for lost Nazi 'gold train' gets underway in Poland


DW, 12th Aug 2016.

'A national treasure': The tangled trail of a priceless moon rock memento from Apollo 11

(United States of America)

Ben Guarino, The Washington Post, 11th Aug 2016.

Harry Potter exhibition sign 'magically' disappears from Devon attraction

(United Kingdom)

R. Dodd, The Herald, 10th Aug 2016.

Still No Leads Finding Stolen Roger Maris Memorabilia

(United States of America)

Christian Aumell, AM770, 9th Aug 2016.

Dram raid: Rare bottles nicked from distillery made famous by movie The Angels' Share

(United Kingdom)

Stephen Stewart, Daily Record, 6th Aug 2016.

Apollo 11 lunar samples bag the focus of legal dispute after it was stolen and sold by former Space Center director

(United States of America)

Associated Press, The Daily Mail, 6th Aug 2016.

WB govt wants to take over Nobel theft probe, to approach CBI


Press Trust of India, Business Standard, 5th Aug 2016.

The Government Just Won a Long Legal Battle Over Rare Coins

(United States of America)

Erin Blakemore, Smithsonian, 3rd Aug 2016.

Rengstorff House curators lose curios in theft

(United States of America)

Mark Noack, Mountain View Voice, 29th Jul 2016.

Good luck longhorn stolen from Comanche museum

(United States of America)

Adam Snider, KFOR, 29th Jul 2016.

Photos released of Roger Maris Museum theft suspect

(United States of America)

KFGO, 27th Jul 2016.

Baaaaad news! 300-pound sheep statue stolen from senior community

(United States of America)

Dan Alexander, New Jersey 101.5, 27th Jul 2016.

Giant rubber ducky that vanished is found in N.J. park

(United States of America)

Megan Cerullo, Daily News, 25th Jul 2016.

Body armor stolen from Plimoth Plantation

(United States of America)

Rich Harbert, The Enterprise, 22nd Jul 2016.

Rocks stolen from Gettysburg Battlefield are cursed, repentant thieves confess

(United States of America)

Mari A. Schaefer,, 15th Jul 2016.

Pokémon Go in the Holocaust Museum or Ground Zero: Nintendo has no fix yet


Caroline Framke, Vox, 13th Jul 2016.

Netanyahu Reportedly Secreted Auschwitz Blueprints to Israel


The Jewish Voice, 13th Jul 2016.

Police now say stolen hat didn't belong to Roald Dahl at all

(United Kingdom)

John Siddle, Liverpool Echo, 6th Jul 2016.

Hat belonging to late author Roald Dahl swiped from Southport exhibition

(United Kingdom)

Ben Turner-Le, Liverpool Echo, 6th Jul 2016.

Viking axe mystery ends in student bloodshed on streets

(United Kingdom)

Carmarthen Journal, South Wales Evening Post, 21st Jun 2016.

Japan Mint employee nabbed in theft of 15 kg gold bar


Tokyo Reporter, 20th Jun 2016.

Lumbees of NC sue Anheuser-Busch over trademark use in Budweiser ads

(United States of America)

Anne Blythe, News Observer, 14th Jun 2016.

Woman who defaced Western national parks, including 2 in Colorado, pleads guilty

(United States of America)

Jesse Paul, The Denver Post, 14th Jun 2016.

Whistle stolen from Museum of East Anglian Life steam engine exhibit

(United Kingdom)

Tom Potter, East Anglian Daily Times, 9th Jun 2016.

Auschwitz Museum lost, then found 16,000 belongings of Holocaust victims


Ben Rosen, The Christian Science Monitor, 8th Jun 2016.

Rare 'Inverted Jenny' Stamp Stolen in 1955 Returned

(United States of America)

Tracy Connor, NBC, 2nd Jun 2016.

Kraftwerk lose legal battle over their music being sampled


Reuters, The Guardian, 31st May 2016.

Kiwanis Club seeks return of missing train items

(United States of America)

Sherese A. Gore, The News & Advance, 30th May 2016.

The mystery of the missing Great Miami Hurricane historical marker

(United States of America)

Jenny Staletovich, Miami Herald, 28th May 2016.

