Region: Americas

Prehistoric skull leads to federal law suit in Wichita Falls

(United States of America; Mongolia)

Times Record News (2017). Prehistoric skull leads to federal law suit in Wichita Falls. Times Record News. 5 August.

U.S. tug of war over disputed relic from Lebanon

(United States of America; Lebanon)

AFP (2017). U.S. tug of war over disputed relic from Lebanon. The Daily Star. 4 August.

Art vandals attack Wolfville Uncommon Comon Art sites

(Canada)

Steven Slipp (2017). Art vandals attack Wolfville Uncommon Comon Art sites. Kings County Advertiser. 3 August.

One of Knoedler's Rothkos Is Heading to a Museum—for a Forgery Exhibition

(United States of America)

Sarah Cascone (2017). One of Knoedler's Rothkos Is Heading to a Museum—for a Forgery Exhibition. ArtNet News. 3 August.

Tribal leaders, HSI partnering to help prevent plundering of Indian artifacts

(United States of America)

ICE (2017). Tribal leaders, HSI partnering to help prevent plundering of Indian artifacts. ICE. 3 August.

Despite smuggled antiquities purchase, some say criticism of Bible museum is unfair

(United States of America)

Menachem Wecker (2017). Despite smuggled antiquities purchase, some say criticism of Bible museum is unfair. Salt Lake Tribune. 3 August.

Somebody Stole Artist Kristin Stransky's Artworks. She Wants to Know Who

(United States of America)

Susan Froyd (2017). Somebody Stole Artist Kristin Stransky's Artworks. She Wants to Know Who. Westword. 3 August.

Back-to-Back Looting Scandals Hit the Metropolitan Museum of Art

(United States of America; Lebanon; Italy)

Katherine McGrath (2017). Back-to-Back Looting Scandals Hit the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Architectural Digetst. 3 August.

Iraq eager to get back antiquities smuggled to US

(Iraq; United States of America)

Adnan Abu Zeed (2017). Iraq eager to get back antiquities smuggled to US. Al Monitor. 3 August.

Bronze pig statue stolen from Texas park

(United States of America)

Daniel Uria (2017). Bronze pig statue stolen from Texas park. UPI. 2 August.

Richard Prince Back in Court for Artwork Appropriated from Instagram

(United States of America)

Miss Rosen (2017). Richard Prince Back in Court for Artwork Appropriated from Instagram. Crave. 2 August.

From a "Rothko" to a "Renoir," New Exhibit Features Fakes that Fooled the Art World

(United States of America)

Abigail Cain (2017). From a "Rothko" to a "Renoir," New Exhibit Features Fakes that Fooled the Art World. Artsy. 1 August.

Met Museum Turns Over Another Relic With Disputed Past to Prosecutors

(United States of America; Lebanon)

Tom Mashberg (2017). Met Museum Turns Over Another Relic With Disputed Past to Prosecutors. The New York Times. 1 August.

The Antiquities Act of 1906: No president is licensed to revoke national monuments

(United States of America)

Bruce Fein (2017). The Antiquities Act of 1906: No president is licensed to revoke national monuments. The Washington Times. 1 August.

Watertown Police still looking for artifact stolen from Bramble Park Zoo

(United States of America)

KSFY (2017). Watertown Police still looking for artifact stolen from Bramble Park Zoo. KSFY. 31 July.

Should a Museum Be Allowed to Sell $50 Million of Work to Keep the Lights On?

(United States of America)

Anna Louie Sussman (2017). Should a Museum Be Allowed to Sell $50 Million of Work to Keep the Lights On?. Artsy. 31 July.

OPINION: US should give Balangiga Bells back to Philippines, then leave Duterte to China

(Philippines; United States of America)

Doug Bandow (2017). OPINION: US should give Balangiga Bells back to Philippines, then leave Duterte to China. Marianas Variety. 31 July.

Ancient Vase Seized From Met Museum on Suspicion It Was Looted

(United States of America; Italy)

Tom Mashberg (2017). Ancient Vase Seized From Met Museum on Suspicion It Was Looted. New York Times. 31 July.

Totem pole statuette stolen from shop

(Canada)

Nanaimo News Bulletin (2017). Totem pole statuette stolen from shop. Nanaimo News Bulletin. 29 July.

Solid-gold replica of lunar module stolen from Neil Armstrong museum in Ohio

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2017). Solid-gold replica of lunar module stolen from Neil Armstrong museum in Ohio. Los Angeles Times. 29 July.

10 of L.A.'s Most Fascinating Art Crimes

(United States of America)

Liz Ohanesian (2017). 10 of L.A.'s Most Fascinating Art Crimes. LA Weekly. 28 July.

Stained-glass medallion stolen from North Branch cemetery

(United States of America)

Matthew Davis (2017). Stained-glass medallion stolen from North Branch cemetery. The Catholic Spirit. 28 July.

Lygia Pape's Daughter Sues Electronics Giant LG for Copyright Infringement

(United States of America; Brazil)

Benjamin Sutton (2017). Lygia Pape's Daughter Sues Electronics Giant LG for Copyright Infringement. Hyperallergic. 27 July.

Christie's Must Reveal 5,000-Year-Old Idol's Secret Bidder to Turkey

(United States of America)

Adam Klasfeld (2017). Christie's Must Reveal 5,000-Year-Old Idol's Secret Bidder to Turkey. Courthouse News. 27 July.

New charge added in theft of nautical items

(United States of America)

Haven Orecchio–Egresitz (2017). New charge added in theft of nautical items. Cape Cod Times. 27 July.

Kylie Jenner is being sued by an artist for her lip drips — again

(United States of America)

Alle Connell (2017). Kylie Jenner is being sued by an artist for her lip drips — again. Revelist. 26 July.

El alemán que descubrió San Agustín y se robó 21 estatuas

(Colombia; Germany)

Vicente Silva Vargas (2017). El alemán que descubrió San Agustín y se robó 21 estatuas. Laboyanos. 26 July.

Manhattan Antique Dealers Plead Guilty to Selling Illegal Elephant Ivory

(United States of America)

Luis Ferré-Sadurní (2017). Manhattan Antique Dealers Plead Guilty to Selling Illegal Elephant Ivory. The New York Times. 26 July.

PH demands return of Balangiga bells seized by U.S.

(Philippines; United States of America)

Elmor P. Santos (2017). PH demands return of Balangiga bells seized by U.S.. CNN. 26 July.

Life-size horse statue of Kentucky Derby winner pilfered from New Albany busines

(United States of America)

Danielle Grady (2017). Life-size horse statue of Kentucky Derby winner pilfered from New Albany busines. News and Tribune. 25 July.

At Bears Ears in Utah, Heated Politics and Precious Ruins

(United States of America)

Stephen Nash (2017). At Bears Ears in Utah, Heated Politics and Precious Ruins. The New York Times. 25 July.

The Indiana Jones of the art world may solve history's biggest art heist

(United States of America; Ireland)

T.J. Raphael (2017). The Indiana Jones of the art world may solve history's biggest art heist. PRI. 25 July.

Berkshire Museum courts censure from museums groups with plan to sell 40 works

(United States of America)

Gabriella Angeleti, Helen Stoilas (2017). Berkshire Museum courts censure from museums groups with plan to sell 40 works. The Art Newspaper. 24 July.

Machu Picchu and Hiram Bingham: A Story of Imperialist Plunder

(Peru)

Jordan Florit (2017). Machu Picchu and Hiram Bingham: A Story of Imperialist Plunder. Telesur. 23 July.

Vandals destroy ancient artifacts to create graffiti at Mesa Verde

(United States of America)

David Mitchell (2017). Vandals destroy ancient artifacts to create graffiti at Mesa Verde. Fox. 22 July.

Do the laws on counterfeit Native art go far enough?

(United States of America)

Frances Madeson (2017). Do the laws on counterfeit Native art go far enough?. High Country News. 21 July.

Plea Deal Reached In Greenwich Art Theft Case Worth $600,000

(United States of America)

Alfred Branch (2017). Plea Deal Reached In Greenwich Art Theft Case Worth $600,000. Patch. 21 July.

Cady Noland Sues Three Galleries for Copyright Infringement Over Disavowed Log Cabin Sculpture

(United States of America)

Julia Halperin, Eileen Kinsella (2017). Cady Noland Sues Three Galleries for Copyright Infringement Over Disavowed Log Cabin Sculpture. ArtNet News. 21 July.

Moon bag that Chicago-area woman got for $995 sells for $1.8 million at auction

(United States of America)

Chicago Tribune (2017). Moon bag that Chicago-area woman got for $995 sells for $1.8 million at auction. Chicago Tribune. 20 July.

Recovered Stolen Painting Now on Display at SAMFA

(United States of America)

J.J. Maldonado (2017). Recovered Stolen Painting Now on Display at SAMFA. Fox. 20 July.

Artists elated to recover flame-shooting sculptures stolen after Calgary Stampede

(Canada)

Robson Fletcher (2017). Artists elated to recover flame-shooting sculptures stolen after Calgary Stampede. CBC. 20 July.

The Rare-Book Thief Who Looted College Libraries in the '80s

(United States of America)

Susan Falciani (2017). The Rare-Book Thief Who Looted College Libraries in the '80s. Atlas Obscura. 20 July.

Did LG Steal from Brazilian Artist Lygia Pape to Promote a Cell Phone? You Be the Judge

(Brazil)

Henri Neuendorf (2017). Did LG Steal from Brazilian Artist Lygia Pape to Promote a Cell Phone? You Be the Judge. ArtNet News. 20 July.

O.J. Simpson bust mystery: Looking back at heist from Pro Football Hall of Fame

(United States of America)

Roosevelt Leftwich (2017). O.J. Simpson bust mystery: Looking back at heist from Pro Football Hall of Fame. Fox. 20 July.

Man accused of trying to sell stolen Gardner art indicted

(United States of America)

Joe Dwinell, O'Ryan Johnson (2017). Man accused of trying to sell stolen Gardner art indicted. Boston Herald. 20 July.

Former volunteer admits theft from History Museum collection

(United States of America)

Phil Fairbanks (2017). Former volunteer admits theft from History Museum collection. Buffalo News. 20 July.

Hobby Lobby under investigation over sale of 5th‑century Bible fragment

(Egypt; United States of America)

Bel Trew (2017). Hobby Lobby under investigation over sale of 5th‑century Bible fragment. The Times. 20 July.

Madonna asks court to block sale of underwear, letter from Tupac, court agrees

(United States of America)

Stuff.co.nz (2017). Madonna asks court to block sale of underwear, letter from Tupac, court agrees. Stuff.co.nz. 19 July.

BYU professor baffled by anonymous archeologists' accusations

(United States of America)

Tad Walch (2017). BYU professor baffled by anonymous archeologists' accusations. Deseret News. 19 July.

Precious relics of Texas history stolen from Heritage Museum

(United States of America)

Natasha Barrett (2017). Precious relics of Texas history stolen from Heritage Museum. ABC United States. 19 July.

Motion to dismiss denied in copyright suit against Richard Prince and Gagosian

(United States of America)

Laura Gilbert (2017). Motion to dismiss denied in copyright suit against Richard Prince and Gagosian. The Art Newspaper. 19 July.

Author documents trail of Native American artificats

(United States of America)

Vail Daily (2017). Author documents trail of Native American artificats. Vail Daily. 19 July.

California wine county Judge resigns following theft of art deco cardholders

(United States of America)

Anne Cox (2017). California wine county Judge resigns following theft of art deco cardholders. Blasting News. 19 July.

Ni'ihau Lei Stolen from Maui Hands

(United States of America)

Debra Lordan (2017). Ni'ihau Lei Stolen from Maui Hands. Maui Now. 18 July.

Antiquities Dealer Sues Wall Street Journal Over ISIS Article

(United States of America)

Barry Meier (2017). Antiquities Dealer Sues Wall Street Journal Over ISIS Article. The New York Times. 17 July.

Historical artifacts stolen from Sugar Pine Railroad, deputies say

(United States of America)

Paige McIntyre (2017). Historical artifacts stolen from Sugar Pine Railroad, deputies say. KMPH. 16 July.

The Koch brothers open their wallets for the arts. But should arts groups take Koch money?

(United States of America)

Julia Franz (2017). The Koch brothers open their wallets for the arts. But should arts groups take Koch money?. PRI. 16 July.

Woman Attempts to Take a Selfie, Damages $200,000 Worth of Art Instead

(United States of America)

Kirsten Fawcett (2017). Woman Attempts to Take a Selfie, Damages $200,000 Worth of Art Instead. Mental Floss. 14 July.

Second 'Quackers' duck stolen from Fountain Park

(United States of America)

The Fountain Hills Times (2017). Second 'Quackers' duck stolen from Fountain Park. The Fountain Hills Times. 14 July.

Dispelling the Myths Around the Hobby Lobby Antiquities Case

(United States of America; Iraq; United Arab Emirates; Israel)

Michael Press (2017). Dispelling the Myths Around the Hobby Lobby Antiquities Case. Hyperallergic. 14 July.

Cultural Memoranda of Understanding: An Important Diplomatic Tool for Protecting Heritage

(United States of America)

Deborah Lehr (2017). Cultural Memoranda of Understanding: An Important Diplomatic Tool for Protecting Heritage. Huffington Post. 14 July.

Historic Scott Plantation Settlement Burglarized

(United States of America)

Ellen Lampe (2017). Historic Scott Plantation Settlement Burglarized. Arkansas Matters. 13 July.

Missouri art museum increases security after Warhol theft

(United States of America)

Lauren Barnas (2017). Missouri art museum increases security after Warhol theft. Missourinet. 13 July.

Mi'kmaq leaders urge protesters to leave Cornwallis statue standing

(Canada)

The Chronicle Herald (2017). Mi'kmaq leaders urge protesters to leave Cornwallis statue standing. The Chronicle Herald. 13 July.

Can a Monkey Make Money Off Its Art? PETA Presses the Courts to Grant a Macaque Copyright Protection

(United States of America)

Sarah Cascone (2017). Can a Monkey Make Money Off Its Art? PETA Presses the Courts to Grant a Macaque Copyright Protection. ArtNet News. 12 July.

Cultural gem or 'tax grab'? $20M in Annie Leibovitz photos caught in Canadian quandary

(Canada)

Richard Cuthbertson, Susan Allen, Jack Julian (2017). Cultural gem or 'tax grab'? $20M in Annie Leibovitz photos caught in Canadian quandary. CBC. 12 July.

Why the Feds Were Smart Not to Throw the Book at Hobby Lobby for Buying Iraqi Loot

(United States of America; Iraq; Israel; United Arab Emirates)

Leila Amineddoleh (2017). Why the Feds Were Smart Not to Throw the Book at Hobby Lobby for Buying Iraqi Loot. ArtNet News. 12 July.

Investigator 'convinced' $580M of stolen art from Boston museum is hidden in Ireland

(United States of America; Ireland)

Cristina Corbin (2017). Investigator 'convinced' $580M of stolen art from Boston museum is hidden in Ireland. Fox News. 12 July.

Native American Artists to Lawmakers: Clamp Down on Counterfeiters

(United States of America; Germany)

Cecily Hilleary (2017). Native American Artists to Lawmakers: Clamp Down on Counterfeiters. Voice of America. 12 July.

Galeón San José: Galleons of gold

(Colombia; Spain)

Oli Pritchard (2017). Galeón San José: Galleons of gold. The Bogota Post. 12 July.

Hobby Lobby exposes UAE-Israel antiquities trade

(United States of America; Iraq; Israel; United Arab Emirates)

Creede Newton (2017). Hobby Lobby exposes UAE-Israel antiquities trade. Al Jazeera. 12 July.

They stole the chicken noodle soup can art from museum – but left the pepper pot

(United States of America)

Amy Renee Leiker (2017). They stole the chicken noodle soup can art from museum – but left the pepper pot. The Wichita Eagle. 11 July.

'Livid' Graffiti Artists Sue Fashion Label Vince Camuto for Using Their Artwork in Ads

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella (2017). 'Livid' Graffiti Artists Sue Fashion Label Vince Camuto for Using Their Artwork in Ads. ArtNet News. 11 July.

Nazi-looted Pissarro case can go ahead, says US appeals court

(United States of America; Spain)

Laura Gilbert (2017). Nazi-looted Pissarro case can go ahead, says US appeals court. The Art Newspaper. 11 July.

Stolen by a Russian spy, Dutch painting now returned to German museum

(Germany; United States of America; Russia)

Gaby Reucher (2017). Stolen by a Russian spy, Dutch painting now returned to German museum. DW. 11 July.

Edmonton artist turns to public for help after carload of paintings stolen

(Canada)

Jonny Wakefield (2017). Edmonton artist turns to public for help after carload of paintings stolen. Edmonton Journal. 11 July.

'You Directly Copied the Series': Brad Troemel Accuses Fashion Designer of Ripping Off His Grid Work for Ready-to-Wear Collection

(United States of America; Russia)

Nate Freeman (2017). 'You Directly Copied the Series': Brad Troemel Accuses Fashion Designer of Ripping Off His Grid Work for Ready-to-Wear Collection. Art News. 10 July.

Glafira Rosales Ordered to Pay $81 Million to Victims of the Knoedler Art-Fraud Scheme

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella (2017). Glafira Rosales Ordered to Pay $81 Million to Victims of the Knoedler Art-Fraud Scheme. ArtNet News. 10 July.

Appeals Court Revives 16-Year Lawsuit over $40 Million Nazi-Looted Pissarro

(United States of America; Spain)

Isaac Kaplan (2017). Appeals Court Revives 16-Year Lawsuit over $40 Million Nazi-Looted Pissarro. Artsy. 10 July.

Pakistan yet to bring back stolen Buddha artefact from US

(Pakistan; United States of America)

Jamal Shahid (2017). Pakistan yet to bring back stolen Buddha artefact from US. Dawn. 10 July.

Georgia man pleads guilty to grand theft of Star Wars collectibles

(United States of America)

Napa Valley Register (2017). Georgia man pleads guilty to grand theft of Star Wars collectibles. Napa Valley Register. 10 July.

Colombia's San José galleon to be recovered in joint venture states Santos

(Colombia; Spain)

Richard Emblin (2017). Colombia's San José galleon to be recovered in joint venture states Santos. The City Paper Bogota. 10 July.

Have You Seen Washington, D.C.'s Missing Liberty Bell?

(United States of America)

Allison McNearney (2017). Have You Seen Washington, D.C.'s Missing Liberty Bell?. The Daily Beast. 9 July.

Robó reliquias de una iglesia valuadas en 15 mil dólares: fue detenido

(Argentina; Uruguay)

Relics from a church valued at 15,000 dollars stolen: arrest made.

Minuto Uno (2017). Robó reliquias de una iglesia valuadas en 15 mil dólares: fue detenido. Minuto Uno. 9 July.

Hobby Lobby emboldens a black market that robs countries of their heritage — and lets the violent profit

(United States of America; Iraq; Israel; United Arab Emirates)

The Washington Post (2017). Hobby Lobby emboldens a black market that robs countries of their heritage — and lets the violent profit. The Washington Post. 9 July.

Palermo: robó reliquias en una iglesia y fue detenido

(Argentina; Uruguay)

Diario Popular (2017). Palermo: robó reliquias en una iglesia y fue detenido. Diario Popular. 9 July.

'Harder slap than usual': Punishment for importing stolen artifacts isn't severe enough, experts say

(United States of America; Iraq)

Steven D'Souza (2017). 'Harder slap than usual': Punishment for importing stolen artifacts isn't severe enough, experts say. CBC. 9 July.

The Scandal Over Hobby Lobby's Purchase of 5,500 Smuggled Artifacts, Explained

(United States of America; Iraq)

Isaac Kaplan (2017). The Scandal Over Hobby Lobby's Purchase of 5,500 Smuggled Artifacts, Explained. Artsy. 7 July.

Minister calls Ohio university to return missing artifacts

(Turkey; United States of America)

Daily Sabah (2017). Minister calls Ohio university to return missing artifacts. Daily Sabah. 7 July.

Aspen cops zero in on suspect in $3 million painting slashing

(United States of America)

Jason Auslander (2017). Aspen cops zero in on suspect in $3 million painting slashing. The Aspen Times. 6 July.

Hobby Lobby's $3 million smuggling case casts a cloud over the Museum of the Bible

(United States of America; Iraq)

Julie Zauzmer, Sarah Pulliam Bailey (2017). Hobby Lobby's $3 million smuggling case casts a cloud over the Museum of the Bible. The Washington Post. 6 July.

Hobby Lobby Busted for Illegally Importing Thousands of Iraqi Antiquities

(United States of America; Iraq)

Claire Voon (2017). Hobby Lobby Busted for Illegally Importing Thousands of Iraqi Antiquities. Hyperallergic. 6 July.

Hobby Lobby ignored 'red flags' about stolen Iraqi artifacts

(United States of America; Iraq)

Sarah Birnbaum (2017). Hobby Lobby ignored 'red flags' about stolen Iraqi artifacts. PRI. 6 July.

Hobby Lobby's Black-Market Buys Did Real Damage

(United States of America; Iraq)

Candida Moss, Joel Baden (2017). Hobby Lobby's Black-Market Buys Did Real Damage. The New York Times. 6 July.

Roban imagen del Niño San Salvador de Capachica

(Peru)

Statue of the Niño San Salvador stolen from Capachica

Juan Guillermo Mamani (2017). Roban imagen del Niño San Salvador de Capachica. Correo. 6 July.

Robaron relicario de la Virgen de Belén en Aragua

(Venezuela)

Reliquary of the Virgen de Belén stolen in Aragua

La Patilla (2017). Robaron relicario de la Virgen de Belén en Aragua. La Patilla. 5 July.

First Nations heirlooms stolen from Vancouver Island family recovered

(Canada)

Alexa Huffman (2017). First Nations heirlooms stolen from Vancouver Island family recovered. CHEK. 5 July.

For lifting Buddhist temple statues, she gets no added jail time

(United States of America)

Ken Stone (2017). For lifting Buddhist temple statues, she gets no added jail time. My News LA. 5 July.

Hallaron un documento de Sarmiento gobernador y la Casa Natal quiere conservarlo

(Argentina)

Document of of Sarmiento governer found and the Casa Natal wants to keep it.

Diario La Provincia (2017). Hallaron un documento de Sarmiento gobernador y la Casa Natal quiere conservarlo. Diario La Provincia. 5 July.

Top collector cries foul on Nazi memorabilia trove uncovered in Buenos Aires

(Argentina)

Matt Lebovic (2017). Top collector cries foul on Nazi memorabilia trove uncovered in Buenos Aires. The Times of Israel. 5 July.

Hobby Lobby Agrees to Forfeit 5,500 Artifacts Smuggled Out of Iraq

(United States of America; Iraq)

Alan Feuer (2017). Hobby Lobby Agrees to Forfeit 5,500 Artifacts Smuggled Out of Iraq. The New York Times. 5 July.

Typo on Indiana Monument Honors Soldiers in the War on "Terriorism"

(United States of America)

Jillian Steinhauer (2017). Typo on Indiana Monument Honors Soldiers in the War on "Terriorism". Hyperallergic. 4 July.

Roban campana de bronce de histórica iglesia de Santiago de Chuco

(Peru)

Bronze bell stolen from the historic church of Santiago de Chuco

RPP (2017). Roban campana de bronce de histórica iglesia de Santiago de Chuco. RPP. 3 July.

Another lobster statue stolen

(United States of America)

Emily Clark (2017). Another lobster statue stolen. Wicked Local. 3 July.

La Libertad: Roban campana de Iglesia de Angasmarca

(Peru)

La Libertad: Bell from the church of Angasmarca stolen

Correo (2017). La Libertad: Roban campana de Iglesia de Angasmarca. Correo. 2 July.

Venezolanos son acusados del robo de una iglesia en Cúcuta

(Venezuela)

Venezuelans accused of stealing from a Cúcuta church

Caracol Radio (2017). Venezolanos son acusados del robo de una iglesia en Cúcuta. Caracol Radio. 2 July.

Medication dating back to the 1800s stolen in Homer

(United States of America)

Aaron Bolton (2017). Medication dating back to the 1800s stolen in Homer. KBBI. 30 June.

Venezuela: Looters Destroy Altar, Steal Communion Artifacts

(Venezuela)

TruNews (2017). Venezuela: Looters Destroy Altar, Steal Communion Artifacts. TruNews. 30 June.

FBI helps NI family recover stolen William Conor art

(United Kingdom; United States of America)

Tori Watson (2017). FBI helps NI family recover stolen William Conor art. BBC News. 30 June.

Looted Korean royal seals to return home from U.S.

(South Korea; United States of America)

Yonhap News Agency (2017). Looted Korean royal seals to return home from U.S.. Yonhap News Agency. 30 June.

Irish republicans thought to be hiding $500 million worth of stolen American paintings in Ireland

(United States of America; Ireland)

James Wilson (2017). Irish republicans thought to be hiding $500 million worth of stolen American paintings in Ireland. Irish Central. 29 June.

Portion of Seminole girl statue stolen in Fort Lauderdale

(United States of America)

Amanda Batchelor (2017). Portion of Seminole girl statue stolen in Fort Lauderdale. Local10. 27 June.

Fate Of Stolen Clock Still A Mystery, M.S. Rau Offers $25,000 Reward

(United States of America)

Antiques and the Arts Weekly (2017). Fate Of Stolen Clock Still A Mystery, M.S. Rau Offers $25,000 Reward. Antiques and the Arts Weekly. 27 June.

Bi-partisan legislation introduced to safeguard tribal items

(United States of America)

Navajo-Hopi Observer (2017). Bi-partisan legislation introduced to safeguard tribal items. Navajo-Hopi Observer. 27 June.

Changing Nature of Illicit Art Trading Revealed as US Steps Up Fight

(United States of America)

Blouin Artinfo (2017). Changing Nature of Illicit Art Trading Revealed as US Steps Up Fight. Blouin Artinfo. 27 June.

El estadounidense que saqueó Chichén Itzá

(Mexico)

The American that looted Chichén Itzá

Laura Islas (2017). El estadounidense que saqueó Chichén Itzá. El Universal. 26 June.

Caretaker Gets Prison Term for Stealing Fine Art From Client

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2017). Caretaker Gets Prison Term for Stealing Fine Art From Client. U.S. News. 26 June.

Buscan proteger vestigios históricos en Cerro Las Burras

(Mexico)

Looking to protect historic remains in Cerro Las Burras

Norma Bernal (2017). Buscan proteger vestigios históricos en Cerro Las Burras. NTR. 25 June.

International Art Market Helps Finance Terrorism, Experts Tell Congress

(United States of America)

Leo Doran (2017). International Art Market Helps Finance Terrorism, Experts Tell Congress. Inside Sources. 24 June.

Severed toe used in famous Yukon cocktail returned with an apology

(Canada)

The Canadian Press (2017). Severed toe used in famous Yukon cocktail returned with an apology. CTV. 23 June.

Stolen Buddhist painting exhibited to public after discovery in U.S.

(South Korea; United States of America)

Yonhap News Agency (2017). Stolen Buddhist painting exhibited to public after discovery in U.S.. Yonhap News Agency. 23 June.

Museum theft reward doubled

(United States of America)

Bruce A. Scruton (2017). Museum theft reward doubled. New Jersey Herald. 22 June.

Fight to Recover Nazi-Looted Art Continues in DC

(United States of America)

Lowell Neumann Nickey (2017). Fight to Recover Nazi-Looted Art Continues in DC. Courthouse News. 22 June.

$18,000 painting stolen from downtown Montreal art gallery

(Canada)

Montreal Gazette (2017). $18,000 painting stolen from downtown Montreal art gallery. Montreal Gazette. 21 June.

Avocado theft has long been a problem in Ventura County

(United States of America)

John Scheibe (2017). Avocado theft has long been a problem in Ventura County. Ventura County Start. 21 June.

Pendleton police recover load of missing Indian regalia

(United States of America)

Phil Wright (2017). Pendleton police recover load of missing Indian regalia. East Oregonian. 21 June.

Man sought in theft of famous 'Sourtoe Cocktail' toe from Yukon bar

(Canada)

Maura Forrest (2017). Man sought in theft of famous 'Sourtoe Cocktail' toe from Yukon bar. National Post. 20 June.

Bronze statues among loot in Cuernavaca

(Mexico)

Mexico News Daily (2017). Bronze statues among loot in Cuernavaca. Mexico News Daily. 20 June.

Cracking the Biggest Art Heist in History

(United States of America)

Nina Siegal (2017). Cracking the Biggest Art Heist in History. Bloomberg. 20 June.

Gems, minerals valued at $30,000 stolen from Franklin Mineral Museum

(United States of America)

Kathy Stevens (2017). Gems, minerals valued at $30,000 stolen from Franklin Mineral Museum. New Jersey Herald. 20 June.

Confusion over legalities is hurting Alaskan ivory market, locals say

(United States of America)

Davis Hovey (2017). Confusion over legalities is hurting Alaskan ivory market, locals say. KTOO. 20 June.

Huge Collection of Nazi Artifacts Discovered Inside Secret Room in Argentina

(Argentina)

Matt Novak (2017). Huge Collection of Nazi Artifacts Discovered Inside Secret Room in Argentina. Gizmodo. 20 June.

Nepal gets four stolen idols back from US

(Nepal; United States of America)

The Himalayan Times (2017). Nepal gets four stolen idols back from US. The Himalayan Times. 19 June.

Rare art pilfered from Paris Review soirée

(United States of America)

Ian Mohr (2017). Rare art pilfered from Paris Review soirée. Page Six. 19 June.

Stolen documents bought at yard sale returned to Jack Miner Sanctuary

(Canada)

CTV (2017). Stolen documents bought at yard sale returned to Jack Miner Sanctuary. CTV. 19 June.

Pilfered art returned to Paris Review

(United States of America)

Ian Mohr (2017). Pilfered art returned to Paris Review. Page Six. 19 June.

Roban campanas de la iglesia de La Candelaria

(Venezuela)

Bells of the church of La Candelaria stolen

Edo Lara (2017). Roban campanas de la iglesia de La Candelaria. Aporrea. 19 June.

Three men charged over Damien Hirst counterfeits that sold for $400,000

(United States of America)

Amanda Holpuch (2017). Three men charged over Damien Hirst counterfeits that sold for $400,000. The Guardian. 19 June.

Art thief swipes $12M in paintings from Queens storage unit

(United States of America)

Catherina Gioino, Rocco Parascandola (2017). Art thief swipes $12M in paintings from Queens storage unit. Daily News. 16 June.

Son attempted to sell painting stolen from mother's Portland home to N.Y. art gallery for $60,000, feds allege

(United States of America)

Maxine Bernstein (2017). Son attempted to sell painting stolen from mother's Portland home to N.Y. art gallery for $60,000, feds allege. The Oregonian. 16 June.

U.S. Moves to Seize Diamonds, a Picasso and Hollywood Films in Malaysian Case

(United States of America; Malaysia)

Richard C. Paddock (2017). U.S. Moves to Seize Diamonds, a Picasso and Hollywood Films in Malaysian Case. The New York Times. 16 June.

Historical sign missing from Buffalo waterfront

(United States of America)

Jeff Preval (2017). Historical sign missing from Buffalo waterfront. WGRZ. 15 June.

NOPD arrests reputed art forger wanted in New York

(United States of America)

Jed Lipinski (2017). NOPD arrests reputed art forger wanted in New York. The Times-Picayune. 15 June.

Historian Charged In Federal Court With Theft Of Government Records From The National Archives

(United States of America)

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.

Sculpture Stolen From Edina Park Found In Richfield Yard

(United States of America)

CBS (2017). Sculpture Stolen From Edina Park Found In Richfield Yard. CBS. 14 June.

Native American artifacts worth thousands stolen from Durango storage

(United States of America)

Jonathan Romeo (2017). Native American artifacts worth thousands stolen from Durango storage. Durango Herald. 13 June.

Carving honouring man's late wife stolen from Burnaby home

(Canada)

CTV (2017). Carving honouring man's late wife stolen from Burnaby home. CTV. 13 June.

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

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2017). Replica of iconic car in 'Chitty Chitty Bang Bang' stolen. 570 News. 13 June.

Inside the Multi-million-dollar World of Eel Trafficking

(United States of America)

National Geographic (2017). Inside the Multi-million-dollar World of Eel Trafficking. National Geographic. 13 June.

El Gobierno entrega siete obras del siglo XVIII a Taraco

(Bolivia)

Government returns seven work from the 18th century to Taraco

Página Siete (2017). El Gobierno entrega siete obras del siglo XVIII a Taraco. Página Siete. 13 June.

Getty agrees to return 1st century BC sculpture to Italy

(Italy; United States of America)

Jessica Gelt (2017). Getty agrees to return 1st century BC sculpture to Italy. Los Angeles Times. 13 June.

Historian Allegedly Stole WWII Dog Tags From National Archives

(United States of America)

Tyler Waldman (2017). Historian Allegedly Stole WWII Dog Tags From National Archives. WBAL. 13 June.

Art pieces created for the Taubman, stolen and recovered in NYC

(United States of America)

Caitlin Francis (2017). Art pieces created for the Taubman, stolen and recovered in NYC. WDBJ. 13 June.

En Las Choapas, recuperan imagen de la virgen de la maternidad

(Mexico)

In Las Choapas, statue of the Virgin of Maternity recovered

Hernán Villarreal (2017). En Las Choapas, recuperan imagen de la virgen de la maternidad. Presencia. 12 June.

World War II Veteran Robbed Of Priceless Military Memorabilia

(United States of America)

CBS (2017). World War II Veteran Robbed Of Priceless Military Memorabilia. CBS. 12 June.

David Choe's Controversial Bowery Mural Tagged with Giant Letters

(United States of America)

Claire Voon (2017). David Choe's Controversial Bowery Mural Tagged with Giant Letters. Hyperallergic. 12 June.

Judge Declines To Dismiss Art Forgery Case Involving Former Franklin Pierce Professor

(United States of America)

Todd Bookman (2017). Judge Declines To Dismiss Art Forgery Case Involving Former Franklin Pierce Professor. New Hampshire Public Radio. 12 June.

Evidence in Gardner Museum thefts that might bear DNA is missing

(United States of America)

Shelley Murphy, Stephen Kurkjian (2017). Evidence in Gardner Museum thefts that might bear DNA is missing. The Boston Globe. 12 June.

Renewed demand made to Scotland for return of stolen native American skulls

(Canada; United Kingdom)

Cahal Milmo (2017). Renewed demand made to Scotland for return of stolen native American skulls. iNews. 12 June.

Agency returning tribal artifacts

(United States of America)

Jaime Adame (2017). Agency returning tribal artifacts. Arkansas Online. 11 June.

Agnes Gund Sells a Lichtenstein to Start Criminal Justice Fund

(United States of America)

Robin Pogrebin (2017). Agnes Gund Sells a Lichtenstein to Start Criminal Justice Fund. The New York Times. 11 June.

Discovery or Hoax? News Site Claims Caravaggio Painted Leonardo's Portrait

(United States of America)

Claire Voon (2017). Discovery or Hoax? News Site Claims Caravaggio Painted Leonardo's Portrait. Hyperallergic. 9 June.

Abilene PD brushes off value of stolen paintings

(United States of America)

Brooke Crum (2017). Abilene PD brushes off value of stolen paintings. Abilene Reporter-News. 9 June.

Art Worth Thousands Stolen From Portland Exhibit

(United States of America)

Jacob Dean (2017). Art Worth Thousands Stolen From Portland Exhibit. KXL. 9 June.

Institute of Archaeology says cultural heritage being destroyed in Corozal

(Belize)

Breaking Belize News (2017). Institute of Archaeology says cultural heritage being destroyed in Corozal. Breaking Belize News. 9 June.

Will Bears Ears Remain a National Monument?

(United States of America)

Jake Bullinger (2017). Will Bears Ears Remain a National Monument?. The Atlantic. 9 June.

The scalp from Sand Creek

(United States of America)

Chip Colwell (2017). The scalp from Sand Creek. Aeon. 8 June.

Frank Ocean Has Been Accused of Stealing the Art for His blondedRadio Show

(United States of America; Germany)

Joshua Espinoza (2017). Frank Ocean Has Been Accused of Stealing the Art for His blondedRadio Show. Complex. 8 June.

Roban imagen de 55 años de antigüedad en la parroquia de Las Choapas

(Mexico)

55-year-old sculpture stolen from the church of Las Choapas

Janeth Cardona (2017). Roban imagen de 55 años de antigüedad en la parroquia de Las Choapas. Presencia. 7 June.

Taubman show goes on despite art theft

(United States of America)

Mike Allen (2017). Taubman show goes on despite art theft. The Roanoke Times. 7 June.

Will a $10 million reward solve the world's biggest art heist?

(United States of America)

Noah Charney (2017). Will a $10 million reward solve the world's biggest art heist?. CNN. 7 June.

Cops: Trio used art as distraction in wallet theft at Roswell gallery

(United States of America)

Mitchell Northam (2017). Cops: Trio used art as distraction in wallet theft at Roswell gallery. Atlanta Journal Constitution. 7 June.

United States and Peru extend MoU on archaeological heritage protection

(Peru; United States of America)

Andina (2017). United States and Peru extend MoU on archaeological heritage protection. Andina. 7 June.

Former Sothebys Specialist Faces Extradition to US Over Ponzi Scheme Worth Millions

(United States of America; United Kingdom)

Sarah Cascone (2017). Former Sothebys Specialist Faces Extradition to US Over Ponzi Scheme Worth Millions. ArtNet News. 7 June.

Ancient Skulls to be given to M'Chigeeng First Nation

(Canada)

Rocco Franfione (2017). Ancient Skulls to be given to M'Chigeeng First Nation. My Espanola Now. 6 June.

"Cattle Thief" Rustles Calf Statue From Yard On North Side

(United States of America)

CBS (2017). "Cattle Thief" Rustles Calf Statue From Yard On North Side. CBS. 6 June.

Police: '$2 million in paintings' stolen from Abilene motel

(United States of America)

Jamie Burch (2017). Police: '$2 million in paintings' stolen from Abilene motel. KTXS. 5 June.

Skip the fake, snag the masterpiece

(United States of America)

Colleen Walsh (2017). Skip the fake, snag the masterpiece. Harvard Gazette. 5 June.

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

(United States of America)

John M. Glionna (2017). World's most prolific Star Wars collector appeals to fans after 'devastating' theft. The Guardian. 5 June.

