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Articles for July 2015

233 articles found.

ICE HSI partners with major art collector to recover stolen idol from India

(United States of America; India)

ICE, 1st Jul 2015.

Chinese man fights for return of 100 million yuan in seized antiques, ancient artefacts


Ellis Liang, South China Morning Post, 1st Jul 2015.

मंदिर का ताला तोड़कर चार चांदी के छत्र चोरी


Four silver umbrella temple theft

Patrika, 1st Jul 2015.

An impossible watch heist, now on display at Jerusalem museum


Ilene Prusher, Haaretz, 1st Jul 2015.

Pongpat gets 2 more years


Bangkok Post, 1st Jul 2015.

British Museum's ivory icons denied US entry for loan show

(United States of America)

Victoria Stapley-Brown, The Art Newspaper, 1st Jul 2015.

Isis militants destroy 2,000-year-old statue of lion at Palmyra


AFP, The Guardian, 2nd Jul 2015.

The artful dodger: Prolific forger Mark Landis gave all his counterfeit paintings away for free

(United States of America)

Alex Dymoke, City AM, 2nd Jul 2015.

Rare Victorian perfume bottle stolen from Burton Constable Hall

(United Kingdom)

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

Looted treasures open door to a dark Nazi past


Richard Morrison, The Australian, 2nd Jul 2015.

No hay robo de arte sacro en San Luis: INAH


No theft of sacred art in San Luis: INAH

Eduardo L. Marceleño, Plano Informativo, 2nd Jul 2015.

Chinese Art Professor Devoted to Ancient African Artifact Protection


All Africa, 2nd Jul 2015.

Paintings stolen decades ago returning to Amsterdam Museum

(United Kingdom; Netherlands)

Janene Van Jaarsveldt, NL Times, 2nd Jul 2015.

Rare books: Foiling the thiefs

(United Kingdom)

The Economist, 2nd Jul 2015.

A $100,000 Eagle Finial

(United States of America)

Maine Antique Digest, 2nd Jul 2015.

Feds: Artist Terry Lee Whetstone Is a Fake Indian Read more at

(United States of America)

Indian Country Today, 2nd Jul 2015.

UNESCO lists Yemen world heritage sites as endangered


AFP, Art Daily, 3rd Jul 2015.

Second World War tank and anti-aircraft gun found hidden in basement of villa in Germany


Melanie Hall, The Telegraph, 3rd Jul 2015.

Palmyra: looting under the rebels, the Assad regime and the Islamic State?


Sam Hardy, Conflict Antiquities, 3rd Jul 2015.

Looted in Syria – and sold in London: the British antiques shops dealing in artefacts smuggled by Isis

(United Kingdom; Syria)

Rachel Shabi, The Guardian, 3rd Jul 2015.

Missing Dutch art is discovered in Sussex

(United Kingdom; Netherlands)

Rachel Millard, The Argus, 3rd Jul 2015.

Gov't Restrictions Block Ways for Chinese Relics to Return Home


CRIEnglish, 3rd Jul 2015.

Pläne der Bundesregierung: Scharfe Sanktionen beim Kunsthandel


Federal government plans tough sanctions against art trading

Spiegel Online, 3rd Jul 2015.

जैन मंदिर पर चोरों का धावा, वर्षों पुरानी प्रतिमाएं चोरी


Jain temple invaded by thieves, age-old statues stolen

Rajasthan Patrika, 3rd Jul 2015.

Hindus urge National Gallery of Australia to expedite provenance of Hindu statues


Merinews, 4th Jul 2015.

Acto de desagravio ante el robo sacrílego en Valencia


Act of atonement against a sacrilegious robbery in Valencia

Religión Digital, 4th Jul 2015.

Lowry's paintings are worth a fortune - but can you tell the real ones from the fakes?

(United Kingdom)

Terry Payne, Radio Times, 5th Jul 2015.

Robbery attempt at Jain temple foiled


TNN, The Times of India, 5th Jul 2015.

Serpent Mound damaged by vandalism over Fourth of July weekend

(United States of America)

Rory Ryan, The Highland County Press, 5th Jul 2015.