Veterans sites in 3 states damaged ahead of Memorial Day

(United States of America)

CBS, 28th May 2016.

Up to 40 antique wooden benches valued at more than $100K stolen from Springfield's Union Station

(United States of America)

Patrick Johnson, Mass Live, 26th May 2016.

Yankees fire Yankee Stadium security guard who stole memorabilia

(United States of America)

Nathaniel Vinton, Daily News, 25th May 2016.

Kuvempu Prathisthana seeks replica of stolen medal


The Hindu, 24th May 2016.

Urban Outfitters Wins Partial Victory Over Navajo Nation in Trademark Dispute

(United States of America)

Carey Dunne, Hyperallergic, 20th May 2016.

How a $1 million Patek Phillipe watch sparked a decades-long dispute

(Ethiopia; Sudan; Switzerland)

Hugo Miller, The Star, 20th May 2016.

Greenpeace activists scale British Museum to protest BP sponsorship

(United Kingdom)

Adam Vaughan, The Guardian, 19th May 2016.

'Audacious' theft of £35,000 of jewellery from Mount Stewart

(United Kingdom)

News Letter, 19th May 2016.

Iran Arrests Eight Models for Posting "Un-Islamic" Photos on Instagram


Carey Dunne, Hyperallergic, 18th May 2016.

Protesters Disrupt a BP-Sponsored Exhibition at the British Museum

(United Kingdom)

Claire Voon, Hyperallergic, 18th May 2016.

China Will Publicly Shame Vandals Who Tag Mount Everest Base Camp

(China; Tibet)

Claire Voon, Hyperallergic, 16th May 2016.

Nazi gold train hunters defy sceptics and begin digging for treasures


Matthew Day, The Telegraph, 9th May 2016.

The Nazi Underground: Is treasure buried beneath the mountains of Poland?


Jake Halpern, The New Yorker, 9th May 2016.

Tomb raiders: Far from the glamour of Lara Croft and Indiana Jones, these are thieves with a history of being difficult to legislate against

(Hong Kong)

South China Morning Post, 9th May 2016.

Stolen Three Century Old Violin Mysteriously Returned

(United States of America)

Steven Sukkau, Pembina Valley Online, 8th May 2016.

Artifacts stolen from grounds of new Museum L-A in Lewiston

(United States of America)

Christopher Williams, Sun Journal, 29th Apr 2016.

Suspects indicted in French Laundry wine theft-spree

(United States of America)

Julie Johnson, The Press Democrat, 29th Apr 2016.

National natural history museum gutted


Vibha Sharma, The Tribune, 26th Apr 2016.

Fire destroys Natural History Museum in Delhi


Press Trust of India, The Tribune, 26th Apr 2016.

Vandals target local dinosaur sculpture


Prince George Citizen, 19th Apr 2016.

Rare 'Inverted Jenny' Stamp Turns Up 60 Years After Theft

(United States of America)

Laura Wagner, NPR, 15th Apr 2016.

Italian police recover jewels stolen in €3m heist organised by Russian woman

(Italy; Russia)

AFP, The Guardian, 14th Apr 2016.

Ex-FBI agent from N.J. hunts for lost, priceless sports memorabilia

(United States of America)

Randy Miller,, 13th Apr 2016.

Dolls theft: Cops clueless even after 40 days


TNN, The Times of India, 5th Apr 2016.

Columbus family sues after Air Force museum security holds them at gunpoint

(United States of America)

Associated Press,, 4th Apr 2016.

British Museum must sever its links with BP

(United Kingdom)

Margaret Atwood, The Guardian, 3rd Apr 2016.

Captain James Cook feather cape and helmet gifted to him before death returned to Hawaii

(New Zealand; United States of America)

Jemima Garrett, ABC Australia, 1st Apr 2016.

Ancient boulder to stay after villagers threatened to chain themselves to it to prevent move

(United Kingdom)

Oliver Pritchard, Mirror, 30th Mar 2016.

Teen arrested in theft of model spaceship from UFO museum

(United States of America)

Associated Press, Salon, 28th Mar 2016.