Photographer Sues Forever 21 and Urban Outfitters over Use of Tupac Image

(United States of America)

Jessica Meiselman (2017). Photographer Sues Forever 21 and Urban Outfitters over Use of Tupac Image. Artsy. 5 June.

Gallery owner alleges major US Western art sale defamed him

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2017). Gallery owner alleges major US Western art sale defamed him. The Daily Mail. 3 June.

Former Contractor Sues Dale Chihuly, Claiming He Helped Create Artwork

(United States of America)

Colin Moynihan (2017). Former Contractor Sues Dale Chihuly, Claiming He Helped Create Artwork. The New York Times. 3 June.

Ontario Gov't Overpaying For Giant Counterfeit Of My Rubber Duck: Artist

(Canada)

Zi-Ann Lum (2017). Ontario Gov't Overpaying For Giant Counterfeit Of My Rubber Duck: Artist. Huffington Post. 2 June.

Paintings stolen from Nepean gallery

(Canada)

Elise von Scheel (2017). Paintings stolen from Nepean gallery. CBC. 2 June.

Museum urged to return body of Beothuk chief to Canada

(United Kingdom; Canada)

Chris Foote (2017). Museum urged to return body of Beothuk chief to Canada. STV. 2 June.

Ideas about art sometimes cause real damage to people

(United States of America)

Paul Stolen (2017). Ideas about art sometimes cause real damage to people. Star Tribune. 2 June.

Priceless regalia stolen in Pendleton

(United States of America)

East Oregonian (2017). Priceless regalia stolen in Pendleton. East Oregonian. 2 June.

Lost Since World War II, Egyptian Artifact Returns to Germany

(Germany; United States of America; Egypt)

Megan Gannon (2017). Lost Since World War II, Egyptian Artifact Returns to Germany. Live Science. 1 June.

Hopis Hoping to Recover Katsina Friends

(United States of America; France)

John Christian Hopkins (2017). Hopis Hoping to Recover Katsina Friends. Lake Powell Life. 1 June.

Sam Durant's controversial Scaffold to be dismantled and burned

(United States of America)

Helen Stoilas (2017). Sam Durant's controversial Scaffold to be dismantled and burned. The Art Newspaper. 31 May.

Two Nooses Discovered at Smithsonian Museums This Week

(United States of America)

Claire Voon (2017). Two Nooses Discovered at Smithsonian Museums This Week. Hyperallergic. 31 May.

Prominent Art Family Entangled in ISIS Antiquities-Looting Investigations

(Switzerland; Syria; Lebanon; Belgium; France; United States of America)

Benoit Foucon (2017). Prominent Art Family Entangled in ISIS Antiquities-Looting Investigations. The Wall Street Journal. 31 May.

Urinating dog joins Wall Street statue row

(United States of America)

BBC News (2017). Urinating dog joins Wall Street statue row. BBC News. 30 May.

Indigenous groups in Canada call for National Museum of Scotland to return human remains

(United Kingdom; Canada)

Michael Gray (2017). Indigenous groups in Canada call for National Museum of Scotland to return human remains. Common Space. 30 May.

Rare Violin Stolen From Irish Musician

(Canada)

VOCM (2017). Rare Violin Stolen From Irish Musician. VOCM. 29 May.

Vietnam memorial wall in Venice restored

(United States of America)

Mario Ramirez (2017). Vietnam memorial wall in Venice restored. Fox. 29 May.

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

(United States of America)

Scott Canon (2017). From the moon to Kansas to Sotheby's: Bag could bring $2 million-plus at auction. The Kansas City Star. 29 May.

Insólito: robaron la campana de una iglesia y la cargaron en el auto

(Argentina)

Unusual: Bell stolen from a church and loaded into a car

El Periódico (2017). Insólito: robaron la campana de una iglesia y la cargaron en el auto. El Periódico. 29 May.

Krannert Art Museum shining spotlight on art detectives

(United States of America)

Melissa Merli (2017). Krannert Art Museum shining spotlight on art detectives. The News Gazete. 28 May.

After decades-long saga, Lexington family settles claim for Nazi-looted art

(United States of America; Austria; France)

Malcolm Gay (2017). After decades-long saga, Lexington family settles claim for Nazi-looted art. The Boston Globe. 28 May.

Copper thief targets county museum

(United States of America)

Travis Weik (2017). Copper thief targets county museum. The Courier-Times. 26 May.

Purple Heart marker recovered

(United States of America)

Nikki Younk (2017). Purple Heart marker recovered. The Daily News. 26 May.

Swan statue stolen by naked man has been found in Florida

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2017). Swan statue stolen by naked man has been found in Florida. CBS. 26 May.

2 Arrests Made in Theft of Nazi Memorabilia, Other Items

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2017). 2 Arrests Made in Theft of Nazi Memorabilia, Other Items. U.S. News. 26 May.

American Space Race Artifact Stolen and Put Up for Auction

(United States of America)

Erin Rubin (2017). American Space Race Artifact Stolen and Put Up for Auction. Nonprofit Quarterly. 26 May.

Stolen moments: Taryn Simon on customs, counterfeits and the Russian media

(Hong Kong; United States of America)

Catherine Shaw (2017). Stolen moments: Taryn Simon on customs, counterfeits and the Russian media. Wallpaper. 26 May.

Indigenous leaders unite for return of Beothuk remains, inclusion in MMIWG inquiry

(Canada; United Kingdom)

Peter Cowan (2017). Indigenous leaders unite for return of Beothuk remains, inclusion in MMIWG inquiry. CBC. 26 May.

Fake relics "found" in Michigan at turn of century still provoke interest

(United States of America)

Michigan Radio (2017). Fake relics "found" in Michigan at turn of century still provoke interest. Michigan Radio. 25 May.

Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump Failed to Disclose Their Multimillion-Dollar Art Collection

(United States of America)

Christian Erin-Madsen (2017). Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump Failed to Disclose Their Multimillion-Dollar Art Collection. ArtNet News. 25 May.

Looted statues, pottery returned to Italy after probe in NYC

(Italy; United States of America)

Jennifer Peltz (2017). Looted statues, pottery returned to Italy after probe in NYC. ABC United States. 25 May.

Roban santo antiguo en Caapucú

(Paraguay)

Antique saint stolen in Caapucú

ABC Paraguay (2017). Roban santo antiguo en Caapucú. ABC Paraguay. 25 May.

'What's wrong with people?' Library mourns theft of statue wheeled out in broad daylight

(United States of America)

Bill Lindelof (2017). 'What's wrong with people?' Library mourns theft of statue wheeled out in broad daylight. The Sacramento Bee. 25 May.

David Ortiz stolen painting found: Quincy police recover portrait of former Red Sox DH

(United States of America)

Melissa Hanson (2017). David Ortiz stolen painting found: Quincy police recover portrait of former Red Sox DH. Mass Live. 25 May.

Jeff Koons accused of copying Ukrainian artist's work

(United States of America; Ukraine)

Emma Gatten (2017). Jeff Koons accused of copying Ukrainian artist's work. The Telegraph. 25 May.

Rare historic coins return to Salzburg Museum 70 years after they were looted

(Austria; United States of America)

Catherine Hickley (2017). Rare historic coins return to Salzburg Museum 70 years after they were looted. The Art Newspaper. 25 May.

Two arrested after theft of rare artifacts near Barnesville, Minn.

(United States of America)

Jim Monk (2017). Two arrested after theft of rare artifacts near Barnesville, Minn.. KFGO. 25 May.

Stolen statue featuring Mormon prophets is found by police; 2 suspects are arrested

(United States of America)

David Montero (2017). Stolen statue featuring Mormon prophets is found by police; 2 suspects are arrested. Los Angeles Times. 24 May.

Steal this art: Art theft hits home for St. Pete artists

(United States of America)

James Chapin (2017). Steal this art: Art theft hits home for St. Pete artists. Creative Loafing. 24 May.

Stolen: 700-pound Salt Lake City statue of Mormon prophets

(United States of America)

David Montero (2017). Stolen: 700-pound Salt Lake City statue of Mormon prophets. Los Angeles Times. 23 May.

Dealer Perry Rubenstein cuts plea bargain, will serve jail time

(United States of America)

Dan Duray (2017). Dealer Perry Rubenstein cuts plea bargain, will serve jail time. The Art Newspaper. 23 May.

El robo de arte sacro en Zacatecas

(Mexico)

Sacred art stolen in Zacatecas

Raúl García (2017). El robo de arte sacro en Zacatecas. El Sol de Zacatecas. 23 May.

Ex-attorney charged in connection to theft ring

(United States of America)

Renee Fox (2017). Ex-attorney charged in connection to theft ring. Tribune Chronicle. 23 May.

Irreplaceable art stolen from storage unit

(United States of America)

Sasha Lenninger (2017). Irreplaceable art stolen from storage unit. KOAT. 22 May.

Boston art heist solved? Nope, just fraud attempt, prosecutors say

(United States of America)

Reuters (2017). Boston art heist solved? Nope, just fraud attempt, prosecutors say. Reuters. 22 May.

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

(United States of America)

Leonor Vivanco (2017). $425,000 antique clock reported stolen from Chicago show at Merchandise Mart. Chicago Tribune. 22 May.

LA art dealer sentenced in theft from high-profile clients

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2017). LA art dealer sentenced in theft from high-profile clients. Star Tribune. 22 May.

Dam Buster's family appeal for help to trace stolen airman's logbook

(United Kingdom; Canada)

Sally Wardle (2017). Dam Buster's family appeal for help to trace stolen airman's logbook. Irish News. 20 May.

Caretaker accused of stealing $37,500 in jewelry, artifacts

(United States of America)

Adrinenne Cutway (2017). Caretaker accused of stealing $37,500 in jewelry, artifacts. Click Orlando. 19 May.

BLM calls off public meetings amid Trump's monument review

(United States of America)

Cody Hooks (2017). BLM calls off public meetings amid Trump's monument review. The Taos News. 19 May.

Numismatics—acquiring old coins—outperforms other investments

(United States of America)

The Economist (2017). Numismatics—acquiring old coins—outperforms other investments. The Economist. 18 May.

$7,000 settlement for stolen Great Falls painting

(United States of America)

Joe Malinconico (2017). $7,000 settlement for stolen Great Falls painting. North Jersey. 18 May.

Roban en iglesia Pío Noveno

(Ecuador)

Theft in Pío Noveno church

El Diario (2017). Roban en iglesia Pío Noveno. El Diario. 17 May.

Piecing Together the Histories of a Series of Stolen Paintings

(Spain; United States of America)

Menachem Wecker (2017). Piecing Together the Histories of a Series of Stolen Paintings. Hyperallergic. 17 May.

Picasso painting stolen by Nazis sells for $45 million

(United States of America)

Allyssia Alleyne (2017). Picasso painting stolen by Nazis sells for $45 million. CNN. 16 May.

The Downfall of an Ancient Coin Dealer Who Defrauded Customers of Millions and Lost a Bronze Head

(United States of America)

Hillel Aron (2017). The Downfall of an Ancient Coin Dealer Who Defrauded Customers of Millions and Lost a Bronze Head. LA Weekly. 16 May.

Real artifacts on display to celebrate return of replicas

(United States of America)

Times-News (2017). Real artifacts on display to celebrate return of replicas. Times-News. 16 May.

Harper's Bazaar Accused Of Ripping Off A Bunch Of Feminist Artwork

(United States of America)

Jamie Feldman (2017). Harper's Bazaar Accused Of Ripping Off A Bunch Of Feminist Artwork. Huffington Post. 16 May.

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

(United States of America)

Kelly Bauer (2017). Pens Worth $40,000 Stolen From Car Parked At Museum Campus. DNA Info. 15 May.

Saqueo y destrucción de montículos mayas

(Mexico)

Theft and destruction of Maya mounds

Campeche Hoy (2017). Saqueo y destrucción de montículos mayas. Yucatan a la Mano. 15 May.

Suspect nabbed after theft from historic Rolls-Royce

(United States of America)

Andy Rosen (2017). Suspect nabbed after theft from historic Rolls-Royce. The Boston Globe. 15 May.

Historic Rolls-Royce vandalized, but stolen parts found

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2017). Historic Rolls-Royce vandalized, but stolen parts found. Bristol Herald Courier. 14 May.

Norteamericano devuelve piezas arqueológicas de culturas Mochica y Lambayeque

(Peru)

American returns archaeological pieces from the Mochica and Lambayeque cultures

Andina (2017). Norteamericano devuelve piezas arqueológicas de culturas Mochica y Lambayeque. Andina. 14 May.

'This is our land': New Mexico's tribal groups gear up to fight for their home

(United States of America)

Edward Helmore (2017). 'This is our land': New Mexico's tribal groups gear up to fight for their home. The Guardian. 13 May.

Roban las joyas de 4 santos y 3 vírgenes del templo San Agustín

(Bolivia)

Jewels of 4 saints 3 virgins stolen from San Agustín temple

Pamela Pomacahua (2017). Roban las joyas de 4 santos y 3 vírgenes del templo San Agustín. Página Siete. 13 May.

Stolen UVM rhino horn could be headed for black market, officials say

(United States of America)

Lindsay Freed (2017). Stolen UVM rhino horn could be headed for black market, officials say. The Vermont Cynic. 12 May.

Recuperan piezas saqueadas de los alrededores de la tumba del Señor de Sipán

(Peru)

RPP (2017). Recuperan piezas saqueadas de los alrededores de la tumba del Señor de Sipán. RPP. 12 May.

Fort Heritage plaques stolen

(Canada)

Lindsay Morey (2017). Fort Heritage plaques stolen. Fort Saskatchewan Record. 11 May.

On the Removal of the Jefferson Davis Monument in New Orleans

(United States of America)

Jillian Steinhauer (2017). On the Removal of the Jefferson Davis Monument in New Orleans. Hyperallergic. 11 May.

Artists' commissions, tech gifts and guns: the legal issues facing US museums

(United States of America)

Martha Lufkin (2017). Artists' commissions, tech gifts and guns: the legal issues facing US museums. The Art Newspaper. 11 May.

ACLU Claims Customs Agents Violated Artists Constitutional Rights

(United States of America)

Brian Boucher (2017). ACLU Claims Customs Agents Violated Artists Constitutional Rights. ArtNet News. 10 May.

Protecting public lands isn't 'abuse'

(United States of America)

The Baltimore Sun (2017). Protecting public lands isn't 'abuse'. The Baltimore Sun. 10 May.

Dismantling Americas monuments to white supremacy

(United States of America)

Kristen Treen (2017). Dismantling Americas monuments to white supremacy. Apollo. 10 May.

The Future of Dozens of National Monuments Depends on You

(United States of America)

Christopher Soloman (2017). The Future of Dozens of National Monuments Depends on You. Outside Online. 10 May.

Desaparece la zona arqueológica de Tepetxilotla

(Mexico)

The archaeological site of Tepetxilotla has disappeared

Paco Morales (2017). Desaparece la zona arqueológica de Tepetxilotla. XEU. 9 May.

Speaking of Science Baby Louie, an infant dinosaur with a checkered past, finally gets a proper name

(China; United States of America)

Ben Guarino (2017). Speaking of Science Baby Louie, an infant dinosaur with a checkered past, finally gets a proper name. The Washington Post. 9 May.

Wanted: Lichtenstein's long-lost spinnaker

(United States of America)

The Art Newspaper (2017). Wanted: Lichtenstein's long-lost spinnaker. The Art Newspaper. 8 May.

The Case of the Spontaneous Goldfish: Is This Art Museum Ignoring an Opportunity?

(United States of America)

Carrie Collins-Fadell (2017). The Case of the Spontaneous Goldfish: Is This Art Museum Ignoring an Opportunity?. Nonprofit Quarterly. 8 May.

High Country Crime: Aspen painting slasher remains elusive

(United States of America)

Jason Auslander (2017). High Country Crime: Aspen painting slasher remains elusive. Summit Daily. 7 May.

Toronto gallery pulls Amanda PL's exhibit amid complaints of cultural appropriation

(Canada)

Cassandra Szklarski (2017). Toronto gallery pulls Amanda PL's exhibit amid complaints of cultural appropriation. Metro. 7 May.

Robert Redford: Don't take Bears Ears away from us

(United States of America)

Robert Redford (2017). Robert Redford: Don't take Bears Ears away from us. The Salt Lake Tribune. 6 May.

A Group of Seven mystery

(Canada)

Marsha Lederman (2017). A Group of Seven mystery. The Globe and Mail. 6 May.

27 national monuments may have protections cut or curtailed under Trump's review

(United States of America)

Matthew Daly (2017). 27 national monuments may have protections cut or curtailed under Trump's review. Chicago Tribune. 6 May.

Asaltan por séptima vez iglesia dedicada a Lourdes: Roban el sagrario y la Eucaristía

(Chile)

Church dedicated to Lourdes robbed for the seventh time: tabernacle and hosts stolen

ACI Prensa (2017). Asaltan por séptima vez iglesia dedicada a Lourdes: Roban el sagrario y la Eucaristía. Noticias Press. 5 May.

The Met Files a Formal Proposal to Charge Admission to Out-of-State Visitors

(United States of America)

Robin Pogrebin (2017). The Met Files a Formal Proposal to Charge Admission to Out-of-State Visitors. The New York Times. 5 May.

Destrucción y saqueo en perímetro de Monte Albán; INAH abandona tierras en Mexicápam

(Mexico)

Destruction and looting at the edge of Monte Albán; INAH has abandoned lands in Mexicápam

Carlos Javier (2017). Destrucción y saqueo en perímetro de Monte Albán; INAH abandona tierras en Mexicápam. NVI Noticias. 5 May.

The Portland Art Museum Has $27 Million, But No Legal Right to Build Its Rothko Pavilion

(United States of America)

Alyssa Buffenstein (2017). The Portland Art Museum Has $27 Million, But No Legal Right to Build Its Rothko Pavilion. ArtNet News. 5 May.

Santa Fe duo sentenced in immigration fraud, artifacts-smuggling case

(United States of America; Pakistan)

Phaedra Haywood (2017). Santa Fe duo sentenced in immigration fraud, artifacts-smuggling case. Santa Fe New Mexican. 5 May.

Carpet stolen by Armenians from Karabakh, taken to US to be exhibited in Baku

(Azerbaijan; Armenia; United States of America)

News.Az (2017). Carpet stolen by Armenians from Karabakh, taken to US to be exhibited in Baku. News.Az. 5 May.

MFA Boston Reaches Settlement in Nazi-Related Claim Over Rare Figurines

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella (2017). MFA Boston Reaches Settlement in Nazi-Related Claim Over Rare Figurines. ArtNet News. 4 May.

Desinterés Del Inah Provoca El Saqueo De Vestigios Arqueológicos En Lázaro Cárdenas

(Mexico)

INAH's disinterests provokes the looting of archaeological ruins in Lázaro Cárdenas

Jorge Castro (2017). Desinterés Del Inah Provoca El Saqueo De Vestigios Arqueológicos En Lázaro Cárdenas. Jorge Castro. 4 May.

Can Art Legally Threaten the President?

(United States of America)

Scott Indrisek (2017). Can Art Legally Threaten the President?. Artsy. 3 May.

UVM Offers Reward For Stolen Rhino Horn

(United States of America)

Taylor Dobbs (2017). UVM Offers Reward For Stolen Rhino Horn. VPR. 3 May.

All artifacts recovered from Herrett Center theft

(United States of America)

Emily Duke (2017). All artifacts recovered from Herrett Center theft. KMVT. 3 May.

Para prevenir saqueos inspeccionan fragata "Blanco Encalada" sumergida en bahía de Caldera

(Chile)

Inspection of the frigate "Blanco Encalada" submerged in Caldera bay to prevent looting.

El Que Hay de Dierto (2017). Para prevenir saqueos inspeccionan fragata "Blanco Encalada" sumergida en bahía de Caldera. El Que Hay de Dierto. 3 May.

Reduce INAH los recursos a Quintana Roo

(Mexico)

INAH reduces resources for Quintana Roo

Carlos Matus (2017). Reduce INAH los recursos a Quintana Roo. La Verdad Noticias. 3 May.

Roban corona de oro de la Virgen de la iglesia Santa Lucia de Chía

(Colombia)

Gold crown of the Virgin stolen from the church of Santa Lucia in Chía

Pulzo (2017). Roban corona de oro de la Virgen de la iglesia Santa Lucia de Chía. Pulzo. 2 May.

Naked man in a box who crashed the Met gala is arrested

(United States of America)

Helen Stoilas (2017). Naked man in a box who crashed the Met gala is arrested. The Art Newspaper. 2 May.

Montículos mayas, sin indicios de destrucción

(Mexico)

Hubert Carrera Palí (2017). Montículos mayas, sin indicios de destrucción. La Jornada Maya. 1 May.

Huntsville police need help finding sculpture theft suspect

(United States of America)

WAFF (2017). Huntsville police need help finding sculpture theft suspect. WAFF. 1 May.

Brazil suffers biggest rare book heist in national history

(Brazil)

Plus55 (2017). Brazil suffers biggest rare book heist in national history. Plus55. 1 May.

Roban parte de la corona de oro del "Niño Jesús del Cerrito" en Nopalucan

(Mexico)

Part of the gold crown of the "Niño Jesús del Cerrito" of Nopalucan stolen

J. L. Hertewing (2017). Roban parte de la corona de oro del "Niño Jesús del Cerrito" en Nopalucan. E-Tlaxcala. 1 May.

Smuggled Anatolian idol sold in US

(Turkey; United States of America)

Hurriyet Daily News (2017). Smuggled Anatolian idol sold in US. Hurriyet Daily News. 30 April.

National Museum Burgled

(St. Kitts and Nevis)

L.K. Hewlett (2017). National Museum Burgled. WinnFM. 29 April.

War memorabilia disappears from Naples Airport museum

(United States of America)

Ashley Collins (2017). War memorabilia disappears from Naples Airport museum. Naples News. 29 April.

Cuthand: Indigenous artifacts belong with indigenous people

(Canada)

Doug Cuthand (2017). Cuthand: Indigenous artifacts belong with indigenous people. Saskatoon Star Phoenix. 29 April.

Turkey seeks return of 5,000-year-old marble figure

(Turkey; United States of America)

Hurriyet Daily News (2017). Turkey seeks return of 5,000-year-old marble figure. Hurriyet Daily News. 29 April.

Painting stolen by Nazis to rotate between Paris and US

(France; United States of America)

Associated Press (2017). Painting stolen by Nazis to rotate between Paris and US. The Times of Israel. 28 April.

Mark Bradford Claims New York Times Published Photos of His Work Without Permission

(United States of America)

Cara Ober (2017). Mark Bradford Claims New York Times Published Photos of His Work Without Permission. Hyperallergic. 28 April.

Michelle Obama Muralist Stole My Work Then 'Attacked' My Character: Artist

(United States of America)

Andrea V. Watson (2017). Michelle Obama Muralist Stole My Work Then 'Attacked' My Character: Artist. DNA Info. 28 April.

Native America's Necessary And Imperfect Law

(United States of America)

Chip Colwell (2017). Native America's Necessary And Imperfect Law. Huffington Post. 28 April.

Holocaust memory under siege in political and artworlds

(Germany; United States of America)

Stewart Ain (2017). Holocaust memory under siege in political and artworlds. New Jersey Jewish News. 27 April.

Relinquished to feds by local gallery, fate of stolen sculpture uncertain

(Mexico; United States of America)

Justin Horwath (2017). Relinquished to feds by local gallery, fate of stolen sculpture uncertain. Santa Fe New Mexican. 27 April.

Theft of military memorabilia at Naples museum

(United States of America)

Karl Fortier (2017). Theft of military memorabilia at Naples museum. Fox. 26 April.

MFA Boston Is the Latest Museum Driven Crazy by Instagram Censorship

(United States of America)

Alyssa Buffenstein (2017). MFA Boston Is the Latest Museum Driven Crazy by Instagram Censorship. ArtNet News. 26 April.

Las iglesias de Jujuy reforzarán sus sistemas de seguridad

(Argentina)

Churchs of Jujuy strengthen their security systems

MDZ (2017). Las iglesias de Jujuy reforzarán sus sistemas de seguridad. MDZ. 26 April.

Democrat displays 'cops as pigs' painting on the House floor

(United States of America)

Pete Kasperowicz (2017). Democrat displays 'cops as pigs' painting on the House floor. Washington Examiner. 26 April.

Nazi-Looted Painting Returns to Paris Almost 80 Years Later

(United States of America; France)

Max Kutner (2017). Nazi-Looted Painting Returns to Paris Almost 80 Years Later. Newsweek. 26 April.

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

(Canada)

Kelly Faircloth (2017). Maple Syrup Thief Gets 5 Years in Prison, $1.2 Million Fine. Jezebel. 24 April.

Stolen sculptures recovered, another placed

(United States of America)

Cody Thorn (2017). Stolen sculptures recovered, another placed. Maryville Daily Forum. 24 April.

Disputed Painting, Stolen By Nazis, Returns To France

(United States of America; France)

News 9 (2017). Disputed Painting, Stolen By Nazis, Returns To France. News 9. 24 April.

Valuable painting missing from Provo school found in Springville museum

(United States of America)

Braley Dodson (2017). Valuable painting missing from Provo school found in Springville museum. Daily Herald. 24 April.

Karma chameleon: Artist forgives painting's thieves after one returns it face-to-face

(Canada)

CBC (2017). Karma chameleon: Artist forgives painting's thieves after one returns it face-to-face. CBC. 22 April.

Chicago Artist Raised Funds for Michelle Obama Mural That He Straight Up Grifted

(United States of America)

David Boddiger (2017). Chicago Artist Raised Funds for Michelle Obama Mural That He Straight Up Grifted. Fusion. 22 April.

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

(United States of America)

CBS (2017). 3 Years For Woman Who Embezzled $1 Million From Field Museum. CBS. 22 April.

Vandal Scrawls Nazi Art on a Painting at the Mets Education Center

(United States of America)

Sarah Cascone (2017). Vandal Scrawls Nazi Art on a Painting at the Mets Education Center. ArtNet News. 21 April.

Man accused of stealing 'Mein Kampf' from Collinsville museum because it 'fascinated' him

(United States of America)

Dana Rieck (2017). Man accused of stealing 'Mein Kampf' from Collinsville museum because it 'fascinated' him. Belleville News-Democrat. 21 April.

German group appeals decision to allow lawsuit over Nazi art theft claims

(United States of America; Germany)

Reuters (2017). German group appeals decision to allow lawsuit over Nazi art theft claims. Reuters. 21 April.

Randy Pitchford Suggests Call Of Duty WWII Art Was Stolen From Brothers In Arms

(United States of America)

Jonathan Leack (2017). Randy Pitchford Suggests Call Of Duty WWII Art Was Stolen From Brothers In Arms. Game Revolution. 21 April.

Fallout from Cape Coral art forger could last years, FBI says

(United States of America)

Michael Braun (2017). Fallout from Cape Coral art forger could last years, FBI says. News-Press. 20 April.

Treasured wartime documents returned

(Canada)

Bill Kaufmann (2017). Treasured wartime documents returned. Nanton News. 20 April.

Alec Baldwin's Lawsuit Against Mary Boone Heads to Trial

(United States of America)

Henri Neuendorf (2017). Alec Baldwin's Lawsuit Against Mary Boone Heads to Trial. ArtNet News. 20 April.

Peggy Guggenheim's great-grandchildren say New York exhibition violates her legacy

(Italy; United States of America)

Cristina Ruiz (2017). Peggy Guggenheim's great-grandchildren say New York exhibition violates her legacy. The Art Newspaper. 20 April.

DRI to bring back stolen antiques smuggled to the US

(India; United States of America)

Rajesh Ahuja (2017). DRI to bring back stolen antiques smuggled to the US. Hindustan Times. 20 April.

For God's sake, save our idols from New York parties

(India; United States of America)

TNN (2017). For God's sake, save our idols from New York parties. The Times of India. 20 April.

Art provenance cases reveal complexities of Germany's record on restitution

(United States of America; Germany)

Stewart Ain (2017). Art provenance cases reveal complexities of Germany's record on restitution. The Jewish Week. 20 April.

Stolen book returned to Collinsville library; arrest made in theft

(United States of America)

Elizabeth Donald (2017). Stolen book returned to Collinsville library; arrest made in theft. Belleville News-Democrat. 20 April.

How a California Anesthesiologist Became One of America's Largest Antiquities Looters

(United States of America)

Kathleen Sharp (2017). How a California Anesthesiologist Became One of America's Largest Antiquities Looters. Mens Journal. 20 April.

Bushwick Street Artists Threaten Legal Action Against McDonald's for Using Their Work

(United States of America; Netherlands)

Claire Voon (2017). Bushwick Street Artists Threaten Legal Action Against McDonald's for Using Their Work. Hyperallergic. 20 April.

Boston Public Library Returns Mistakenly Stolen Historical Artifacts To Italian Government

(United States of America; Italy)

Anthony Brooks (2017). Boston Public Library Returns Mistakenly Stolen Historical Artifacts To Italian Government. WBUR. 19 April.

ICE HSI and Boston Public Library return cultural artifacts to Italy

(United States of America; Italy)

ICE (2017). ICE HSI and Boston Public Library return cultural artifacts to Italy. ICE. 19 April.

Cleveland Museum of Art returns ancient Roman portrait of Drusus after learning it was stolen from Italy in WWII

(United States of America)

Steven Litt (2017). Cleveland Museum of Art returns ancient Roman portrait of Drusus after learning it was stolen from Italy in WWII. Cleveland.com. 18 April.

Judge Upholds Removal of Student's Controversial Painting from U.S. Capitol

(United States of America)

Isaac Kaplan (2017). Judge Upholds Removal of Student's Controversial Painting from U.S. Capitol. Artsy. 17 April.

Ohio museum continues with public sales of ancient artifacts

(United States of America)

The Toledo Blade (2017). Ohio museum continues with public sales of ancient artifacts. The Crescent-News. 17 April.

Roban busto del padre Jaime Salcido, estaba en la iglesia de Fátima

(Mexico)

Bust of Father Jaime Salcido stolen, was at the church of Fátima

Pepe Ávila (2017). Roban busto del padre Jaime Salcido, estaba en la iglesia de Fátima. Expreso. 16 April.

Police recover 2 of 5 replica artifacts stolen from Herrett Center, identify suspect

(United States of America)

Alex Riggins (2017). Police recover 2 of 5 replica artifacts stolen from Herrett Center, identify suspect. Magic Valley. 14 April.

Trinity Church sued by sculptor over 9/11 work removed from courtyard

(United States of America)

Daniel Grant (2017). Trinity Church sued by sculptor over 9/11 work removed from courtyard. The Art Newspaper. 14 April.

Sculptor of Wall Street's "Charging Bull" Demands Relocation of "Fearless Girl"

(United States of America)

Benjamin Sutton (2017). Sculptor of Wall Street's "Charging Bull" Demands Relocation of "Fearless Girl". Hyperallergic. 14 April.

Gael Garcia Bernal Toplines Alonso Ruizpalacio's 'Museum'

(Mexico)

Anna Marie de la Fuente (2017). Gael Garcia Bernal Toplines Alonso Ruizpalacio's 'Museum'. Variety. 14 April.

Tribal chief who signed treaty with Pilgrims to be reburied

(United States of America)

Jennifer Mcdermott (2017). Tribal chief who signed treaty with Pilgrims to be reburied. Stamford Advocate. 14 April.

Germany to appeal first ruling allowing Nazi-looted art claim against it in U.S. court

(United States of America; Germany)

Spencer S. Hsu (2017). Germany to appeal first ruling allowing Nazi-looted art claim against it in U.S. court. The Washington Post. 14 April.

Wampanoag work to repatriate remains, artifacts

(United States of America)

Chris Lindahl (2017). Wampanoag work to repatriate remains, artifacts. Cape Cod Times. 14 April.

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

(United States of America)

Fred Barbash (2017). NASA 'sting' operation against 74-year-old widow of Apollo engineer draws court rebuke. The Washington Post. 14 April.

Tesoros recuperados

(Peru)

Recovered Treasures

El Peruano (2017). Tesoros recuperados. El Peruano. 13 April.

Thieves destroy famed Mississippi Civil War-era home

(United States of America)

Sarah Fowler (2017). Thieves destroy famed Mississippi Civil War-era home. The Clarion-Ledger. 13 April.

Knoedler Gallery Rothko Forgery Case Settles With Casino Owner

(United States of America)

Artlyst (2017). Knoedler Gallery Rothko Forgery Case Settles With Casino Owner. Artlyst. 13 April.

Fearless Girl Face-off Poses a New Question: Does the Law Protect an Artist's Message?

(United States of America)

Isaac Kaplan (2017). Fearless Girl Face-off Poses a New Question: Does the Law Protect an Artist's Message?. Artsy. 13 April.

Prince Photographer Fires Back at Warhol Foundation Copyright Suit

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella (2017). Prince Photographer Fires Back at Warhol Foundation Copyright Suit. ArtNet News. 13 April.

Lambayeque: intensifican vigilancia en las zonas arqueológicas

(Peru)

Lambayeque: security at archaeological sites intensified

El Comercio (2017). Lambayeque: intensifican vigilancia en las zonas arqueológicas. El Comercio. 13 April.

Requisaron en Bolivia 17 piezas arqueológicas de Perú que iban hacia EE.UU.

(Bolivia; Peru)

17 archaeological pieces from Peru seized in Bolivia on their way to the US

RPP (2017). Requisaron en Bolivia 17 piezas arqueológicas de Perú que iban hacia EE.UU.. RPP. 13 April.

Recorren sitios arqueológicos ante posibles huaqueos por Semana Santa

(Peru)

Archaeological sites monitored against possible Easter Week looters

RPP (2017). Recorren sitios arqueológicos ante posibles huaqueos por Semana Santa. RPP. 13 April.

How a Rancho Cucamonga traffic stop lead to the recovery of this Tuskegee Airman's bust

(United States of America)

Doug Saunders (2017). How a Rancho Cucamonga traffic stop lead to the recovery of this Tuskegee Airman's bust. Daily Bulletin. 13 April.

¿Por qué se incrementa el huaqueo en Semana Santa?

(Peru)

Why is there an increase in archaeological looting in Easter Week?

RPP (2017). ¿Por qué se incrementa el huaqueo en Semana Santa?. RPP. 13 April.

Leo lost: Colorful lion stolen from St. Cloud home

(United States of America)

David Unze (2017). Leo lost: Colorful lion stolen from St. Cloud home. SCTimes. 12 April.

Semana Santa: advierten riesgo de invasión en sitios arqueológicos

(Peru)

Easter Week: warning of risk of looting at archaeological sites

La República (2017). Semana Santa: advierten riesgo de invasión en sitios arqueológicos. La República. 12 April.

Hamilton Art Mystery at City Hall: Lost, Stolen or Never There?

(United States of America)

James Barron (2017). Hamilton Art Mystery at City Hall: Lost, Stolen or Never There?. The New York Times. 12 April.

The FBI made pop art with its "wanted" poster for Andy Warhol's stolen soup cans

(United States of America)

Selina Cheng (2017). The FBI made pop art with its "wanted" poster for Andy Warhol's stolen soup cans. Quartz. 12 April.

CSI says man brought tool to steal replicas of priceless artifacts

(United States of America)

Julie Wootton (2017). CSI says man brought tool to steal replicas of priceless artifacts. Magic Valley. 12 April.

Warhol Foundation Fires First Shot in Legal Battle Over Prince-Themed Artworks

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella (2017). Warhol Foundation Fires First Shot in Legal Battle Over Prince-Themed Artworks. ArtNet News. 11 April.

FBI Warns There Could Be Hundreds More Fake Postwar Paintings by Forgery Mastermind

(United States of America)

Caroline Elbaor (2017). FBI Warns There Could Be Hundreds More Fake Postwar Paintings by Forgery Mastermind. ArtNet News. 10 April.

The politics and power of American archaeology

(United States of America)

Holly Norton (2017). The politics and power of American archaeology. The Guardian. 10 April.

Saquean vestigios arqueológicos en Ixtepec

(Mexico)

Archaeological sites looted in Ixtepec

Guadalupe Ríos (2017). Saquean vestigios arqueológicos en Ixtepec. En Marcha. 10 April.

Recuperan cabeza reducida y otros objetos de bienes arqueológicos

(Peru)

Shrunken head and other archaeological objects recovered

La República (2017). Recuperan cabeza reducida y otros objetos de bienes arqueológicos. La República. 8 April.

Carved mask stolen from Yukon government building

(Canada)

CBC (2017). Carved mask stolen from Yukon government building. CBC. 7 April.

Surprising twists in story behind return of artwork stolen by Nazis

(Israel; United States of America)

Aron Heller (2017). Surprising twists in story behind return of artwork stolen by Nazis. Seattle Times. 7 April.

LA Gallery Says It Was Sold Forged Warhols

(United States of America)

Don Debenedictis (2017). LA Gallery Says It Was Sold Forged Warhols. Courthouse News. 6 April.

$10,000 Carnegie bust stolen then returned to Turlock art center

(United States of America)

Sabra Stafford (2017). $10,000 Carnegie bust stolen then returned to Turlock art center. Turlock Journal. 6 April.

West Asheville public art destroyed by vandals

(United States of America)

Emily Patrick (2017). West Asheville public art destroyed by vandals. Citizen-Times. 6 April.

Legal battle over Schiele works owned by Jewish entertainer who died in Dachau

(United States of America; United Kingdom; Switzerland)

David D'arcy (2017). Legal battle over Schiele works owned by Jewish entertainer who died in Dachau. The Art Newspaper. 6 April.

Author wants to see Gardner heist solved

(United States of America)

Bera Dunau (2017). Author wants to see Gardner heist solved. The Foxboro Reporter. 6 April.

Lost Art: Stolen paintings of historic LSU figures still lost after nearly 40 years

(United States of America)

William Taylor Potter (2017). Lost Art: Stolen paintings of historic LSU figures still lost after nearly 40 years. LSU Now. 6 April.

Stolen deer art was mysteriously returned April 1

(United States of America)

Emily Mieure (2017). Stolen deer art was mysteriously returned April 1. Jackson Hole News & Guide. 5 April.

Students' artwork stolen from UNM building

(United States of America)

Brittany Costello (2017). Students' artwork stolen from UNM building. KOB. 5 April.

Toledo Museum of Art selling off over 140 pieces

(United States of America)

Roberta Gedert (2017). Toledo Museum of Art selling off over 140 pieces. The Toledo Blade. 5 April.