Museum hands back Renaissance riches linked to Nazi looters

(United Kingdom)

Anita Singh, The Telegraph, 5th Jul 2015.

Precious artefacts get damaged, others face risk of theft during shifting


Peerzada Salman, Dawn, 5th Jul 2015.

A part of Tutmosis Karnak column arrives home from London

(Egypt; United Kingdom)

Nevine El-Aref, Ahram Online, 5th Jul 2015.

Adirondack Town Mystery: Who Stole Marker for a Civil War Photographer?

(United States of America)

Paul Post, The New York Times, 6th Jul 2015.

Plea for return of artworks

(New Zealand)

Carla Green, Otago Daily Times, 6th Jul 2015.

Master forger makes rare appearance to help TV investigation into art fraud

(United Kingdom)

Liam Thorp, This is Lancashire, 6th Jul 2015.

Denuncian ante PGR al Obispo de Cuernavaca por robo


Bishop of Cuernavaca reported to the Attorney General's Office for theft

David Monroy, Milenio, 6th Jul 2015.

Jewish Woman Works to Return 100 Torahs Ransacked by Nazis

(United States of America; Russia)

Sol Rieger, JP Updates, 6th Jul 2015.

France discreetly returns looted gold antiquities to China

(France; China)

Henry Samuel, The Telegraph, 6th Jul 2015.

Hindu cleric targets QAGOMA for return of Indian antiquities

(Australia; India)

Gina Fairley, Visual Arts Hub, 6th Jul 2015.

தேவகோட்டை அருகே கோவிலில் சிலை திருடிய மாணவர் உள்பட 2 பேர் கைது


Two, including a student, arrested for stealing a statue in a temple near Devakottai

Maalaimalar, 6th Jul 2015.

Swiss art dealer seeks to have assets unfrozen


Selina Lum, The Straits Times, 7th Jul 2015.

How my family recovered a painting stolen by the Nazis and sold it for $2.9 million

(United States of America)

Peter J. Toren, Yahoo News, 7th Jul 2015.

Father-son caught red-handed trying to sell several ivory artifacts online

(India; Sri Lanka)

Bangalore Mirror, Chetan R, 7th Jul 2015.

Demandan rescate de vestigios arqueológicos de Tlaltizapán


Demands to save the archaeological sites of Tlaltizapán

Evaristo Torres, La Unión de Morelos, 7th Jul 2015.

Direct CCTV darshan to prevent theft in temples


Niranjan Kaggere, Bangalore Mirror, 7th Jul 2015.

Asegura obispo de Cuernavaca que no robó arte sacro


Bishop of Cuernavaca asserts that he did not steal sacred art

Agencia Universal, El Manana, 7th Jul 2015.

Cleveland artist Frank Oriti says London's National Portrait Gallery reports his painting safe after attempted theft

(United Kingdom)

Steven Litt,, 8th Jul 2015.

Iraq celebrates return of antiquities, appeals for world help


Dominic Evans, Reuters, 8th Jul 2015.

Van found minus art

(New Zealand)

Carla Green, Otago Daily Times, 8th Jul 2015.

Help to bring home likely stolen statue from US museum

(India; United States of America)

S. Vijay Kumar, The Times of India, 8th Jul 2015.

Major Native American jewelry collection stolen

(United States of America)

Chris McKee, KRQE News, 8th Jul 2015.

Hôtel Drouot auction house removal men and auctioneers to stand trial for alleged art thefts


Doug Bolton, The Independent, 8th Jul 2015.

Bronze statue worth £40,000 stolen in brazen daytime raid in Mayfair

(United Kingdom)

Paul Gallagher, The Independent, 8th Jul 2015.

Israel cites boycotts, foreign relations in refusal to divulge West Bank archaeology info


Nir Hasson, Haaretz, 8th Jul 2015.

Theft won't destroy Napoleon's connection to Mt Martha homestead


Sarah Hudson, The Weekly Times, 8th Jul 2015.