Skulduggery at King's College Cambridge, as expensive 'library skull' goes missing

(United Kingdom)

Cambridge News, 24th Mar 2016.

Revealed: The bizarre items stolen from London's most popular museums

(United Kingdom)

Jamie Bullen, Evening Standard, 24th Mar 2016.

UFO crash site found! (Not really. Stolen spaceship dumped in ditch. Really.)

(United States of America)

Elise Kaplan, Albuquerque Journal, 23rd Mar 2016.

Museums and public galleries in Brussels in lockdown in wake of terrorist attacks


Anny Shaw, The Art Newspaper, 22nd Mar 2016.

Flying saucer stolen in Roswell (really)

(United States of America)

Lauren Villagran, Albuquerque Journal, 22nd Mar 2016.

Rare advertising boards stolen from museum in Ramsey

(United Kingdom)

The Hunts Post, 22nd Mar 2016.

UK teens face theft charges in Poland over Auschwitz items

(Poland; United Kingdom)

Associated Press, The Times of Israel, 21st Mar 2016.

How a promising musician stole a violin worth millions – and got away with it

(United States of America)

The Washington Post, The Times-Picayune, 17th Mar 2016.

Crooks swipe Joe DiMaggio's baseball bat and ball from Times Square attraction

(United States of America)

Tina More, New York Post, 17th Mar 2016.

Son of Punk To Burn Multi-Million Pound Collection Of Sex Pistols Memorabilia

(United Kingdom)

Artlyst, 16th Mar 2016.

Russian deputy culture minister detained on embezzlement charges


Sophia Kishkovsky, The Art Newspaper, 15th Mar 2016.

What It's Like Having a Rare Instrument Stolen

(United States of America)

Doyle Armbrust, Chicago Magazine, 15th Mar 2016.

The Copycat Economy


Helena Pike, Business of Fashion, 14th Mar 2016.

The Dream of Treasure Keeps Paraguayans Digging


Jonathan Gilbert, The New York Times, 10th Mar 2016.

Nefertiti 3-D Scanning Project in Germany Raises Doubts

(United States of America)

Charly Wilder, The New York Times, 10th Mar 2016.

Chimpanzee in top hat and rhino head with fibreglass horn among TV props worth £100,000 stolen from taxidermy warehouse

(United Kingdom)

David Barrett, The Telegraph, 9th Mar 2016.

Master and Commander coat stolen

(United States of America)

Daniel Powell, The San Diego Reader, 7th Mar 2016.

A Plagiarism Scandal Is Unfolding In The Crossword World

(United States of America)

Oliver Roeder, FiveThirtyEight, 4th Mar 2016.

New rewards offered in case of stolen championship boxing belts

(United States of America)

Localsyr, 25th Feb 2016.

Dolls Worth Rs 25 Lakh Stolen From Museum Warehouse In Rajkot


Press Trust of India, Scoop Whoop, 25th Feb 2016.

Man charged with stealing $25,000 in rare video games

(United States of America)

Steven Henshaw, Reading Eagle, 25th Feb 2016.

Symposium at MKG develops ideas for dealing with silver formerly owned by Jews in museums


Art Daily, 22nd Feb 2016.

6 Amazing Oscar Heists and 5 Happy Endings


Olivia Rutigliano, Vanity Fair, 19th Feb 2016.

Le Corbusier centre theft: Chandigarh Police cracks another case of heritage furniture theft, arrests 3


Express News Service, The New Indian Express, 17th Feb 2016.

Kanye West album 'pirated 500,000 times' already


Zoe Kleinman, BBC News, 16th Feb 2016.

Looting prompts closures at mining sites in Joshua Tree

(United States of America)

Geoffrey Mohan, Los Angeles Times, 15th Feb 2016.

Why the UK replica furniture market is about to be hit by new copyright laws

(United Kingdom)

Tim Willis, The Independent, 15th Feb 2016.

Old camcorder footage sparks fresh appeal over antique rail clock stolen in Nineties museum robbery

(United Kingdom)

Kirsten Elder, Belfast Telegraph, 5th Feb 2016.

Two held with stolen heritage furniture


The Tribune, 2nd Feb 2016.