Controversial Dana Schutz Painting Removed from Whitney Biennial Due to Water Leak

(United States of America)

Benjamin Sutton (2017). Controversial Dana Schutz Painting Removed from Whitney Biennial Due to Water Leak. Hyperallergic. 4 April.

Fake Dead Sea Scrolls Sold In The US: Products Of Sophisticated Archeological Forgeries

(Israel; United States of America)

Regin Olimberio (2017). Fake Dead Sea Scrolls Sold In The US: Products Of Sophisticated Archeological Forgeries. The Science Times. 4 April.

28 New Dead Sea Scrolls Fragments Sold in US

(Israel; United States of America)

Owen Jarus (2017). 28 New Dead Sea Scrolls Fragments Sold in US. Live Science. 4 April.

Professor uses satellites to study damage to Iraq, Syria ruins

(Syria; United States of America)

Gabrielle Russon (2017). Professor uses satellites to study damage to Iraq, Syria ruins. Phys.org. 4 April.

Exclusive: University-owned Benin collections may be loaned to Nigeria under new agreement

(Nigeria; United States of America)

Monty Fynn (2017). Exclusive: University-owned Benin collections may be loaned to Nigeria under new agreement. Varsity. 4 April.

US court: Jewish descendants can sue Germany for return of Nazi-looted art

(United States of America; Germany)

The Jewish Post (2017). US court: Jewish descendants can sue Germany for return of Nazi-looted art. The Jerusalem Post. 4 April.

Hikind Says Lookout For Stolen, Antique Seforim

(United States of America)

The Yeshiva World News (2017). Hikind Says Lookout For Stolen, Antique Seforim. The Yeshiva World News. 3 April.

Culture on the frontline: Penn Museum shows artefacts curators are fighting to save in Syria and Iraq

(Syria; United States of America)

Julia Halperin (2017). Culture on the frontline: Penn Museum shows artefacts curators are fighting to save in Syria and Iraq. The Art Newspaper. 3 April.

Fate of pottery collection is 'a can of worms' for Navajos

(United States of America)

Brian Maffly (2017). Fate of pottery collection is 'a can of worms' for Navajos. The Salt Lake Tribune. 3 April.

The Endangered Antiquities Act

(United States of America)

John D. Leshy (2017). The Endangered Antiquities Act. The New York Times. 31 March.

How Indigenous Groups Can Reclaim Stolen Property

(United States of America)

Chip Colwell (2017). How Indigenous Groups Can Reclaim Stolen Property. Foreign Affairs. 31 March.

Court Orders Antiques Dealer to Pay Gallerist $1.1 Million Over Fake Renoir in Bizarre Trial

(United States of America)

Henri Neuendorf (2017). Court Orders Antiques Dealer to Pay Gallerist $1.1 Million Over Fake Renoir in Bizarre Trial. ArtNet News. 31 March.

Forty Years After Theft, Stolen Norman Rockwell Painting Recovered and Returned to Owners

(United States of America)

FBI (2017). Forty Years After Theft, Stolen Norman Rockwell Painting Recovered and Returned to Owners. FBI. 31 March.

Historical items stolen from northeastern Iowa society

(United States of America)

KCCI (2017). Historical items stolen from northeastern Iowa society. KCCI. 30 March.

Expert Opinion or Elaborate Ruse? Scrutiny for Scholars' Role in Art Sales

(Cambodia; United States of America)

Ralph Blumenthal (2017). Expert Opinion or Elaborate Ruse? Scrutiny for Scholars' Role in Art Sales. The New York Times. 30 March.

Have You Seen These Paintings? Cardenas Artwork Stolen From Former Bring Funeral Home Space

(United States of America)

Mari Herreras (2017). Have You Seen These Paintings? Cardenas Artwork Stolen From Former Bring Funeral Home Space. The Range. 30 March.

Celebrity art dealer's plea deal in theft case will probably keep him out of prison

(United States of America)

Los Angeles Times (2017). Celebrity art dealer's plea deal in theft case will probably keep him out of prison. Los Angeles Times. 30 March.

Roban coronas de oro de la Iglesia de Santiago Apóstol en Ayapango

(Mexico)

Gold crowns stolen from the Church of Santiago Apóstol in Ayapango

Luciano Tapia (2017). Roban coronas de oro de la Iglesia de Santiago Apóstol en Ayapango. El Sol de Toluca. 30 March.

México, líder in América Latino por robo de arte sacro

(Mexico)

Mexico Latin America's leader for sacred art theft

Ana Salazar (2017). México, líder in América Latino por robo de arte sacro. Milenio. 29 March.

Roban el 'santísimo' de una iglesia en Cuautitlán

(Mexico)

Custodia of Cuautitlán church stolen

Excelsior (2017). Roban el 'santísimo' de una iglesia en Cuautitlán. Excelsior. 28 March.

Ladrones se roban la placa de cobre de la Iglesia de Fátima

(Mexico)

Thieves steal copper plaque from the Church of Fatima

Gabriela Salido (2017). Ladrones se roban la placa de cobre de la Iglesia de Fátima. Meganoticias. 28 March.

Solicitan al INAH detener subasta de piezas mexicanas en Francia

(Mexico; France)

INAH requests halt to auction of Mexican pieces in France

Información Excélsior (2017). Solicitan al INAH detener subasta de piezas mexicanas en Francia. Sistema Michoacano. 28 March.

A university's painting went missing. Police are searching for three people of interest

(United States of America)

Victoria St. Martin (2017). A university's painting went missing. Police are searching for three people of interest. The Washington Post. 28 March.

Robert Gentile, A Suspect In Gardner Museum Art Heist, Agrees To Plead Guilty To Weapons Charges

(United States of America)

Edmund H. Mahoney (2017). Robert Gentile, A Suspect In Gardner Museum Art Heist, Agrees To Plead Guilty To Weapons Charges. The Hartford Courant. 28 March.

The Nazi art hunter fighting for the return of stolen masterpieces

(Canada)

Mark Saunokonoko (2017). The Nazi art hunter fighting for the return of stolen masterpieces. 9 News. 27 March.

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

(Germany; Canada)

Melissa Eddy (2017). Thieves Take a Chunk of Change, All 221 Pounds of It, From a Berlin Museum. The New York Times. 27 March.

Professor details work finding lost art stolen by Nazis

(United States of America)

Jonathan Turner (2017). Professor details work finding lost art stolen by Nazis. Dispatch Argus. 26 March.

Campesinos invaden zona protegida en el Parque Nacional Laguna del Tigre

(Guatemala)

Rural farmers invade protected area in the Laguna del Tigre National Park

Prensa Libre (2017). Campesinos invaden zona protegida en el Parque Nacional Laguna del Tigre. Prensa Libre. 26 March.

Venta de piecas arqueológicas 'disgusta' al INAH

(Mexico)

Sale of archaeological pieces "disgusts" INAH

Idalia Carrillo (2017). Venta de piecas arqueológicas 'disgusta' al INAH. Sipse. 26 March.

Art dealer knocks 'phony' King David sculpture displayed in the Met

(United States of America; France)

Isabel Vincent (2017). Art dealer knocks 'phony' King David sculpture displayed in the Met. New York Post. 26 March.

Tráfico de patrimonio cultural en Oaxaca; igual que el de drogas

(Mexico)

Trafficking of cultural heritage in Oaxaca: the same as drugs

Luis Ignacio (2017). Tráfico de patrimonio cultural en Oaxaca; igual que el de drogas. NVI Noticias. 25 March.

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

(United States of America)

Faith Jessie (2017). Man caught selling thousands of dollars' worth of stolen Nevada Museum Antiques on Ebay. 3 News. 25 March.

Social Media Erupts as the Art World Splits in Two Over Dana Schutz Controversy

(United States of America)

Brian Boucher (2017). Social Media Erupts as the Art World Splits in Two Over Dana Schutz Controversy. ArtNet News. 24 March.

Vietnam War memorial in Venice vandalized by taggers again

(United States of America)

Hailey Branson-Potts (2017). Vietnam War memorial in Venice vandalized by taggers again. Los Angeles Times. 23 March.

Woman found fatally stabbed in home near Capitol Hill

(United States of America)

Peter Hermann (2017). Woman found fatally stabbed in home near Capitol Hill. The Washington Post. 23 March.

A mock trial at the Art Institute revisits the dicey question of who owns culture

(United States of America)

Deanna Isaacs (2017). A mock trial at the Art Institute revisits the dicey question of who owns culture. Chicago Reader. 23 March.

Forever 21 Accused of Copying Charles Smith's Design Concept

(United States of America)

India Pougher (2017). Forever 21 Accused of Copying Charles Smith's Design Concept. Teen Vogue. 22 March.

Irishman known as the King of the Travellers loses $20MILLION libel suit against US magazine's piece on his involvement in rhino horn theft

(Ireland; United States of America)

John Breslin (2017). Irishman known as the King of the Travellers loses $20MILLION libel suit against US magazine's piece on his involvement in rhino horn theft. The Irish Sun. 22 March.

What Should You Do With Your Father's Nazi Keepsake?

(United States of America; Germany)

Kwame Anthony Appiah (2017). What Should You Do With Your Father's Nazi Keepsake?. The New York Times. 22 March.

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

(United States of America)

Jason Meisner (2017). Prosecutors seek 4 years for ex-Field Museum worker who stole nearly $1 million. The Chicago Tribune. 21 March.

$100M in ancient artifacts shipped from Egypt and Turkey to the U.S. in 2016

(United States of America; Egypt; Turkey)

Owen Jarus (2017). $100M in ancient artifacts shipped from Egypt and Turkey to the U.S. in 2016. CBS. 21 March.

Dana Schutz's Painting of Emmett Till at Whitney Biennial Sparks Protest

(United States of America)

Lorena Muñoz-Alonso (2017). Dana Schutz's Painting of Emmett Till at Whitney Biennial Sparks Protest. ArtNet News. 21 March.

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

(United States of America)

Jon Seidel (2017). Feds: $1M stolen from Field Museum funded luxury cars, jewelry. Chicago Sun Times. 20 March.

Native Americans prepare to battle Trump over Utah national monument

(United States of America)

Stuart Leavenworth (2017). Native Americans prepare to battle Trump over Utah national monument. McClatchy. 20 March.

Jail time for man who sold stolen plaques, sculpture

(Canada)

Sue Yanagisawa (2017). Jail time for man who sold stolen plaques, sculpture. The Whig. 19 March.

Roban arte sacro en Acatzingo; sospechan de los párrocos y los mayordomos

(Mexico)

Sacred art stolen in Acatzingo; parish priests and caretakers suspected

Karen Meza (2017). Roban arte sacro en Acatzingo; sospechan de los párrocos y los mayordomos. Página Negra. 19 March.

Tráfico de bienes culturales: las claves del cuarto comercio ilegal del mundo

(Argentina)

Trafficking in cultural goods: the keys to the fourth largest illegal market in the world

Irene Hartmann (2017). Tráfico de bienes culturales: las claves del cuarto comercio ilegal del mundo. Clarín. 19 March.

Otras piezas "Quimbaya" de los tesoros colombianos en el exterior y en el interior del país

(Colombia; Spain)

Other "Quimbaya" Colombian treasure pieces abroad and inside the country

Irene Hartmann (2017). Otras piezas "Quimbaya" de los tesoros colombianos en el exterior y en el interior del país. Cronica Del Cuinddio. 19 March.

Tribal group says elimination of Bears Ears would be tragic

(United States of America)

Brady McComba (2017). Tribal group says elimination of Bears Ears would be tragic. The Daily Progress. 18 March.

Who owns a photograph? Goldblatt archive should remain in Cape Town

(South Africa; United States of America)

Martin Hall (2017). Who owns a photograph? Goldblatt archive should remain in Cape Town. Times Higher Education. 18 March.

Six theories behind the stolen Gardner Museum paintings

(United States of America)

Shelley Murphy (2017). Six theories behind the stolen Gardner Museum paintings. The Boston Globe. 18 March.

Bronze arrowhead stolen from Ditto Landing sculpture

(United States of America)

WAFF (2017). Bronze arrowhead stolen from Ditto Landing sculpture. WAFF. 17 March.

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

(United States of America; United Kingdom)

Sam Ford (2017). DC Police: Historical item given to President Reagan by PM Margaret Thatcher stolen. WJLA. 17 March.

How One Anthropologist Balances Human Skeletons And Human Rights

(United States of America)

Kristina Killgrove (2017). How One Anthropologist Balances Human Skeletons And Human Rights. Forbes. 17 March.

Stolen gold rings and cross devastating to St. Leo Abbey, community

(United States of America)

Peter Bernard (2017). Stolen gold rings and cross devastating to St. Leo Abbey, community. WFLA. 16 March.

Priceless Van Goghs or just plain art?

(United States of America)

AFP (2017). Priceless Van Goghs or just plain art?. The Daily Mail. 16 March.

Stolen Etruscan Vessel to Be Returned to Italy

(Italy; United States of America)

Tom Mashberg (2017). Stolen Etruscan Vessel to Be Returned to Italy. The New York Times. 16 March.

The Forged 'Ancient' Statues That Fooled the Met's Art Experts for Decades

(United States of America)

Natalie Zarrelli (2017). The Forged 'Ancient' Statues That Fooled the Met's Art Experts for Decades. Atlas Obscura. 16 March.

Rock may find a home at last

(United States of America)

Mike James (2017). Rock may find a home at last. The Daily Independent. 15 March.

For Holocaust victims, a path to reclaim stolen assets and stories of their loved ones

(United States of America)

Daniel Chang (2017). For Holocaust victims, a path to reclaim stolen assets and stories of their loved ones. Miami Herald. 15 March.

WPD: $40,000 worth of paintings stolen from south Wichita storage unit

(United States of America)

KWCH (2017). WPD: $40,000 worth of paintings stolen from south Wichita storage unit. KWCH. 14 March.

Windsor art heist: $20,000 taken in early morning break-in

(Canada)

Craig Pearson (2017). Windsor art heist: $20,000 taken in early morning break-in. Windsor Star. 13 March.

$8k in artwork stolen from North Valley home

(United States of America)

Nicole Perez (2017). $8k in artwork stolen from North Valley home. Albuquerque Journal. 13 March.

Pakistani faces 20-year imprisonment in US

(Pakistan; United States of America)

Anwar Iqbal (2017). Pakistani faces 20-year imprisonment in US. Dawn. 13 March.

WWII vet hopes Japanese flag can be given to owner's family

(United States of America; Japan)

Kim Briggeman (2017). WWII vet hopes Japanese flag can be given to owner's family. The Daily Astorian. 13 March.

$6,000 worth of paintings stolen from Saugerties art studio

(United States of America)

Daily Freeman (2017). $6,000 worth of paintings stolen from Saugerties art studio. Daily Freeman. 13 March.

Woman suspected of stealing painting, police say

(United States of America)

Channel 3000 (2017). Woman suspected of stealing painting, police say. Channel 3000. 13 March.

$30,000 worth of artwork stolen

(United States of America)

Chris Guardaro (2017). $30,000 worth of artwork stolen. KOAT. 11 March.

Police ask for help finding stolen painting

(United States of America)

Channel 3000 (2017). Police ask for help finding stolen painting. Channel 3000. 11 March.

Delincuentes roban custodia con hostia consagrada de iglesia argentina

(Argentina)

Delinquents steal custodia with consecrated hosts from Argentina church

ACI Prensa (2017). Delincuentes roban custodia con hostia consagrada de iglesia argentina. ACI Prensa. 11 March.

How Big Of A Problem Is Art Theft In The US?

(United States of America)

Mark Brodie (2017). How Big Of A Problem Is Art Theft In The US?. KJZZ. 10 March.

Museum wants to teach Holocaust survivors and their families how to seek restitution

(United States of America)

Patricia Mazzei (2017). Museum wants to teach Holocaust survivors and their families how to seek restitution. Miami Herald. 10 March.

After finding forgeries of his work across Orange County, artist wages court fight against Newport billionaire

(United States of America)

Penny Arevalo (2017). After finding forgeries of his work across Orange County, artist wages court fight against Newport billionaire. The Orange County Register. 10 March.

Stolen Stradivarius violin will sing again

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2017). Stolen Stradivarius violin will sing again. Deccan Chronicle. 10 March.

de Kooning Estate Battles the Blockage Discount

(United States of America)

Marion Maneker (2017). de Kooning Estate Battles the Blockage Discount. Art Market Monitor. 9 March.

Police seek tips on stolen sculpture

(Canada)

CBC (2017). Police seek tips on stolen sculpture. CBC. 9 March.

US returns 8 ancient idols in big retrieval

(India; United States of America)

Yogesh Kabirdoss (2017). US returns 8 ancient idols in big retrieval. The Times of India. 9 March.

The American Government Is Searching For Its Own Lost Art

(United States of America)

Matthew Blitz (2017). The American Government Is Searching For Its Own Lost Art. Atlas Obscura. 8 March.

Art adviser ordered to pay $1m she made in private sale of Basquiat painting

(United States of America)

Laura Gilbert (2017). Art adviser ordered to pay $1m she made in private sale of Basquiat painting. The Art Newspaper. 8 March.

Disowning Ivanka: The Art World Stares Down the First Daughter

(United States of America)

Nate Freeman (2017). Disowning Ivanka: The Art World Stares Down the First Daughter. Art News. 7 March.

Health care worker gets 10 years for stealing artwork from elderly Wheat Ridge woman

(United States of America)

Tom McGhee (2017). Health care worker gets 10 years for stealing artwork from elderly Wheat Ridge woman. The Denver Post. 7 March.

Detenidas cuatro personas por robo de reliquia del museo de la Virgen del Valle

(Venezuela)

Four people arrested for theft of reliquary from the museum of the Virgen del Valle

María Eugenia Ramírez (2017). Detenidas cuatro personas por robo de reliquia del museo de la Virgen del Valle. El Carabobeño. 7 March.

Controversial trove from imperial Chinese shipwreck lands in New York

(United States of America; Indonesia)

Victoria Stapley-Brown (2017). Controversial trove from imperial Chinese shipwreck lands in New York. The Art Newspaper. 7 March.

NCSO investigating possible stolen artifacts

(United States of America)

Mike Leiby (2017). NCSO investigating possible stolen artifacts. White Mountain Independent. 7 March.

Nazi art theft: Germany helps Jewish collector's heirs hunt stolen works

(Germany; United States of America)

Kate Connolly (2017). Nazi art theft: Germany helps Jewish collector's heirs hunt stolen works. The Guardian. 7 March.

Police: Man Smashes Bottle Over Security Guard's Head At Metropolitan Museum of Art

(United States of America)

CBS (2017). Police: Man Smashes Bottle Over Security Guard's Head At Metropolitan Museum of Art. CBS. 6 March.

Three iron crosses honoring Confederate veterans have been stolen from historic Sheldon church near Beaufort

(United States of America)

Bo Petersen (2017). Three iron crosses honoring Confederate veterans have been stolen from historic Sheldon church near Beaufort. The Post and Courier. 6 March.

Mysterious return from the Caribbean of stolen rare 200 year-old Padstow Bank note

(United Kingdom; Saint Lucia)

L. Barton (2017). Mysterious return from the Caribbean of stolen rare 200 year-old Padstow Bank note. Cornwall Live. 6 March.

Who Stole Erica Morini's $3.5 Million Stradivarius Violin

(United States of America)

Allison McNearny (2017). Who Stole Erica Morini's $3.5 Million Stradivarius Violin. The Daily Beast. 5 March.

Donald Ian McCaw's Solution for Preserving Art: Bury It

(Canada)

Blake Gopnik (2017). Donald Ian McCaw's Solution for Preserving Art: Bury It. ArtNet News. 3 March.

Bank's Kandinsky painting was looted by Nazis, says family

(United States of America; Germany)

Holly Watt (2017). Bank's Kandinsky painting was looted by Nazis, says family. The Guardian. 3 March.

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 (2017). Wave of Bomb Threats to Jewish Museums and Community Centers Forces Evacuations in US, UK, and Australia. ArtNet News. 3 March.

Anti-Fascists Clash with White Nationalists at the Minneapolis Institute of Art

(United States of America)

Jillian Steinhauer (2017). Anti-Fascists Clash with White Nationalists at the Minneapolis Institute of Art. Hyperallergic. 3 March.

Native American bones stolen from Ohio grave to be reburied

(United States of America)

John Seewer (2017). Native American bones stolen from Ohio grave to be reburied. Turtle Island News. 2 March.

Will New York Get Its Own Freeport for Art? ARCIS Plans a Tax Haven in Harlem

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella (2017). Will New York Get Its Own Freeport for Art? ARCIS Plans a Tax Haven in Harlem. ArtNet News. 2 March.

Peter Guber Sues His Insurance Broker Over Stolen Bronze Head

(United States of America)

Gene Maddaus (2017). Peter Guber Sues His Insurance Broker Over Stolen Bronze Head. Variety. 2 March.

Artist Reunited with Jimmy Buffet Promotional Art After 17 Years

(United States of America)

Beth Warden (2017). Artist Reunited with Jimmy Buffet Promotional Art After 17 Years. KSOO. 1 March.

Federal government agrees to return Métis artifacts

(Canada)

Jason Warick (2017). Federal government agrees to return Métis artifacts. CBC. 1 March.

Denuncian saqueo de piezas arqueológicas

(Mexico)

Looting of archaeological pieces condemned

Diario de Yucatán (2017). Denuncian saqueo de piezas arqueológicas. Diario de Yucatán. 1 March.

Bolivia ratifies the UNESCO 2001 Convention on the Protection of the Underwater Cultural Heritage

(Bolivia)

UNESCO (2017). Bolivia ratifies the UNESCO 2001 Convention on the Protection of the Underwater Cultural Heritage. UNESCO. 1 March.

Feds: Philly man stole signed Muhammad Ali painting from Kentucky museum

(United States of America)

Tommy Rowan (2017). Feds: Philly man stole signed Muhammad Ali painting from Kentucky museum. Philly.com. 1 March.

Argentinian Curator and Legal American Resident Denied Entry into US

(United States of America)

Juan Garcia Mosqueda (2017). Argentinian Curator and Legal American Resident Denied Entry into US. Art Forum. 28 February.

Christie's eyes loophole to duck Nazi-confiscated art suit

(United States of America)

Julia Marsh (2017). Christie's eyes loophole to duck Nazi-confiscated art suit. New York Post. 28 February.

Cheshire County Mother and Son Accused of Art Forgery Appear in Federal Court

(United States of America)

Todd Bookman (2017). Cheshire County Mother and Son Accused of Art Forgery Appear in Federal Court. NHPR. 28 February.

Selfie-Taker Smashes Yayoi Kusama Pumpkin, Just Days Into Hirshhorn Show

(United States of America)

Brian Boucher (2017). Selfie-Taker Smashes Yayoi Kusama Pumpkin, Just Days Into Hirshhorn Show. ArtNet News. 27 February.

Man sentenced to life in prison in 2014 killing of Iraqi artist

(United States of America)

Mark Glover (2017). Man sentenced to life in prison in 2014 killing of Iraqi artist. The Sacramento Bee. 27 February.

Archaeology smuggler caught with 500 stolen artifacts at Big Bend

(United States of America; Mexico)

Claire Ricke (2017). Archaeology smuggler caught with 500 stolen artifacts at Big Bend. KXAN. 27 February.

A Suit Over Schiele Drawings Invokes New Law on Nazi-Looted Art

(United States of America)

William D. Cohan (2017). A Suit Over Schiele Drawings Invokes New Law on Nazi-Looted Art. The New York Times. 27 February.

The $20 Million Heist at the Biggest Party in the World

(Brazil)

Allison McNearney (2017). The $20 Million Heist at the Biggest Party in the World. The Daily Beast. 26 February.

Jasper Johns Stolen Drawings Case Fred Dorfman Gallery Sued

(Canada; United States of America)

Artlyst (2017). Jasper Johns Stolen Drawings Case Fred Dorfman Gallery Sued. Artlyst. 26 February.

Stolen Civil War guns aren't the only historic guns Pennsylvania city is missing

(United States of America)

Fox (2017). Stolen Civil War guns aren't the only historic guns Pennsylvania city is missing. Fox. 26 February.

Asbury Park police find stolen Bruce Springsteen art

(United States of America)

Alex Napoliello (2017). Asbury Park police find stolen Bruce Springsteen art. NJ.com. 23 February.

US Congressman Sues Architect of the Capitol for Removing Student's Painting

(United States of America)

Benjamin Sutton (2017). US Congressman Sues Architect of the Capitol for Removing Student's Painting. Hyperallergic. 23 February.

Collector Shelley Rubin Says She Was Duped Into Buying $18 Million Worth of Fake Jewels

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella (2017). Collector Shelley Rubin Says She Was Duped Into Buying $18 Million Worth of Fake Jewels. ArtNet News. 22 February.

Plaintiff argues against Gascards' motion to dismiss art forgery case

(United States of America)

Nicholas Handy (2017). Plaintiff argues against Gascards' motion to dismiss art forgery case. Monadnock Ledger-Transcript. 22 February.

Suspect arrested in theft of LeBron James painting

(United States of America)

Maria Arcega-Dunn (2017). Suspect arrested in theft of LeBron James painting. Fox. 20 February.

Los controles que siguen faltando

(Argentina)

Controls are still missing

El Ancastí (2017). Los controles que siguen faltando. El Ancastí. 20 February.

Tribes return ancient Kennewick Man to the ground

(United States of America)

Annette Cary (2017). Tribes return ancient Kennewick Man to the ground. Tri-City Herald. 19 February.

How the Met's Sale of a Max Beckmann Painting Changed US Museums

(United States of America)

Josh Niland (2017). How the Met's Sale of a Max Beckmann Painting Changed US Museums. Hyperallergic. 19 February.

One more bone inventory, then Kennewick Man may finally go home

(United States of America)

Sandi Doughton (2017). One more bone inventory, then Kennewick Man may finally go home. Seattle Times. 17 February.

A year later, questions still unanswered in Civil War museum gun theft

(United States of America)

Chris Davis (2017). A year later, questions still unanswered in Civil War museum gun theft. ABC United States. 17 February.

Artist Recreates 13 Stolen Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Masterpieces in New Show

(United States of America)

Sarah Cascone (2017). Artist Recreates 13 Stolen Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Masterpieces in New Show. ArtNet News. 16 February.

Meadows Museum confirms two Spanish paintings once stolen by Nazis

(United States of America)

Allison Plake (2017). Meadows Museum confirms two Spanish paintings once stolen by Nazis. SMU Daily. 16 February.

Michigan Art Dealer Gets Three Years in Prison for Selling Fake Paintings

(United States of America)

Reuters (2017). Michigan Art Dealer Gets Three Years in Prison for Selling Fake Paintings. NBC. 16 February.

Artist Jon Campbell sues retail giant Target, alleging it copied his work

(Australia; United States of America)

Karen MIchael (2017). Artist Jon Campbell sues retail giant Target, alleging it copied his work. Domain. 15 February.

181 artifacts from looted site found, BLM asks for help

(United States of America)

Julie Applegate (2017). 181 artifacts from looted site found, BLM asks for help. St George News. 15 February.

Lincoln sculpture stolen from museum found in a church

(United States of America)

The Associated Press (2017). Lincoln sculpture stolen from museum found in a church. Star Tribune. 14 February.

After 14 months, stolen Lincoln's hand returned to museum

(United States of America)

Allison Shapiro (2017). After 14 months, stolen Lincoln's hand returned to museum. Daily Journal. 13 February.

A lawsuit involving American Indian artifacts, alleged excessive force and a Utahn's suicide has hit another wall

(United States of America)

Brian Maffly (2017). A lawsuit involving American Indian artifacts, alleged excessive force and a Utahn's suicide has hit another wall. The Salt Lake Tribune. 13 February.

Rescatan material arqueológico maya

(Mexico)

Maya material recovered

Wilmer Delgado Rojas (2017). Rescatan material arqueológico maya. El Expreso. 12 February.

Attempted art heist on Super Bowl foiled by BU students

(United States of America)

Nicole Fleming (2017). Attempted art heist on Super Bowl foiled by BU students. The Boston Globe. 11 February.

Hombre que robó obra de arte fue detenido tras jactarse de delito para hablar con mujer

(Chile)

Man who stole piece of art was arrested after boasting of crime to woman

P. Silva (2017). Hombre que robó obra de arte fue detenido tras jactarse de delito para hablar con mujer. La Tercera. 10 February.

Museum Terminates Shia LaBeouf's Anti-Trump Art Project over Safety Concerns

(United States of America)

Benjamin Sutton (2017). Museum Terminates Shia LaBeouf's Anti-Trump Art Project over Safety Concerns. Hyperallergic. 10 February.

DRI to approach USA for details on antique smuggler's imports

(India; United States of America)

Pratik Salunke (2017). DRI to approach USA for details on antique smuggler's imports. Hindustan Times. 10 February.

Manhattan District Attorney Returns Ancient Sarcophagus to Greek Consulate

(Greece; United States of America)

Philip Chrysopoulos (2017). Manhattan District Attorney Returns Ancient Sarcophagus to Greek Consulate. Greek Reporter. 9 February.

Santa Fe couple convicted in artifact-smuggling case

(United States of America; Pakistan)

Uriel J. Garcia (2017). Santa Fe couple convicted in artifact-smuggling case. Santa Fe New Mexican. 9 February.

Painting stolen by Nazis finally returned to heirs of Jewish art gallery

(United States of America; Canada; Italy)

Chris Perez (2017). Painting stolen by Nazis finally returned to heirs of Jewish art gallery. New York Post. 8 February.

Iran displays ancient Persian artifacts returned from the US

(Iran; United States of America)

Amir Vahdat (2017). Iran displays ancient Persian artifacts returned from the US. Phys.org. 8 February.

Show of shipwrecked treasures raises scientists' ire

(United States of America; Indonesia)

Traci Watson (2017). Show of shipwrecked treasures raises scientists' ire. Nature. 7 February.

Gone, sometimes forgotten: State law protects even tiny cemeteries, but enforcement can be tough

(United States of America)

Hailey Konnath (2017). Gone, sometimes forgotten: State law protects even tiny cemeteries, but enforcement can be tough. Omaha World-Herald. 7 February.

Newbury Street gallery robbed, and suspected thief caught within moments

(United States of America)

John R. Ellement (2017). Newbury Street gallery robbed, and suspected thief caught within moments. The Boston Globe. 6 February.

FBI Recovers Rare, Local History Stolen From Girard College

(United States of America)

David Spunt (2017). FBI Recovers Rare, Local History Stolen From Girard College. CBS Philly. 6 February.

Roban reliquia de Mártires Mercedarios

(Guatemala)

Relic of the Mercedarios Martys stolen

Miguel Lopez (2017). Roban reliquia de Mártires Mercedarios. Prensa Libre. 6 February.

Van por 'ladrones' de vestigios mayas en Umán

(Mexico)

Police go after 'thieves' of Maya ruins in Umán

Luis Fuente (2017). Van por 'ladrones' de vestigios mayas en Umán. Milenio. 5 February.

Obituary: J.S.G.Boggs was found dead on January 23rd

(United States of America)

The Economist (2017). Obituary: J.S.G.Boggs was found dead on January 23rd. The Economist. 4 February.

Actor David Spade Sues Photographer Peter Beard for Failure to Authenticate a Work

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella (2017). Actor David Spade Sues Photographer Peter Beard for Failure to Authenticate a Work. ArtNet News. 3 February.

Breaking: Governor signs resolution asking to rescind Bears Ears monument designation

(United States of America)

Gephardt Daily (2017). Breaking: Governor signs resolution asking to rescind Bears Ears monument designation. Gephardt Daily. 3 February.

'Playful pup' sculpture returns to Mercer Island park

(United States of America)

Katie Metzger (2017). 'Playful pup' sculpture returns to Mercer Island park. Mercer Island Reporter. 3 February.

Fallout for Michael Shvo After Art-Related Tax Evasion Charges

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella (2017). Fallout for Michael Shvo After Art-Related Tax Evasion Charges. ArtNet News. 2 February.

Maui temple bell stolen

(United States of America)

Gary Kubota (2017). Maui temple bell stolen. Star Advertiser. 2 February.

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

(Canada)

Mike Blanchfield (2017). Royal Canadian Mint employee who hid stolen gold in his bum gets 30 months in prison. The Hamilton Spectator. 2 February.

Republicans back off bill to sell 3.3m acres of public land after outcry

(United States of America)

Caty Enders (2017). Republicans back off bill to sell 3.3m acres of public land after outcry. The Guardian. 2 February.

Jury indicts man accused of stealing memorabilia from Canfield museum

(United States of America)

Sarah Mercer (2017). Jury indicts man accused of stealing memorabilia from Canfield museum. WKBN. 2 February.

Three charged in theft by swindle art scheme

(United States of America)

Jason Sorensen (2017). Three charged in theft by swindle art scheme. The Journal. 2 February.

Citizen scientists can now help stop archaeological looting

(Peru)

Boing Boing (2017). Citizen scientists can now help stop archaeological looting. BoingBoing. 1 February.

Zona arqueológica, cerrada

(Mexico)

Archaeological site, closed

Juan Carlos Jiménez (2017). Zona arqueológica, cerrada. El Diario Martinense. 31 January.

No further jail time for Glafira Rosales for her role in $80m Knoedler forgery scandal

(United States of America)

Laura Gilbert (2017). No further jail time for Glafira Rosales for her role in $80m Knoedler forgery scandal. The Art Newspaper. 31 January.

Sarasota art theft suspects caught

(United States of America)

10 News (2017). Sarasota art theft suspects caught. 10 News. 30 January.

Space Archaeologist Funds Citizen Science Platform With $1M TED Prize

(Peru)

Kristina Killgrove (2017). Space Archaeologist Funds Citizen Science Platform With $1M TED Prize. Forbes. 30 January.

Find them! $70,000 Torah stolen from Jersey Shore Jewish school

(United States of America)

Dan Alexander (2017). Find them! $70,000 Torah stolen from Jersey Shore Jewish school. New Jersey 101.5. 30 January.

Encuentran dos momias prehispánicas abandonadas en un paraje del Cuzco

(Peru)

EFE (2017). Encuentran dos momias prehispánicas abandonadas en un paraje del Cuzco. El Comercio. 30 January.

Facebook objects to X-rated ads for Asian Art Museum antiquities

(United States of America)

Leah Garchik (2017). Facebook objects to X-rated ads for Asian Art Museum antiquities. San Francisco Chronicle. 30 January.

Visa Ban Leaves Artists in Limbo, and Institutions Perplexed

(United States of America)

Rachel Donadio (2017). Visa Ban Leaves Artists in Limbo, and Institutions Perplexed. The New York Times. 29 January.

Former Harrisburg mayor Stephen Reed gets probation, small fine in stolen artifacts case

(United States of America)

Jason Scott (2017). Former Harrisburg mayor Stephen Reed gets probation, small fine in stolen artifacts case. Central Penn Business Journal. 27 January.

This Holocaust Remembrance Day, Something to Cheer For: Obama's HEAR Act

(United States of America)

Daniel Grant (2017). This Holocaust Remembrance Day, Something to Cheer For: Obama's HEAR Act. Observer. 27 January.

Peru: Stolen paintings recovered in U.S. return to Cusco

(Peru; United States of America)

Andina (2017). Peru: Stolen paintings recovered in U.S. return to Cusco. Andina. 27 January.

Israeli paintings stolen in Brazil

(Brazil; Israel)

Arutz Sheva (2017). Israeli paintings stolen in Brazil. Arutz Sheva. 26 January.

Devuelven parte de las joyas robadas en Parla

(Ecuador)

Some of the jewels stolen in Parla returned

Vivir en Parla (2017). Devuelven parte de las joyas robadas en Parla. Vivir en Parla. 26 January.

'Almost pathological preoccupation' with Wild West artifacts may land ex-Harrisburg mayor in prison

(United States of America)

The Washington Post (2017). 'Almost pathological preoccupation' with Wild West artifacts may land ex-Harrisburg mayor in prison. TribLive. 26 January.

Recovery of three stolen Riopelle paintings just tip of iceberg

(Canada)

Les Perreaux (2017). Recovery of three stolen Riopelle paintings just tip of iceberg. The Globe and Mail. 26 January.

Watch Brazen Thief Steal $600 Painting From Logan Art Gallery

(United States of America)

Mina Bloom (2017). Watch Brazen Thief Steal $600 Painting From Logan Art Gallery. DNA Info. 26 January.

Más de 800 objetos culturales sacados ilegalmente del Perú serán repatriados en 2017

(Peru)

More than 800 illegally looted cultural objects from Peru will be repatriated in 2017

David Hidalgo (2017). Más de 800 objetos culturales sacados ilegalmente del Perú serán repatriados en 2017. Ojo Público. 26 January.

SQ art squad seizes stolen Riopelle paintings

(Canada)

CTV (2017). SQ art squad seizes stolen Riopelle paintings. CTV. 25 January.

RCMP investigate art theft and other crimes

(Canada)

Fairview Post (2017). RCMP investigate art theft and other crimes. Fairview Post. 25 January.

Roban campana de iglesia en Villa de la Paz

(Mexico)

Rosa María Morales (2017). Roban campana de iglesia en Villa de la Paz. Pulso SLP. 25 January.

To catch a thief

(United States of America)

Bennett Hall (2017). To catch a thief. Corvallis Gazette-Time. 25 January.

Immigration Customs Enforcement's Other Job: Recovering and Repatriating Cultural Property

(United States of America)

Jackson Lewis (2017). Immigration Customs Enforcement's Other Job: Recovering and Repatriating Cultural Property. The National Law Review. 25 January.

Guatemala recupera 22 piezas arqueológicas en el extranjero

(Guatemala; Italy; Switzerland; Germany; United States of America; El Salvador)

Guatemala recovers 22 archaeological pieces from abroad

Marlyn Valddez De León (2017). Guatemala recupera 22 piezas arqueológicas en el extranjero. AGN. 24 January.

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 (2017). South Dakota museum wins legal battle over the $75,000 guitar Elvis played on his inal tour in 1977. The Daily Mail. 24 January.

Former FBI agent details long search for 'Devil's Diary'

(United States of America)

Debra Rubin (2017). Former FBI agent details long search for 'Devil's Diary'. New Jersey Jewish News. 23 January.

Bronx Museum Won't Get Loan of Art From Cuba

(Cuba; United States of America)

Randy Kennedy (2017). Bronx Museum Won't Get Loan of Art From Cuba. The New York Times. 23 January.