Two Dacian gold coins recovered in Poland

(Romania; Poland)

ActMedia, 8th Jul 2015.

Father enlists 4 kids to unearth 'treasure' from Second Temple period protected by 'demon'


Daniel K. Eisenbud, The Jerusalem Post, 8th Jul 2015.

Vandals spray paint tag on ancient St Andrews Harbour wall

(United Kingdom)

Michael Alexander, The Courier, 8th Jul 2015.

El Retorno de lo Nuestro- Patrimonio Recuperado

(Costa Rica)

The Return of What's Ours: Recovered Heritage

Costa Rica On, 8th Jul 2015.

Serpent Mound suspect arrested

(United States of America)

Times Gazette, 8th Jul 2015.

35 Greco-Roman artifacts seized in illicit digging attempt in Alexandria


The Cairo Post, 8th Jul 2015.

$70K statue torn from downtown Portland pedestal

(United States of America)

KATU, 9th Jul 2015.

Theft threatens the future of Britain's historic churches

(United Kingdom)

Matthew Cooper, Apollo, 9th Jul 2015.

Collector Fights for African Art


Raphael Minder, The New York Times, 9th Jul 2015.

'Art of the Con' paints revealing picture of scammed collectors


Carolina A. Miranda, Los Angeles Times, 9th Jul 2015.

Father turns in son for Pune temple theft


Chaitraly Deshmukh, Mid-day, 9th Jul 2015.

Rare Rodin sculpture stolen during $1 million Beverly Hills heist recovered in London

(United Kingdom; United States of America)

Matilda Battersby, The Independent, 9th Jul 2015.

Thieves take away antiquated idol from Dhar Rd Jain temple


FPJ Bureau, The Free Press Journal, 9th Jul 2015.

Pune: Gold ornaments worth 50 lakh stolen from Mandai Ganesh temple


Express News Service, The Indian Express, 9th Jul 2015.

German court studying Gurlitt will seeks psychiatric report


Associated Press, ABC United States, 10th Jul 2015.

Cassirer v. Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection Foundation: Application of Spanish Law of Adverse Possession Vests Title to Pissaro Painting in Spanish Museum, Not Original Owner's Heirs

(United States of America; Spain)

Kevin P. Ray, The National Law Review, 10th Jul 2015.

Essex Police leads national campaign targeting illegal treasure hunters

(United Kingdom)

Will Lodge, East Anglian Daily Times, 10th Jul 2015.

Queensland Art Gallery probes past of Hindu statues

(Australia; India)

Kristian Silva, Brisbane Times, 10th 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.

Elgin debt relief

(United Kingdom; Greece)

Jonathan Foreman, Politico, 10th Jul 2015.

Detenidos dos vecinos de Arnedo por robos en iglesias y viviendas


Two men from Arnedo arrested for robberies of churches and homes

La Rioja, 10th Jul 2015.

Charges laid over art theft


Chen Wen-chan, Taipei Times, 10th Jul 2015.

Meet the 'Sherlock Holmes' of the art world

(United Kingdom)

Jessica Berthereau, Yahoo News, 10th Jul 2015.

4-member Gang Held, Gold Seized


Express News Service, The New Indian Express, 10th Jul 2015.

Mandai Ganpati temple gold haul: Suspect nabbed while unscrewing tap from court in Shivajinagar


Express News Service, The Indian Express, 10th Jul 2015.

Have you seen this plant?

(United States of America)

Chase Olivarius-Mcallister, The Durango Herald, 10th Jul 2015.

I followed my heart. We may be poor, but we are not criminal


Anurag Bende, Pune Mirror, 11th Jul 2015.

Windows of Egyptian Museum broken from consulate explosion


Nevine El-Aref, Ahram Online, 11th Jul 2015.

Entire SPECIES Found Piled In Shipping Crate


Ameena Schelling, The Dodo, 11th Jul 2015.

Thailand returns 16 smuggled artefacts to Cambodia

(Thailand; Cambodia)

Prangthong Jitcharoenkul, Bangkok Post, 12th Jul 2015.