Thousands of dollars missing from Museum of Idaho

(United States of America)

Stephan Rockefeller, East Idaho News, 29th Jan 2016.

Woman sues AP for taking and selling stock photo of her wearing a headscarf

(United States of America)

Eugene Volokh, The Washington Post, 25th Jan 2016.

Chicago Art Institute accuses Level 3 Construction of damaging underground vault

(United States of America)

Robert Hadley, Cook County Record, 20th Jan 2016.

Lego changes bulk buy policy after Ai Weiwei backlash


BBC News, 13th Jan 2016.

Can you help find this Co Down railway clock stolen 20 years ago?

(United Kingdom)

Sarah Scott, Belfast Live, 8th Jan 2016.

Decorative stones stolen from several local graves


Independent Westmeath, 8th Jan 2016.

Former Field Museum employee admits to embezzling more than $400K

(United States of America)

Steve Johnson, The Chicago Tribune, 4th Jan 2016.

Two British teens to face trial over Auschwitz theft

(Poland; United Kingdom)

AFP, Yahoo News, 30th Dec 2015.

British Teens Indicted for Stealing Artifacts From Auschwutz-Birkenau Museum

(Poland; United Kingdom)

JTA, Haaretz, 30th Dec 2015.

Brazil: Fire engulfs Portuguese language museum in Sao Paulo, one killed


International Business Times, 22nd Dec 2015.

Denmark's Graceland Museum Boss Forced To Change Venue Name

(Denmark; United States of America)

WENN, Contact Music, 22nd Dec 2015.

Kuvempu museum burglary: trust to seek replica of Padma medal


P.M. Veerendra, The Hindu, 22nd Dec 2015.

A millionaire bought the only copy of Wu-Tang Clan's new album. Is this the future of art?

(United States of America)

Caroline Framke, Vox, 17th Dec 2015.

Former Field Museum employee charged with theft resulting in $900,000 loss

(United States of America)

Steve Johnson, The Chicago Tribune, 16th Dec 2015.

Nazi gold train: 'No evidence' of discovery in Poland


BBC News, 15th Dec 2015.

Former Field Museum employee accused of stealing $900,000 over 7 years

(United States of America)

Steve Johnson, The Chicago Tribune, 11th Dec 2015.

Don't Be A Marketing Thief: How Your Content Might Be Breaking The Law


Shelby Clarke, Business 2 Community, 5th Dec 2015.

The Breguet That Got Away: History's Greatest Watch Heist

(Israel; United States of America)

Rebekah Bell, The Robb Report, 2nd Dec 2015.

Thieves steal engine parts worth $150k from railway museum


ABC Australia, 1st Dec 2015.

Oslo wine theft leaves bitter aftertaste


Sarah Bostock, The Foreigner, 30th Nov 2015.

Kuvempu museum theft: three arrested


Veerendra P.M., The Hindu, 28th Nov 2015.

U.K. fashion house pulls copied Inuit design, here's their apology

(Canada; United Kingdom)

CBC, 27th Nov 2015.

State museums still await CCTV cameras


TNN, The Times of India, 27th Nov 2015.

Cops release burglar's pics, suspect old convict


TNN, The Times of India, 26th Nov 2015.

Arrest in Swiss Farm Museum Burglary

(United States of America)

Grundy County Herald, 25th Nov 2015.

Poet Kuvempu's house burgled, Padma medals stolen


Press Trust of India, The Times of India, 25th Nov 2015.

Kuvempu memorial ransacked


Padma Shri, The Hindu, 24th Nov 2015.

Sexton: Search for cello that disappeared from Reynolda House vexes artist

(United States of America)

Scott Sexton, Winston-Salem Journal, 22nd Nov 2015.

Scholars gain insight from the geographical and cultural movement of artifacts


Susan Bell,, 20th Nov 2015.

Familiar Tree Prevails in Car-Scent Trademark Suit

(United States of America)

Andy Newman, The New York Times, 19th Nov 2015.

Halifax police seek bell stolen from Princess of Acadia ferry


CTV, 18th Nov 2015.

Grundy County Swiss farm museum burglarized

(United States of America)

Times Free Press, 17th Nov 2015.