Ex-Mayor Reed admits carelessness, not criminality, in pleading guilty to stealing city artifacts

(United States of America)

Matt Miller (2017). Ex-Mayor Reed admits carelessness, not criminality, in pleading guilty to stealing city artifacts. Penn Live. 23 January.

Cuban Dissident Artist 'El Sexto' Released From Maximum Security Prison

(Cuba)

Alyssa Buffenstein (2017). Cuban Dissident Artist 'El Sexto' Released From Maximum Security Prison. ArtNet News. 23 January.

Artist Natalie White Found Guilty of Defacing Property for Painting In Front of Capitol Building

(United States of America)

Sarah Cascone (2017). Artist Natalie White Found Guilty of Defacing Property for Painting In Front of Capitol Building. ArtNet News. 23 January.

Kylie Jenner Avoids Litigation, Following Copyright Infringement Threats

(United States of America)

The Fashion Law (2017). Kylie Jenner Avoids Litigation, Following Copyright Infringement Threats. The Fashion Law. 22 January.

Pennsylvania mayor due in court over hoard of wild west memorabilia

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2017). Pennsylvania mayor due in court over hoard of wild west memorabilia. The Guardian. 22 January.

Old Masters, new scandal, as a 'Parmigianino' painting is deemed a fake

(United States of America)

Anna Brady (2017). Old Masters, new scandal, as a 'Parmigianino' painting is deemed a fake. Apollo. 20 January.

This Artist Turned Her Father's 500-Page FBI File into Art

(United States of America)

Antwaun Sargent (2017). This Artist Turned Her Father's 500-Page FBI File into Art. Artsy. 19 January.

70 pieces of art worth $750K stolen in northern Alberta: RCMP

(Canada)

Global News (2017). 70 pieces of art worth $750K stolen in northern Alberta: RCMP. Global News. 19 January.

My Niece Has My $1M Kandinsky Painting in Her FIT Dorm Room, Aunt Fears

(United States of America)

James Fanelli (2017). My Niece Has My $1M Kandinsky Painting in Her FIT Dorm Room, Aunt Fears. DNA Info. 19 January.

Hotel art thief takes plea deal after drunken swipe

(United States of America)

Rebecca Rosenberg (2017). Hotel art thief takes plea deal after drunken swipe. New York Post. 19 January.

Cuban collector's heirs settle over Wifredo Lam painting that resurfaced in Miami

(Cuba; United States of America)

David D'arcy (2017). Cuban collector's heirs settle over Wifredo Lam painting that resurfaced in Miami. The Art Newspaper. 19 January.

BLM requests public's assistance in preserving cultural resources for current and future generations of Americans

(United States of America)

Rachel T. Carnahan (2017). BLM requests public's assistance in preserving cultural resources for current and future generations of Americans. KCSG. 19 January.

Aparece el 60%de las joyas robadas hace tres días a una hermandad de Parla

(Ecuador)

60%of stolen jewels reappear after three says at the hermitage of Parla

Tele Madrid (2017). Aparece el 60%de las joyas robadas hace tres días a una hermandad de Parla. Tele Madrid. 19 January.

Former local professor, son, submit motion to dismiss lawsuit in art forgery case

(United States of America)

Xander Landen Sentinel (2017). Former local professor, son, submit motion to dismiss lawsuit in art forgery case. Sentinel Source. 19 January.

Varias Iglesias instalan sistemas de seguridad por los robos

(Argentina)

Churches install security systems because of robberies

Nueva Ciudad (2017). Varias Iglesias instalan sistemas de seguridad por los robos. Nueva Ciudad. 19 January.

Art Thief Drove Stolen Car to Seek Pardon From Wrong Attorney General, Police Say

(United States of America)

Alex Johnson (2017). Art Thief Drove Stolen Car to Seek Pardon From Wrong Attorney General, Police Say. NBC. 18 January.

Driver Crashed Into SoHo Museum, Fled N.J. Police: NYPD

(United States of America)

Cameron Luttrell (2017). Driver Crashed Into SoHo Museum, Fled N.J. Police: NYPD. Patch. 17 January.

Sarasota police searching for art thieves

(United States of America)

Fox (2017). Sarasota police searching for art thieves. Fox. 17 January.

Greek Archaeologist Prevents Illicit Sale of Antiquity in New York

(Greece; United States of America)

Philip Chrysopoulos (2017). Greek Archaeologist Prevents Illicit Sale of Antiquity in New York. Greek Reporter. 17 January.

'Nothing fishy': Canadian owners of ancient fossils repatriated to China deny any wrongdoing

(Canada; China)

Douglas Quan (2017). 'Nothing fishy': Canadian owners of ancient fossils repatriated to China deny any wrongdoing. National Post. 17 January.

Second Old Master Painting a Fake, Sotheby's Says in Lawsuit

(United States of America)

Nina Siegal (2017). Second Old Master Painting a Fake, Sotheby's Says in Lawsuit. The New York Times. 17 January.

Swiss Antiquities Dealer Files $77 Million Suit Against Getty Museum

(United States of America; Switzerland)

Eileen Kinsella (2017). Swiss Antiquities Dealer Files $77 Million Suit Against Getty Museum. ArtNet News. 17 January.

Archaeologists and Metal Detectorists Find Common Ground

(United States of America)

Tyler J. Kelley (2017). Archaeologists and Metal Detectorists Find Common Ground. The New York Times. 16 January.

Gallery owner accused of selling stolen art

(United States of America)

Kathianne Boniello (2017). Gallery owner accused of selling stolen art. New York Post. 15 January.

Museum cut company out of multi-billion dollar art deal: suit

(United States of America; Switzerland)

Kathianne Boniello (2017). Museum cut company out of multi-billion dollar art deal: suit. New York Post. 15 January.

Bears Ears and Gold Butte are the latest battlegrounds in a long-running debate about federal land in the West

(United States of America)

The Economist (2017). Bears Ears and Gold Butte are the latest battlegrounds in a long-running debate about federal land in the West. The Economist. 14 January.

Richard Prince Just Showed Artists a Way to Fight Trump. And May Have Cracked Open a New Contemporary Art Code Too.

(United States of America)

Jerry Saltz (2017). Richard Prince Just Showed Artists a Way to Fight Trump. And May Have Cracked Open a New Contemporary Art Code Too.. Vulture. 13 January.

Controversial student painting will come down from Capitol walls, lawmaker says

(United States of America)

Mike DeBonis (2017). Controversial student painting will come down from Capitol walls, lawmaker says. The Washington Post. 13 January.

Chinese museum demands return of horse sculptures from Pennsylvania

(China; United States of America)

Li Yan (2017). Chinese museum demands return of horse sculptures from Pennsylvania. ECNS. 13 January.

Cultural artifacts returned to Peru, all 404 of them

(Peru; United States of America)

Agnes Rivera (2017). Cultural artifacts returned to Peru, all 404 of them. Living in Peru. 12 January.

ICE returns cultural artifacts to Peru

(Peru; United States of America)

ICE (2017). ICE returns cultural artifacts to Peru. ICE. 12 January.

Canada returns two 200 million-year-old marine fossils smuggled from China

(Canada; China)

Douglas Quan (2017). Canada returns two 200 million-year-old marine fossils smuggled from China. National Post. 12 January.

Withers attorney analyzes New York antiquities scandal

(United States of America)

Macaela J. Bennett (2017). Withers attorney analyzes New York antiquities scandal. Greenwich Time. 12 January.

High Art, Wall Street Money, and Forgery Claims Collide in Quiet Corner of N.H.

(United States of America)

Todd Bookman (2017). High Art, Wall Street Money, and Forgery Claims Collide in Quiet Corner of N.H.. NPR. 11 January.

Painting in Capitol depicting police as pigs becomes a political football, with California politicians among the players

(United States of America)

Sarah D. Wire (2017). Painting in Capitol depicting police as pigs becomes a political football, with California politicians among the players. Los Angeles Times. 11 January.

Stolen art returned to cancer group

(United States of America)

John Loesing (2017). Stolen art returned to cancer group. The Acorn. 11 January.

Raasch: The politics of art, or the art of politics? It's in the eye of the beholder

(United States of America)

Chuck Raasch (2017). Raasch: The politics of art, or the art of politics? It's in the eye of the beholder. St. Louis Post-Dispach. 11 January.

Davis Charged With Stealing Large Contemporary Painting

(United States of America)

Chattanoogan (2017). Davis Charged With Stealing Large Contemporary Painting. Chattanoogan. 11 January.

North America's Oldest Mummy Returns to a Native Tribe

(United States of America)

Allison Meier (2017). North America's Oldest Mummy Returns to a Native Tribe. Hyperallergic. 10 January.

11 Artists Sue Fashion Retailer Francesca's for Copyright Infringement

(United States of America)

Isaac Kaplan (2017). 11 Artists Sue Fashion Retailer Francesca's for Copyright Infringement. Artsy. 10 January.

Philip Johnson Chapel Vandalized in Dallas

(United States of America)

Hrag Vartanian (2017). Philip Johnson Chapel Vandalized in Dallas. Hyperallergic. 10 January.

Un saqueo y negocio sin medidas: paleontología

(Mexico)

Looting and business without moderation: palaeontology

Guillermo Robles Ramírez (2017). Un saqueo y negocio sin medidas: paleontología. Zocalo. 10 January.

Thieves rip off historic images from Park City construction site

(United States of America)

Jay Hamburger (2017). Thieves rip off historic images from Park City construction site. Park Record. 10 January.

In joke image, stolen Gardner paintings used as space savers

(United States of America)

Steve Annear (2017). In joke image, stolen Gardner paintings used as space savers. The Boston Globe. 9 January.

House member seeks police action against fellow lawmaker

(United States of America)

Heather Caygle (2017). House member seeks police action against fellow lawmaker. Politico. 9 January.

Guerrilla art bench stolen from Hays Street Bridge

(United States of America)

Elda Silva (2017). Guerrilla art bench stolen from Hays Street Bridge. My San Antonio. 6 January.

Notre Dame sued over alleged stolen art

(United States of America)

Margaret Fosmoe (2017). Notre Dame sued over alleged stolen art. South Bend Tribune. 5 January.

Officials grateful for resolution of rare San Angelo art theft

(United States of America)

Rashda Khan (2017). Officials grateful for resolution of rare San Angelo art theft. Standard-Times. 5 January.

Donald Trump Kisses the Feet of Convicted Art Thief 'Joey No Socks'

(United States of America)

Michael Daly (2017). Donald Trump Kisses the Feet of Convicted Art Thief 'Joey No Socks'. The Daily Beast. 4 January.

Forged painting backdrop for Stamford gallery opening

(United States of America)

Patricia A. Hines (2017). Forged painting backdrop for Stamford gallery opening. Fairfield Citizen. 4 January.

Jay Evensen: A monument designation won't stop the looting

(United States of America)

Jay Evensen (2017). Jay Evensen: A monument designation won't stop the looting. Deseret News. 4 January.

Restitution of Persepolis Collection Expected

(Iran; United States of America)

Financial Tribute (2017). Restitution of Persepolis Collection Expected. Financial Tribute. 4 January.

$3,000 painting stolen from apartment building lobby

(United States of America)

WOWT (2017). $3,000 painting stolen from apartment building lobby. WOWT. 3 January.

Heritage Auctions Sues Rival Christie's for Widespread Theft, Copyright Infringement

(United States of America)

The Fashion Law (2017). Heritage Auctions Sues Rival Christie's for Widespread Theft, Copyright Infringement. The Fashion Law. 3 January.

Khajuraho to get back 'Parrot Lady'

(India; Canada)

Rabindra Nath Choudhury (2017). Khajuraho to get back 'Parrot Lady'. Deccan Chronicle. 3 January.

2 women charged following Drew County Museum audit

(United States of America)

Brandon Lawrence (2016). 2 women charged following Drew County Museum audit. My Arklamiss. 31 December.

PGR investiga robo de Niño Dios en iglesia de Tlaxcala

(Mexico)

PGR investigating the theft of the Baby Jesus from the church of Tlaxcala

Antonio Morán (2016). PGR investiga robo de Niño Dios en iglesia de Tlaxcala. Televisa. 31 December.

Obama leaves 'phenomenal legacy' of protecting historic and natural land

(United States of America)

Amanda Holpuch (2016). Obama leaves 'phenomenal legacy' of protecting historic and natural land. The Guardian. 31 December.

Suit alleging Notre Dame has pilfered art collection is transferred to Indiana

(United States of America)

Torsten Ove (2016). Suit alleging Notre Dame has pilfered art collection is transferred to Indiana. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. 30 December.

Man charged in replica, artifact thefts from Fort Dobbs

(United States of America)

Record & Landmark (2016). Man charged in replica, artifact thefts from Fort Dobbs. Record & Landmark. 29 December.

Provo City School District's most expensive piece of art is missing

(United States of America)

Braley Dodson (2016). Provo City School District's most expensive piece of art is missing. Daily Herald. 29 December.

Old Bedford Village gains national attention after historic rifles were stolen

(United States of America)

Katie O'Toole (2016). Old Bedford Village gains national attention after historic rifles were stolen. WJAC. 29 December.

Roban imagen de Niño Jesús en Iglesia de la zona uno

(Guatemala)

Sculpture of the Baby Jesus stolen from church in zone one

Grecia Ortíz (2016). Roban imagen de Niño Jesús en Iglesia de la zona uno. La Hora. 28 December.

Can street art be preserved? Undoing of a Montreal mural raises questions

(Canada)

Elias Abboud (2016). Can street art be preserved? Undoing of a Montreal mural raises questions. CBC. 28 December.

Obama declares Bears Ears National Monument in southern Utah

(United States of America)

Brian Maffly (2016). Obama declares Bears Ears National Monument in southern Utah. The Salt Lake Tribune. 28 December.

Miami Heat doctor sues store over fake Russian collectibles

(United States of America; Russia)

Rebecca Rosenberg (2016). Miami Heat doctor sues store over fake Russian collectibles. New York Post. 28 December.

Art Dealer Ordered to Pay $500 a Day to Artist

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella (2016). Art Dealer Ordered to Pay $500 a Day to Artist. ArtNet News. 28 December.

Statue Widely Ridiculed After Restoration Returned to Artist

(United States of America)

Sarah Cascone (2016). Statue Widely Ridiculed After Restoration Returned to Artist. ArtNet News. 28 December.

Colombia returns ancient relics

(Peru; Colombia)

Alvaro Tassano (2016). Colombia returns ancient relics. Living in Peru. 27 December.

Web of smugglers linked to New York art gallery

(United States of America; India)

T.K. Rohit (2016). Web of smugglers linked to New York art gallery. The Hindu. 24 December.

Angkorian Artifact Dealer Arrested in New York

(United States of America; Cambodia)

Ben Paviour (2016). Angkorian Artifact Dealer Arrested in New York. The Cambodia Daily. 23 December.

Police look for couple after $22,000 pitcher stolen

(United States of America)

Caroline Balchunas (2016). Police look for couple after $22,000 pitcher stolen. ABC United States. 22 December.

Illicit antiquities trade being fought

(Bolivia; Argentina)

Manuela Pulido (2016). Illicit antiquities trade being fought. Latin American Post. 22 December.

Art dealer Nancy Wiener who sold stolen Buddha to NGA arrested

(United States of America; India; Cambodia; Australia)

Michaela Boland (2016). Art dealer Nancy Wiener who sold stolen Buddha to NGA arrested. The Australian. 22 December.

New York Art Dealer Charged With Trafficking Illegal Antiquities

(United States of America; India; Cambodia; Australia)

Lisa Bannon (2016). New York Art Dealer Charged With Trafficking Illegal Antiquities. The Wall Street Journal. 21 December.

Prominent Antiquities Dealer Accused of Selling Stolen Artifacts

(United States of America; India; Australia; Cambodia)

Tom Mashberg (2016). Prominent Antiquities Dealer Accused of Selling Stolen Artifacts. The New York Times. 21 December.

This Wiyot Tool Dug Up 86 Years Ago by a Notorious Grave Robber is Being Sold in an Online Auction

(United States of America)

Ryan Burns (2016). This Wiyot Tool Dug Up 86 Years Ago by a Notorious Grave Robber is Being Sold in an Online Auction. Lost Coast Outpost. 21 December.

Case Against Robert Motherwell's Foundation Is Dismissed

(United States of America)

Graham Bowley (2016). Case Against Robert Motherwell's Foundation Is Dismissed. The New York Times. 20 December.

Getting art back that was stolen by the Nazis has a share of success stories, but sometimes it's too late for the rightful owner to appreciate

(Canada)

Robert Fulford (2016). Getting art back that was stolen by the Nazis has a share of success stories, but sometimes it's too late for the rightful owner to appreciate. National Post. 20 December.

ICE On Trail of Stolen Relics

(United States of America)

Aaron Gilchrist (2016). ICE On Trail of Stolen Relics. NBC. 20 December.

Guilty plea for Modesto man involved in French Laundry wine theft

(United States of America)

J. D. Morris (2016). Guilty plea for Modesto man involved in French Laundry wine theft. The Press Democrat. 20 December.

Northwest Tribes Know Exactly How They Want To Return The Ancient One To Earth

(United States of America)

Anna King (2016). Northwest Tribes Know Exactly How They Want To Return The Ancient One To Earth. NW News Network. 20 December.

6 antique long rifles stolen from Bedford County museum

(United States of America)

Paul Peirce (2016). 6 antique long rifles stolen from Bedford County museum. TribLive. 19 December.

Ancient skeleton to return to Native Americans for reburial

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2016). Ancient skeleton to return to Native Americans for reburial. Business Insider. 19 December.

Roban arte sacro en iglesia del Barrio de "Jesús" de Acajete

(Mexico)

Sacred art stole from church in the Jesús neighbourhood of Acejete

Carmen Flores (2016). Roban arte sacro en iglesia del Barrio de "Jesús" de Acajete. El Sol de Puebla. 19 December.

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

(United States of America)

Allan Adamson (2016). Illinois Woman Legal Owner Of Apollo 11 Moon Rock Bag, Not NASA:. Tech Times. 19 December.

Tapestry returning to Germany

(Germany; United States of America)

Jamie Stengle (2016). Tapestry returning to Germany. The Durango Herald. 17 December.

Did Russia meddle in recent US art theft legislation?

(United States of America; Russia)

Rich Tenorio (2016). Did Russia meddle in recent US art theft legislation?. The Times of Israel. 16 December.

Have You Seen These Stolen Hearst Family Heirlooms?

(United States of America)

Rob Bates (2016). Have You Seen These Stolen Hearst Family Heirlooms?. JCK. 16 December.

Man linked to $500M art heist getting mental evaluation

(United States of America)

Dave Collins (2016). Man linked to $500M art heist getting mental evaluation. Myrtle Beach Online. 16 December.

Montreal project helps solve issue around recovering Nazi-stolen art

(Canada)

Sara Angel (2016). Montreal project helps solve issue around recovering Nazi-stolen art. The Globe and Mail. 16 December.

Hawaii's 'Cursed' Lava Rocks Are Driving National Park Staff Insane

(United States of America)

Sarah Emerson (2016). Hawaii's 'Cursed' Lava Rocks Are Driving National Park Staff Insane. Motherboard. 16 December.

New Orleans art thefts: Works by Banksy, George Rodrigue have been among targets

(United States of America)

Doug MacCash (2016). New Orleans art thefts: Works by Banksy, George Rodrigue have been among targets. Nola. 15 December.

Tenant accused of $1.4 million artwork theft from widow of painter Pat Trivigno

(United States of America)

Ken Daley (2016). Tenant accused of $1.4 million artwork theft from widow of painter Pat Trivigno. Nola. 15 December.

'Close friend' accused of stealing $1.4 million worth of artist Pat Trivigno's paintings

(United States of America)

Della Hasselle (2016). 'Close friend' accused of stealing $1.4 million worth of artist Pat Trivigno's paintings. The New Orleans Advocate. 15 December.

U.S. sues to recover ancient Syrian artifacts looted by Islamic State

(Syria; United States of America)

Yeganeh Torbati (2016). U.S. sues to recover ancient Syrian artifacts looted by Islamic State. Reuters. 15 December.

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

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella (2016). You Can Own the San Francisco Home of Imprisoned Art Swindler Luke Brugnara for $19.7 Million. ArtNet News. 14 December.

University of Evansville Painting Stolen

(United States of America)

Lindsay Holmes (2016). University of Evansville Painting Stolen. Tristatehomepage.com. 14 December.

Man arrested for stealing Ali Center painting reportedly said he thought it was a gift shop poster

(United States of America)

David Scott (2016). Man arrested for stealing Ali Center painting reportedly said he thought it was a gift shop poster. WDRB. 14 December.

Restituyen al gobierno mexicano 12 piezas arqueológicas incautadas en Italia

(Mexico; Italy)

12 archaeological pieces seized in Italy are returned to the Mexican government

Periodico el Despertar (2016). Restituyen al gobierno mexicano 12 piezas arqueológicas incautadas en Italia. Periodico el Despertar. 14 December.

Art by Robert Gentile, Stephen Bunyard Stolen at Phoenix Festival of the Arts

(United States of America)

Lynn Trimble (2016). Art by Robert Gentile, Stephen Bunyard Stolen at Phoenix Festival of the Arts. Phoenix New Times. 14 December.

Degas or Dud? What You Can Do if the Artwork You Bought Is a Fake

(United States of America)

Jason Hernandez (2016). Degas or Dud? What You Can Do if the Artwork You Bought Is a Fake. Daily Business Review. 14 December.

Pa. man allegedly stole Nazi memorabilia from Canfield veterans museum

(United States of America)

Jordan Grzelewski (2016). Pa. man allegedly stole Nazi memorabilia from Canfield veterans museum. Vindy.com. 13 December.

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

(United States of America)

Brian Boucher (2016). Heritage Auction House Sues Christie's and Collectrium Over Data Theft. ArtNet News. 13 December.

Nazi-looted paintings belonging to Montrealer Max Stern recovered

(Canada)

Montreal Gazette (2016). Nazi-looted paintings belonging to Montrealer Max Stern recovered. Montreal Gazette. 13 December.

Piece of Art Stolen from Mahopac Public Library Gallery

(United States of America)

David Propper (2016). Piece of Art Stolen from Mahopac Public Library Gallery. The Examiner News. 13 December.

Guelph police looking for man who stole art from downtown cafe

(Canada)

Chris Seto (2016). Guelph police looking for man who stole art from downtown cafe. Guelph Mercury Tribune. 13 December.

Bill protecting works of art lent by foreign institutions passes US Senate

(United States of America)

Sophia Kishkovsky Helen Stoilas (2016). Bill protecting works of art lent by foreign institutions passes US Senate. The Art Newspaper. 13 December.

New Exhibition Shows Poland Using Jewish Gravestones to Build Walls, Sidewalks, Playgrounds

(Poland; United States of America)

JNi.Media (2016). New Exhibition Shows Poland Using Jewish Gravestones to Build Walls, Sidewalks, Playgrounds. The Jewish Press. 13 December.

The Local Man Who Native Americans Call "The Ancient One," Will Finally Get a Proper Burial

(United States of America)

Sophia June (2016). The Local Man Who Native Americans Call "The Ancient One," Will Finally Get a Proper Burial. Willamette Week. 13 December.

Two Dutch Old Masters returned to estate of Jewish dealer Max Stern

(Canada)

Catherine Hickley (2016). Two Dutch Old Masters returned to estate of Jewish dealer Max Stern. The Art Newspaper. 12 December.

Pasadena trial focuses on Nazi-looted masterpiece

(United States of America)

Ryan Torok (2016). Pasadena trial focuses on Nazi-looted masterpiece. Jewish Journal. 12 December.

Reclaiming Nazi-Looted Art Is About to Get Easier

(United States of America)

Erin Blakemore (2016). Reclaiming Nazi-Looted Art Is About to Get Easier. Smithsonian. 12 December.

Lawsuit over Cady Noland's Log Cabin dismissed

(United States of America)

Laura Gilbert (2016). Lawsuit over Cady Noland's Log Cabin dismissed. The Art Newspaper. 12 December.

Man Stole Art from Greenwich Facility: Feds

(United States of America)

Rich Scinto (2016). Man Stole Art from Greenwich Facility: Feds. Patch. 9 December.

Queens Man Charged In Manhattan Federal Court With Sale Of Artwork Stolen From Prominent New York Collection

(United States of America)

Dept of Justice (2016). Queens Man Charged In Manhattan Federal Court With Sale Of Artwork Stolen From Prominent New York Collection. United States Department of Justice. 9 December.

'My stomach dropped': Artist discovers her 'stolen' work on shirts being sold at Winners

(Canada)

Rosa Marchitelli (2016). 'My stomach dropped': Artist discovers her 'stolen' work on shirts being sold at Winners. CBC. 9 December.

Piden a ladrones que devuelvan cuadro religioso

(El Salvador)

Thieves asked to return religious painting

Fátima Membreño (2016). Piden a ladrones que devuelvan cuadro religioso. La Prensa Grafica. 9 December.

ICE and CBP return cultural artifacts to Italy

(Italy; United States of America)

ICE (2016). ICE and CBP return cultural artifacts to Italy. ICE. 9 December.

Destrozan en Chiapas ruinas arqueológicas

(Mexico)

Archaeological ruins destroyed in Chiapas

Omar Ruiz (2016). Destrozan en Chiapas ruinas arqueológicas. El Sol de Mexico. 9 December.

Senate to vote on Holocaust restitution bill in a race against the clock

(United States of America)

David D'Arcy (2016). Senate to vote on Holocaust restitution bill in a race against the clock. The Art Newspaper. 9 December.

'Blue Dog' art thief walks free after experts say drug overdose caused behavior

(United States of America)

Della Hasselle (2016). 'Blue Dog' art thief walks free after experts say drug overdose caused behavior. The Advocate. 8 December.

Ali Center theft suspect arrested; Ali artwork still missing

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2016). Ali Center theft suspect arrested; Ali artwork still missing. The Daily Mail. 8 December.

US House passes bill to ease return of Nazi-looted art

(United States of America)

JTA (2016). US House passes bill to ease return of Nazi-looted art. The Times of Israel. 8 December.

Retired FBI Agent Solves Arts Crimes Including a Missing Nazi Diary, Confederate Relics and Even Batmobiles

(United States of America)

Erin Arvelund (2016). Retired FBI Agent Solves Arts Crimes Including a Missing Nazi Diary, Confederate Relics and Even Batmobiles. Philly.com. 8 December.

Statue had been sold as scrap metal

(Canada)

Ian MacAlpine (2016). Statue had been sold as scrap metal. Thewhig.com. 7 December.

ICE returns 23 pre-Columbian artifacts to Dominican Republic

(Dominican Republic; United States of America)

ICE (2016). ICE returns 23 pre-Columbian artifacts to Dominican Republic. ICE. 7 December.

Heirs of Nazi-Persecuted Art Dealer Alfred Flechtheim Sue Bavarian Museums

(Germany; United States of America)

Nicholas O'Donnell (2016). Heirs of Nazi-Persecuted Art Dealer Alfred Flechtheim Sue Bavarian Museums. JD Supra. 7 December.

US Will Return 9 Indian Antiquities Shortly: Government

(India; United States of America)

Press Trust of India (2016). US Will Return 9 Indian Antiquities Shortly: Government. NDTV. 7 December.

Roman statue stolen from Mussolini is returning to Italy

(Italy; United States of America)

Jamie Schram (2016). Roman statue stolen from Mussolini is returning to Italy. New York Post. 7 December.

INAH recupera monumento que estaba en un hotel

(Mexico)

INAH recovers monument that was in a hotel

Union Yucatán (2016). INAH recupera monumento que estaba en un hotel. Union Yucatán. 7 December.

Artist's Giant Inflatable Igloo Stolen in Brooklyn, Artist Says

(United States of America)

Camille Bautista (2016). Artist's Giant Inflatable Igloo Stolen in Brooklyn, Artist Says. DNA Info. 7 December.

House of Representatives Passes Bill to Recover Art Stolen During the Holocaust

(United States of America)

Artfix Daily (2016). House of Representatives Passes Bill to Recover Art Stolen During the Holocaust. Artfix Daily. 7 December.

Amid regional instability and rising demand, a historic agreement could protect priceless cultural artifacts

(Egypt; United States of America)

Sandy Pterykowski (2016). Amid regional instability and rising demand, a historic agreement could protect priceless cultural artifacts. PBS. 6 December.

Yucatán recupera valiosa estela de antigua ciudad maya

(Mexico)

Yucatan recovers valuable steala from ancient Maya city

Terra (2016). Yucatán recupera valiosa estela de antigua ciudad maya. Terra. 6 December.

Case Over $30 Million Camille Pissarro Painting Comes to a Head in Appeals Court

(Spain; United States of America)

Sarah Cascone (2016). Case Over $30 Million Camille Pissarro Painting Comes to a Head in Appeals Court. ArtNet News. 6 December.

Pearce Leads Effort To Protect Tribal Artifacts

(United States of America)

Office of Rep. Steve Pearce (2016). Pearce Leads Effort To Protect Tribal Artifacts. KRWG. 6 December.

Sacred Sites And Treaty Rights – The Dakota Access Backstory

(United States of America)

Dan Kraker (2016). Sacred Sites And Treaty Rights – The Dakota Access Backstory. Inside Energy. 6 December.

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

(United States of America)

Edvard Pettersson (2016). Jho Low Family Digs in to Stop 1MDB Asset Seizure by U.S.. Bloomberg. 6 December.

Kivi group leads search for stolen paintings

(Canada)

Jim Moodie (2016). Kivi group leads search for stolen paintings. The Sudbury Star. 5 December.

Sotheby's Hires Fraud Expert to Start New Research Department

(United States of America)

Robin Pogrebin (2016). Sotheby's Hires Fraud Expert to Start New Research Department. The New York Times. 5 December.

Kennewick Man skeleton closer to tribal return

(United States of America)

Annette Cary (2016). Kennewick Man skeleton closer to tribal return. The Art Newspaper. 5 December.

The One That Waddled Away: Retracing a Weighty Gold Theft

(United States of America; Canada)

Michael Wilson (2016). The One That Waddled Away: Retracing a Weighty Gold Theft. The New York Times. 4 December.

Fire at California artists' collective claims 33 lives

(United States of America)

Helen Stoilas (2016). Fire at California artists' collective claims 33 lives. The Art Newspaper. 4 December.

Operation Mummy's Curse returns ancient artifacts including child's sarcophagus to Egypt

(Egypt; United States of America)

RT (2016). Operation Mummy's Curse returns ancient artifacts including child's sarcophagus to Egypt. RT. 3 December.

Stolen prints recovered during arrest of suspects

(United States of America)

WOWT (2016). Stolen prints recovered during arrest of suspects. WOWT. 2 December.

$750K sculpture sickened FBI workers in Miami

(United States of America)

Matt Dixon (2016). $750K sculpture sickened FBI workers in Miami. Politico. 2 December.

Austin artist out thousands of dollars after thieves steal paintings

(United States of America)

Amanda Brandels (2016). Austin artist out thousands of dollars after thieves steal paintings. KXAN. 2 December.

Stolen Mummy Hand Makes Its Way Home

(Egypt; United States of America)

Megan Gannon (2016). Stolen Mummy Hand Makes Its Way Home. Live Science. 2 December.

U.S., Egypt Sign Agreement to Thwart Trade in Illegal Antiquities

(Egypt; United States of America)

Kristin Romey (2016). U.S., Egypt Sign Agreement to Thwart Trade in Illegal Antiquities. National Geographic. 2 December.

Victims of Nazi Art theft need Congress to HEAR

(United States of America)

Ambassador Ronald S. Lauder (2016). Victims of Nazi Art theft need Congress to HEAR. The Hill. 1 December.

Mystery at the U of A Art Museum

(United States of America)

Kevin Adger (2016). Mystery at the U of A Art Museum. Tucson News Now. 30 November.

Broadway group sues women who tried to sell allegedly stolen lamp

(United States of America)

Barbara Ross (2016). Broadway group sues women who tried to sell allegedly stolen lamp. New York Daily News. 30 November.

Harn Museum turns over sculpture bought from alleged smuggler

(India; United States of America)

Paige Fry (2016). Harn Museum turns over sculpture bought from alleged smuggler. Alligator. 30 November.

ICE HSI, Tamil Nadu Police arrest major India-based artifact smugglers

(India; Nepal; United States of America)

ICE (2016). ICE HSI, Tamil Nadu Police arrest major India-based artifact smugglers. ICE. 30 November.

FLC students vandalize Native American ruins in Utah

(United States of America)

Jonathan Romeo (2016). FLC students vandalize Native American ruins in Utah. The Journal. 29 November.

Secretary Kerry Signs Cultural Property Protection Agreement With Egypt

(United States of America; Egypt)

US State Department (2016). Secretary Kerry Signs Cultural Property Protection Agreement With Egypt. US Department of State. 29 November.

Healing wounds, looted art reunited with Nazi victims' heirs

(United States of America; France)

Thomas Adamson (2016). Healing wounds, looted art reunited with Nazi victims' heirs. Sun Sentinel. 29 November.

No cesa saqueo arqueológico en la isla de Jaina

(Mexico)

The looting of archaeology on the island of Jaina has not stopped

Cronica (2016). No cesa saqueo arqueológico en la isla de Jaina. Cronica. 28 November.

Painting sold by Jewish couple to fund their escape from Nazi Germany to America is returned to their granddaughter almost eight decades later

(United States of America; France)

Associated Press (2016). Painting sold by Jewish couple to fund their escape from Nazi Germany to America is returned to their granddaughter almost eight decades later. The Daily Mail. 28 November.

Sotheby's Tries to Block Suit Over a Leonardo Sold and Resold at a Big Markup

(United States of America)

Graham Bowley (2016). Sotheby's Tries to Block Suit Over a Leonardo Sold and Resold at a Big Markup. The New York Times. 28 November.

Kylie Jenner to Face Copyright Infringement Suit Over Cosmetics Imagery

(United States of America)

The Fashion Law (2016). Kylie Jenner to Face Copyright Infringement Suit Over Cosmetics Imagery. The Fashion Law. 28 November.

Cuban Artist and Activist El Sexto Abducted and Detained in Cuba Following Fidel Castro's Death

(Cuba)

Alexandra Martinez (2016). Cuban Artist and Activist El Sexto Abducted and Detained in Cuba Following Fidel Castro's Death. Miami New Times. 27 November.

Los verdaderos ladrones del patrimonio nacional

(Cuba)

True thieves of national heritage

Miriam Celaya (2016). Los verdaderos ladrones del patrimonio nacional. Marti. 24 November.

Huella de zapato delata a ladrones de corona de Virgen de Altagracia

(Venezuela)

Footprint of shoe betrays crown robbers of Virgen de Altagracia

Jesus Rivero (2016). Huella de zapato delata a ladrones de corona de Virgen de Altagracia. Panorama. 24 November.

Toronto police search for stolen art worth more than $50K

(Canada)

Julia Whalen (2016). Toronto police search for stolen art worth more than $50K. CBC. 23 November.

American Indian artist files federal civil lawsuit over new Oklahoma law

(United States of America)

Abby Broyles (2016). American Indian artist files federal civil lawsuit over new Oklahoma law. KFOR. 23 November.

Holocaust Museum Says Calls to Donate Nazi Memorabilia are 'Skyrocketing'

(United States of America)

Sarah Emerson (2016). Holocaust Museum Says Calls to Donate Nazi Memorabilia are 'Skyrocketing'. Vice. 23 November.

Facebook help in stolen art mystery may lead to more trouble

(Canada)

CBC (2016). Facebook help in stolen art mystery may lead to more trouble. CBC. 23 November.

Retienen a hombre que intentó robar medalla a virgen en iglesia

(Mexico)

Man tried to steal a virgin's medal in church

Emilio Fernandez (2016). Retienen a hombre que intentó robar medalla a virgen en iglesia. El Universal. 23 November.

LeBron James painting stolen during San Diego hip-hop festival

(United States of America)

Maria Arcega-Dunn (2016). LeBron James painting stolen during San Diego hip-hop festival. Fox. 22 November.

Court Dismisses $1 Billion Copyright Claim Against Getty

(United States of America)

David Walker (2016). Court Dismisses $1 Billion Copyright Claim Against Getty. PDN Pulse. 22 November.

Ex-Worker at Intrepid Museum Says on Video Security Should Be Shot: NYPD

(United States of America)

Maya Rajamani (2016). Ex-Worker at Intrepid Museum Says on Video Security Should Be Shot: NYPD. DNA Info. 22 November.

Man charged with stealing artwork from Muhammad Ali Center

(United States of America)

Justin Sayers (2016). Man charged with stealing artwork from Muhammad Ali Center. USA Today. 22 November.

A look at the book the Metropolitan Museum of Art refuses to sell

(China; United States of America)

Li Yan (2016). A look at the book the Metropolitan Museum of Art refuses to sell. ECNS. 22 November.

A Step in the Right Direction for the Display of Native American Art

(United States of America)

Christopher Green (2016). A Step in the Right Direction for the Display of Native American Art. Hyperallergic. 22 November.

Stolen concrete raven returns to Ottawa artist's studio

(Canada)

CBC (2016). Stolen concrete raven returns to Ottawa artist's studio. CBC. 21 November.

Roban la corona de la Virgen de Altagracia en Los Puertos

(Venezuela)

Crown of the Virgin of Altagracia in Los Puertos stolen

Noticia al dia (2016). Roban la corona de la Virgen de Altagracia en Los Puertos. Noticia al dia. 21 November.

Roban arte sacro a 26 iglesias cada semana en México: Diputada

(Mexico)

Bajo Palabra (2016). Roban arte sacro a 26 iglesias cada semana en México: Diputada. Bajo Palabra. 21 November.

Veracruz entre los estado con mayor saquen de arte sacro

(Mexico)

Veracruz between the states with the greatest sac of sacred art

Veracruzanos (2016). Veracruz entre los estado con mayor saquen de arte sacro. Veracruzanos. 21 November.

How the archaeological review behind the Dakota Access Pipeline went wrong

(United States of America)

Chip Colwell (2016). How the archaeological review behind the Dakota Access Pipeline went wrong. The Conversation. 21 November.

'I was really quite angry': Yellowknife carvings stolen

(Canada)

Mike Gibbins (2016). 'I was really quite angry': Yellowknife carvings stolen. My YellowKnife Now. 21 November.

Sur les traces d'œuvres d'art volées par les nazis

(Canada; Austria)

On the traces of works of art stolen by the Nazis

Dominique Scali (2016). Sur les traces d'œuvres d'art volées par les nazis. Journal de Montreal. 20 November.