Cambodia Creates 'Border Pass' for Workers in Thailand

(Cambodia; Thailand)

Chea Vannak, Khmer Times, 12th Jul 2015.

Syria civil war: Bomb damages Aleppo's ancient citadel


BBC News, 12th Jul 2015.

Police arrest Jewish suspects in arson at 'loaves and fishes' church


The Times of Israel, 12th Jul 2015.

Thief returns stolen Roman ballista stones


Ilan Ben Zion, The Times of Israel, 13th Jul 2015.

Sin miedo asegura obispo de Cuernavaca por el robo de arte sacro


Bishop of Cuernavaca doesn't fear the investigation for robbery of sacred art

Dulce Gaviña, El Sol de Puebla, 13th Jul 2015.

मंदिर से चुराया घंटा, आरोपी गिरफ्तार


Gong stolen from temple, suspect arrested

Navbharat Times, 13th Jul 2015.

Filmmaker Joe Gibbons Gets a Year in Prison for a Robbery He Called Performance Art

(United States of America)

Noah Remnick, The New York Times, 13th Jul 2015.

Man who transported stolen Wyeth paintings to be sentenced

(United States of America)

Judy Harrison, Bangor Daily News, 13th Jul 2015.

Egyptian authorities seize guns, drugs and stolen art in operation targeting illicit goods


Interpol, 13th Jul 2015.

Congressional House Chairman Bishop Calls Native American Artifacts "Bull Crap – Not an Antiquity"

(United States of America)

Native News Online, 13th Jul 2015.

Nuevamente roban en una capilla


Chapel robbed again

Diario El Comercial, 13th Jul 2015.

Two stolen Panchaloha idols worth Rs 1 cr found


Press Trust of India, Business Standard, 13th Jul 2015.

Is BSU museum piece stolen art?

(United States of America; India)

Seth Slabaugh, The Star Press, 14th Jul 2015.

Why Baselitz could be the first of many artists to 'bloodlet' Germany's museums


Peter Raue, DW, 14th Jul 2015.

Germany to gift stolen durga idol back to PM Modi

(India; Germany)

Mail Today, India Today, 14th Jul 2015.

Ex-Harrisburg mayor accused of corruption

(United States of America)

Karen Langley, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 14th Jul 2015.

Full Interview with Dr. Donna Yates about art trafficking


Nithin Sridhar, NewsGram, 14th Jul 2015.

Sacred Indian art is seen more as "Art" than as "Sacred" in the art market: Dr. Donna Yates


Nithin Sridhar, NewsGram, 14th Jul 2015.

US Law Firm Files Lawsuit to Return Armenian Property in Incirlik Turkey


Massis Post, 14th Jul 2015.

Turkish manuscripts returned from US

(Turkey; United States of America)

Anadolu Agency, Hurriyet Daily News, 14th Jul 2015.

Ancient Idol of Lord Nataraja Stolen From Temple in Tamil Nadu


Press Trust of India, NDTV, 14th Jul 2015.

S. Korea to return stolen Buddha statue to Japan

(South Korea; Japan)

Akihiko Kaise, The Asahi Shimbun, 15th Jul 2015.

Imprimir Enviar Recomienda INAH denunciar saqueo de fósiles


INAH recommends the reporting of fossil looting

Héctor López, El Diario de Coahuila, 15th Jul 2015.

The skull of famed horror film director is stolen; 'Satanists' suspected


Justin Wm. Moyer, The Washington Post, 15th Jul 2015.

Serpent Mound vandal's punishment: Research paper?

(United States of America)

Carrie Blackmore Smith,, 15th Jul 2015.

The lost Gerald Ford portrait: An art mystery

(United States of America)

Lisa Belkin, Yahoo News, 15th Jul 2015.

Sotheby's sued over John Olsen artworks


Michaela Boland, The Australian, 15th Jul 2015.

U.S. delivers Iraqi antiquities seized in raid on Islamic State

(Iraq; Syria)

Saif Hameed, Reuters, 15th Jul 2015.

Artifacts looted during the Iraq invasion turned up in the house of an Islamic State leader

(Iraq; United States of America)

Loveday Morris, The Washington Post, 15th Jul 2015.