Historic bricks stolen during demolition of old Oswego Village Hall

(United States of America)

Linda Girardi, The Chicago Tribune, 16th Nov 2015.

Science Museum ends sponsorship deal with Shell

(United Kingdom)

Adam Vaughan, The Guardian, 12th Nov 2015.

New Zealand Herald Reserve Bank apologises over stolen design on new $10 bank note

(New Zealand)

Susan Strongman, The New Zealand Herald, 11th Nov 2015.

NASA's Quest to Reclaim Lost Spacesuits Before They Were Auctioned

(United States of America)

Jason Koebler, Motherboard, 11th Nov 2015.

FBI joins hunt for Boxing Hall of Fame stolen championship belts

(United States of America)

Elizabeth Doran,, 10th Nov 2015.

'Nazi gold train' investigators start surveying site in Poland


Alex Duval Smith, The Guardian, 8th Nov 2015.

John Lennon's guitar sold for $2.4m at auction

(United States of America; United Kingdom)

Reuters, The Guardian, 8th Nov 2015.

Cornelissen cello, worth $40,000, stolen in North Carolina

(United States of America)

Miles Dilorth, The Strad, 3rd Nov 2015.

Several guns stolen from Museum of the West

(United States of America)

Amy Hamilton, The Daily Sentinel, 2nd Nov 2015.

Suspect named in original state flag caper

(United States of America)

Jonathan Ellis, Argus Leader, 2nd Nov 2015.

Looters dig up Holocaust victims' graves at Nazi death camp Sobibor in hunt for gold


Ed Wight, The Daily Mail, 2nd Nov 2015.

Literary vandal defaces the summit of Scafell Pike with poetry in permanent black ink

(United Kingdom)

Victoria Ward, The Telegraph, 30th Oct 2015.

Batman, Captain America vintage comics stolen from Dartmouth driveway


Anjuli Patil, CBC, 28th Oct 2015.

Upstate New York Police Stop Indiana Jones in Fast Cruise Raid

(United States of America)

Jaime Fuller, New York Magazine, 27th Oct 2015.

Ram-raiders used BULLDOZER to smash their way into an antiques shop causing £500,000 of damage – but left empty-handed because there was no cash in the safe

(United Kingdom)

James Dunn, The Daily Mail, 26th Oct 2015.

Monmouth's Earp Birthplace Museum in limbo

(United States of America)

Matthew Dutton, The Register-Mail, 26th Oct 2015.

Traditional owners mark Uluru handback


AAP, 9 News, 25th Oct 2015.

Fire destroys historic trams and buses at Sydney Tramway Museum


Lucy Cormack, The Sydney Morning Herald, 24th Oct 2015.

Police charge man with cemetery gates theft

(United States of America)

Jonathan Shugarts, Citizen's News, 22nd Oct 2015.

Suspect Wanted in Connection With Wine Thefts Across Northeast

(United States of America)

Jamie Ratliff, NBC, 22nd Oct 2015.

Grand Theft Vino: Higher Wine Prices Are Attracting More Thieves

(United States of America)

Jackie Northam, NPR, 21st Oct 2015.

US asks to be re-elected to UNESCO board

(United States of America)

DW, 19th Oct 2015.

Two months later, Massachusetts family still desperately searching for stolen Ronald McDonald statue

(United States of America)

Jason Silverstein, NY Daily News, 18th Oct 2015.

Sticky situation: maple syrup bandits face Quebec courts for infamous heist


Jared Lindzon, The Guardian, 18th Oct 2015.

Community rebuilds Indian shelter at Novato museum after vandalism

(United States of America)

Stephanie Weldy, Marinij, 17th Oct 2015.

Elizabeth Hurley Booted From V&A Museum After Selfie on 16th-Century Bed

(United Kingdom)

Abigail Rowe, Observer, 13th Oct 2015.

Largest database of stolen watches launched


Tom Davis, Jewellery Focus, 13th Oct 2015.

'Poisonous feud' poses a tricky conundrum at the Sherlock Holmes Museum

(United Kingdom)

David Barrett, The Telegraph, 13th Oct 2015.