Richard Prince Slapped With Yet Another Copyright Lawsuit

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella (2016). Richard Prince Slapped With Yet Another Copyright Lawsuit. ArtNet News. 18 November.

Alec Baldwin compares buying faux art to a bank robbery

(United States of America)

Julia Marsh (2016). Alec Baldwin compares buying faux art to a bank robbery. Page Six. 18 November.

Vancouver police investigate Downtown Eastside art heist

(Canada)

Scott Brown (2016). Vancouver police investigate Downtown Eastside art heist. Vancouver Sun. 17 November.

170-year-old painting stolen from N.J. museum

(United States of America)

Joe Malinconico (2016). 170-year-old painting stolen from N.J. museum. KHOU. 16 November.

Art Recovery International Launches Global Database to Protect Cultural Heritage

(United States of America)

Caroline Elbaor (2016). Art Recovery International Launches Global Database to Protect Cultural Heritage. ArtNet News. 16 November.

Donation Returns Over 200 Indigenous Art Objects to British Columbia

(Canada)

Allison Meier (2016). Donation Returns Over 200 Indigenous Art Objects to British Columbia. Hyperallergic. 16 November.

Artworks by Joan Collins's Son Stolen When Shipped to Collector

(United Kingdom; United States of America)

Lorena Muñoz-Alonso (2016). Artworks by Joan Collins's Son Stolen When Shipped to Collector. ArtNet News. 15 November.

Man Claims Mistress Ran Off With $15 Million in Erotic Art

(United States of America)

Henri Neuendorf (2016). Man Claims Mistress Ran Off With $15 Million in Erotic Art. ArtNet News. 14 November.

To be seen nevermore? Raven sculpture vanishes from artist's downtown studio

(Canada)

Megan Gillis (2016). To be seen nevermore? Raven sculpture vanishes from artist's downtown studio. Ottawa Citizen. 14 November.

Pierden alrededor de 100 vestigios arqueológicos en Chetumal

(Mexico)

About 100 archaeological sites lost in Chetumal

Ángel Castilla (2016). Pierden alrededor de 100 vestigios arqueológicos en Chetumal. Sipse. 13 November.

DNR cracks down on fossil hunters

(United States of America)

Bo Petersen (2016). DNR cracks down on fossil hunters. The Charlotte Observer. 12 November.

Proposed Bears Ears monument protects Anasazi history at risk

(United States of America)

Brad Branan (2016). Proposed Bears Ears monument protects Anasazi history at risk. The Sacramento Bee. 11 November.

Artwork featuring Bruce Springsteen stolen from Asbury Park shop

(United States of America)

News 12 (2016). Artwork featuring Bruce Springsteen stolen from Asbury Park shop. News 12. 10 November.

Lantana officer recounts bizarre art theft investigation

(United States of America)

Alanna Quillen (2016). Lantana officer recounts bizarre art theft investigation. WPTV. 10 November.

'Gospel of Jesus' Wife' Researcher Says Frenzy Distracts from Larger Issues

(United States of America)

Bonnie K. Bennett (2016). 'Gospel of Jesus' Wife' Researcher Says Frenzy Distracts from Larger Issues. The Harvard Crimson. 10 November.

Thief rides off with 'priceless' sculpture from Edmonton gallery

(Canada)

Scott Stevenson (2016). Thief rides off with 'priceless' sculpture from Edmonton gallery. CBC. 10 November.

Germany returns ancient relics

(Germany; Peru)

Alvaro Tassano (2016). Germany returns ancient relics. Peru This Week. 9 November.

Arnold Mesches, Artist Who Was Recorded by the F.B.I., Dies at 93

(United States of America)

William Grimes (2016). Arnold Mesches, Artist Who Was Recorded by the F.B.I., Dies at 93. The New York Times. 9 November.

NAGPRA Revisited: Negotiating Culture, Legalities, and Challenges at Wesleyan and Beyond

(United States of America)

Emmet Teran Jenny Davis (2016). NAGPRA Revisited: Negotiating Culture, Legalities, and Challenges at Wesleyan and Beyond. The Wesleyan Argus. 8 November.

Violencia y narco obstaculizan el trabajo de arqueólogos

(Mexico)

Violence and narcos hamper the work of archaeologists

Reyna Paz Avendaño (2016). Violencia y narco obstaculizan el trabajo de arqueólogos. Cronica. 7 November.

Stolen historic documents found 8 years later

(United States of America)

Autumn Luedke (2016). Stolen historic documents found 8 years later. The Eagle. 7 November.

FBI Art Crime Unit Uncovers Stolen Treasures

(United States of America)

David Spunt (2016). FBI Art Crime Unit Uncovers Stolen Treasures. CBS. 7 November.

El saqueo de nuestra riqueza arqueológica y cultural

(Colombia)

The plundering of our archaeological and cultural wealth

Vanguardia (2016). El saqueo de nuestra riqueza arqueológica y cultural. Vanguardia. 7 November.

Police Search For Man Who Stole Scepter, Other Items From Brooklyn Church

(United States of America)

CBS (2016). Police Search For Man Who Stole Scepter, Other Items From Brooklyn Church. CBS. 6 November.

I think the Met's $95M van Gogh masterpiece is a fake

(United States of America)

Bill Sanderson (2016). I think the Met's $95M van Gogh masterpiece is a fake. New York Post. 6 November.

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

(United States of America; Mexico)

Robbie Whelan Will Connors (2016). The War of Santa Anna's Leg Takes a Big Step Forward. Wall Street Journal. 6 November.

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

(United States of America)

Maria Di Mento (2016). Gifts Roundup: Holocaust Museum Gets $1 Million From War-Crimes Lawyer. The Chronicle of Philanthropy. 6 November.

Eternal unrest: How a Native American burial site was desecrated in Hamilton County

(United States of America)

Chris Sikich (2016). Eternal unrest: How a Native American burial site was desecrated in Hamilton County. Indy Star. 5 November.

Outcry after Toledo Museum of Art sells ancient Greek and Egyptian objects at auction

(United States of America; Egypt; Cyprus)

Aimee Dawson (2016). Outcry after Toledo Museum of Art sells ancient Greek and Egyptian objects at auction. The Art Newspaper. 5 November.

Se robaron tres coronas de la Virgen

(Venezuela)

Three crowns of the Virgin stolen

El Tiempo (2016). Se robaron tres coronas de la Virgen. El Tiempo. 4 November.

14th century Italian manuscript transferred to ICE following probe

(United States of America; Italy; Switzerland)

ICE (2016). 14th century Italian manuscript transferred to ICE following probe. ICE. 4 November.

The $6 Million Lawsuit against David Zwirner over a Jeff Koons Sculpture, Explained

(United States of America)

Isaac Kaplan (2016). The $6 Million Lawsuit against David Zwirner over a Jeff Koons Sculpture, Explained. Artsy. 4 November.

Cleveland Museum of Art gives back manuscript page illegally cut from book in Italy

(United States of America)

Steven Litt (2016). Cleveland Museum of Art gives back manuscript page illegally cut from book in Italy. Cleveland.com. 4 November.

LAPD investigating Boyle Heights vandalism as possible hate crimes sparked by gentrification fight

(United States of America)

Brittny Mejia (2016). LAPD investigating Boyle Heights vandalism as possible hate crimes sparked by gentrification fight. Los Angeles Times. 3 November.

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

(Germany; United States of America)

Matt Novak (2016). Nobody Knows If These Nazi Home Movies Were Lost, Stolen or Destroyed at the National Archives. Gizmodo. 3 November.

Only a Fraction of Mexico's Stolen Cultural Antiquities Are Recovered

(Mexico)

Tania L. Montalvo (2016). Only a Fraction of Mexico's Stolen Cultural Antiquities Are Recovered. Insight Crime. 3 November.

Ring the alarm: Legendary bell precious to Métis nation is missing — again

(Canada)

CBC (2016). Ring the alarm: Legendary bell precious to Métis nation is missing — again. CBC. 2 November.

Students questioned over cenotaph graffiti

(Canada)

John Law (2016). Students questioned over cenotaph graffiti. Well and Tribune. 1 November.

Egypt bans cooperation with Toledo Museum over antiquities' sale

(Egypt; United States of America)

Middle East Monitor (2016). Egypt bans cooperation with Toledo Museum over antiquities' sale. Middle East Monitor. 1 November.

Former Harrisburg mayor's trial pushed to 2017

(United States of America)

Emily Previti (2016). Former Harrisburg mayor's trial pushed to 2017. WITF. 31 October.

Long-lost Toledo sword returns home

(United States of America)

Ignazio Messina (2016). Long-lost Toledo sword returns home. The Toledo Blade. 30 October.

Egypt wants sanctions against museum for selling antiquities

(United States of America; Egypt)

Roberta Gedert (2016). Egypt wants sanctions against museum for selling antiquities. The Toledo Blade. 29 October.

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

(Canada)

CKWS (2016). Card thefts prompt Hall of Fame to reduce hours, add security cameras. CKWS. 28 October.

Meet The Artist Selling Human Skulls Online

(United States of America)

Daniel Littlewood (2016). Meet The Artist Selling Human Skulls Online. Vocativ. 28 October.

Valuable hockey cards stolen from OHHOF

(Canada)

CKWS (2016). Valuable hockey cards stolen from OHHOF. CKWS. 27 October.

Zimmerli displays counterfeit coins as part of Roman collection

(United States of America)

Mary Berko (2016). Zimmerli displays counterfeit coins as part of Roman collection. The Daily Targum. 27 October.

Gallery Owner Accuses Alec Baldwin of Dodging Tax in Disputed Art Purchase

(United States of America)

Graham Bowley (2016). Gallery Owner Accuses Alec Baldwin of Dodging Tax in Disputed Art Purchase. The New York Times. 27 October.

Controversial auctioning of artifacts ends

(United States of America)

Roberta Gedert (2016). Controversial auctioning of artifacts ends. The Toledo Blade. 27 October.

Maryland caretaker admits selling stolen art in N.J.

(United States of America)

Paul Milo (2016). Maryland caretaker admits selling stolen art in N.J.. NJ.com. 26 October.

Art goes mysteriously missing from lodge

(United States of America)

Emily Mieure (2016). Art goes mysteriously missing from lodge. Jackson Hole News & Guide. 26 October.

Ownership questions trigger NGV action on antiquities

(Australia; Guatemala)

Michaela Boland (2016). Ownership questions trigger NGV action on antiquities. The Australian. 26 October.

Rare Toledo museum items sold despite protests

(United States of America)

Roberta Gedert (2016). Rare Toledo museum items sold despite protests. The Toledo Blade. 26 October.

First maple syrup, now fir resin subject of lucrative heist

(Canada)

CBC (2016). First maple syrup, now fir resin subject of lucrative heist. CBC. 25 October.

Museum makes plea for missing maritime trail signs

(Cayman Islands)

Jewel Levy (2016). Museum makes plea for missing maritime trail signs. Cayman Compass. 25 October.

Police Seek Help Identifying Suspect In Ali Center Art Theft

(United States of America)

Lex18 (2016). Police Seek Help Identifying Suspect In Ali Center Art Theft. Lex18. 25 October.

Denuncian robo en zona arqueológica de El Rosario, en SJR

(Mexico)

Theft in archaeological site of El Rosario denounced

Karen Mungula (2016). Denuncian robo en zona arqueológica de El Rosario, en SJR. Codice Informativo. 25 October.

Gallery Files Lawsuit Against Agnes Martin Authentication Committee

(United States of America; United Kingdom; Canada)

Amah-Rose Abrams (2016). Gallery Files Lawsuit Against Agnes Martin Authentication Committee. ArtNet News. 25 October.

Cyprus demands auction be stopped

(United States of America; Cyprus)

Roberta Gedert (2016). Cyprus demands auction be stopped. The Toledo Blade. 25 October.

Art theft from Vancouver church shocks local fabric artists

(Canada)

Karin Larsen (2016). Art theft from Vancouver church shocks local fabric artists. CBC. 24 October.

Tennessee Commission Rejects City's Request to Remove Monument to First Grand Wizard of KKK

(United States of America)

Claire Voon (2016). Tennessee Commission Rejects City's Request to Remove Monument to First Grand Wizard of KKK. Hyperallergic. 24 October.

Kirk Goes After Artifacts Plundered By ISIS

(United States of America)

Nick Gale (2016). Kirk Goes After Artifacts Plundered By ISIS. WLS. 24 October.

Culture Held Captive—Tribal Members Want Patrimony Returned

(United States of America)

Stephanie Woodard (2016). Culture Held Captive—Tribal Members Want Patrimony Returned. Indian Country Today. 24 October.

Art expert slams Toledo museum on sale of antiquities

(United States of America; Egypt; Cyprus; Greece)

Wynne Everett (2016). Art expert slams Toledo museum on sale of antiquities. The Toledo Blade. 24 October.

Stolen Jesus head returned to Sudbury church

(Canada)

Inside Ottawa Valley (2016). Stolen Jesus head returned to Sudbury church. Inside Ottawa Valley. 23 October.

Antiquities ministry trying to stop sale of Egyptian artefacts at New York auction

(Egypt; United States of America)

Nevine El-Aref (2016). Antiquities ministry trying to stop sale of Egyptian artefacts at New York auction. Ahram Online. 21 October.

Art stolen from Steinberg heir likely to go to organized crime: expert

(Canada)

Paul Cherry (2016). Art stolen from Steinberg heir likely to go to organized crime: expert. Montreal Gazette. 21 October.

Photographer Sues Trump for Copyright Infringement Over Skittles Image

(United States of America; United Kingdom)

Carey Dunne (2016). Photographer Sues Trump for Copyright Infringement Over Skittles Image. Hyperallergic. 21 October.

Baby Jesus statue in Canada turns heads with artists' 'shocking' restoration

(Canada)

Ashifa Kassam (2016). Baby Jesus statue in Canada turns heads with artists' 'shocking' restoration. The Guardian. 20 October.

The Mysterious Reason Tourists Keep Mailing Rocks Back To Hawaii

(United States of America)

Carla Herreria (2016). The Mysterious Reason Tourists Keep Mailing Rocks Back To Hawaii. Huffington Post. 19 October.

Udall Leads Senate Hearing On Action To Prevent Theft, Illegal Possession, Sale Of Tribal Cultural Items

(United States of America)

Chris Clark (2016). Udall Leads Senate Hearing On Action To Prevent Theft, Illegal Possession, Sale Of Tribal Cultural Items. Los Alamos Daily Post. 19 October.

Loopholes in U.S. Laws Allow Trafficking in Sacred Tribal Artifacts

(United States of America)

Mary Hudez (2016). Loopholes in U.S. Laws Allow Trafficking in Sacred Tribal Artifacts. AllGov. 19 October.

Stolen Artifacts! Drunk Teens! And More True Tales of Florida's First State Archaeologist

(United States of America)

Sarah Laskow (2016). Stolen Artifacts! Drunk Teens! And More True Tales of Florida's First State Archaeologist. Atlas Obscura. 19 October.

EWS Former Knoedler director settles lawsuit with casino billionaire over fake Rothko

(United States of America)

Laura Gilbert (2016). EWS Former Knoedler director settles lawsuit with casino billionaire over fake Rothko. The Art Newspaper. 19 October.

Black Market for Latin American Cultural Heritage Revealed

(General)

TeleSur (2016). Black Market for Latin American Cultural Heritage Revealed. TeleSur. 18 October.

Texas man busted at border with Mexican artifacts

(United States of America)

Brett Barrouquere (2016). Texas man busted at border with Mexican artifacts. Chron. 18 October.

U.S. Senators are pushing for Native American Artifact legislation

(United States of America)

Justin Matthews (2016). U.S. Senators are pushing for Native American Artifact legislation. KOAT. 18 October.

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

(United States of America)

Jeremy Stahl (2016). The Marker Where Emmett Till's Body Was Found Has Been Riddled With Bullet Holes for Years. Slate. 18 October.

Wall Street Dealmaker Says Professor Took Him for a Ride

(United States of America)

Graham Bowley (2016). Wall Street Dealmaker Says Professor Took Him for a Ride. The New York Times. 17 October.

Alec Baldwin lawsuit is helping dealer sell more art

(United States of America)

Richard Johnson (2016). Alec Baldwin lawsuit is helping dealer sell more art. Page Six. 17 October.

Saint Jerome once owned by controversial collector Giulano Ruffini sent for technical tests

(United States of America)

Vincent Noce (2016). Saint Jerome once owned by controversial collector Giulano Ruffini sent for technical tests. The Art Newspaper. 17 October.

Sólo se recupera 1 de cada 100 bienes culturales robados en México

(Mexico)

Only 1 in 100 cultural objects stolen in Mexico are recovered

Tania L. Montalvo (2016). Sólo se recupera 1 de cada 100 bienes culturales robados en México. Animal Politico. 17 October.

Doña Neria, la mujer que rescató 560 piezas mayas de saqueadores

(Guatemala)

Doña Neria, the woman who rescued 560 Maya pieces from looters

Soy 502 (2016). Doña Neria, la mujer que rescató 560 piezas mayas de saqueadores. Soy 502. 16 October.

¿Tiene piezas precolombinas en sus manos? Entréguelas al Museo Nacional

(Costa Rica)

Do you have Precolumbian pieces on your hands? Bring them to the National Museum.

Hassel Fallas (2016). ¿Tiene piezas precolombinas en sus manos? Entréguelas al Museo Nacional. La Nación. 16 October.

Traficantes ticos suplen arte precolombino a ilícito mercado mundial

(Costa Rica)

Precolumbian traffickers supply Precolumbian art to the global illicit market

Hassel Fallas (2016). Traficantes ticos suplen arte precolombino a ilícito mercado mundial. La Nación. 16 October.

Traficante envió un cuadro robado de Picasso desde Heredia a Washigton

(Costa Rica; United States of America; France)

Trafficker sent a stolen Picasso painting from Heredia to Washington

Hassel Fallas (2016). Traficante envió un cuadro robado de Picasso desde Heredia a Washigton. La Nación. 16 October.

La sombra nazi de Harry Mannil, el coleccionista de jaguares

(Costa Rica)

The Nazi shadow of Harry Mannil, the collector of stone jaguars

Lorenzo Pirovano (2016). La sombra nazi de Harry Mannil, el coleccionista de jaguares. La Nación. 16 October.

Joyas prehispánicas a la deriva por falta de dinero para repatriarlas

(Costa Rica)

Prehispanic treasures left adrift due to a lack of money to repatriate them.

Lorenzo Pirovano (2016). Joyas prehispánicas a la deriva por falta de dinero para repatriarlas. La Nación. 16 October.

Leonardo Patterson, el comerciante de arte siempre bajo sospecha

(Costa Rica)

Leonardo Patterson, the art dealer always under suspician

Hassel Fallas (2016). Leonardo Patterson, el comerciante de arte siempre bajo sospecha. La Nación. 16 October.

Costa Rica solo protege con ley al arte prehispánico

(Costa Rica)

Costa Rican only protects Prehispanic art by law

Hassel Fallas (2016). Costa Rica solo protege con ley al arte prehispánico. La Nación. 16 October.

Guerrero de piedra de Limón se subastó en $865.000 en París

(Costa Rica)

Stone warrior from Limón was auctioned for $865,000 in Paris

Hassel Fallas (2016). Guerrero de piedra de Limón se subastó en $865.000 en París. La Nación. 16 October.

Copias de arte prehispánico son tan exactas que hacen dudar a traficantes

(Costa Rica)

Copies of Preshispanic art are so exact that they cast doubt on traffickers

Hassel Fallas (2016). Copias de arte prehispánico son tan exactas que hacen dudar a traficantes. La Nación. 16 October.

Coleccionistas conservaron reliquias arqueológicas pese a ser ilegal

(Costa Rica)

Collectors preserve archaeological relics despite them being illegal

Hassel Fallas (2016). Coleccionistas conservaron reliquias arqueológicas pese a ser ilegal. La Nación. 16 October.

Educators find silver lining in Fort Ellis looting

(United States of America)

Lewis Kendall (2016). Educators find silver lining in Fort Ellis looting. Bozeman Daily Chronicle. 16 October.

Northampton Council Sekhemka statue 'now in US'

(United Kingdom; United States of America; Egypt)

BBC News (2016). Northampton Council Sekhemka statue 'now in US'. BBC News. 15 October.

Roban campana a templo católico en Santiago

(Dominican Republic)

Bell stolen from Catholic church in Santiago

Ricardo Rodríguez Rosa (2016). Roban campana a templo católico en Santiago. Diario Digital. 14 October.

Mayan vase subject of latest provenance inquiry at NGA

(Australia; Guatemala)

Michaela Boland (2016). Mayan vase subject of latest provenance inquiry at NGA. The Australian. 14 October.

Have you seen this larger-than-life Transformers sculpture that was stolen from an LIC studio?

(United States of America)

Angela Matua (2016). Have you seen this larger-than-life Transformers sculpture that was stolen from an LIC studio?. QNS. 13 October.

Suman ocho robos a iglesias de la región de Tecamachalco

(Mexico)

Eight robberies in churches in the region of Tecamachalco

Javier Rodríguez (2016). Suman ocho robos a iglesias de la región de Tecamachalco. Diario Cambio. 13 October.

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

(Canada)

Jericho Knopp (2016). Man jailed 2 years for possessing stolen N.B. Museum plaques. CBC. 13 October.

Lawsuit shows difficulties of authentication and repair

(United States of America)

Dan Duray (2016). Lawsuit shows difficulties of authentication and repair. The Art Newspaper. 13 October.

Roban arte sacro en Tecamachalco

(Mexico)

Sacred art stolen in Tecamachalco

José Sánchez (2016). Roban arte sacro en Tecamachalco. El Popular. 12 October.

The Caravaggio work at the centre of the Wildenstein money-laundering trial

(United States of America)

Victoria Stapley-Brown (2016). The Caravaggio work at the centre of the Wildenstein money-laundering trial. The Art Newspaper. 12 October.

Italia entrega a México piezas arqueológicas rescatadas del tráfico ilegal

(Mexico; Italy)

Italy delivers archaeological pieces recovered from illegal trafficking to Mexico

Tania Campos (2016). Italia entrega a México piezas arqueológicas rescatadas del tráfico ilegal. Xataka. 12 October.

Advocates, scientists building the case to connect Kennewick Man with modern tribes

(United States of America)

Annette Cary (2016). Advocates, scientists building the case to connect Kennewick Man with modern tribes. Yakima Herald. 10 October.

To Whomever Stole this Totem Pole – Bring it Back!

(United States of America)

Daedalus Howell (2016). To Whomever Stole this Totem Pole – Bring it Back!. Argus Courier. 10 October.

Stolen art piece to raise awareness of homelessness replaced

(United States of America)

Scott Burton (2016). Stolen art piece to raise awareness of homelessness replaced. KTOO. 10 October.

El Sucre protege a sus restos arqueológicos

(Ecuador)

El Sucre protects its archaeological remains

José Miguel Castillo (2016). El Sucre protege a sus restos arqueológicos. El Telégrafo. 8 October.

Meadows Museum Solves Mystery of Murillo Paintings' Provenance

(United States of America)

Artfix Daily (2016). Meadows Museum Solves Mystery of Murillo Paintings' Provenance. Artfix Daily. 8 October.

Cambridge under pressure to return looted Benin bronze cockerel - but won't return it in case it gets stolen again

(Nigeria; United Kingdom)

Colin Freeman (2016). Cambridge under pressure to return looted Benin bronze cockerel - but won't return it in case it gets stolen again. The Telegraph. 8 October.

Crime & The Courts: Stolen Nazi flag's value not just historical

(United States of America)

Kimball Perry (2016). Crime & The Courts: Stolen Nazi flag's value not just historical. The Columbus Dispatch. 8 October.

St Louis Museum Embroiled in Controversy as Staff Member Reputedly Attacked, Boycott Underway

(United States of America)

Claire Voon (2016). St Louis Museum Embroiled in Controversy as Staff Member Reputedly Attacked, Boycott Underway. Hyperallergic. 7 October.

Machu Picchu wall painted red

(Peru)

Alvaro Tassano (2016). Machu Picchu wall painted red. Peru This Week. 7 October.

"La corona ya no está en Tabasco"

(Mexico)

"The Crown is not in Tabasco"

José Vázquez (2016). "La corona ya no está en Tabasco". Tabasco Hoy. 7 October.

After 185 Years, Nat Turner's Alleged Skull Returned to Family

(United States of America)

Justin Fornal (2016). After 185 Years, Nat Turner's Alleged Skull Returned to Family. National Geographic. 7 October.

Debate simmers over name of Devils Tower monument in Wyoming

(United States of America)

Bob Moen (2016). Debate simmers over name of Devils Tower monument in Wyoming. Casper Star Tribune. 7 October.

Man Charged With Stealing Rare Books Worth $20,000 From Manhattan Dealer

(United States of America)

Sarah Maslin Nir (2016). Man Charged With Stealing Rare Books Worth $20,000 From Manhattan Dealer. The New York Times. 6 October.

Dash Snow's Estate Sues McDonald's for Copyright Infringement

(United States of America)

Carey Dunne (2016). Dash Snow's Estate Sues McDonald's for Copyright Infringement. Hyperallergic. 5 October.

Bay State director tapped to write screenplay for art heist film

(United States of America)

Mark Shanahan (2016). Bay State director tapped to write screenplay for art heist film. The Boston Globe. 5 October.

Greenpoint's USS Monitor trail marker stolen

(United States of America)

Brooklyn Daily Eagle (2016). Greenpoint's USS Monitor trail marker stolen. Brooklyn Daily Eagle. 5 October.

Indie Artist Lili Chin Is Suing Kohl's for Allegedly Ripping Off Her 'Doggie Language' Designs

(United States of America)

Madeleine Davies (2016). Indie Artist Lili Chin Is Suing Kohl's for Allegedly Ripping Off Her 'Doggie Language' Designs. Jezebel. 4 October.

How a Nazi-Looted Painting Made its Way to University of Oklahoma

(United States of America)

Max Kutner (2016). How a Nazi-Looted Painting Made its Way to University of Oklahoma. Newsweek. 4 October.

Gold Butte two years after the Bundy standoff

(United States of America)

Lyndsey Gilpin (2016). Gold Butte two years after the Bundy standoff. The Journal. 4 October.

Angelina Jolie's Divorce Lawyer Embroiled in Dispute Over '$100 Million Pollock'

(United States of America)

Sarah Cascone (2016). Angelina Jolie's Divorce Lawyer Embroiled in Dispute Over '$100 Million Pollock'. ArtNet News. 4 October.

'We Are a Big Family': Dealers Unite Against Thefts of Rare Books

(United States of America)

Sarah Maslin Nir (2016). 'We Are a Big Family': Dealers Unite Against Thefts of Rare Books. The New York Times. 4 October.

Bears Ears named one of nation's most 'endangered' places

(United States of America)

Amy Joi O'Donoghue (2016). Bears Ears named one of nation's most 'endangered' places. Deseret News. 4 October.

Should It Be Illegal To Buy And Sell Purple Hearts? One Congressman Thinks So

(United States of America)

Sarah Sicard (2016). Should It Be Illegal To Buy And Sell Purple Hearts? One Congressman Thinks So. Task and Purpose. 4 October.

Egypt recovers 5 stolen artifacts from US

(Egypt; United States of America)

State Information Service (2016). Egypt recovers 5 stolen artifacts from US. State Information Service. 3 October.

Egypt retrieves 4 Pharaonic artifacts from the US

(Egypt; United States of America)

Al-Masry Al-Youm (2016). Egypt retrieves 4 Pharaonic artifacts from the US. Egypt Independent. 3 October.

Ancient 'Kennewick Man' remains returned to Columbia River tribes

(United States of America)

Megan Thomas (2016). Ancient 'Kennewick Man' remains returned to Columbia River tribes. CBC. 3 October.

Denuncia el INAH saqueo de piezas prehispánicas en Asientos

(Mexico)

INAH denounces the looting of prehispanic archaeological pieces in Asientos

Hidro Calido (2016). Denuncia el INAH saqueo de piezas prehispánicas en Asientos. Hidro Calido. 3 October.

Congress Condemns Trafficking of Native American Objects

(United States of America)

Laura Morales (2016). Congress Condemns Trafficking of Native American Objects. Arizona Public Media. 3 October.

Chile debe devolver libros saqueados

(Chile)

Chile must retrieve looted books

Denis Merino (2016). Chile debe devolver libros saqueados. Diario Uno. 2 October.

En el abandono están los sitios arqueológicos de Comayagua y La Paz

(Honduras)

The archaeological sites of Comayagua and La Paz are abandoned

Juan César Díaz (2016). En el abandono están los sitios arqueológicos de Comayagua y La Paz. El Heraldo. 2 October.

No deathbed confession in Gardner heist

(United States of America)

Shelley Murphy (2016). No deathbed confession in Gardner heist. The Boston Globe. 1 October.

Es un sacrilegio: Diócesis

(Mexico)

Crystyan Vinagre (2016). Es un sacrilegio: Diócesis. Tabasco Hoy. 1 October.

I Used My House Key to Break Into the DMA's Vault

(United States of America)

Peter Simek (2016). I Used My House Key to Break Into the DMA's Vault. D Magazine. 1 October.

Mobster said to know location of art in biggest US heist near death, attorney says

(United States of America)

Reuters (2016). Mobster said to know location of art in biggest US heist near death, attorney says. The Guardian. 1 October.

Advierten saqueo y daño a patrimonio arqueológico en Zanatepec

(Mexico)

Averting looting and damage to archaeological heritage in Zanatepec

Martín Vargas (2016). Advierten saqueo y daño a patrimonio arqueológico en Zanatepec. Istmo Press. 1 October.

Se roban una virgen en municipio de Ocotepeque

(Honduras)

Virgin stolen from the municipality of Ocotepeque

Ariel Trigueros (2016). Se roban una virgen en municipio de Ocotepeque. Tiempo. 30 September.

Met Picasso Belonged to Family That Fled Nazis, Suit Says

(United States of America)

Graham Bowley (2016). Met Picasso Belonged to Family That Fled Nazis, Suit Says. The New York Times. 30 September.

Roban corona de Virgen de la Asunción

(Mexico)

Crown of the Virgen de la Asunción stolen

Leobardo Pérez Marín (2016). Roban corona de Virgen de la Asunción. El Universal. 30 September.

US-France court battle tied to Picasso comes to a head

(United States of America; France)

Sébastien Blanc (2016). US-France court battle tied to Picasso comes to a head. Art Daily. 30 September.

Mexico returns remains of US soldiers from 1846 war

(Mexico; United States of America)

BBC News (2016). Mexico returns remains of US soldiers from 1846 war. BBC News. 29 September.

New California Law Will Make Signed Books & Art Harder to Sell

(United States of America)

Rebecca Rego Barry (2016). New California Law Will Make Signed Books & Art Harder to Sell. Fine Books Magazine. 29 September.

Man pleads guilty in New Brunswick Museum plaque theft case

(Canada)

Jericho Knopp (2016). Man pleads guilty in New Brunswick Museum plaque theft case. CBC. 28 September.

Police: Ex-girlfriend stole $10 million in art from Lantana home

(United States of America)

Hannah Winston (2016). Police: Ex-girlfriend stole $10 million in art from Lantana home. Palm Beach Post. 28 September.

Feds 'Paying a Lot of Attention' to International Repatriations; Is It Enough?

(United States of America)

Kim Baca (2016). Feds 'Paying a Lot of Attention' to International Repatriations; Is It Enough?. Indian Country Today. 28 September.

Saquean con trascabo tumbas prehispánicas en Totimehuacan

(Mexico)

Prehispanic tombs at Titimehuacan looted with bulldozer

Francisco Sánchez (2016). Saquean con trascabo tumbas prehispánicas en Totimehuacan. Intolerancia Diario. 28 September.

Denuncian corrupción en parques arqueológicos

(Guatemala)

Corruption at archaeological sites denounced

William Gularte (2016). Denuncian corrupción en parques arqueológicos. El Periódico. 27 September.

New York Congressman Co-Sponsors Bill to Save Stolen Holocaust Art

(United States of America)

Jason Cohen (2016). New York Congressman Co-Sponsors Bill to Save Stolen Holocaust Art. JP Updates. 27 September.

Roban campana en Huichapan

(Mexico)

Bell stolen in Huichapan

El Sol de Hidalgo (2016). Roban campana en Huichapan. El Sol de Hidalgo. 25 September.

Detenidos por saquear piedras arqueológicas

(Mexico)

Arrests for looting of archaeological stones

Tribuna (2016). Detenidos por saquear piedras arqueológicas. Tribuna. 25 September.

The Gweagal shield and the fight to change the British Museum's attitude to seized artefacts

(Australia; United Kingdom)

Paul Daley (2016). The Gweagal shield and the fight to change the British Museum's attitude to seized artefacts. The Guardian. 25 September.

University of Utah police seeking info over art theft

(United States of America)

Abigail Norton (2016). University of Utah police seeking info over art theft. KUTV. 23 September.

Antiques dealers arrested and $4.5m worth of ivory seized in New York

(United States of America)

Gabriella Angeleti (2016). Antiques dealers arrested and $4.5m worth of ivory seized in New York. The Art Newspaper. 23 September.

Robert Soros in Divorce Battle Over $7.7 Million Christopher Wool Painting

(United States of America)

Sarah Cascone (2016). Robert Soros in Divorce Battle Over $7.7 Million Christopher Wool Painting. ArtNet News. 23 September.

Could you return that Declaration of Independence your family stole? Please?

(United States of America)

Gene Marks (2016). Could you return that Declaration of Independence your family stole? Please?. The Washington Post. 23 September.

Popular art gallery owner shot, killed

(United States of America)

Atlanta Journal Constitution (2016). Popular art gallery owner shot, killed. Atlanta Journal Constitution. 23 September.

Naked Trump statue in downtown Las Vegas vandalized

(United States of America)

Lawren Lineham (2016). Naked Trump statue in downtown Las Vegas vandalized. Las Vegas Review-Journal. 23 September.

Police find 'Emperor Has No Balls' statue depicting naked Donald Trump

(United States of America)

Marcine Joseph (2016). Police find 'Emperor Has No Balls' statue depicting naked Donald Trump. ABC United States. 23 September.

Who stole naked Trump statue? Police want to ask this guy about it The naked Donald Trump statue first made an appearance on a Wynwood billboard last week. In Wynwood, a nude Donald Trump is no more, and Miami Police have a suspect. The naked Donald Trump statue first made an appearance on a Wynwood billboard last week. The naked Donald Trump statue first made an appearance on a Wynwood billboard last week. In Wynwood, a nude Donald Trump is no more, and Miami Police have a suspect.

(United States of America)

Alex Harris (2016). Who stole naked Trump statue? Police want to ask this guy about it The naked Donald Trump statue first made an appearance on a Wynwood billboard last week. In Wynwood, a nude Donald Trump is no more, and Miami Police have a suspect. The naked Donald Trump statue first made an appearance on a Wynwood billboard last week. The naked Donald Trump statue first made an appearance on a Wynwood billboard last week. In Wynwood, a nude Donald Trump is no more, and Miami Police have a suspect.. Miami Herald. 22 September.

Have You Seen This Artist's Converted Metermaid Vehicle, Stolen Yesterday?

(United States of America)

Caleb Pershan (2016). Have You Seen This Artist's Converted Metermaid Vehicle, Stolen Yesterday?. SFist. 21 September.

Last two remaining 'Indian Bridge' figures stolen from city storage yard

(Canada)

Reg Clayton (2016). Last two remaining 'Indian Bridge' figures stolen from city storage yard. Kenora Daily Miner and News. 21 September.

Rough Riders replace stolen plaque honoring their namesake

(United States of America)

Paul Guzzo (2016). Rough Riders replace stolen plaque honoring their namesake. Tampa Bay Times. 21 September.

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

(Canada)

Ben Guarino (2016). Royal Canadian Mint employee allegedly smuggled $140,000 worth of gold in his butt. The Washington Post. 21 September.

How the journey of a Rembrandt masterpiece ended here in the North Country

(United States of America; Russia)

Brian Mann (2016). How the journey of a Rembrandt masterpiece ended here in the North Country. North County Public Radio. 21 September.

Booker urges 'justice' in reclaiming stolen art

(United States of America)

New Jersey Jewish News (2016). Booker urges 'justice' in reclaiming stolen art. New Jersey Jewish News. 21 September.

The Ancient One Takes Another Step Toward Home

(United States of America)

Richard Walker (2016). The Ancient One Takes Another Step Toward Home. Indian Country Today. 21 September.

Over 1,200 Archaeologists and Museum Staff Condemn Destruction Wrought by Dakota Pipeline

(United States of America)

Allison Meier (2016). Over 1,200 Archaeologists and Museum Staff Condemn Destruction Wrought by Dakota Pipeline. Hyperallergic. 21 September.

Battle for Ben Franklin manuscripts could be settled soon

(United States of America)

Bridget Murphy (2016). Battle for Ben Franklin manuscripts could be settled soon. Newsday. 21 September.

Police on the hunt for stolen buffalo statue, thief in Oklahoma City

(United States of America)

Bill Schammert (2016). Police on the hunt for stolen buffalo statue, thief in Oklahoma City. Fox. 20 September.

Slick Replica of Palmyra's Triumphal Arch Arrives in New York, Prompting Questions

(Syria; United States of America)

Claire Voon (2016). Slick Replica of Palmyra's Triumphal Arch Arrives in New York, Prompting Questions. Hyperallergic. 20 September.

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

(United States of America)

Sarah Cascone (2016). Suspected Drunk Driver Crashes into Museum of Broken Relationships, Injuring Two. ArtNet News. 20 September.

Artist Wants Thieves Who Stole Translucent Child Sculpture Punished

(United States of America)

Leslie Albrecht (2016). Artist Wants Thieves Who Stole Translucent Child Sculpture Punished. DNA Info. 20 September.

Replica of Syrian arch destroyed by Isis unveiled in New York City

(United States of America)

Raya Jalabi (2016). Replica of Syrian arch destroyed by Isis unveiled in New York City. The Guardian. 20 September.

Looting? $283 Million Flow of Artifacts to US Revealed

(Turkey; Syria; United States of America)

Owen Jarus (2016). Looting? $283 Million Flow of Artifacts to US Revealed. Live Science. 19 September.

Pre-Columbian sculpture recovered at London auction house after mysterious disapperance

(Colombia; United Kingdom)

Richard Emblin (2016). Pre-Columbian sculpture recovered at London auction house after mysterious disapperance. The City Paper. 19 September.