Art dealer's 'ambulance chasers' Holocaust restitution jibe criticised


Sandy Rashty, The Jewish Chronicle, 15th Jul 2015.

Opinion: Return the Manitou Stone to its rightful owners


Howard Plotkin, Edmonton Journal, 15th Jul 2015.

Elderly man, 73, left 'devastated' by theft of World War Two Jeep from Imperial War Museum, Duxford

(United Kingdom)

Cambridge News, 15th Jul 2015.

Records detail arrests, pursuit of N.C. Wyeth art stolen in Maine

(United States of America)

Scott Dolan, Portland Press Herald, 16th Jul 2015.

"When they are destroyed they are gone permanently": Museum asks detectorists not to melt Civil War musket and cannon balls

(United Kingdom)

Ben Miller, Culture 24, 16th Jul 2015.

Cheshire places of worship have almost 300 items stolen from them in three years

(United Kingdom)

Frances Barrett, The Chester Chronicle, 16th Jul 2015.

Inside the turbulent world of Barry Clifford, a pirate-ship hunter under attack


Abby Phillip, The Washington Post, 16th Jul 2015.

'Criminology tools can curb illicit trade in artefacts'


Himalayan News Service, The Himalayan Times, 16th Jul 2015.

Meeting to tackle heritage crime at Bexhill Museum

(United Kingdom)

Bexhill-on-sea Observer, 16th Jul 2015.

Baselitz removes art from Dresden gallery


DW, 17th Jul 2015.

Polonnaruwa museum is exposed to theft due to malfunction of main door

(Sri Lanka)

Hiru News, 17th Jul 2015.

Art World Defends Bank Robber 'Performer'

(United States of America)

Justin Joffe, Observer, 17th Jul 2015.

Bringing life to Peru's ancient mummies


Helena Cavendish de Moura, CNN, 17th Jul 2015.

The skull robbers: how celebrity culture lost its head


Colin Dickey, The Guardian, 17th Jul 2015.

Missing 'Vampire' Director's Skull: Why People Snatch Bodies


Stephanie Pappas, Live Science, 17th Jul 2015.

Race to save priceless artefacts from the sunken HMS Victory after looters target its two nearest wrecks in the English Channel

(United Kingdom)

David Wilkes, The Daily Mail, 17th Jul 2015.

US Returns Looted Artifacts to Iraq—But Are Some Fakes?

(Iraq; United States of America)

Alanna Martinez, Observer, 17th Jul 2015.

प्राचीन जैन मंदिर से दानपेटी व छत्र चोरी


Ancient Jain temple donation box, parasol theft

Naidunia, 17th Jul 2015.

Stolen statue returned: Government must actively seek return of looted artifacts

(South Korea)

The Korea Herald, Korea Herald, 17th Jul 2015.

भदौरा के महामाया मंदिर में चोरों का धावा


Mahamaya temple theft

Naidunia, 18th Jul 2015.

వెంకటేశ్వర స్వామి ఆలయంలో చోరీ


Theft in Venkateshwara Swamy Temple

Namasthe Telangaana, 18th Jul 2015.

Kinky Dolls Stolen from Japanese Sex Museum


Eric Stimson, Anime News Network, 19th Jul 2015.

Ohio university grapples with case of missing mosaic

(United States of America; Turkey)

Jennifer Pinkowski, Al Jazeera, 19th Jul 2015.

'Chinese student held in Iraq not IS linked'


IANS, Business Standard, 20th Jul 2015.

Roban la imagen de San Judas Tadeo de templo poblano


Statue of Saint Judas Tadeo stolen from community temple

Cambio de Puebla, 20th Jul 2015.

Chapel Island First Nation celebrates return of historic altar


Peggy MacDonald, CBC, 20th Jul 2015.

Artwork, arson and insurance fraud have Sotheby's in a bind


Janene Van Jaarsveldt, NL Times, 20th Jul 2015.

Super-rich art collectors settle bitter dispute with dealer they treated 'like a son'

(United Kingdom)

The Telegraph, 20th Jul 2015.