Reward offered for 'priceless' fences stolen from Macrorie House Museum

(South Africa)

Amil Umraw, The Witness, 7th Oct 2015.

Harsher penalties for thieves targeting war memorials

(United Kingdom)

BBC News, 6th Oct 2015.

James Dean's Porsche 550 Spyder found after 55 years?

(United States of America)

Ronan Glon, Left Lane, 1st Oct 2015.

Possible Nazi Tunnels Fuel Treasure Seekers in Poland


Joanna Berendt, The New York Times, 29th Sep 2015.

Nazi 'gold train': Polish Army start digging but men who originally claimed find say efforts are 'pointless'


Rose Troup Buchanan, The Independent, 29th Sep 2015.

Hastings museum mascot missing

(United Kingdom)

Hastings & St. Leonards Observer, 22nd Sep 2015.

Putin and Berlusconi in Crimea wine row


BBC News, 19th Sep 2015.

Beach Boys surfboard stolen from Calgary-area casino returned safe


Bill Kaufmann, Calgary Sun, 18th Sep 2015.

Two Maine men accused of museum thefts after drunken wheelchair spree

(United States of America)

Dawn Gagnon, Bangor Daily News, 18th Sep 2015.

Antique Madera farm equipment stolen

(United States of America)

Jim Guy, The Fresno Bee, 17th Sep 2015.

Uncorking wine fraud without opening the bottle


Erika Szymanski, Palate Press, 15th Sep 2015.

Activists occupy British Museum over BP sponsorship

(United Kingdom)

Kevin Rawlinson, The Guardian, 13th Sep 2015.

On eve of Exhibition, historic medals stolen


Kevin Rothbauer, Cowichan Valley Citizen, 11th Sep 2015.

Treasure-hunter obsessed by search for Nazi gold in Polish town dies after falling into a tomb he thought was packed with loot


Ed Wight, The Daily Mail, 9th Sep 2015.

Poland treasure hunters 'expelled from local history society'


Matthew Day, The Telegraph, 7th Sep 2015.

£32,000 stuffed wolf stolen from granddaughter of Charlie Watts 'by lads on night out'

(United Kingdom)

John Dunne, Evening Standard, 30th Aug 2015.

Death bed confession in Nazi gold hunt


Matthew Day, Irish Independent, 29th Aug 2015.

Tourists Flock to Ksiaz Castle in Poland as Underground Nazi Gold Train Discovered


Jim Dobson, Forbes, 29th Aug 2015.

Unique 'knight's head' stolen from locked cabinet at the Museum of Transport Greater Manchester

(United Kingdom)

Beth Abbit, Manchester Evening News, 25th Aug 2015.

Baby girl's missing headstone returned, 70 years later

(United States of America)

Casey Logan,, 23rd Aug 2015.

Police hunt burglar after antique tea set stolen from stately home

(United Kingdom)

ITV News, 21st Aug 2015.

'Nazi train' filled with treasure reportedly found in Poland


DW, 19th Aug 2015.

Bute House: 'No evidence' chandelier was looted from Nazi Germany

(United Kingdom)

STV, 17th Aug 2015.

Chandelier in First Minister's official residence 'may have been looted from Nazi Germany'

(United Kingdom)

The Herald, 16th Aug 2015.

Police taunt Manchester United fans on Twitter after theft from football museum

(United Kingdom)

Pete Bainbridge, Mirror, 13th Aug 2015.

The San Francisco Police Department Has an Instagram Officer

(United States of America)

Laura C. Mallonee, Hyperallergic, 13th Aug 2015.

Tennessee State Museum employee arraigned on theft charges

(United States of America)

Stacey Barchenger, The Tennessean, 12th Aug 2015.

Is it OK to buy replica furniture?


Elicia Murray, Domain, 11th Aug 2015.

Stolen Stradivarius violin is recovered after 35 years

(United States of America)

Ben Nuckols, Associated Press, 6th Aug 2015.

Letter box larceny: curious crimes bedevil Great Britain

(United Kingdom)

Nick Morrison, The China Post, 3rd Aug 2015.

Jewish cemetery in Philadelphia vandalized

(United States of America)

JTA, Haaretz, 1st Aug 2015.