Replicas now sit where items were stolen from Roger Maris Museum

(United States of America)

Ashley Bishop (2016). Replicas now sit where items were stolen from Roger Maris Museum. Valley News. 19 September.

Ancient artifact hidden in sock by Belgium tourist proves very costly

(Canada)

David Strege (2016). Ancient artifact hidden in sock by Belgium tourist proves very costly. GrindTV. 19 September.

Stolen art piece was intended to raise awareness of homelessness in Juneau

(United States of America)

Scott Burton (2016). Stolen art piece was intended to raise awareness of homelessness in Juneau. KTOO. 18 September.

Will Victims of Nazi Art Thieves Finally Get Justice?

(United States of America)

Liz Mair (2016). Will Victims of Nazi Art Thieves Finally Get Justice?. The Daily Beast. 17 September.

Moll Heirs Response to Statement from the National Gallery Regarding Suit for Return of Stolen Matisse Portrait of Greta Moll

(United States of America; United Kingdom)

Rowland & Associates (2016). Moll Heirs Response to Statement from the National Gallery Regarding Suit for Return of Stolen Matisse Portrait of Greta Moll. MMD Newswire. 16 September.

Se salvó gran parte de obras de arte más importantes de San Sebastián

(Peru)

Large portion of the most important works of art of San Sebastián saved.

Andina (2016). Se salvó gran parte de obras de arte más importantes de San Sebastián. Andina. 16 September.

Sector Cultura adopta medidas urgentes tras incendio en iglesia de San Sebastián

(Peru)

Cultural sector adopts emergency measures after the fire in the San Sebastián church

Radio Nacional (2016). Sector Cultura adopta medidas urgentes tras incendio en iglesia de San Sebastián. Radio Nacional. 16 September.

Russia critics, museums square off over Senate artwork bill

(United States of America)

Isaac Arnsdorf (2016). Russia critics, museums square off over Senate artwork bill. Politico. 15 September.

Senate panel approves Nazi-stolen art recovery bill

(United States of America)

Tim Devaney (2016). Senate panel approves Nazi-stolen art recovery bill. The Hill. 15 September.

Saquean Jaina... pero es 'cliente frequente': INAH

(Mexico)

Looting Jania... it is a 'frequent customer': INAH

El Expreso (2016). Saquean Jaina... pero es 'cliente frequente': INAH. El Expreso. 14 September.

Missing Coltsville Plaque Found Chopped Into Nearly Two Dozen Pieces

(United States of America)

Kenneth R. Gosselin (2016). Missing Coltsville Plaque Found Chopped Into Nearly Two Dozen Pieces. Hartford Courant. 14 September.

Roban medallas de la Virgen en la iglesia de Zumpango

(Mexico)

Medals of the Virgin of the church of Zumpango robbed

El Siglo de Torreón (2016). Roban medallas de la Virgen en la iglesia de Zumpango. El Siglo de Torreón. 14 September.

B.C. allocates $2 million for First Nations repatriation efforts

(Canada)

CBC (2016). B.C. allocates $2 million for First Nations repatriation efforts. CBC. 13 September.

Art. Passion. Politics.

(United States of America; Russia)

Edward Goldman (2016). Art. Passion. Politics.. Huffington Post. 13 September.

Donald Trump Used His Foundation's Money to Buy a Painting of Himself

(United States of America)

Claire Voon (2016). Donald Trump Used His Foundation's Money to Buy a Painting of Himself. Hyperallergic. 12 September.

Alec Baldwin Files Suit Accusing Art Dealer of Fraud

(United States of America)

Graham Bowley (2016). Alec Baldwin Files Suit Accusing Art Dealer of Fraud. The New York Times. 12 September.

Native American Students Fight to Remove Colonial Imagery from University of New Mexico

(United States of America)

Matthew Irwin (2016). Native American Students Fight to Remove Colonial Imagery from University of New Mexico. Hyperallergic. 12 September.

US government sues over Michigan, Maine lighthouse lenses

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2016). US government sues over Michigan, Maine lighthouse lenses. The Daily Mail. 12 September.

When Artwork Survives Catastrophe

(United States of America)

Kara Weisenstein (2016). When Artwork Survives Catastrophe. The Creator's Project. 12 September.

El museo de La Plata restituirá restos de cuatro lonkos mapuches

(Argentina)

The museum of La Plata restitutes remains of four Mapuche lonkos

Sergio Marilaf (2016). El museo de La Plata restituirá restos de cuatro lonkos mapuches. La Izquierda Diario. 12 September.

Robbed of our antiquities

(Canada)

Alan Wade (2016). Robbed of our antiquities. The Chronicle Journal. 11 September.

Sacramento art groups bounce back after thefts

(United States of America)

Ryan Lillis (2016). Sacramento art groups bounce back after thefts. The Sacramento Bee. 11 September.

Police seeking information for 9/11 monument theft

(United States of America)

Michelle Gaitan (2016). Police seeking information for 9/11 monument theft. Standard-Times. 11 September.

Robo de figuras religiosas: PDI da consejos para facilitar la búsqueda de piezas valiosas

(Chile)

Theft of religious statues: PDI gives suggestions to help facilitate the locating of valuable pieces

Lilian Olivares (2016). Robo de figuras religiosas: PDI da consejos para facilitar la búsqueda de piezas valiosas. Economía y Negocios. 11 September.

Reputed Mobster In Hospital After Prison Fall, Trial Delayed

(United States of America)

CBS (2016). Reputed Mobster In Hospital After Prison Fall, Trial Delayed. CBS. 9 September.

Opera Gallery Wins $2.4 Million Decision Against Infamous Art Dealer

(United States of America; Belgium)

Brian Boucher (2016). Opera Gallery Wins $2.4 Million Decision Against Infamous Art Dealer. ArtNet News. 9 September.

Plymouth teen charged with stealing lobster statue

(United States of America)

Emily Clark (2016). Plymouth teen charged with stealing lobster statue. The Patriot News. 9 September.

Caregiver Charged With Theft Of 600+ Pieces Of Art

(United States of America)

CBS (2016). Caregiver Charged With Theft Of 600+ Pieces Of Art. CBS. 8 September.

Jho Low Used Goldman Sachs to Illicitly Buy Van Gogh Work

(United States of America; Malaysia)

Eileen Kinsella (2016). Jho Low Used Goldman Sachs to Illicitly Buy Van Gogh Work. ArtNet News. 8 September.

The Disappearance and Return of the Original Ground Zero Flag

(United States of America)

J. Weston Phippen (2016). The Disappearance and Return of the Original Ground Zero Flag. The Atlantic. 8 September.

Thief steals $50,000 in art from Naples gallery

(United States of America)

Devin Turk (2016). Thief steals $50,000 in art from Naples gallery. NBC. 7 September.

London's National Gallery sued in NY over alleged stolen Matisse

(United Kingdom; United States of America)

Jonathan Stempe (2016). London's National Gallery sued in NY over alleged stolen Matisse. The Daily Mail. 7 September.

Egyptian statuette recovered from Mexico is authentic: Antiquities ministry

(Egypt; Mexico)

Nevine El-Aref (2016). Egyptian statuette recovered from Mexico is authentic: Antiquities ministry. Ahram Online. 7 September.

Piden al INAH frenar saqueo en zona arqueológica de Totimehuacán

(Mexico)

INAH asked to prevent looting at the archaeological site of Totimehuacán

Víctor Hugo Juárez (2016). Piden al INAH frenar saqueo en zona arqueológica de Totimehuacán. El Sol de Puebla. 7 September.

US Judge Approves Warrant for Acoma Shield Listed for Sale by Paris Auction House

(United States of America; France)

Allison Meier (2016). US Judge Approves Warrant for Acoma Shield Listed for Sale by Paris Auction House. Hyperallergic. 7 September.

Greta Moll's Heirs Say Stolen Portrait Is at London Museum

(United Kingdom; United States of America)

Erik Larson (2016). Greta Moll's Heirs Say Stolen Portrait Is at London Museum. Bloomberg. 7 September.

Ponytailed Man in Tie-Dye Shirt Caught on Video Stealing Art Mural from East River Waterfront Esplanade

(United States of America)

NBC New York (2016). Ponytailed Man in Tie-Dye Shirt Caught on Video Stealing Art Mural from East River Waterfront Esplanade. NBC. 7 September.

ICE-rescued ancient fossil on display at Carnegie Museum of Natural History

(United States of America; China)

ICE (2016). ICE-rescued ancient fossil on display at Carnegie Museum of Natural History. ICE. 6 September.

Sen. Cornyn replaces military medals of late WWII POW stolen from his family in Fort Worth

(United States of America)

Liz Farmer (2016). Sen. Cornyn replaces military medals of late WWII POW stolen from his family in Fort Worth. Dallas News. 6 September.

Roban copones con hostias consagradas de iglesia en Bucaramanga

(Colombia)

Cups and consecrated hosts stolen from church in Bucaramanga

Vanguardia (2016). Roban copones con hostias consagradas de iglesia en Bucaramanga. Vanguardia. 6 September.

MUNA construction damaging ancient remains

(Peru)

Alvaro Tassano (2016). MUNA construction damaging ancient remains. Peru This Week. 5 September.

VIDEO: Vandals destroy ancient Oregon's landmark

(United States of America)

United Press International (2016). VIDEO: Vandals destroy ancient Oregon's landmark. Gephardt Daily. 5 September.

Roban figuras religiosas desde iglesia jesuita en Calera de Tango

(Chile)

Religious statues stolen from the Jesuit church in Calera de Tango

24 Horas (2016). Roban figuras religiosas desde iglesia jesuita en Calera de Tango. 24 Horas. 4 September.

He Denied Blacks Citizenship. Now a City Is Deciding His Statue's Fate.

(United States of America)

Sheryl Gay Stolberg (2016). He Denied Blacks Citizenship. Now a City Is Deciding His Statue's Fate.. The New York Times. 4 September.

Santa Fe art dealer, Harvard reach deal over book's photos

(United States of America)

Anne Constable (2016). Santa Fe art dealer, Harvard reach deal over book's photos. Santa Fe New Mexican. 4 September.

Woman seeks return of late husband's $85,000 horse sculpture

(United States of America)

Kyndell Nunley (2016). Woman seeks return of late husband's $85,000 horse sculpture. 3 News. 3 September.

Vandals steal Nelson Park lobster sculpture

(United States of America)

Emily Clark (2016). Vandals steal Nelson Park lobster sculpture. WCVB. 3 September.

SFPD searching for stolen ivory relics, arrest made

(United States of America)

KTVU (2016). SFPD searching for stolen ivory relics, arrest made. KTVU. 2 September.

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

(United States of America)

Jeff Bobo (2016). Hawkins woman heads north to retrieve valuable stolen 'reborn doll' heads. Times News. 2 September.

Federal judge in Oregon standoff case rules on what evidence can be introduced at trial

(United States of America)

Maxine Bernstein (2016). Federal judge in Oregon standoff case rules on what evidence can be introduced at trial. Oregon Live. 2 September.

Mystery of the missing Mary: Police recover church's stolen statue in river

(United States of America)

Edward Damon (2016). Mystery of the missing Mary: Police recover church's stolen statue in river. Berkshire Eagle. 2 September.

Saquean tumbas prehispánicas en Totimehuacan

(Mexico)

Prehispanic tombs looted in Totimehuacan

Pilar Pérez (2016). Saquean tumbas prehispánicas en Totimehuacan. El Sol de Puebla. 1 September.

Stolen 116-year-old notebook puts focus on pioneer museum in Chilliwack

(Canada)

Chilliwack Times (2016). Stolen 116-year-old notebook puts focus on pioneer museum in Chilliwack. Chilliwack Times. 1 September.

Robaron la corona de la Virgen de Peña en Tartagal

(Argentina)

The crown of the Virgen de Peña stolen in Tartagal

El Tribuno (2016). Robaron la corona de la Virgen de Peña en Tartagal. El Tribuno. 1 September.

Tourist Sues Manhattan Gallery for $100,000 Sale of Allegedly Fake Art Deco Sculptures

(United States of America)

Henri Neuendorf (2016). Tourist Sues Manhattan Gallery for $100,000 Sale of Allegedly Fake Art Deco Sculptures. ArtNet News. 1 September.

Art Heist Suspect Robert Gentile Wants Release From Prison Because Of Failing Health

(United States of America)

Edmund H. Mahony (2016). Art Heist Suspect Robert Gentile Wants Release From Prison Because Of Failing Health. Hartford Courant. 1 September.

Perú recibe de Guatemala restos de la Cultura Paracas

(Peru; Guatemala)

Peru receives Paracas culture remains from Guatemala

Redacción (2016). Perú recibe de Guatemala restos de la Cultura Paracas. RPP. 1 September.

Memorabilia heists in NY, NJ mirror Fargo Maris theft

(United States of America)

Dave Olson (2016). Memorabilia heists in NY, NJ mirror Fargo Maris theft. Inforum. 31 August.

Judge OKs return of Native American shield sent to Paris

(United States of America; France)

Mary Hudetz (2016). Judge OKs return of Native American shield sent to Paris. Las Cruces Sun-News. 31 August.

Paintings presumed stolen from Dunkirk Museum

(United States of America)

Dave McKinley (2016). Paintings presumed stolen from Dunkirk Museum. WGRZ. 30 August.

Cambridge artist's Gord Downie portrait stolen by T-shirt sellers

(Canada)

Lisa Rutledge (2016). Cambridge artist's Gord Downie portrait stolen by T-shirt sellers. Cambridge Times. 30 August.

Denuncian robos sacrílegos en el templo Santa Catalina de Juliaca

(Peru)

Sacrilegious theft in the Santa Catalina temple in Juliaca denounced

Correo Punto (2016). Denuncian robos sacrílegos en el templo Santa Catalina de Juliaca. Diario Correo. 30 August.

Vegas Memorabilia House Accused of Fraud

(United States of America)

Mike Heuer (2016). Vegas Memorabilia House Accused of Fraud. Courthouse News Service. 30 August.

Juliaca: perpetran nuevo robo sacrílego en Templo Santa Catalina

(Peru)

Juliaca: New sacrilegious robbery perpetrated in Santa Catalina temple

Redacción (2016). Juliaca: perpetran nuevo robo sacrílego en Templo Santa Catalina. RPP. 29 August.

What we learned from the Knoedler fakes scandal

(United States of America)

Laura Gilbert (2016). What we learned from the Knoedler fakes scandal. The Art Newspaper. 29 August.

Richard Prince And Gagosian Sued By Makeup Artist Over Instagram Copyright infringement

(United States of America)

Artlyst (2016). Richard Prince And Gagosian Sued By Makeup Artist Over Instagram Copyright infringement. Artlyst. 28 August.

Stolen shields: Native art stolen from elementary school

(United States of America)

Sam DeGrave (2016). Stolen shields: Native art stolen from elementary school. Juneau Empire. 27 August.

Resignations at the Bronx Museum Over a Costly International Push

(United States of America)

Robin Pogrebin (2016). Resignations at the Bronx Museum Over a Costly International Push. The New York Times. 26 August.

Gold Coast breakup ends in federal court, claims of art theft

(United States of America)

Kim Janssen (2016). Gold Coast breakup ends in federal court, claims of art theft. The Chicago Tribune. 26 August.

Ottawa backs request for return of Beothuk remains from Scotland

(Canada)

Dean Beeby (2016). Ottawa backs request for return of Beothuk remains from Scotland. CBC. 25 August.

Artefacts stolen from Parliament Building

(Barbados)

Nation News (2016). Artefacts stolen from Parliament Building. Nation News. 25 August.

Roban valiosos objetos de la iglesia de Taurisma

(Peru)

RPP (2016). Roban valiosos objetos de la iglesia de Taurisma. RPP. 25 August.

Antique Heist Leads To $50K Loss Of Rare Greek And Japanese Artifacts

(United States of America)

Jack Morse (2016). Antique Heist Leads To $50K Loss Of Rare Greek And Japanese Artifacts. SFist. 25 August.

Guaquería, la historia oculta bajo tierra

(Colombia)

Looting: the history hidden under the ground

Juliana Diosa Vargas (2016). Guaquería, la historia oculta bajo tierra. El Espectador. 25 August.

Artist Peter Doig wins case over painting he said was not his work

(United States of America; Canada)

BBC News (2016). Artist Peter Doig wins case over painting he said was not his work. BBC News. 24 August.

Missing Torahs at Jersey City synagogue after back-to-back burglaries

(United States of America)

Terrence T. McDonald (2016). Missing Torahs at Jersey City synagogue after back-to-back burglaries. NJ.com. 24 August.

Another artifact at US museum 'may have been stolen'

(Thailand; United States of America)

Ploenpote Atthakor (2016). Another artifact at US museum 'may have been stolen'. Bangkok Post. 24 August.

Looters hit county's archaeological sites

(United States of America)

Lazaro Aleman (2016). Looters hit county's archaeological sites. ECB Publishing. 23 August.

East Harlem Kenny Scharf Mural Stolen a Second Time

(United States of America)

Brendan Krisel (2016). East Harlem Kenny Scharf Mural Stolen a Second Time. Patch. 23 August.

Action urged for Yama lintel return

(Thailand; United States of America)

Ploenpote Atthakor (2016). Action urged for Yama lintel return. Bangkok Post. 23 August.

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

(United States of America)

Lisa Bertagnoli (2016). Will a $395,000 lawsuit make Craig Breedlove's damaged Spirit of America great again?. Autoweek. 23 August.

SF church's holy relic stolen

(United States of America)

Steve Rubenstein (2016). SF church's holy relic stolen. SFGate. 22 August.

Meet the woman who found priceless earring that was stolen from MFA

(United States of America)

Emily Sweeney (2016). Meet the woman who found priceless earring that was stolen from MFA. The Boston Globe. 22 August.

Yaguarón: Rescatan candelabros robados del templo

(Paraguay)

Yugarón: Candelabras stolen from church returned

Ultima Hora (2016). Yaguarón: Rescatan candelabros robados del templo. Ultima Hora. 22 August.

Who's Got the Bones? Timeline Reveals Park Service Employees Covered Up Theft of Ancient Remains

(United States of America)

Frank Hopper (2016). Who's Got the Bones? Timeline Reveals Park Service Employees Covered Up Theft of Ancient Remains. Indian Country Today. 22 August.

Iran to Reclaim Achaemenid Tablets from US after 80 Years

(Iran; United States of America)

Iranian Students News (2016). Iran to Reclaim Achaemenid Tablets from US after 80 Years. Iran Front Page. 22 August.

Security Guard Files Lawsuit Against Metropolitan Museum of Art After Being Fired for Vandalism

(United States of America)

Brian Boucher (2016). Security Guard Files Lawsuit Against Metropolitan Museum of Art After Being Fired for Vandalism. ArtNet News. 22 August.

Man who stole Diana Vreeland portrait says he was drunk

(United States of America)

Jennifer Bain (2016). Man who stole Diana Vreeland portrait says he was drunk. New York Post. 21 August.

Suspected Tomb Raider Gets Raided in Costa Rica

(Costa Rica)

Jamie Lopez (2016). Suspected Tomb Raider Gets Raided in Costa Rica. The Costa Rica Star. 20 August.

Commentary: U.S. must help safeguard tribal patrimony

(United States of America)

Martin Heinrich (2016). Commentary: U.S. must help safeguard tribal patrimony. Santa Fe New Mexican. 20 August.

Brooklyn man charged with swiping $45K Diana Vreeland portrait

(United States of America)

Jamie Schram (2016). Brooklyn man charged with swiping $45K Diana Vreeland portrait. Page Six. 19 August.

Ohio man who bought Native American remains gets probation

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2016). Ohio man who bought Native American remains gets probation. Fox. 19 August.

Report chronicles vandalism and reckless off-road damage to Nevada's Gold Butte region

(United States of America)

The Wilderness Society (2016). Report chronicles vandalism and reckless off-road damage to Nevada's Gold Butte region. Yuba Net. 19 August.

Ica: Denuncian remoción de antiguo cementerio prehispánico

(Peru)

Ica: Removal of ancient Prehispanic cemetery condemned

Redacción Multimedia (2016). Ica: Denuncian remoción de antiguo cementerio prehispánico. Diario Correo. 19 August.

Smithsonian, other agencies protect artifacts in Iraq, Syria

(Syria; Iraq; United States of America)

Joe Davidson (2016). Smithsonian, other agencies protect artifacts in Iraq, Syria. The Washington Post. 19 August.

'He's entering the cannon': Richard Diebenkorn Foundation will issue catalogue raisonné this fall with Yale

(United States of America)

M. H. Miller (2016). 'He's entering the cannon': Richard Diebenkorn Foundation will issue catalogue raisonné this fall with Yale. Art News. 18 August.

Jeff Koons Revealed as Mystery Artist at Heart of $6 Million Lawsuit Against David Zwirner

(United States of America)

Brian Boucher (2016). Jeff Koons Revealed as Mystery Artist at Heart of $6 Million Lawsuit Against David Zwirner. ArtNet News. 18 August.

National Gallery returns drawing to heir of Holocaust victim

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2016). National Gallery returns drawing to heir of Holocaust victim. WHIO. 18 August.

US places import restrictions to protect Syrian artifacts

(Syria; United States of America)

AFP (2016). US places import restrictions to protect Syrian artifacts. The Daily Mail. 17 August.

Norton Simon Museum can keep Cranachs, California judge decides

(United States of America)

David D'Arcy (2016). Norton Simon Museum can keep Cranachs, California judge decides. The Art Newspaper. 17 August.

Alec Baldwin, the Bait-and-Switch and 'Original Copies'

(United States of America)

Noah Charney (2016). Alec Baldwin, the Bait-and-Switch and 'Original Copies'. Observer. 17 August.

Artist Natalie White Arrested for Vandalism After Equal Rights Protest

(United States of America)

Sarah Cascone (2016). Artist Natalie White Arrested for Vandalism After Equal Rights Protest. ArtNet News. 17 August.

Nazi-looted artwork is discovered in museums in Sarasota, West Palm

(United States of America)

Nanette Crist (2016). Nazi-looted artwork is discovered in museums in Sarasota, West Palm. Florida Weekly. 17 August.

Por qué es fácil robar obras de arte en Córdoba

(Argentina)

Why is it easy to steal artworks in Córdoba

Sergio Carreras (2016). Por qué es fácil robar obras de arte en Córdoba. La Voz. 16 August.

Cardiff Giant: 'America's Biggest Hoax'

(United States of America)

Jessie Szalay (2016). Cardiff Giant: 'America's Biggest Hoax'. Live Science. 16 August.

EXCLUSIVE: Crook steals, then returns painting to Chelsea hotel

(United States of America)

Rocco Parascandola (2016). EXCLUSIVE: Crook steals, then returns painting to Chelsea hotel. Daily News. 16 August.

Plea bargain in case of removal of Native American artifacts

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2016). Plea bargain in case of removal of Native American artifacts. The Daily Mail. 16 August.

Peter Doig Testifies in Bizarre Authentication Trial, Calls Claim Against Him Unethical

(United States of America)

Dushko Petrovitch (2016). Peter Doig Testifies in Bizarre Authentication Trial, Calls Claim Against Him Unethical. ArtNet News. 16 August.

Civil War Pistol Stolen From Nebraska City Museum

(United States of America)

News Channel Nebraska (2016). Civil War Pistol Stolen From Nebraska City Museum. News Channel Nebraska. 15 August.

Tacna: Desconocidos vuelven a profanar huaca San Antonio y se llevan vestigios pre incas

(Peru)

Tacna: Unknown people desecrate huaca San Antonio again and takepre-Inca remains

Redacción Multimedia (2016). Tacna: Desconocidos vuelven a profanar huaca San Antonio y se llevan vestigios pre incas. Diario Correo. 15 August.

GAO: Art world wants US to better protect artifacts in Iraq, Syria

(Iraq; Syria; United States of America)

Rebecca Kheel (2016). GAO: Art world wants US to better protect artifacts in Iraq, Syria. The Hill. 15 August.

Mono County doctor pleads guilty to looting Native American artifacts from public lands

(United States of America)

Louis Sahagun (2016). Mono County doctor pleads guilty to looting Native American artifacts from public lands. Los Angeles Times. 15 August.

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

(United States of America)

Alison Flood (2016). Antlers Hunter S Thompson stole from Hemingway's home returned to family. The Guardian. 15 August.

Burglars strike Park City arts fest overnight

(United States of America)

Jay Hamburger (2016). Burglars strike Park City arts fest overnight. Park Record. 14 August.

Opposing Corporate Theft of Mayan Textiles, Weavers Appeal to Guatemala's High Court

(Guatemala)

Jeff Abbott (2016). Opposing Corporate Theft of Mayan Textiles, Weavers Appeal to Guatemala's High Court. Truthout. 14 August.

Cathedral locking its doors between Masses in response to crime

(United States of America)

Madeline Fox (2016). Cathedral locking its doors between Masses in response to crime. The Wichita Eagle. 14 August.

Historic boat vandalized in Solomons, Md. in Calvert County

(United States of America)

Martin Weil (2016). Historic boat vandalized in Solomons, Md. in Calvert County. The Washington Post. 13 August.

Paint and Switch? Did Alec Baldwin Pay $190,000 for the Wrong Picture?

(United States of America)

Graham Bowley (2016). Paint and Switch? Did Alec Baldwin Pay $190,000 for the Wrong Picture?. The New York Times. 13 August.

Exploring the gray area between cultural appreciation and appropriation in Juneau

(United States of America)

Lisa Phu (2016). Exploring the gray area between cultural appreciation and appropriation in Juneau. Juneau Empire. 13 August.

Pueblo leaders: Patrimony legislation won't hurt art dealers

(United States of America)

Anne Constable (2016). Pueblo leaders: Patrimony legislation won't hurt art dealers. Santa Fe New Mexican. 13 August.

Two Detroit Artists Face Up to Four Years in Prison for Political Graffiti

(United States of America)

Matthew Irwin (2016). Two Detroit Artists Face Up to Four Years in Prison for Political Graffiti. Hyperallergic. 12 August.

Lost and found: "What Was Ours"

(United States of America)

Casey Sanchez (2016). Lost and found: "What Was Ours". Santa Fe New Mexican. 12 August.

Prized painting stolen from Adolf Hitler comes to light 71 years later

(Germany; United States of America)

Vicky Smith (2016). Prized painting stolen from Adolf Hitler comes to light 71 years later. Mirror. 12 August.

Artist Claims Topshop Ripped off His Designs

(United States of America)

Claire Voon (2016). Artist Claims Topshop Ripped off His Designs. Hyperallergic. 12 August.

Chilean filmmakers demand British repatriation of Easter Island statue

(Chile; United Kingdom)

AFP (2016). Chilean filmmakers demand British repatriation of Easter Island statue. 9 News. 12 August.

Roban campana de iglesia en Hidalgo

(Mexico)

Church bell stolen in Hidalgo

El Arsenal (2016). Roban campana de iglesia en Hidalgo. El Arsenal. 11 August.

Ben Bradlee's Mausoleum Sets Off a Gossip-Laden Squabble

(United States of America)

Nicholas Fandos (2016). Ben Bradlee's Mausoleum Sets Off a Gossip-Laden Squabble. The New York Times. 11 August.

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

(United States of America)

Ben Guarino (2016). 'A national treasure': The tangled trail of a priceless moon rock memento from Apollo 11. The Washington Post. 11 August.

Zany Zebras: Angry artist Cara Sandys calls for better security

(United Kingdom)

Southern Daily Echo (2016). Zany Zebras: Angry artist Cara Sandys calls for better security. Southern Daily Echo. 11 August.

Robo, la cruz de la iglesia

(Mexico)

Stolen, the cross of the church

J. Jesús Lemus (2016). Robo, la cruz de la iglesia. Reporte Indigo. 10 August.

El fraude de las figuras de Acámbaro

(Mexico)

The fraud of the Acámbaro figures

Ivonne Lara (2016). El fraude de las figuras de Acámbaro. Hipertextual. 10 August.

Harry Potter exhibition sign 'magically' disappears from Devon attraction

(United Kingdom)

R. Dodd (2016). Harry Potter exhibition sign 'magically' disappears from Devon attraction. The Herald. 10 August.

Video: Cackling Williamsburg Hipsters Run Off With Church's Sacred Jesus Statue

(United States of America)

John V. Santore (2016). Video: Cackling Williamsburg Hipsters Run Off With Church's Sacred Jesus Statue. Williamsburg Patch. 10 August.

Italian customs seize huge haul of Roman artefacts

(Italy; United States of America)

The Local (2016). Italian customs seize huge haul of Roman artefacts. The Local. 10 August.

Brea's 8-foot-tall public sculpture 'Selections' stolen, likely for its copper

(United States of America)

Angela Ratzlaff (2016). Brea's 8-foot-tall public sculpture 'Selections' stolen, likely for its copper. The Orange County Register. 10 August.

Forensic examination reveals identity of Piltdown hoax prime suspect

(United Kingdom)

Tim Radford (2016). Forensic examination reveals identity of Piltdown hoax prime suspect. The Guardian. 10 August.

I Want My Art Back More Than My Van, Theft Victim Says

(United States of America)

Alisa Hauser (2016). I Want My Art Back More Than My Van, Theft Victim Says. DNA Info. 9 August.

Still No Leads Finding Stolen Roger Maris Memorabilia

(United States of America)

Christian Aumell (2016). Still No Leads Finding Stolen Roger Maris Memorabilia. AM770. 9 August.

Forever 21 Under Fire Once Again For Allegedly Copying Indie Designs

(United States of America)

Ana Colon (2016). Forever 21 Under Fire Once Again For Allegedly Copying Indie Designs. Refinery 29. 8 August.

Shambhala thief makes off with painting

(Canada)

Will Johnson (2016). Shambhala thief makes off with painting. Nelson Star. 8 August.

Artist Accused of Disowning a Painting Testifies

(United States of America)

Lori Rotenberk (2016). Artist Accused of Disowning a Painting Testifies. The New York Times. 8 August.

Former Capitol police officer receives probation, jail for theft of painting, forgery

(United States of America)

Ed Treleven (2016). Former Capitol police officer receives probation, jail for theft of painting, forgery. Wisconsin State Journal. 8 August.

Indian Camp Ranch – America's First Archeological Subdivision

(United States of America)

Alex Jacobson (2016). Indian Camp Ranch – America's First Archeological Subdivision. San Juan Independent. 8 August.

Looking In: New Mexicans should support Bears Ears

(United States of America)

Garon Coriz (2016). Looking In: New Mexicans should support Bears Ears. Santa Fe New Mexican. 8 August.

Protecting Sacred Objects Bill Introduced In Senate

(United States of America)

Rick Kearns (2016). Protecting Sacred Objects Bill Introduced In Senate. Indian Country Today. 7 August.

Falta mayor consciencia para reportar fósiles

(Mexico)

Greater awareness about reporting fossils is lacking

Gustavo Mendoza Lemus (2016). Falta mayor consciencia para reportar fósiles. Milenio. 7 August.

Tráfico de bienes culturales: Esto es un robo, señores

(Argentina)

Trafficking of cultural property: This is theft, folks

Sergio Carreras (2016). Tráfico de bienes culturales: Esto es un robo, señores. La Voz. 7 August.

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 (2016). Apollo 11 lunar samples bag the focus of legal dispute after it was stolen and sold by former Space Center director. The Daily Mail. 6 August.

Chile: robaron un hueso de Santa Teresa de Los Andes

(Chile)

Chile: Bone of Saint Teresa de los Andes stolen

Tiempo de San Juan (2016). Chile: robaron un hueso de Santa Teresa de Los Andes. Tiempo de San Juan. 6 August.

Tras 58 días detienen a 7 personas por ataque y destrucción a la Gratitud Nacional

(Chile)

After 58 days, 7 people arrested for destruction of the Gratitud Nacional

24 Horas (2016). Tras 58 días detienen a 7 personas por ataque y destrucción a la Gratitud Nacional. 24 Horas. 6 August.

Saquean zonas arqueológicas de los municipios de la Mixteca poblana

(Mexico)

Archaeological sites looted in the municipalities of the Mixteca area

Brisselda Sarabia (2016). Saquean zonas arqueológicas de los municipios de la Mixteca poblana. El Sol de Puebla. 6 August.

Rumblings in the Auction World

(United States of America)

Scott Reyburn (2016). Rumblings in the Auction World. The New York Times. 5 August.

Theft of three retablos from Spanish Market shocks, saddens artists

(United States of America)

Andrew Oxford (2016). Theft of three retablos from Spanish Market shocks, saddens artists. Santa Fe New Mexican. 5 August.

Call for ancient lintel to be returned from US exhibition

(Thailand; United States of America)

The Nation (2016). Call for ancient lintel to be returned from US exhibition. The Nation. 5 August.

Facebook credited with return of stolen $10,000 painting to San Pedro art gallery

(United States of America)

Donna Littlejohn (2016). Facebook credited with return of stolen $10,000 painting to San Pedro art gallery. Daily Breeze. 5 August.

Why the booming contemporary art market is bad for art museums

(United States of America)

Robert Ekelund (2016). Why the booming contemporary art market is bad for art museums. The Washington Post. 4 August.

Robó en una ermita y fué detenido por querer venderles a los vecinos

(Argentina)

Man robs chapel, is arrested trying to sell to neighbours.

Iguazu Noticias (2016). Robó en una ermita y fué detenido por querer venderles a los vecinos. Iguazu Noticias. 4 August.

Priceless Buri Ram lintel found in San Francisco

(Thailand; United States of America)

Ploenpote Atthakor (2016). Priceless Buri Ram lintel found in San Francisco. Bangkok Post. 4 August.

Robaron imágenes de las estaciones del viacrucis de la catedral San Francisco de Asís

(Colombia)

Stations of the cross from the Cathedral of San Francisco de Asisi stolen

Caracol Radio (2016). Robaron imágenes de las estaciones del viacrucis de la catedral San Francisco de Asís. Caracol Radio. 4 August.

Public art cancelled in Rio due to cultural budget cuts

(Brazil)

Gabriella Angeleti (2016). Public art cancelled in Rio due to cultural budget cuts. The Art Newspaper. 3 August.

The Government Just Won a Long Legal Battle Over Rare Coins

(United States of America)

Erin Blakemore (2016). The Government Just Won a Long Legal Battle Over Rare Coins. Smithsonian. 3 August.

The First Armed Art Heist in History Is Being Made Into a Movie

(United States of America)

Danny Lewis (2016). The First Armed Art Heist in History Is Being Made Into a Movie. Smithsonian. 3 August.

US returned only eight antiquities during PM Narendra Modi's visit: Govt

(India; United States of America)

Press Trust of India (2016). US returned only eight antiquities during PM Narendra Modi's visit: Govt. The Indian Express. 3 August.

Utah Monument Fight Pits Native Americans Against Land-Use Militants

(United States of America)

Jason Mark (2016). Utah Monument Fight Pits Native Americans Against Land-Use Militants. The American Prospect. 3 August.

Brazen Thieves Take $10,000 Painting Off Gallery Wall in San Pedro and Walk Away With It; Reward Offered

(United States of America)

Kennedy Ryan (2016). Brazen Thieves Take $10,000 Painting Off Gallery Wall in San Pedro and Walk Away With It; Reward Offered. KTLA. 3 August.

Ronald Lauder, Advocate of Art Restitution, Says His Museum Holds a Clouded Work

(United States of America)

Serge F. Kovaleski (2016). Ronald Lauder, Advocate of Art Restitution, Says His Museum Holds a Clouded Work. The New York Times. 2 August.

Este fue el hombre que robó en el museo religioso de San Pedro de los Milagro

(Colombia)

This is the man who robbed the religious museum of San Pedro de Milagro

Ana María Plata (2016). Este fue el hombre que robó en el museo religioso de San Pedro de los Milagro. Minuto 30. 2 August.

Sospechan pobladores de posible saqueo de piezas arqueológicas en Totolapan

(Mexico)

Locals suspected of possible looting of archaeological objects in Totolapan

Rosendo Álvarez (2016). Sospechan pobladores de posible saqueo de piezas arqueológicas en Totolapan. La Unión de Morelos. 2 August.

How One Colorado Man Disappeared While Hunting For Hidden Treasure

(United States of America)

Robert Sanchez (2016). How One Colorado Man Disappeared While Hunting For Hidden Treasure. 5280. 1 August.

The Fight for Bears Ears National Monument

(United States of America)

Kelly Bastone (2016). The Fight for Bears Ears National Monument. Backpacker. 1 August.

More Than 40 Artists and Designers Accuse Zara of Plagiarism

(United States of America)

Carey Dunne (2016). More Than 40 Artists and Designers Accuse Zara of Plagiarism. Hyperallergic. 29 July.

Rengstorff House curators lose curios in theft

(United States of America)

Mark Noack (2016). Rengstorff House curators lose curios in theft. Mountain View Voice. 29 July.

Good luck longhorn stolen from Comanche museum

(United States of America)

Adam Snider (2016). Good luck longhorn stolen from Comanche museum. KFOR. 29 July.

Thieves steal fixtures from front of Berks History Center

(United States of America)

Steven Henshaw (2016). Thieves steal fixtures from front of Berks History Center. Berks & Beyond. 29 July.

En Izúcar, intentan linchar a ladrón de arte sacro; cómplice huye

(Mexico)

In Izúcar, attempted lynching of sacred art thief, accomplice flees

Ángulo7 (2016). En Izúcar, intentan linchar a ladrón de arte sacro; cómplice huye. Ángulo7. 29 July.

Mary Boone Files Lawsuit Against Art Advisor Over KAWS Sale

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella (2016). Mary Boone Files Lawsuit Against Art Advisor Over KAWS Sale. ArtNet News. 29 July.

"Dieses Gemälde ist nicht von mir"

(United States of America)

"This painting is not mine"

Stefan Koldehoff (2016). "Dieses Gemälde ist nicht von mir". Zeit Online. 28 July.

Knoedler Fakes Give Rise to Diebenkorn Catalogue Raisonné

(United States of America)

Brian Boucher (2016). Knoedler Fakes Give Rise to Diebenkorn Catalogue Raisonné. ArtNet News. 28 July.

An Exodus at Christie's

(United States of America)

Robin Pogrebin (2016). An Exodus at Christie's. The New York Times. 28 July.

Church Members Still Seek Tiffany Window Reported As Stolen 28 Years Ago

(United States of America)

Antiques and the Arts Weekly (2016). Church Members Still Seek Tiffany Window Reported As Stolen 28 Years Ago. Antiques and the Arts Weekly. 28 July.