Stolen Buddhist painting returned from U.S.

(South Korea)

So Jung Park, The Korea Observer, 21st Jul 2015.

Enduring controversy: BP sponsorship ignites new row over British Museum's Indigenous exhibition

(Australia; United Kingdom)

Paul Daley, The Guardian, 21st Jul 2015.

Artifact smuggling, recovery both on the rise


Ahmet Topal, Daily Sabah, 21st Jul 2015.

Das Werk von Gerhard Richter: Ich mal mir meine Welt


The work of Gerhard Richter: I paint my world

Bernhard Schulz, Der Tagesspiegel, 21st Jul 2015.

PGR rescata piezas mayas


PGR rescues Maya artefacts

La Verdad, 21st Jul 2015.

Karmapa, Pema Chödrön endorse Buddhist art "caretaking" project


Heather Wardle, Lion's Roar, 21st Jul 2015.

Chinese librarian replaced 140 masters paintings with works he painted himself


Nicola Davison, The Telegraph, 21st Jul 2015.

Man admits swapping classic Chinese artworks for fakes he painted himself


Associated Press, The Guardian, 21st Jul 2015.

Comic Conman

(United States of America)

Russell Brandom, The Verge, 22nd Jul 2015.

Mobster Tied To Boston Art Heist Assails FBI Tactics

(United States of America)

Edmund H. Mahony, Hartford Courant, 22nd Jul 2015.

Stolen painting found after 19 years

(Czech Republic)

Raymond Johnston, Prague Post, 22nd Jul 2015.

Statute of Limitations Issues in Looted-Art Cases

(United States of America)

Chris Michaels, The Legal Intelligencer, 22nd Jul 2015.

Heartwarming honesty of car boot punter sees stolen medieval brass returned to Lincolnshire church

(United Kingdom)

East Lindsey Target, 22nd Jul 2015.

Return of Chinese Antiquities Sparks Collectors' Fury

(France; China)

Sébastien Blanc, Khmer Times, 23rd Jul 2015.

Recobran arte sacro del siglo XVIII robado en Xiloxoxtla, Tlaxcala


18th century sacred art stolen from Xiloxoxtla, Tlaxcala recovered

Miriam Bueno, Noticieros Televisa, 23rd Jul 2015.

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

(United States of America)

Fox, 23rd Jul 2015.

Cajamarca: Police seize Pre-Inca blankets


Hillary Ojeda, Peru This Week, 23rd Jul 2015.

Emprenderán proceso legal contra daño patrimonial en Tlaltizapán


Legal proceedings begun for loss of heritage in Tlaltizapán

Angelina Albarrán, El Sol de Cuautla, 23rd Jul 2015.

Latitude Festival golden heads art stolen

(United Kingdom)

BBC News, 23rd Jul 2015.

The Ultimate Temple Raider?: Inside an Antiquities-Smuggling Operation


Tom Mashberg, The New York Times, 23rd Jul 2015.

Accused of thefts from History Museum, former volunteer shifts blame

(United States of America)

Phil Fairbanks, Buffalo News, 23rd Jul 2015.

Curator Theft Raises Museum Alarms


Niu Honglin, CRIEnglish, 23rd Jul 2015.

How to Smuggle a Saint Out of India


The New York Times, 23rd Jul 2015.

Police recovers statues worth Rs 5 cr in UP


Press Trust of India, 23rd Jul 2015.

Key witness' age spurs cops to speed up 1994 Tataguni case


Kushala S, Bangalore Mirror, 24th Jul 2015.

Protecting the ruins


Sarthak Mani, Nepali Times, 24th Jul 2015.

Dr. Morris Confirms That Myles Damaged Uxbenka


Daniel Ortiz, 7 News Belize, 24th Jul 2015.

Ex-mayor of Pennsylvania's capital charged with corruption

(United States of America)

Alan Binder, Sentinel Republic, 24th Jul 2015.

Bronze bust of 'Faust' writer Goethe stolen from Rochester park

(United States of America)

Geoff Hebert,, 24th Jul 2015.