Swiss watches stolen in second museum break-in


Caroline Bishop, The Local, 29th Jul 2015.

Des voleurs dérobent des objets au musée d'horlogerie


Thieves steal items from clock museum

Tribune de Genève, 28th Jul 2015.

Museum in Cable St about women and suffragettes turns out to be 'Jack the Ripper'

(United Kingdom)

Mike Brooke, The Docklands & East London Advertiser, 28th Jul 2015.

Burglars hit Masonic Lodge

(United States of America)

Rachel Van Horn, Woodward News, 26th Jul 2015.

Cufflinks made from Bluebird car and worth £3,500 stolen from Beaulieu

(United Kingdom)

Christopher Yandell, Southern Daily Echo, 24th Jul 2015.

Man, woman accused of stealing ancient ivory penis carvings from NC business

(United States of America)

Fox, 23rd Jul 2015.

$1 million reward offered for ruby slippers stolen from Minnesota museum

(United States of America)

Lisa Kaczke, Grand Forks Herald, 10th Jul 2015.

Major Native American jewelry collection stolen

(United States of America)

Chris McKee, KRQE News, 8th Jul 2015.

Rare Victorian perfume bottle stolen from Burton Constable Hall

(United Kingdom)

Lucy Leeson, Hull Daily Mail, 2nd Jul 2015.

An impossible watch heist, now on display at Jerusalem museum


Ilene Prusher, Haaretz, 1st Jul 2015.

Two British public schoolboys freed after arrest on suspicion of stealing items at Auschwitz


Matthew Day, The Telegraph, 23rd Jun 2015.

Ukraine community seeks return of cultural artifact


Sarah Moore, Timmins Press, 22nd Jun 2015.

Heist or art? Ex-MIT lecturer pleads guilty to bank robbery

(United States of America)

Malcolm Gay, The Boston Globe, 16th Jun 2015.

Historical carpet lost at museum


Anadolu Agency, Hurriyet Daily News, 15th Jun 2015.

Divers search lake for stolen 'Wizard of Oz' ruby slippers

(United States of America)

News 13, 12th Jun 2015.

Hunt on for missing national treasure

(North Korea)

Kang Mi Jin, Daily NK, 1st Jun 2015.

Gold coins also reported missing from Boston Public Library

(United States of America)

Associated Press, The New Zealand Herald, 30th May 2015.

Two years probation for man who stole Elton John's glasses

(United States of America)

WREG, 26th May 2015.

Silverton Inn looted


Greg Nesteroff, Nelson Star, 26th May 2015.

'Eyeball' Mask, Classic Album Cover Of 'The Residents' Stolen From SF Man

(United States of America)

CBS, 22nd May 2015.

Neuquén es la provincia que más lucha contra el tráfico arqueológico y paleontológico


Neuquén is the province that is leading the fight against archaeological and paleontological trafficking

Neuquen al Instante, 20th May 2015.

Valuable, 60-year-old bonsai stolen from Federal Way museum

(United States of America)

Leah Todd, Seattle Times, 18th May 2015.

$75K in Grateful Dead memorabilia stolen from Union auction house, police say

(United States of America)

Northwest Herald, 18th May 2015.

Love Activists: 'Stolen' war memorial plaque is 'hidden behind a radiator'

(United Kingdom)

John Siddle, Liverpool Echo, 13th May 2015.

Who Are the Rightful Owners of Artifacts of Oppression?

(United States of America)

Aaminah Shakur, Hyperallergic, 7th May 2015.

How Thieves Stole The Most Expensive Watch In The World: An Excerpt From Marie Antoinette's Watch


John Biggs, Tech Crunch, 7th May 2015.

Ukrainians Try to Solve the Mystery of the Golden Loaf


James Marson, The Wall Street Journal, 4th May 2015.

AG: Mineral museum collection not stolen

(United States of America)

Yvonne Wingett Sanchez, AZ Central, 4th May 2015.

Authorities in Tanzania struggle to save historical monuments from harm


Xinhua, Spy Ghana, 11th Apr 2015.

Why We Have a Civic Responsibility to Protect Cultural Treasures During Wartime


Richard Kurin, Smithsonian, 10th Apr 2015.