Photos released of Roger Maris Museum theft suspect

(United States of America)

KFGO (2016). Photos released of Roger Maris Museum theft suspect. KFGO. 27 July.

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

(United States of America)

Dan Alexander (2016). Baaaaad news! 300-pound sheep statue stolen from senior community. New Jersey 101.5. 27 July.

Photographer Files $1 Billion Suit Against Getty for Licensing Her Public Domain Images

(United States of America)

Carey Dunne (2016). Photographer Files $1 Billion Suit Against Getty for Licensing Her Public Domain Images. Hyperallergic. 27 July.

Former Boston mobster says stolen Gardner Museum paintings were buried in Florida

(United States of America)

Dan Glaun (2016). Former Boston mobster says stolen Gardner Museum paintings were buried in Florida. Mass Live. 27 July.

Movie in the Works About 1972 Worcester Art Museum Heist

(United States of America)

Matt Juul (2016). Movie in the Works About 1972 Worcester Art Museum Heist. Boston Magazine. 26 July.

Bathing tub artifact taken from hanging jail

(United States of America)

Pamela Sleezer (2016). Bathing tub artifact taken from hanging jail. American Press. 26 July.

Notorious Boston mobster-turned-pastor has clues about Gardner heist

(United States of America)

Stephen Kurkjian (2016). Notorious Boston mobster-turned-pastor has clues about Gardner heist. The Boston Globe. 26 July.

A Prized Stettheimer Painting, Sold Under the Radar by a University

(United States of America)

Susan Mulcahy (2016). A Prized Stettheimer Painting, Sold Under the Radar by a University. The New York Times. 26 July.

Ancient Treasures Shouldn't Be Compensation for Terror Victims

(Iran; United States of America)

Noah Feldman (2016). Ancient Treasures Shouldn't Be Compensation for Terror Victims. Bloomberg. 25 July.

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

(United States of America)

Megan Cerullo (2016). Giant rubber ducky that vanished is found in N.J. park. Daily News. 25 July.

Inuit press claim for co-ownership of Franklin artifacts

(Canada)

Dean Beeby (2016). Inuit press claim for co-ownership of Franklin artifacts. CBC. 24 July.

U.S. files complaint to recover Acoma war shield

(United States of America; France)

Anne Constable (2016). U.S. files complaint to recover Acoma war shield. Santa Fe New Mexican. 23 July.

Van Gogh and Monet paintings seized in 1MDB corruption investigation

(Switzerland; Singapore; United States of America; Malaysia)

AFP (2016). Van Gogh and Monet paintings seized in 1MDB corruption investigation. The Guardian. 23 July.

Body armor stolen from Plimoth Plantation

(United States of America)

Rich Harbert (2016). Body armor stolen from Plimoth Plantation. The Enterprise. 22 July.

Brazil's Museum of Stolen Beauty

(Brazil)

Mac Margolis (2016). Brazil's Museum of Stolen Beauty. Bloomberg. 22 July.

FBI returns Guatemala ancient Mayan artifacts that were in a private U.S. collection

(Guatemala; United States of America)

Ruben Vives (2016). FBI returns Guatemala ancient Mayan artifacts that were in a private U.S. collection. Los Angeles Times. 22 July.

Report from Jerusalem: The continuing struggle for Holocaust justice

(United States of America)

Kathryn Lee Boyd (2016). Report from Jerusalem: The continuing struggle for Holocaust justice. Jewish Journal. 21 July.

Switzerland, Singapore Seize Art, Property After FBI Moves Against Fund Linked to Red Granite

(Switzerland; Singapore; United States of America; Malaysia)

Patrick Frater (2016). Switzerland, Singapore Seize Art, Property After FBI Moves Against Fund Linked to Red Granite. Variety. 21 July.

Yale Offers Job Back to Man Who Broke Window

(United States of America)

Inside Higher Ed (2016). Yale Offers Job Back to Man Who Broke Window. Inside Higher Ed. 20 July.

Indie Designer Takes to Twitter to Accuse Zara of Copying Her Designs

(United States of America)

Yahoo News (2016). Indie Designer Takes to Twitter to Accuse Zara of Copying Her Designs. Yahoo News. 20 July.

Prosecutors Expose Jho Low's Secret Schemes to Illicitly Acquire $137 Million in Art

(Switzerland; Singapore; United States of America; Malaysia)

Eileen Kinsella (2016). Prosecutors Expose Jho Low's Secret Schemes to Illicitly Acquire $137 Million in Art. ArtNet News. 20 July.

Museums win bid to keep antiquities

(Iran; United States of America)

Patricia Manson (2016). Museums win bid to keep antiquities. Chicago Daily Law Bulletin. 20 July.

Ladrones se llevan de iglesia campana de bronce de 200 kilos

(Mexico)

Thieves take bronze church bell of 200 kilos

Manuel Jiménez (2016). Ladrones se llevan de iglesia campana de bronce de 200 kilos. El Imparcial. 20 July.

La explotación minera y caza depredan fauna y sitios arqueológicos de Guerrero

(Mexico)

Mining, wildlife poaching, and looting of archaeological sites of Guerrero

Reyna Paz Avendaño (2016). La explotación minera y caza depredan fauna y sitios arqueológicos de Guerrero. Crónica. 20 July.

President Obama, make Bears Ears a national monument

(United States of America)

Richard Moe (2016). President Obama, make Bears Ears a national monument. The Washington Post. 19 July.

Gagosian Gallery to Pay New York State $4.3 Million

(United States of America)

Randy Kennedy (2016). Gagosian Gallery to Pay New York State $4.3 Million. The New York Times. 19 July.

First Nation to use blockades if needed to protect ancient B.C. burial site

(Canada)

Camille Bains (2016). First Nation to use blockades if needed to protect ancient B.C. burial site. The Globe and Mail. 18 July.

US Senator Introduces Bill to Stop Overseas Sales of Stolen Indigenous Objects

(United States of America)

Allison Meier (2016). US Senator Introduces Bill to Stop Overseas Sales of Stolen Indigenous Objects. Hyperallergic. 18 July.

Bring the ancient one home

(United States of America)

Rosita Worl (2016). Bring the ancient one home. Alaska Dispatch News. 17 July.

El Inai, el INAH y el robo de "arte sacro"

(Mexico)

The INAI, the INAH, and the theft of "sacred art"

Francisco Javier Acuña (2016). El Inai, el INAH y el robo de "arte sacro". Excelsior. 17 July.

OSCE trains Tajikistan's relevant agencies on combating the illicit cultural property trade and smuggling of historical artefacts

(Tajikistan)

AKIPress (2016). OSCE trains Tajikistan's relevant agencies on combating the illicit cultural property trade and smuggling of historical artefacts. AKIPress. 16 July.

Religious artifacts and equipment stolen from Chabad Jewish center of USC

(United States of America)

Alexia Fernandez (2016). Religious artifacts and equipment stolen from Chabad Jewish center of USC. Los Angeles Times. 15 July.

State successfully retrieves artifacts from dive company

(United States of America)

Cheryl Burke (2016). State successfully retrieves artifacts from dive company. Carteret County News-Times. 15 July.

Rocks stolen from Gettysburg Battlefield are cursed, repentant thieves confess

(United States of America)

Mari A. Schaefer (2016). Rocks stolen from Gettysburg Battlefield are cursed, repentant thieves confess. Philly.com. 15 July.

Can a trove of Native American ruins be saved from eBay and 'white people' ideology?

(United States of America)

Ari Phillips (2016). Can a trove of Native American ruins be saved from eBay and 'white people' ideology?. Fusion. 14 July.

Hombre robó imagen de la Virgen del Carmen desde Parroquia Buen Pastor de Los Ángeles

(Chile)

Man steals statue of the Virgen del Carmen from the Buen Pastor church in Los Ángeles

Alejandro Alarcón (2016). Hombre robó imagen de la Virgen del Carmen desde Parroquia Buen Pastor de Los Ángeles. Biobio Chile. 13 July.

Robos a iglesia católica deben preocupar a la sociedad: Diócesis

(Mexico)

Theft from Catholic churches should worry society: Diocese

Ulises Villar (2016). Robos a iglesia católica deben preocupar a la sociedad: Diócesis. Quadratin. 13 July.

Editorial: Rest of delegation should join fight for tribal artifacts

(United States of America)

Albuquerque Journal (2016). Editorial: Rest of delegation should join fight for tribal artifacts. Albuquerque Journal. 13 July.

Art thief John Mark Tillmann granted full parole

(Canada)

Blair Rhodes (2016). Art thief John Mark Tillmann granted full parole. CBC. 12 July.

Yale employee battling for job after smashing stained glass depicting slaves

(United States of America)

Nicole Puglise (2016). Yale employee battling for job after smashing stained glass depicting slaves. The Guardian. 12 July.

Yale Drops Case Against Worker Who Smashed Window Depicting Slaves

(United States of America)

Zoe Greenberg (2016). Yale Drops Case Against Worker Who Smashed Window Depicting Slaves. The New York Times. 12 July.

Staff devastated after Civil War artifacts stolen from historic site

(United States of America)

WECT (2016). Staff devastated after Civil War artifacts stolen from historic site. WECT. 12 July.

INAH debe entregar documentos sobre robo de piezas de arte

(Mexico)

INAH must release documents about theft of pieces of art

Quadratin (2016). INAH debe entregar documentos sobre robo de piezas de arte. Quadratin. 12 July.

Senator continues battle to save Native American artifacts from theft and sale

(United States of America)

Griselda Nevarez (2016). Senator continues battle to save Native American artifacts from theft and sale. The Guardian. 11 July.

Así se recuperaron 150 piezas preincas que fueron profanadas de la Huaca San Antonio

(Peru)

150 Pre-Inca pieces looted from the Huaca San Antonio have been recovered

Redacción Multimedia (2016). Así se recuperaron 150 piezas preincas que fueron profanadas de la Huaca San Antonio. Diario Correo. 10 July.

No ha habido robos en templos que son Patrimonio de la humanidad: INAH

(Mexico)

There haven't been robberies in church that are Heritage of humanity: INAH

Cecilia Conde (2016). No ha habido robos en templos que son Patrimonio de la humanidad: INAH. AM De Querétaro. 10 July.

Break-in shuts Brunswick Town/Fort Anderson down until Tuesday

(United States of America)

WETC (2016). Break-in shuts Brunswick Town/Fort Anderson down until Tuesday. WETC. 10 July.

Man Sentenced for Stealing Bones From Iowa's Effigy Mounds in 1990

(United States of America)

John Samuels (2016). Man Sentenced for Stealing Bones From Iowa's Effigy Mounds in 1990. CDA News. 9 July.

Next week could be turning point in Bears Ears debate: Bishop to unveil bill; Interior Secretary Jewell to visit Utah

(United States of America)

Thomas Burr (2016). Next week could be turning point in Bears Ears debate: Bishop to unveil bill; Interior Secretary Jewell to visit Utah. The Salt Lake Tribune. 8 July.

Arizona, New Mexico senators team up to prevent sale of tribal items

(United States of America)

Emily Zenter (2016). Arizona, New Mexico senators team up to prevent sale of tribal items. Cronkite News. 8 July.

Syria, Colonialism, and the Yale Art Gallery

(United States of America; Syria)

Olivia Paschal (2016). Syria, Colonialism, and the Yale Art Gallery. The Politic. 8 July.

The nagging question behind the mysterious theft of a $7.5 million golden eagle

(Canada)

Douglas Quan (2016). The nagging question behind the mysterious theft of a $7.5 million golden eagle. National Post. 7 July.

Peter Doig Says He Didn't Paint This. Now He Has to Prove It.

(United States of America)

Graham Bowley (2016). Peter Doig Says He Didn't Paint This. Now He Has to Prove It.. The New York Times. 7 July.

Acoma Pueblo sacred shield stolen; Pueblo fights to get it back

(United States of America)

Royale Da (2016). Acoma Pueblo sacred shield stolen; Pueblo fights to get it back. KOAT. 7 July.

Lawyer Questions Competence Of Aging Gangster Tied To Infamous Gardner Art Heist

(United States of America)

Edmund H. Mahony (2016). Lawyer Questions Competence Of Aging Gangster Tied To Infamous Gardner Art Heist. Hartford Courant. 7 July.

Fake Monet, Renoir paintings cost dealer $31M and his reputation

(United States of America)

Derrick Bryson Taylor (2016). Fake Monet, Renoir paintings cost dealer $31M and his reputation. Page Six. 6 July.

Ottawa pledges support for B.C. plan to repatriate First Nations artifacts

(Canada)

Rob Shaw (2016). Ottawa pledges support for B.C. plan to repatriate First Nations artifacts. Vancouver Sun. 6 July.

Is Nate Murphy Holding a Dinosaur for Ransom?

(United States of America)

Jacqueline Ronson (2016). Is Nate Murphy Holding a Dinosaur for Ransom?. Inverse. 5 July.

Tougher law sought on sale of artifacts

(United States of America)

Mohave Valley Daily News (2016). Tougher law sought on sale of artifacts. Mohave Valley Daily News. 5 July.

Heirlooms stolen from a Japanese-Canadian family in 1943 back in B.C.

(Canada)

Kirstie Hudson (2016). Heirlooms stolen from a Japanese-Canadian family in 1943 back in B.C.. CBC. 5 July.

Report: Decades of cover-up followed Iowa theft of native American bones

(United States of America)

Christina Beck (2016). Report: Decades of cover-up followed Iowa theft of native American bones. The Christian Science Monitor. 5 July.

Roban más de 6 mil 871 bienes culturales en 18 años

(Mexico)

More than 6871 cultural items stolen in 18 years.

Olinka Valdez (2016). Roban más de 6 mil 871 bienes culturales en 18 años. Milenio. 5 July.

Theft of ancient bones a 'debacle' for National Park Service

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2016). Theft of ancient bones a 'debacle' for National Park Service. The Daily Mail. 4 July.

Archaeologists Test Satellite Monitoring Technology to Combat Looting at Ancient Sites

(United States of America)

Ryan Heinsius (2016). Archaeologists Test Satellite Monitoring Technology to Combat Looting at Ancient Sites. NPR. 4 July.

Detienen a sujeto acusado por robo a iglesia de Xalapa

(Mexico)

Suspect accused of robbing a Xalapa church arrested

Gary Montes (2016). Detienen a sujeto acusado por robo a iglesia de Xalapa. Imagen del Golfo. 3 July.

Vandals steal items from World War II memorial in Fall River

(United States of America)

Neil Remiesiewicz (2016). Vandals steal items from World War II memorial in Fall River. WPRI. 3 July.

Parks, sites get looted, overrun

(United States of America)

Bo Petersen (2016). Parks, sites get looted, overrun. The Post and Courier. 3 July.

This 'Holocaust hustler' makes a living off of Nazi-stolen art

(United States of America)

Michael Kaplan (2016). This 'Holocaust hustler' makes a living off of Nazi-stolen art. New York Post. 2 July.

Heinrich readies bill to help protect tribes' cultural artifacts

(United States of America)

Anne Constable (2016). Heinrich readies bill to help protect tribes' cultural artifacts. Santa Fe New Mexican. 2 July.

Legal Fight Heats Up Over Peter Beard Photo Show in Hampton

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella (2016). Legal Fight Heats Up Over Peter Beard Photo Show in Hampton. ArtNet News. 1 July.

Dive company focus of SBI criminal probe

(United States of America)

Cheryl Burke (2016). Dive company focus of SBI criminal probe. Carteret County News-Times. 1 July.

Jehovah's Witnesses deny desecrating site

(Mexico)

Mexico News Daily (2016). Jehovah's Witnesses deny desecrating site. Mexico News Daily. 1 July.

Saugerties street art vandalized

(United States of America)

Robert Ford (2016). Saugerties street art vandalized. Saugerties Times. 1 July.

Ringling Museum Asian art donor sues to get millions back

(United States of America)

Lennie Bennett (2016). Ringling Museum Asian art donor sues to get millions back. Tampa Bay Times. 1 July.

Gallery sold Warhol prints with doctored documents: lawsuit

(United States of America)

Julia Marsh (2016). Gallery sold Warhol prints with doctored documents: lawsuit. New York Post. 1 July.

Avedon, Unsigned

(United States of America)

Richard B. Woodward (2016). Avedon, Unsigned. The New York Times. 1 July.

'That's our alien!' Owner recognizes 'sexy alien beast' abducted in theft

(United States of America)

Scott Sistek (2016). 'That's our alien!' Owner recognizes 'sexy alien beast' abducted in theft. Komo News. 1 July.

AIA Members Speak in Favor of Continued Protection of Artifacts from Bolivia and Greece

(United States of America; Bolivia; Greece)

Nathan T. Elkins (2016). AIA Members Speak in Favor of Continued Protection of Artifacts from Bolivia and Greece. Archaeological Institute of America. 30 June.

40 years later, search continues for Rockwell painting stolen from New Jersey home

(United States of America)

Philly Voice (2016). 40 years later, search continues for Rockwell painting stolen from New Jersey home. Philly Voice. 30 June.

Man Returns Thomas Kinkade Jesus Statue After Stealing It 2 Years Ago, Asks for Forgiveness

(United States of America)

Katherine Weber (2016). Man Returns Thomas Kinkade Jesus Statue After Stealing It 2 Years Ago, Asks for Forgiveness. Christian Post. 30 June.

Gustav Klimt's Adele Bloch-Bauer Paintings to Be Reunited at Neue Galerie

(United States of America)

Sarah Cascone (2016). Gustav Klimt's Adele Bloch-Bauer Paintings to Be Reunited at Neue Galerie. ArtNet News. 30 June.

Japanese-Canadians' stolen history brought to light

(Canada)

Richard Watts (2016). Japanese-Canadians' stolen history brought to light. Times Colonist. 29 June.

As search for missing Union Station benches continues, Springfield officials contact Putnam Academy, hoping students can rebuild them

(United States of America)

Kim Kinney (2016). As search for missing Union Station benches continues, Springfield officials contact Putnam Academy, hoping students can rebuild them. Mass Live. 29 June.

Uniform, military medals of late WWII POW stolen from his family in Fort Worth

(United States of America)

Liz Farmer (2016). Uniform, military medals of late WWII POW stolen from his family in Fort Worth. The Dallas Morning News. 29 June.

ART: Thieves walk off with gallery paintings

(United States of America)

Cassie Ruud (2016). ART: Thieves walk off with gallery paintings. The News Guard. 29 June.

Former police officer pleads guilty to stealing painting from Governor's Mansion

(United States of America)

Ed Treleven (2016). Former police officer pleads guilty to stealing painting from Governor's Mansion. Wisconsin State Journal. 29 June.

Jehovah's Witnesses accused of destroying ancient religious site in Mexico

(Mexico)

Nathaniel Janowitz (2016). Jehovah's Witnesses accused of destroying ancient religious site in Mexico. Vice. 29 June.

Homer Watson reproduction stolen from Waterloo library

(Canada)

Ryan Flanagan (2016). Homer Watson reproduction stolen from Waterloo library. CTV. 28 June.

Two arrested after art theft attempt at airport

(United States of America)

Kassandra Parisi (2016). Two arrested after art theft attempt at airport. Spotlight News. 28 June.

Ford dealership uses art from Firewatch for ad – without permission, of course

(United States of America)

Kris Ligman (2016). Ford dealership uses art from Firewatch for ad – without permission, of course. ZAM. 28 June.

$2K Mural on East River Waterfront Stolen Days After it Was Unveiled

(United States of America)

Dartunorro Clark (2016). $2K Mural on East River Waterfront Stolen Days After it Was Unveiled. DNA Info. 27 June.

Our View: Keep pressure up to restore artifacts

(United States of America)

Santa Fe New Mexican (2016). Our View: Keep pressure up to restore artifacts. Santa Fe New Mexican. 26 June.

Unique sculpture mysteriously missing from Albuquerque art gallery

(United States of America)

Haley Rush (2016). Unique sculpture mysteriously missing from Albuquerque art gallery. KRQE News. 26 June.

Stolen University of Victoria native art recovered

(Canada)

Mary Griffin (2016). Stolen University of Victoria native art recovered. CHEK. 25 June.

Remains of 18 people stolen from cemetery in Stratford

(United States of America)

Katie Harris (2016). Remains of 18 people stolen from cemetery in Stratford. Fox. 24 June.

Navajo Nation supports cultural items bill

(United States of America)

Lyn Smith (2016). Navajo Nation supports cultural items bill. Daily Times. 24 June.

Assisted living center worker accused of stealing antiques, keepsakes

(United States of America)

Hannah Schwarz (2016). Assisted living center worker accused of stealing antiques, keepsakes. Journal Sentinel. 24 June.

Largest collection of Peruvian Antiques returned

(Peru)

Alvaro Tassano (2016). Largest collection of Peruvian Antiques returned. Peru This Week. 23 June.

First Nations shrine collecting dust in New York museum's basement

(Canada; United States of America)

Brian Morton (2016). First Nations shrine collecting dust in New York museum's basement. Vancouver Sun. 23 June.

Urn returns to Danvers library

(United States of America)

Ethan Forman (2016). Urn returns to Danvers library. The Salem News. 22 June.

Artwork stolen from library gallery

(United States of America)

Kristen McEwan (2016). Artwork stolen from library gallery. Daily Herald. 22 June.

Tribes hail shield's halted sale; collectors ask what's next

(United States of America; France)

Mary Hudetz (2016). Tribes hail shield's halted sale; collectors ask what's next. News Times. 22 June.

B.C. Premier wants First Nations remains and cultural artifacts returned from U.S. museums

(Canada)

Rob Shaw (2016). B.C. Premier wants First Nations remains and cultural artifacts returned from U.S. museums. Vancouver Sun. 21 June.

Graffiti artist banned from 20%of US after Reddit users' investigation

(United States of America)

Nicky Woolf (2016). Graffiti artist banned from 20%of US after Reddit users' investigation. The Guardian. 21 June.

9/11 Memorial by Concho River destroyed; steel stolen

(United States of America)

Standard-Times (2016). 9/11 Memorial by Concho River destroyed; steel stolen. Standard-Times. 21 June.

Man arrested in theft of trailer containing $250,000 in artwork by Matisse and Chagall

(United States of America)

Veronica Rocha (2016). Man arrested in theft of trailer containing $250,000 in artwork by Matisse and Chagall. Los Angeles Times. 21 June.

Artists have recreated lost & stolen artwork using only Adobe stock photos and Photoshop

(United States of America)

Minda Smiley (2016). Artists have recreated lost & stolen artwork using only Adobe stock photos and Photoshop. The Drum. 21 June.

Police recover 16 ancient artifacts, man detained

(Greece; Peru)

eKathimerini (2016). Police recover 16 ancient artifacts, man detained. eKathimerini. 21 June.

Man beheads 800-year-old church statue in Florida, threatens to shoot priest in face, police say

(United States of America)

Fox (2016). Man beheads 800-year-old church statue in Florida, threatens to shoot priest in face, police say. Fox. 21 June.

Guilty plea ends Native art scam in Juneau

(United States of America)

Paula Ann Solis (2016). Guilty plea ends Native art scam in Juneau. Juneau Empire. 20 June.

Antique store worker returns stolen icon to Wichita church

(United States of America)

Emily Younger (2016). Antique store worker returns stolen icon to Wichita church. KSN. 20 June.

Ladrones roban imagen de una virgen bañada en oro en casa cural de Cartago

(Costa Rica)

Thieves steal statue of the virgin decorated with gold in the rectory of Carthage

Katherine Chaves (2016). Ladrones roban imagen de una virgen bañada en oro en casa cural de Cartago. La Nación. 20 June.

Icon stolen from Wichita church

(United States of America)

Lara Korte (2016). Icon stolen from Wichita church. The Wichita Eagle. 17 June.

How Indigenous artists are taking back what the fashion industry stole

(Canada)

Leah Collins (2016). How Indigenous artists are taking back what the fashion industry stole. CBC. 17 June.

The Unbelievable Tale of Jesus's Wife

(United States of America)

Ariel Sabar (2016). The Unbelievable Tale of Jesus's Wife. The Atlantic. 17 June.

Karen King Responds to 'The Unbelievable Tale of Jesus's Wife'

(United States of America)

Ariel Sabar (2016). Karen King Responds to 'The Unbelievable Tale of Jesus's Wife'. The Atlantic. 16 June.

Cusco: Falsos arqueólogos realizan excavaciones en centro arqueológicos

(Peru)

Cusco: Fake archaeologists excavate at archaeological site

El Popular (2016). Cusco: Falsos arqueólogos realizan excavaciones en centro arqueológicos. El Popular. 16 June.

Gravesite looted in Harrison County

(United States of America)

Katie Bauer (2016). Gravesite looted in Harrison County. Wave 3. 16 June.

Damien Hirst Sued Over Jewelry Line Plagiarism

(United States of America; Canada)

Henri Neuendorf (2016). Damien Hirst Sued Over Jewelry Line Plagiarism. ArtNet News. 15 June.

Not a scam: statue owner

(Canada)

Jessica Kerr (2016). Not a scam: statue owner. Delta Optimist. 15 June.

Picasso Sculpture in Dispute Goes to Leon Black; Rival Owner to Receive Compensation

(United States of America; United Arab Emirates)

Robin Pogrebin (2016). Picasso Sculpture in Dispute Goes to Leon Black; Rival Owner to Receive Compensation. The New York Times. 15 June.

More than 700 Archaeologists Urge Obama to Protect Bear Ears Cultural Area

(United States of America)

Popular Archaeology (2016). More than 700 Archaeologists Urge Obama to Protect Bear Ears Cultural Area. Popular Archaeology. 15 June.

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

(United States of America)

Anne Blythe (2016). Lumbees of NC sue Anheuser-Busch over trademark use in Budweiser ads. News Observer. 14 June.

Fight between Pittsburgh man, Notre Dame over half million dollars of early American art moves to federal court

(United States of America)

Brian Bowling (2016). Fight between Pittsburgh man, Notre Dame over half million dollars of early American art moves to federal court. TribLive. 14 June.

Meet the man at the centre of the Cranach mystery

(United States of America)

Vincent Noce (2016). Meet the man at the centre of the Cranach mystery. The Art Newspaper. 14 June.

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

(United States of America)

Jesse Paul (2016). Woman who defaced Western national parks, including 2 in Colorado, pleads guilty. The Denver Post. 14 June.

Archaeological Homecoming: Largest Recovery of Antiquities Returns to Peru

(Peru)

Peruvian Times (2016). Archaeological Homecoming: Largest Recovery of Antiquities Returns to Peru. Peruvian Times. 13 June.

Bears Ears Cultural Area: The Most Vulnerable U.S. Site for Looting, Vandalism, and Grave Robbing

(United States of America)

Jenny Rowland (2016). Bears Ears Cultural Area: The Most Vulnerable U.S. Site for Looting, Vandalism, and Grave Robbing. Center for American Progress. 13 June.

Privados impulsan medidas para revertir la grave desprotección de naufragios históricos

(Chile)

Private action to redress the severe lack of protection for historic shipwrecks

Mauricio Silva (2016). Privados impulsan medidas para revertir la grave desprotección de naufragios históricos. El Mercurio. 13 June.

Owner of a Modigliani Portrait Is Adamant the Work Isn't Nazi Loot

(Monaco; Switzerland; United States of America)

Doreen Carvajal (2016). Owner of a Modigliani Portrait Is Adamant the Work Isn't Nazi Loot. The New York Times. 12 June.

Bronx Museum's Cuban Art Exhibit Delayed Amid Fears of Seizure

(United States of America; Cuba)

Samuel Blum (2016). Bronx Museum's Cuban Art Exhibit Delayed Amid Fears of Seizure. DNA Info. 10 June.

Nevada Court Says Bus-Turned-Ship for Burning Man Is Not Art

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella (2016). Nevada Court Says Bus-Turned-Ship for Burning Man Is Not Art. ArtNet News. 9 June.

Ganesh and his mother return home from US with Modi

(India; United States of America)

Virendrasingh Ghunawat (2016). Ganesh and his mother return home from US with Modi. India Today. 9 June.

Denuncias de INAH por ataques a zonas arqueológicas del estado

(Mexico)

INAH criticised over attacks to archaeological sites in the state

Jorge Martínez (2016). Denuncias de INAH por ataques a zonas arqueológicas del estado. Criterio. 9 June.

Non-profit for late caricaturist Al Hirschfeld sues NY gallery

(United States of America)

Jonathan Stempel (2016). Non-profit for late caricaturist Al Hirschfeld sues NY gallery. Metro. 8 June.

U.S. Museums Trying to Keep Jewish Artwork Stolen By Nazis

(United States of America)

Adam Kredo (2016). U.S. Museums Trying to Keep Jewish Artwork Stolen By Nazis. The Washington Free Beacon. 8 June.

The American Who Rescued The Saint

(India; United States of America)

S. Vijay Kumar (2016). The American Who Rescued The Saint. Swarajya. 8 June.

Buen Pastor: "Robaron las obras y se pintaron murales falsos"

(Argentina)

Buen Pastor: Artworks stolen and fake murals painted

CBA 24 (2016). Buen Pastor: "Robaron las obras y se pintaron murales falsos". CBA 24. 6 June.

US Returns More Than 200 Stolen Artifacts to India After Federal Investigation

(India; United States of America)

Geneva Sands (2016). US Returns More Than 200 Stolen Artifacts to India After Federal Investigation. ABC United States. 6 June.

Editorial: Acoma shield closer to home

(United States of America; France)

Albuquerque Journal (2016). Editorial: Acoma shield closer to home. Albuquerque Journal. 5 June.

"Gnome Heist" Public Sculpture Stolen From Florida Art Museum Late Thursday Night: Museum Offers $500 Reward For Safe Return

(United States of America)

Artiholics (2016). "Gnome Heist" Public Sculpture Stolen From Florida Art Museum Late Thursday Night: Museum Offers $500 Reward For Safe Return. Artiholics. 4 June.

Bill to punish grave robbers sent to governor's desk

(United States of America)

AP Reporting (2016). Bill to punish grave robbers sent to governor's desk. WWL. 4 June.

BYU-Idaho students warned by cops after replacing stolen painting with dead rabbit

(United States of America)

Stephan Rockefeller (2016). BYU-Idaho students warned by cops after replacing stolen painting with dead rabbit. Fox. 4 June.

Spoils of War: Black market robust for military artifacts stolen from public displays

(United States of America)

Cristina Corbin (2016). Spoils of War: Black market robust for military artifacts stolen from public displays. Fox. 4 June.

Police estimate JACC damage at $10,000

(United States of America)

Charles L. Westmoreland (2016). Police estimate JACC damage at $10,000. Juneau Empire. 3 June.

The feds' real-life Indiana Jones

(United States of America)

Wesley Bruer (2016). The feds' real-life Indiana Jones. WTVM. 3 June.

Thieves Who Stole Warhol Prints From Springfield Art Museum Were Likely 'Amateurs'

(United States of America)

Laura Spencer (2016). Thieves Who Stole Warhol Prints From Springfield Art Museum Were Likely 'Amateurs'. KCUR. 3 June.

Historic coins stolen from museum

(Bermuda)

Sarah Lagan (2016). Historic coins stolen from museum. The Royal Gazette. 3 June.

The battle between artists and fraudsters in today's digital age

(Canada)

Marcie Good (2016). The battle between artists and fraudsters in today's digital age. BC Business. 3 June.

Art Museum theft shows limits of public money

(United States of America)

Springfield News Leader (2016). Art Museum theft shows limits of public money. Springfield News Leader. 3 June.

Portrait by Adolph Menzel Among Latest Artifacts Recovered by the Mosse Art Restitution Project and Sold at Auction

(United States of America)

Bartko Zankel Bunzel & Miller (2016). Portrait by Adolph Menzel Among Latest Artifacts Recovered by the Mosse Art Restitution Project and Sold at Auction. PR Newswire. 3 June.

Missing taxidermy sheep reappears – without its clothes

(United States of America)

Jonathan Romeo (2016). Missing taxidermy sheep reappears – without its clothes. The Durango Herald. 3 June.

FBI's Art Crime Team Recovers Thousands of Missing Pieces of Art, Artifacts

(United States of America)

Scott MacFarlane (2016). FBI's Art Crime Team Recovers Thousands of Missing Pieces of Art, Artifacts. NBC. 3 June.

Jail for woman who plundered famous photo prints

(United States of America)

Justine McDaniel (2016). Jail for woman who plundered famous photo prints. Philly.com. 3 June.

Darwin letter stolen from Smithsonian 30 years ago has been found

(United States of America)

Rachel Weiner (2016). Darwin letter stolen from Smithsonian 30 years ago has been found. The Washington Post. 2 June.

Stolen Art From Dead City Museum Creator Located

(United States of America)

CBS (2016). Stolen Art From Dead City Museum Creator Located. CBS. 2 June.

Pricey Painting Found

(United States of America)

CBS (2016). Pricey Painting Found. CBS. 2 June.

Family Of Man Shot While Painting Oakland Mural Files Claim Against Feds Over Stolen Gun

(United States of America)

Caleb Pershan (2016). Family Of Man Shot While Painting Oakland Mural Files Claim Against Feds Over Stolen Gun. SFist. 2 June.

Antique dealers say the new federal ivory ban will cost them up to $12 billion

(United States of America)

Darryl Fears (2016). Antique dealers say the new federal ivory ban will cost them up to $12 billion. The Washington Post. 2 June.

Rare 'Inverted Jenny' Stamp Stolen in 1955 Returned

(United States of America)

Tracy Connor (2016). Rare 'Inverted Jenny' Stamp Stolen in 1955 Returned. NBC. 2 June.

Motion filed to drop charges in museum gem theft

(United States of America)

News Net 5 (2016). Motion filed to drop charges in museum gem theft. News Net 5. 2 June.

Riesgoso para templos mantener sus puertas abiertas, se roban hasta ostias

(Mexico)

Risks for temples to keep their doors open: theft of sacred items

Plano Informativo (2016). Riesgoso para templos mantener sus puertas abiertas, se roban hasta ostias. Plano Informativo. 2 June.

Complejo arqueológico Narihualá en riesgo por falta de cerco

(Peru)

Archaeological site of Narihualá at risk due to lack of fence

Ralph Zapata (2016). Complejo arqueológico Narihualá en riesgo por falta de cerco. El Comercio. 2 June.

US Senate committee submits private museum findings to Internal Revenue Service

(United States of America)

Julia Halpern (2016). US Senate committee submits private museum findings to Internal Revenue Service. The Art Newspaper. 2 June.

Crime victim asking P.E.I. to be on lookout for valuable coffee table

(Canada)

Ryan Ross (2016). Crime victim asking P.E.I. to be on lookout for valuable coffee table. The Guardian. 1 June.

US to return 19 stolen Indian artefacts during Modi's trip

(India; United States of America)

Sobhana K. Nair (2016). US to return 19 stolen Indian artefacts during Modi's trip. Mumbai Mirror. 1 June.

Roban valiosa imagen en parroquia de Itá

(Paraguay)

Valuable icon stolen from the church of Itá

ABC Paraguay (2016). Roban valiosa imagen en parroquia de Itá. ABC Paraguay. 31 May.

Is this Dutch Artist Accusing Duke Riley of Pigeon Plagiarism?

(United States of America)

Brian Boucher (2016). Is this Dutch Artist Accusing Duke Riley of Pigeon Plagiarism?. ArtNet News. 31 May.

Isil rampage: a threat to cultural heritage that belongs to all

(United States of America)

James Cuno (2016). Isil rampage: a threat to cultural heritage that belongs to all. The Art Newspaper. 31 May.

Sale of Depression-era painting draws a federal lawsuit

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2016). Sale of Depression-era painting draws a federal lawsuit. The Daily Mail. 31 May.

Missing: Horse skull from Yukon's Carcross desert

(Canada)

Paul Tukker (2016). Missing: Horse skull from Yukon's Carcross desert. CBC. 30 May.

Golden Eagle statue stolen in Delta, valued at $6 million

(Canada)

Cassidy Oliver (2016). Golden Eagle statue stolen in Delta, valued at $6 million. Vancouver Sun. 30 May.

Kiwanis Club seeks return of missing train items

(United States of America)

Sherese A. Gore (2016). Kiwanis Club seeks return of missing train items. The News & Advance. 30 May.

US hails 'small victory' as Paris auction withdraws Native American shield

(United States of America; France)

France 24 (2016). US hails 'small victory' as Paris auction withdraws Native American shield. France 24. 30 May.

Paris auction house cancels sale of Acoma shield

(United States of America; France)

Michael Coleman (2016). Paris auction house cancels sale of Acoma shield. Albuquerque Journal. 30 May.

Rangers hunt looters who desecrated Civil War battlefield

(United States of America)

Bruce Leshan (2016). Rangers hunt looters who desecrated Civil War battlefield. WUSA. 30 May.

Acoma shield being auctioned in Paris

(United States of America; France)

Michael Coleman (2016). Acoma shield being auctioned in Paris. Albuquerque Journal. 30 May.

The mystery of the missing Great Miami Hurricane historical marker

(United States of America)

Jenny Staletovich (2016). The mystery of the missing Great Miami Hurricane historical marker. Miami Herald. 28 May.

Veterans sites in 3 states damaged ahead of Memorial Day

(United States of America)

CBS (2016). Veterans sites in 3 states damaged ahead of Memorial Day. CBS. 28 May.

Civil War battlefield looted, described as 'crime scene'

(United States of America)

Andreas Preuss (2016). Civil War battlefield looted, described as 'crime scene'. CNN. 28 May.

Smithsonian returns Maori remains to New Zealand

(New Zealand; United States of America)

Madison Park (2016). Smithsonian returns Maori remains to New Zealand. CNN. 28 May.

'An affront to the memory of people who fought': Looters dig up a Civil War battlefield

(United States of America)

Elahe Izadi (2016). 'An affront to the memory of people who fought': Looters dig up a Civil War battlefield. The Washington Post. 28 May.

Several pieces of art stolen from E.L. festival recovered

(United States of America)

RJ Wolcott (2016). Several pieces of art stolen from E.L. festival recovered. Lansing State Journal. 27 May.

The Latest: Officials say Acoma shield was stolen years ago

(United States of America; France)

Associated Press (2016). The Latest: Officials say Acoma shield was stolen years ago. Yahoo News. 27 May.

Police: $25K oil painting stolen from Connecticut home

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2016). Police: $25K oil painting stolen from Connecticut home. The Washington Times. 27 May.

Rare Indian Burial Ground Quietly Destroyed for Million Dollar Houses

(United States of America)

Sarah Zhang (2016). Rare Indian Burial Ground Quietly Destroyed for Million Dollar Houses. Gizmodo. 27 May.