The National Museum: Gilded threads of gifting and looting

(India; Russia)

Nayanjot Lahiri, Hindustan Times, 24th Jul 2015.

Disgusted residents hope ancient DEATH CURSE will 'scare the s**t' out of neds who sprayed a penis and a swastika on a church

(United Kingdom)

Oliver Norton, Daily Record, 24th Jul 2015.

Carson man pleads guilty in case of stolen antiques

(United States of America)

Andrew Oxford, The Taos News, 24th Jul 2015.

Post Box public sculpture latest to be stolen in Tehran


Payvand News, Radio Zamaneh, 24th Jul 2015.

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

(United Kingdom)

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

WWII Purple Heart Medals return home

(United States of America)

Randall Stillinger, DVIDS, 24th Jul 2015.

Bangs Hallet House robbery in Yarmouth remains unsolved

(United States of America)

Conor Powers-Smith, Wicked Local, 24th Jul 2015.

Two stolen artworks by Goya and Rubens returned to Voergaard Castle


Art Media Agency, 24th Jul 2015.

500-yr-old idols stolen from Jain temple in Kanker, 4 recovered


TNN, The Times of India, 25th Jul 2015.

Artists accuse local gallery of stealing their work

(United States of America)

Dave Eckert, KCTV, 25th Jul 2015.

Iglesia de Huari reporta un robo de magnitud


Church of Huari reports major theft

Giannina Machicado, Los Tiempos, 25th Jul 2015.

Burglars hit Masonic Lodge

(United States of America)

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

Rep. Wesselhöft Urges Oklahoma University To Return Holocaust Painting

(United States of America)

Suzanne Vega, JP Updates, 26th Jul 2015.

Police arrest suspect in alleged chain-saw theft from renowned South Jersey artist

(United States of America)

Joe Warner,, 26th Jul 2015.

Sekhemka statue export: PM David Cameron urged to "intervene"

(United Kingdom)

BBC News, 26th Jul 2015.

Honour etched in stone


Prakesh Bhandari, The Statesman, 26th Jul 2015.

Thieves strike at three places, including temple


The Hindu, 26th Jul 2015.

Idol stolen from Jain temple in Madhya Pradesh


Niti Central, 26th Jul 2015.

Ancient coins missing from Lucknow museum


The Asian Age, 26th Jul 2015.

What Big Data Strategists Can Learn From A Con Artist


Margaret Harrist, Forbes, 27th Jul 2015.

Lauder Hires ACG to Pursue Nazi-Stolen Art

(United States of America)

Kevin McCauley, O'Dwyer's, 27th Jul 2015.

Theft in Lingala temple


Sakshi Post, 27th Jul 2015.

Committee constituted for framing security policy of museums


Press Trust of India, Business Standard, 27th Jul 2015.

Does Cecily Brown Have a Copycat?

(United States of America)

Noelle Bodick, Blouin ArtInfo, 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.

Antiquities Found on Shipwreck That Carried Elgin Marbles


Rossella Lorenzi, Discovery News, 28th Jul 2015.

Federal suit over Ulysses S. Grant's coat, cup dismissed

(United States of America)

Steve Marroni, The Patriot News, 28th Jul 2015.

Man cutting hedge finds stolen paintings worth €180,000


Michael Parsons, The Irish Times, 28th Jul 2015.

Des voleurs dérobent des objets au musée d'horlogerie


Thieves steal items from clock museum

Tribune de Genève, 28th Jul 2015.

Stolen Rodin sculpture recovered through lucky breaks, persistent chipping

(United States of America; United Kingdom)

David Ng, Los Angeles Times, 29th Jul 2015.

Hasta 10 años de prisión para quienes demolieron capilla del siglo XIX


Up to 10 years in prison for people who demolished 19th century chapel

Lucía Pérez, E-consulta, 29th Jul 2015.

Startup wants to catalogue every piece of artwork ever


James Tarmy, Financial Review, 29th Jul 2015.