Anonymous tip leads to stolen museum statue

(Trinidad and Tobago)

Rachael Espinet, Trinidad and Tobago Guardian, 10th Apr 2015.

Preservation or plunder? The battle over the British Museum's Indigenous Australian show

(United Kingdom; Australia)

Paul Daley, The Guardian, 9th Apr 2015.

Don't break the law in statue battle - Mthethwa

(South Africa)

Maryna Lamprecht, News 24, 8th Apr 2015.

Fabergé thief who flogged antiques worth £700k for just £100 is jailed

(United Kingdom)

The Telegraph, 8th Apr 2015.

Hue bringing home royal rickshaw from France, hopes to retrieve plundered relics


Bui Ngoc Long, Thanh Nien News, 8th Apr 2015.

Fabergé Egg Thief Pleads Guilty In London Courtroom

(United Kingdom)

Artlyst, 6th Apr 2015.

More Than $1 Million of Timepieces Stolen From Geneva Watchmaker


Bloomberg, Swiss Info, 26th Mar 2015.

Crucial piece of England's highest mountain pinched… and we want it back!

(United Kingdom)

Carl Fallowfield, Cumbria Crack, 25th Mar 2015.

Head of Egypt museums arrested for taking bribe


Ahram Online, 24th Mar 2015.

Museum 'smacked' by theft of rare coins

(United States of America)

Jessica Shumaker, St. Joseph News-Press, 20th Mar 2015.

Saving Italy's cultural heritage by modern means


Rosie Scammell, The Guardian, 19th Mar 2015.

Theft of Ukraine's 'Golden Loaf' Reflects the Revolution's Failings


Simon Shuster, Time, 18th Mar 2015.

Tunis museum attack: 20 people killed after hostage drama at tourist site


Chris Stephen, The Guardian, 18th Mar 2015.

€25,000 cheese grater stolen from Amsterdam museum


Janene Pieters, NL Times, 3rd Mar 2015.

Iraq: 'Bidders vie' for Saddam Hussein execution rope


BBC News, 4th Feb 2015.

Rare medal stolen from museum

(New Zealand)

Caleb Harris,, 3rd Dec 2014.

NCMM to stop illegal museums


Osun Defender, 29th Nov 2014.

Nazi 'Arbeit Macht Frei' sign stolen from gate at Dachau concentration camp


Andrew Marszal, The Telegraph, 2nd Nov 2014.

World Series Rings, MVP Plaques Stolen from Yogi Berra Museum: Police

(United States of America)

NBC New York, NBC, 11th Oct 2014.

Authorities probe burglary at Yogi Berra museum

(United States of America)

Sporting News, 8th Oct 2014.

Red Army Flags Stolen By Assailant At Bishkek Museum


Radio Free Europe, 1st Sep 2014.

Vandals use tractor stolen from museum to churn up golf greens

(United Kingdom)

Durham Times, 7th Aug 2014.

Priceless gem recovered

(Sri Lanka)

Percey Kuruneru, The Island, 3rd Aug 2014.

The $5 Million Violin and the Telltale Taser: Inside an Epically Stupid Crime

(United States of America)

Justin Rohrlich, Vice, 10th May 2014.

Stuffed giraffe to have stolen tongue reattached

(United Kingdom)

Edinburgh News, 8th May 2014.

The Strange Case of Space History Theft Ends with an Austin Auction

(United States of America)

Dianna Wray, Houston Press, 1st Apr 2014.

The Mystery of the 'Only Camera to Come Back from the Moon'

(United States of America)

Alex Pasternack, Vice, 25th Mar 2014.

Delaware lawyer, firm caught up in tale of lost treasure

(United States of America)

Maureen Milford, Delaware Online, 16th Mar 2014.

Thieves target 'priceless' Golden Spike at Railroad Museum

(United States of America)

David Bienick, KCRA, 6th Mar 2014.

Historical shackles nearly sold off at auction

(New Zealand)

Wepiha Te Kanawa, Maori Television, 5th Mar 2014.

Theft of Roger Maris memorabilia from mall remains a mystery

(United States of America)

The Daily Journal, 3rd Jan 2007.