Charity money and medals stolen in Ramsgate Maritime Museum raid

(United Kingdom)

Tom Barnes, Isle of Thanet Gazette, 29th Jul 2015.

Swiss watches stolen in second museum break-in


Caroline Bishop, The Local, 29th Jul 2015.

Portland man pleads guilty to art-forgery scheme

(United States of America)

Steven Dubois, The Washington Times, 29th Jul 2015.

Finding stolen works a huge challenge


Lila Sarick, The Canadian Jewish News, 29th Jul 2015.

Returning Nazi-looted art in Canada


Lila Sarick, The Canadian Jewish News, 29th Jul 2015.

Is Art Theft and Copyright Infringement On the Rise?


Nduta Waweru, All Africa, 29th Jul 2015.

Feds probe MU artifact collection

(United States of America)

Curtis Johnson, The Herald-Dispatch, 29th Jul 2015.

El fructuoso negocio de la industria "cazatesoros" en Florida

(United States of America)

The fruitful "treasure hunting" business in Florida

La Vanguardia, 29th Jul 2015.

Criminal case opened on 'damaging world's oldest wooden statue'

(Russia; Germany)

The Siberian Times, 29th Jul 2015.

An interview with Wesley A. Fisher on the restitution of Nazi-looted art

(United States of America)

AMA, 30th Jul 2015.

India demands return of objects stolen from its temples


AMA, 30th Jul 2015.

Roban dos medallas de la Virgen de los Dolores de Villanueva del Trabuco


Two medals stole from Our Lady of Sorrows in Villanueva del Trabuco

Rocío Luque, La Opinión de Málaga, 30th Jul 2015.

Inside the Underground Trade to Sell Off Syria's History


Mike Giglio, BuzzFeed, 30th Jul 2015.

Ancient pictographs near Helena irreparably vandalized

(United States of America)

Tom Kuglin, Independent Record, 30th Jul 2015.

Adega gallery raided in Algarve's first art heist


Carrie-Marie Bratley, The Portugal News, 30th Jul 2015.

Statues built on ancient bricks


Khouth Sophak Chakrya, The Phnom Penh Post, 30th Jul 2015.

Roban un cáliz de la parroquia San Juan Bautista de Estella


Chalice stolen from the parish church of San Juan Bautista Estella

María Puy Portillo, Diario de Navarra, 30th Jul 2015.

New Technique May Identify Stolen Stones

(United Kingdom)

Archaeology, 30th Jul 2015.

Antiquities theft thwarted near Beit Shemesh in late night helicopter chase


Hayah Goldlist-Eichler, The Jerusalem Post, 30th Jul 2015.

Neo-Nazi group loses appeal to inherit $250K coin collection


CBC, 31st Jul 2015.

Thieves strike Vijayapura temple, make away with jewellery worth 12.7lakh


TNN, The Times of India, 31st Jul 2015.

Artist victim of late-night antics

(New Zealand)

Rebecca Ryan, Otago Daily Times, 31st Jul 2015.

Palestinian artist's work to go on display in London after Channel 4's Jon Snow smuggles it out of Gaza

(Palestine; United Kingdom)

Nick Clark, The Independent, 31st Jul 2015.

Sotheby's primed for battle over John Olsen copyright


Michaela Boland, The Australian, 31st Jul 2015.

Crucifixes and plaque of Christ discovered in Fulham estate

(United Kingdom)

Goolistan Cooper, Get West London, 31st Jul 2015.

Art, royalties and other treasures of unclaimed estates

(United Kingdom)

Kevin Peachy, BBC News, 31st Jul 2015.

The story of art forgers is one of fame, money and talent

(United States of America)

Steve Siegel, The Morning Call, 31st Jul 2015.

How are Austerity Measures Harming Architectural and Archeological Preservation in Greece?


Patrick Sisson, Curbed, 31st Jul 2015.

Looters find path to export antiquities via Lebanon


Al Monitor, 31st Jul 2015.

New York University in legal saga over Villa La Pietra, half a world away in Italy

(Italy; United States of America)

Stephanie Kirchgaessner, The New York Times, 31st Jul 2015.