New evidence suggests Modigliani masterpiece was obtained in Nazi-forced sale

(United States of America; Panama)

Ronna Syed (2016). New evidence suggests Modigliani masterpiece was obtained in Nazi-forced sale. CBC. 27 May.

Infamous artifact thief John Tillman granted day parole extension

(Canada)

Heide Pearson (2016). Infamous artifact thief John Tillman granted day parole extension. Global News. 26 May.

Enforcing the law, protecting resources: a day in the life of a BLM ranger

(United States of America)

Don Gilman (2016). Enforcing the law, protecting resources: a day in the life of a BLM ranger. St George News. 26 May.

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

(United States of America)

Patrick Johnson (2016). Up to 40 antique wooden benches valued at more than $100K stolen from Springfield's Union Station. Mass Live. 26 May.

Heinrich: Halt French Auction of Sacred Native American Artifacts

(United States of America; France)

Martin Heinrich (2016). Heinrich: Halt French Auction of Sacred Native American Artifacts. KRWG. 26 May.

$25,000 oil painting stolen from Suffield home

(United States of America)

Anthony Fay (2016). $25,000 oil painting stolen from Suffield home. WWLP. 25 May.

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Accused of Pastry Plagiarism

(United States of America)

Henri Neuendorf (2016). San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Accused of Pastry Plagiarism. ArtNet News. 25 May.

Lock picker indicted in Love Locket vandalism

(United States of America)

David Ferrara (2016). Lock picker indicted in Love Locket vandalism. Las Vegas Review-Journal. 25 May.

Guccifer, Who Revealed George W. Bush's Secret Life as a Painter, Pleads Guilty to Hacking

(United States of America)

Brian Boucher (2016). Guccifer, Who Revealed George W. Bush's Secret Life as a Painter, Pleads Guilty to Hacking. ArtNet News. 25 May.

John Tillmann's alleged threats against ex-wife prevent his full parole

(Canada)

Elizabeth Chiu (2016). John Tillmann's alleged threats against ex-wife prevent his full parole. CBC. 25 May.

Native Americans implore France to halt artifact sale: 'It harkens to slave auctions'

(United States of America; France)

David Smith (2016). Native Americans implore France to halt artifact sale: 'It harkens to slave auctions'. The Guardian. 25 May.

Yankees fire Yankee Stadium security guard who stole memorabilia

(United States of America)

Nathaniel Vinton (2016). Yankees fire Yankee Stadium security guard who stole memorabilia. Daily News. 25 May.

The Legal Feud Over 'Picasso Bust' Is Settled, but Who's the Mystery Owner?

(United States of America)

Lorena Muñoz-Alonso (2016). The Legal Feud Over 'Picasso Bust' Is Settled, but Who's the Mystery Owner?. ArtNet News. 24 May.

Picasso vase worth $30K stolen from art gallery

(United States of America)

Tina Moore (2016). Picasso vase worth $30K stolen from art gallery. New York Post. 24 May.

Lo condenan a un año de cárcel por robar campana de iglesia

(Mexico)

Sentenced to one year in prison for stealing bell

El Pueblo (2016). Lo condenan a un año de cárcel por robar campana de iglesia. El Pueblo. 24 May.

Old Fort burglarized in Fort Madison, Iowa

(United States of America)

Jeff Whitten (2016). Old Fort burglarized in Fort Madison, Iowa. KWQC. 24 May.

Paintings stolen during East Lansing Art Festival

(United States of America)

R.J. Wolcott (2016). Paintings stolen during East Lansing Art Festival. Detroit Free Press. 24 May.

New charges for target of Gardner heist probe

(United States of America)

Milton J. Valencia (2016). New charges for target of Gardner heist probe. The Boston Globe. 24 May.

Native Americans step up fight over sacred object auctions

(United States of America; France)

AFP (2016). Native Americans step up fight over sacred object auctions. The Daily Mail. 24 May.

La Media Luna, 4 décadas de saqueos

(Mexico)

Media Luna, 4 decades of looting

Alfredo Espinosa Estrada (2016). La Media Luna, 4 décadas de saqueos. El Sol de San Luis. 23 May.

Indignación en El Santuario por robo en parroquia Nuestra Señora de Chiquinquirá

(Colombia)

Outrage in El Santuario because of robbery in the church of Nuestra Señora de Chiquinquirá

Carlos Mario Gómez (2016). Indignación en El Santuario por robo en parroquia Nuestra Señora de Chiquinquirá. Colombiano. 23 May.

Guatemala reclama piezas arqueológicas robadas que se exhiben en el museo Tesak

(Guatemala)

Guatemala reclaims looted archaeological pieces and they are exhibited in the Tesak museum

María Luz Nóchez (2016). Guatemala reclama piezas arqueológicas robadas que se exhiben en el museo Tesak. El Faro. 23 May.

No paran robos de campanas en Tasquillo

(Mexico)

Robbery of bells in Tasquillo not stopped

El Sol de Hidalgo (2016). No paran robos de campanas en Tasquillo. El Sol de Hidalgo. 22 May.

Millions of dollars and dozens of works diverted in Ace Gallery bankruptcy case, accountant finds

(United States of America)

Jori Finkel (2016). Millions of dollars and dozens of works diverted in Ace Gallery bankruptcy case, accountant finds. The Art Newspaper. 20 May.

Virginia Arts Commissioners Threaten to Defund Museum Over "Anti-Christian" Paintings

(United States of America)

Claire Voon (2016). Virginia Arts Commissioners Threaten to Defund Museum Over "Anti-Christian" Paintings. Hyperallergic. 20 May.

Urban Outfitters Wins Partial Victory Over Navajo Nation in Trademark Dispute

(United States of America)

Carey Dunne (2016). Urban Outfitters Wins Partial Victory Over Navajo Nation in Trademark Dispute. Hyperallergic. 20 May.

Malden man arrested in connection to stolen museum artifacts

(United States of America)

Allison Twaits (2016). Malden man arrested in connection to stolen museum artifacts. KFVS12. 19 May.

Hurtan pinturas en templo católico de Alegría, Usulután

(El Salvador)

Paintings stolen from catholic church of Alegría, Usulután

Carlos Segovia (2016). Hurtan pinturas en templo católico de Alegría, Usulután. El Salvador. 19 May.

Tracking down Warhol's stolen 'Campbell's Soup' prints

(United States of America)

Laura Spencer (2016). Tracking down Warhol's stolen 'Campbell's Soup' prints. Marketplace. 18 May.

Cops nab man accused of stealing church painting

(United States of America)

Gabrielle Fonrouge (2016). Cops nab man accused of stealing church painting. New York Post. 18 May.

Cuban suspected of major art theft to be extradited

(Cuba; Greece)

Yiannis Souliotis (2016). Cuban suspected of major art theft to be extradited. eKathimerini. 18 May.

Legal battle between graffiti artist and fashion label back on

(United States of America)

Laura Gilbert (2016). Legal battle between graffiti artist and fashion label back on. The Art Newspaper. 17 May.

Art thief sentenced in 'Afghan Girl' heist

(United States of America)

Shane Benjamin (2016). Art thief sentenced in 'Afghan Girl' heist. The Durango Herald. 17 May.

Robo arqueológico se dispara en el país

(Mexico)

Archaeological theft on the rise in the country

El Universal (2016). Robo arqueológico se dispara en el país. El Diario. 16 May.

Newly-Revealed Documents Show Sotheby's Contacted Helly Nahmad About Modigliani Claim

(United States of America; Switzerland)

Eileen Kinsella (2016). Newly-Revealed Documents Show Sotheby's Contacted Helly Nahmad About Modigliani Claim. ArtNet News. 16 May.

Ante robos, INAH y Arquidiócesis de Xalapa elaboran catálogo de bienes religiosos

(Mexico)

After robberies, INAH and Archdiocese of Xalapa prepare an inventory of religious art

Rogelio Hernández (2016). Ante robos, INAH y Arquidiócesis de Xalapa elaboran catálogo de bienes religiosos. El Democata. 16 May.

Lost and found: The twisted tale of Hobcaw Barony's stolen art

(United States of America)

Adam Parker (2016). Lost and found: The twisted tale of Hobcaw Barony's stolen art. The Post and Courier. 16 May.

Roban campanario de iglesia en Tasquillo

(Mexico)

Bells stolen from church in Tasquillo

El Sol de Hidalgo (2016). Roban campanario de iglesia en Tasquillo. El Sol de Hidalgo. 15 May.

Police search for man who stole religious icon from Manhattan church

(United States of America)

Dray Clark (2016). Police search for man who stole religious icon from Manhattan church. ABC United States. 15 May.

Retired FBI agent shares insight on notorious Boston art heist

(United States of America)

Jim Sullivan (2016). Retired FBI agent shares insight on notorious Boston art heist. Portland Press Herald. 15 May.

Se dispara 1,000%robo arqueológico en el país

(Mexico)

Archaeological theft in the country exceeded by 1000%

Alejandro Melgoza (2016). Se dispara 1,000%robo arqueológico en el país. El Universal. 15 May.

Man buys stolen World War I cannon without knowing

(United States of America)

Daniel Francis (2016). Man buys stolen World War I cannon without knowing. Pulse. 14 May.

Sword stolen from Tippecanoe Co. Courthouse statue

(United States of America)

Joseph Paul (2016). Sword stolen from Tippecanoe Co. Courthouse statue. JCOnline. 13 May.

Accused Knoedler Forgery Mastermind Gets Postponement for Extradition From Spain

(United States of America; Spain)

Eileen Kinsella (2016). Accused Knoedler Forgery Mastermind Gets Postponement for Extradition From Spain. ArtNet News. 13 May.

Solapan en Kanasín saqueo arqueológico

(Mexico)

Archaeological looting in Kanasín

Ana Hernández (2016). Solapan en Kanasín saqueo arqueológico. Sipse. 13 May.

Mapuches pidieron al Museo de La Plata la restitución de los restos de cuatro caciques

(Argentina)

Mapuches call on Museo de La Plata to return the remains for four caciques

Blanco Negro (2016). Mapuches pidieron al Museo de La Plata la restitución de los restos de cuatro caciques. Info Blanco Sobre Negro. 13 May.

Guelph Treasure Heirs Explain Why Case Belongs in U.S. Court

(United States of America; Germany)

Nicholas O'Donnell (2016). Guelph Treasure Heirs Explain Why Case Belongs in U.S. Court. JD Supra. 13 May.

Stolen mask mysteriously returned to artist

(United States of America)

Matt Miller (2016). Stolen mask mysteriously returned to artist. KTOO. 12 May.

Chiclayo: Delincuentes roban iglesia por segunda vez

(Peru)

Chiclayo: Criminals rob church for second time

Perú21 (2016). Chiclayo: Delincuentes roban iglesia por segunda vez. Perú21. 12 May.

Burying Bones of Contention: Native Americans Close to Getting Ancestral Skeleton Back

(United States of America)

Zach Zorich (2016). Burying Bones of Contention: Native Americans Close to Getting Ancestral Skeleton Back. Scientific American. 12 May.

Cuba Committed to the Underwater Heritage Convention at UNESCO

(Cuba)

Prensa Latina (2016). Cuba Committed to the Underwater Heritage Convention at UNESCO. Prensa Latina. 12 May.

60 Maori and Moriori heads and skulls repatriated from UK and US

(New Zealand; United Kingdom; United States of America)

Kurt Bayer (2016). 60 Maori and Moriori heads and skulls repatriated from UK and US. The New Zealand Herald. 12 May.

After theft of Lincoln's hand, museum to get security cameras

(United States of America)

Mike Frey (2016). After theft of Lincoln's hand, museum to get security cameras. Daily Journal. 11 May.

Charity Whose Leader Was Attacked With Lye Closes

(United States of America)

Andy Newman (2016). Charity Whose Leader Was Attacked With Lye Closes. The New York Times. 11 May.

Así fue saqueado un cementerio indígena de Santander

(Colombia)

Indigenous cemetery in Santander looted

Entorno Inteligente (2016). Así fue saqueado un cementerio indígena de Santander. Entorno Inteligente. 11 May.

Ancient Persian seals returned by U.S. to go on display

(Iran; United States of America)

Tehran Times (2016). Ancient Persian seals returned by U.S. to go on display. Tehran Times. 11 May.

Two charged in Chihuly statue theft

(United States of America)

Anna Lee (2016). Two charged in Chihuly statue theft. Greenville Online. 10 May.

The Little Pool Hidden In The Desert Has Apparently Been Destroyed

(United States of America)

Juliet Bennet Rylah (2016). The Little Pool Hidden In The Desert Has Apparently Been Destroyed. LAist. 10 May.

Attorney works to reclaim art stolen from Jews by Nazis

(United States of America)

Jean Hopfensperger (2016). Attorney works to reclaim art stolen from Jews by Nazis. Star Tribune. 10 May.

Syrian Antiquities Import Restrictions Are Law, But Will They Work?

(United States of America; Syria)

Owen Jarus (2016). Syrian Antiquities Import Restrictions Are Law, But Will They Work?. Live Science. 10 May.

Lento proceso para el rescate arqueológico de la capital nonualca

(El Salvador)

Slow process for the archaeological rescue of the Nonualca capital

Mima Velásquez (2016). Lento proceso para el rescate arqueológico de la capital nonualca. La Prensa Grafica. 9 May.

Obama signs into law new restrictions on Syrian antiquities

(United States of America; Syria)

Bradley Klapper (2016). Obama signs into law new restrictions on Syrian antiquities. Stars and Stripes. 9 May.

La estrategia de Unesco para evitar nuevos saqueos como el del galeón San José

(Colombia)

UNESCO strategy to prevent further looting at the galleon San Jose.

EFE (2016). La estrategia de Unesco para evitar nuevos saqueos como el del galeón San José. El Espectador. 9 May.

Stolen Three Century Old Violin Mysteriously Returned

(United States of America)

Steven Sukkau (2016). Stolen Three Century Old Violin Mysteriously Returned. Pembina Valley Online. 8 May.

The Ins and Outs of Stolen Art, Explained

(United States of America)

Leila Amineddoleh (2016). The Ins and Outs of Stolen Art, Explained. Artsy. 7 May.

Police make deal with suspected art thief, angering artist

(United States of America)

Rob Low (2016). Police make deal with suspected art thief, angering artist. KDVR. 7 May.

Dallas Holocaust Museum gets menorah taken from Europe in WWII

(United States of America)

JTA (2016). Dallas Holocaust Museum gets menorah taken from Europe in WWII. The Times of Israel. 6 May.

BLM wants to pay people who help find looters, vandals

(United States of America)

Brian Maffly (2016). BLM wants to pay people who help find looters, vandals. The Salt Lake Tribune. 6 May.

Roban objetos de incalculable valor histórico de la iglesia de Capiatá

(Paraguay)

Objects of incalculable historical value stolen from church of Capiatá

ABC Paraguay (2016). Roban objetos de incalculable valor histórico de la iglesia de Capiatá. ABC Paraguay. 6 May.

If the Gardner Paintings Are Ever Found, How Damaged Will They Be?

(United States of America)

Ray Hardman (2016). If the Gardner Paintings Are Ever Found, How Damaged Will They Be?. WNPR. 5 May.

Missing art not found at Robert Gentile's house

(United States of America)

WHDH (2016). Missing art not found at Robert Gentile's house. WHDH. 5 May.

Major German Expressionist Painting Finds Its Way Home to VMFA

(United States of America)

Style Weekly (2016). Major German Expressionist Painting Finds Its Way Home to VMFA. Style Weekly. 5 May.

Vandalized Bronx WWI Statue To Be Renovated and Returned to Post by 2017

(United States of America)

Eddie Small (2016). Vandalized Bronx WWI Statue To Be Renovated and Returned to Post by 2017. DNA Info. 5 May.

Headstones of Native Americans missing for decades returned to relatives

(United States of America)

Kate Thayer (2016). Headstones of Native Americans missing for decades returned to relatives. The Chicago Tribune. 5 May.

Why the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum's stolen art may never be found

(United States of America)

James Ratcliffe (2016). Why the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum's stolen art may never be found. Apollo. 4 May.

Aby Rosen To Pay $7 Million To Settle Art Tax Dodge Investigation

(United States of America)

Brian Boucher (2016). Aby Rosen To Pay $7 Million To Settle Art Tax Dodge Investigation. ArtNet News. 4 May.

Stolen Reed College artwork found with $1,500 to $2,000 in damage, official says

(United States of America)

Jim Ryan (2016). Stolen Reed College artwork found with $1,500 to $2,000 in damage, official says. Oregon Live. 4 May.

Cedar mask artwork stolen from Juneau Arts & Culture Center

(United States of America)

Paula Ann Solis (2016). Cedar mask artwork stolen from Juneau Arts & Culture Center. Juneau Empire. 3 May.

Artwork valued at $15,000 stolen from Reed College

(United States of America)

Jim Ryan (2016). Artwork valued at $15,000 stolen from Reed College. Oregon Live. 3 May.

Bronze statues stolen from Woodbury shopping center

(United States of America)

Mathias Baden (2016). Bronze statues stolen from Woodbury shopping center. Duluth News Tribune. 2 May.

FOUND: Golden lion art installation stolen, dumped, and turned into police

(United States of America)

Denise Rosch (2016). FOUND: Golden lion art installation stolen, dumped, and turned into police. News 3. 2 May.

FBI searches property of man at center of Gardner heist case

(United States of America)

Shelley Murphy (2016). FBI searches property of man at center of Gardner heist case. The Boston Globe. 2 May.

Art installation stolen and vandalized at Las Vegas intersection

(United States of America)

Jami Seymore (2016). Art installation stolen and vandalized at Las Vegas intersection. News 3. 2 May.

'Warhol Uncanned' exhibit at Springfield Art Museum also a food drive

(United States of America)

Jackie Rehwald (2016). 'Warhol Uncanned' exhibit at Springfield Art Museum also a food drive. The News Leader. 1 May.

Grave destrucción de Zona Arqueológica

(Mexico)

Serious destruction of archaeological site

Adrián Mendoza Salazar (2016). Grave destrucción de Zona Arqueológica. Diario de Poza Rica. 1 May.

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

(United States of America)

Christopher Williams (2016). Artifacts stolen from grounds of new Museum L-A in Lewiston. Sun Journal. 29 April.

Suspects indicted in French Laundry wine theft-spree

(United States of America)

Julie Johnson (2016). Suspects indicted in French Laundry wine theft-spree. The Press Democrat. 29 April.

Ruinous Graffiti Etched Into National Park's Ancient Rock Arches

(United States of America)

Peter Andrew Hart (2016). Ruinous Graffiti Etched Into National Park's Ancient Rock Arches. Huffington Post. 28 April.

9,000-year-old 'Kennewick Man' will receive Native American burial after decades in limbo

(United States of America)

Ben Guarino (2016). 9,000-year-old 'Kennewick Man' will receive Native American burial after decades in limbo. National Post. 28 April.

US returns stolen ancient Buddhist sculpture to Pakistan

(Pakistan; United States of America)

BBC News (2016). US returns stolen ancient Buddhist sculpture to Pakistan. BBC News. 28 April.

Art Teacher Claims She Was Fired for Saying "Vagina" During Georgia O'Keeffe Lesson

(United States of America)

Carey Dunne (2016). Art Teacher Claims She Was Fired for Saying "Vagina" During Georgia O'Keeffe Lesson. Hyperallergic. 27 April.

US Congress approves bill seeking to curb looting and trade of antiquities

(United States of America)

Lawyer Herald (2016). US Congress approves bill seeking to curb looting and trade of antiquities. Lawyer Herald. 27 April.

Senate hearing could bring Kennewick Man closer to tribal burial

(United States of America)

Anette Cary (2016). Senate hearing could bring Kennewick Man closer to tribal burial. Tri-City Herald. 27 April.

US returning smuggled Buddha sculpture to Pakistan

(Pakistan; United States of America)

APP (2016). US returning smuggled Buddha sculpture to Pakistan. The Nation. 27 April.

Stolen Sarcophagus Returned

(Turkey; United States of America)

Ahmet Balan (2016). Stolen Sarcophagus Returned. Associated Press. 26 April.

Off the Beat and Into a Museum: Art Helps Police Officers Learn to Look

(United States of America)

Sarah Lyall (2016). Off the Beat and Into a Museum: Art Helps Police Officers Learn to Look. The New York Times. 26 April.

Fired North Miami Museum Director Sues City for Wrongful Termination

(United States of America)

Sarah Cascone (2016). Fired North Miami Museum Director Sues City for Wrongful Termination. ArtNet News. 25 April.

Three historical human skulls stolen from Arizona store

(United States of America)

Cynthia Washington (2016). Three historical human skulls stolen from Arizona store. Tucson News Now. 25 April.

Ex-Art Studio Worker Pleads Guilty in 'Afghan Girl' Theft

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2016). Ex-Art Studio Worker Pleads Guilty in 'Afghan Girl' Theft. ABC United States. 25 April.

Saquean Cerro del Muerto

(Mexico)

Andrea Verdín (2016). Saquean Cerro del Muerto. AM. 23 April.

Painting looted by Nazis coming to auction in NYC

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2016). Painting looted by Nazis coming to auction in NYC. The Times of Israel. 23 April.

Noh Mul cost Grijalva $6,000

(Belize)

The Reporter (2016). Noh Mul cost Grijalva $6,000. The Reporter. 22 April.

A treasure returned

(Canada)

Kristine Power (2016). A treasure returned. Memorial University Gazette. 22 April.

Los Angeles Art Dealer Is Arrested on Embezzlement Charges

(United States of America)

Ian Lovett (2016). Los Angeles Art Dealer Is Arrested on Embezzlement Charges. The New York Times. 22 April.

Texas students charged in Utah dinosaur fossil theft

(United States of America)

Brian Maffly (2016). Texas students charged in Utah dinosaur fossil theft. The Salt Lake Tribune. 21 April.

LA Dealer Douglas Chrismas Fails to Make Court-Ordered Payment of $17.5 Million

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella (2016). LA Dealer Douglas Chrismas Fails to Make Court-Ordered Payment of $17.5 Million. ArtNet News. 21 April.

Should the FBI Offer Reward Money for Stolen Art?

(United States of America)

Jillian Sequeria (2016). Should the FBI Offer Reward Money for Stolen Art?. Law Street Media. 20 April.

The Donald Threatens to Sue Artist Over Her Trump Micropenis Portrait

(United States of America)

Claire Voon (2016). The Donald Threatens to Sue Artist Over Her Trump Micropenis Portrait. Hyperallergic. 20 April.

Picasso piece tangled in tug-of-war between dealer, billionaire

(United States of America)

Charles Rabin (2016). Picasso piece tangled in tug-of-war between dealer, billionaire. Miami Herald. 20 April.

Guilty of destroying ancient Maya site, Noh Mul!

(Belize)

Rowland A. Parks (2016). Guilty of destroying ancient Maya site, Noh Mul!. Amandala. 19 April.

Art Stolen From ArtSpace In Hartford

(United States of America)

Susan Dunne (2016). Art Stolen From ArtSpace In Hartford. Hartford Courant. 19 April.

Robo de la Virgen del Carmen causa repudio en 2001

(Guatemala)

Theft of the Virgin of Carmen caused repudiation in 2001

Hemeroteca PL (2016). Robo de la Virgen del Carmen causa repudio en 2001. Prensa Libre. 19 April.

Vandals target local dinosaur sculpture

(Canada)

Prince George Citizen (2016). Vandals target local dinosaur sculpture. Prince George Citizen. 19 April.

Montreal art gallery displays paintings 'stolen' from the Internet

(Canada)

Robert Everett-Greene (2016). Montreal art gallery displays paintings 'stolen' from the Internet. The Globe and Mail. 19 April.

Brigadas patrimoniales evalúan desde hoy daños en los contenedores de la memoria

(Ecuador)

Heritage teams evaluate damage in the 'containers of memory'

El Telégrafo (2016). Brigadas patrimoniales evalúan desde hoy daños en los contenedores de la memoria. El Telégrafo. 19 April.

Former Knoedler Director Ann Freedman Says She Was the 'Perfect Mark'

(United States of America)

Henri Neuendorf (2016). Former Knoedler Director Ann Freedman Says She Was the 'Perfect Mark'. ArtNet News. 18 April.

Impune, el saqueo de zonas arqueológicas de Michoacán

(Mexico)

The archaeological sites of Michoacán looted with impunity

Sayra Casillas Mendoza (2016). Impune, el saqueo de zonas arqueológicas de Michoacán. Cambio de Michoacán. 18 April.

Couple Sought in Alleged Art Theft from 26 Degree Brewing (Video)

(United States of America)

David Minsky (2016). Couple Sought in Alleged Art Theft from 26 Degree Brewing (Video). New Times. 18 April.

Former director of scandal-beset Knoedler Gallery breaks her silence

(United States of America)

Laura Gilbert (2016). Former director of scandal-beset Knoedler Gallery breaks her silence. The Art Newspaper. 18 April.

Colorado artist makes 'new' soup prints to replace stolen ones at Springfield Art Museum

(United States of America)

KSPR (2016). Colorado artist makes 'new' soup prints to replace stolen ones at Springfield Art Museum. KSPR. 16 April.

Crooks hit Boca art gallery for second time in one week

(United States of America)

Charlie Keegan (2016). Crooks hit Boca art gallery for second time in one week. WPTV. 16 April.

Holocaust Art Act Would Help Facilitate Return of Stolen Works

(United States of America)

Michael V. Cusenza (2016). Holocaust Art Act Would Help Facilitate Return of Stolen Works. The Forum. 15 April.

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

(United States of America)

Laura Wagner (2016). Rare 'Inverted Jenny' Stamp Turns Up 60 Years After Theft. NPR. 15 April.

Se reúne el Comité de Lucha contra el Tráfico del Patrimonio Cultural

(Argentina)

The Committee for the Fight Against the Trafficking of Cultural Heritage to Meet

Diario Panorama (2016). Se reúne el Comité de Lucha contra el Tráfico del Patrimonio Cultural. Diario Panorama. 15 April.

Art Basel Miami Beach Stabber Was Motivated by Irrational Fear of ISIS

(United States of America)

Claire Voon (2016). Art Basel Miami Beach Stabber Was Motivated by Irrational Fear of ISIS. Hyperallergic. 15 April.

Prolific graffiti artist known as 'Super' arrested by St. Louis police

(United States of America)

Christine Byers (2016). Prolific graffiti artist known as 'Super' arrested by St. Louis police. St. Louis Post-Dispach. 14 April.

Crown of the Andes sold on the cheap?

(Colombia; United States of America)

Richard Emblin (2016). Crown of the Andes sold on the cheap?. The City Paper. 14 April.

EB-5 suspect Bollen's love of ancient artifacts part of criminal case against him

(United States of America)

Seth Tupper (2016). EB-5 suspect Bollen's love of ancient artifacts part of criminal case against him. The Rapid City Journal. 14 April.

FBI seizes art, documents from Santa Fe dealers

(United States of America)

Andrew Oxford (2016). FBI seizes art, documents from Santa Fe dealers. Santa Fe New Mexican. 13 April.

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

(United States of America)

Randy Miller (2016). Ex-FBI agent from N.J. hunts for lost, priceless sports memorabilia. NJ.com. 13 April.

Senate Votes to Ban Imports of Syrian Art and Antiquities

(United States of America; Syria)

Steven Lee Myers (2016). Senate Votes to Ban Imports of Syrian Art and Antiquities. The New York Times. 13 April.

Police seek person who stole porcupine sculpture from the Jetport

(United States of America)

Meilin Tompkins (2016). Police seek person who stole porcupine sculpture from the Jetport. WCSH6. 12 April.

Mysterious, ancient boulder vandalized; surveillance images released

(United States of America)

Carla Field (2016). Mysterious, ancient boulder vandalized; surveillance images released. WYFF4. 12 April.

Archeologist calls for national strategy to protect shipwrecks from looting

(Canada)

Adina Bresge (2016). Archeologist calls for national strategy to protect shipwrecks from looting. City News. 12 April.

FBI announces reward of up to $25,000 in Springfield museum theft case

(United States of America)

Gregory J. Holman (2016). FBI announces reward of up to $25,000 in Springfield museum theft case. Springfield News Leader. 12 April.

Pieces of Chihuly statue in Greenville park reported stolen

(United States of America)

Anna Lee (2016). Pieces of Chihuly statue in Greenville park reported stolen. The State. 8 April.

Congress Moves to Spur Return of Artwork Stolen By Nazis

(United States of America)

Adam Kredo (2016). Congress Moves to Spur Return of Artwork Stolen By Nazis. Free Beacon. 8 April.

FBI and Interpol alerted: Springfield Art Museum official says Warhol prints stolen

(United States of America)

Giacomo Bologna (2016). FBI and Interpol alerted: Springfield Art Museum official says Warhol prints stolen. The News Leader. 8 April.

If Passed, Could a New Law Stop ISIS Profiting from Looted Syrian Antiquities?

(United States of America)

Isaac Kaplan (2016). If Passed, Could a New Law Stop ISIS Profiting from Looted Syrian Antiquities?. Artsy. 7 April.

Mossack Fonseca's role in fight over painting stolen by Nazis

(United States of America; Panama)

Holly Watt (2016). Mossack Fonseca's role in fight over painting stolen by Nazis. The Guardian. 7 April.

Denuncian robo de 3 campanas de origen colonial en pueblo de Áncash

(Peru)

Theft of three colonial bells reported in Áncash village

Andina (2016). Denuncian robo de 3 campanas de origen colonial en pueblo de Áncash. Andina. 7 April.

Chris Brown Accused Of Stealing Graffiti Artist's Tag, Artist Sues Him

(United States of America)

Nicholas Mojica (2016). Chris Brown Accused Of Stealing Graffiti Artist's Tag, Artist Sues Him. Design and Trend. 7 April.

Court: Navajo due hearing on demand that feds return remains, relics

(United States of America)

Sara Weber (2016). Court: Navajo due hearing on demand that feds return remains, relics. Arizona Daily Sun. 7 April.

Guards hop to it: Huge rabbit artwork gets 24/7 security

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2016). Guards hop to it: Huge rabbit artwork gets 24/7 security. KEPRTV. 6 April.

Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation Calls $65 Million Lawsuit a 'Frivolous Claim'

(United States of America)

Sarah Cascone (2016). Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation Calls $65 Million Lawsuit a 'Frivolous Claim'. ArtNet News. 6 April.

Consejo de Monumentos Nacionales demora resguardo de momia Chinchorro por falta de camioneta

(Chile)

National Monuments Council delays safeguarding Chinchorro mummy due to lack of a truck

El Morro Cotudo (2016). Consejo de Monumentos Nacionales demora resguardo de momia Chinchorro por falta de camioneta. El Morro Cotudo. 6 April.

Museum Accuses Marin County Man of Stealing Missing Gold-Flecked Meteorite Over 'Seller's Remorse'

(United States of America)

Lisa Fernandez (2016). Museum Accuses Marin County Man of Stealing Missing Gold-Flecked Meteorite Over 'Seller's Remorse'. NBC. 6 April.

Documentary Examines US Soldier Who Stole Priceless Art

(United States of America; Germany)

Greg Flakus (2016). Documentary Examines US Soldier Who Stole Priceless Art. Voice of America. 6 April.

Saquean y olvidan Zona Arqueológica

(Mexico)

Archaeological site looted and forgotten

Adrián Mendoza Salazar (2016). Saquean y olvidan Zona Arqueológica. Diario de Poza Rica. 6 April.

Roban iglesia de Suesca en Cundinamarca

(Colombia)

Church of Suesca in Cundinamarca robbed.

Caracol Radio (2016). Roban iglesia de Suesca en Cundinamarca. Caracol Radio. 5 April.

Peru archaeological pieces to be repatriated from Chile

(Peru; Chile)

Hillary Ojeda (2016). Peru archaeological pieces to be repatriated from Chile. Peru This Week. 5 April.

$90,000 Hindu Statue Stolen From UES Gallery During Open House

(United States of America)

Jen Chung (2016). $90,000 Hindu Statue Stolen From UES Gallery During Open House. Gothamist. 5 April.

ICE returns dinosaur skeletons, eggs to Mongolia

(Mongolia; United States of America)

ICE (2016). ICE returns dinosaur skeletons, eggs to Mongolia. ICE. 5 April.

The Norton Simon Museum's Multi-Million-Dollar Nazi Restitution Case of Two Paintings by Cranach the Elder, Explained

(United States of America)

Leila Amineddoleh (2016). The Norton Simon Museum's Multi-Million-Dollar Nazi Restitution Case of Two Paintings by Cranach the Elder, Explained. Artsy. 5 April.

Completamente saqueadas urnas funerarias en Altamura

(Mexico)

Funerary urns completely looted in Altamura

Sabás Espinoza (2016). Completamente saqueadas urnas funerarias en Altamura. Línea Directa. 4 April.

Man spent $44.5K on Confederate jacket; New Orleans museum says it was stolen

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2016). Man spent $44.5K on Confederate jacket; New Orleans museum says it was stolen. The Times-Picayune. 4 April.

Charge dismissed in museum coin theft

(United States of America)

Marshall White (2016). Charge dismissed in museum coin theft. News-Press. 4 April.

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

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2016). Columbus family sues after Air Force museum security holds them at gunpoint. Cleveland.com. 4 April.

Trump's vast art collection isn't what it seems

(United States of America)

Richard Johnson (2016). Trump's vast art collection isn't what it seems. Page Six. 3 April.

Stolen Easter Island statue deserves a trip home

(Chile; United Kingdom)

Mark Gilbert (2016). Stolen Easter Island statue deserves a trip home. The Chicago Tribune. 3 April.

Nightlife guru takes to Instagram to report stolen art

(United States of America)

Mara Siegler (2016). Nightlife guru takes to Instagram to report stolen art. Page Six. 3 April.

Roban el copón de las hostias de la iglesia Jesucristo el Buen Pastor en Cúcuta

(Colombia)

Custodia of hosts stolen from the church of Jesucristo el Buen Pastor in Cucuta

RCN (2016). Roban el copón de las hostias de la iglesia Jesucristo el Buen Pastor en Cúcuta. RCN. 3 April.

Historic Moorhead church tries to repair, prevent vandalism

(United States of America)

Tim Gallagher (2016). Historic Moorhead church tries to repair, prevent vandalism. Hastings Tribune. 2 April.

Indiana group seeks tough penalties for cemetery vandalism

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2016). Indiana group seeks tough penalties for cemetery vandalism. The Washington Times. 2 April.

A final attempt to recover stolen art

(United States of America)

Stephen Kurkjian (2016). A final attempt to recover stolen art. Times Union. 1 April.

How to track down a missing masterpiece: A former FBI agent on the stings that recovered stolen paintings

(United States of America)

Nigel Fardale (2016). How to track down a missing masterpiece: A former FBI agent on the stings that recovered stolen paintings. National Post. 1 April.

Blind, 90-year-old son of Holocaust victims sues to find his family's art

(United States of America; Germany)

David D'Arcy (2016). Blind, 90-year-old son of Holocaust victims sues to find his family's art. The Art Newspaper. 1 April.

Sotheby's Defends Against Strange Claim on a Mysterious Motherwell

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella (2016). Sotheby's Defends Against Strange Claim on a Mysterious Motherwell. ArtNet News. 1 April.

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

(New Zealand; United States of America)

Jemima Garrett (2016). Captain James Cook feather cape and helmet gifted to him before death returned to Hawaii. ABC Australia. 1 April.

Gagosian Attracts NY Scrutiny Over Picasso Deal for Leon Black

(United States of America; United Arab Emirates)

Keri Geiger (2016). Gagosian Attracts NY Scrutiny Over Picasso Deal for Leon Black. Bloomberg. 1 April.

Looters, Tourism, and Racism: Controversy Surrounds 'Discovery' of Lost City in Honduras

(Honduras)

Gabriela Gorbea (2016). Looters, Tourism, and Racism: Controversy Surrounds 'Discovery' of Lost City in Honduras. Vice. 31 March.

Man demands to know who's buying his parents' Nazi-looted art

(United States of America)

Julia Marsh (2016). Man demands to know who's buying his parents' Nazi-looted art. New York Post. 31 March.

Jute-Sack Case Heats Up: Ibrahim Mahama Countersues Simchowitz, Ellis King

(United States of America)

Nate Freeman (2016). Jute-Sack Case Heats Up: Ibrahim Mahama Countersues Simchowitz, Ellis King. ArtNews. 31 March.

The Excruciating Legacy of NAGPRA

(United States of America)

Frances Madeson (2016). The Excruciating Legacy of NAGPRA. Indian Country Today. 31 March.

Thieves steal statue from Orphan Train Museum in Opelousas

(United States of America)

Renee Allen (2016). Thieves steal statue from Orphan Train Museum in Opelousas. KLFY. 30 March.

Tabaré Vázquez expresó preocupación por robo de archivos sobre desaparecidos y la INDDHH denunció intencionalidad de entorpecer investigaciones

(Uruguay)

Tabaré Vázquez expressed concern about the theft of files about the disappeared and the INDDHH denied intent to hinder investigations

La Red 21 (2016). Tabaré Vázquez expresó preocupación por robo de archivos sobre desaparecidos y la INDDHH denunció intencionalidad de entorpecer investigaciones. La Red 21. 30 March.

"El Señor de Sipán": Un hito en la historia del Perú

(Peru)

"The Lord of Sipán": a milestone in the history of Perú

Paul Monzón (2016). "El Señor de Sipán": Un hito en la historia del Perú. Periodista Digital. 30 March.

Delegado del INAH habla sobre el hallazgo en Altamura

(Mexico)

Representative of the INAH speaks about the site in Altramura

Jasiel Camacho (2016). Delegado del INAH habla sobre el hallazgo en Altamura. Debate. 29 March.

Teen arrested in theft of model spaceship from UFO museum

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2016). Teen arrested in theft of model spaceship from UFO museum. Salon. 28 March.

Theft of historic painting shakes parish in old gold-mining town

(United States of America)

Zita Fletcher (2016). Theft of historic painting shakes parish in old gold-mining town. Catholic Philly. 28 March.

Confederate jacket sparks dispute between Alabama collector, museum

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2016). Confederate jacket sparks dispute between Alabama collector, museum. The Times Free Press. 28 March.

Yale Can Keep Van Gogh Masterpiece as Supreme Court Rejects Appeal

(United States of America; Russia)

Greg Stohr (2016). Yale Can Keep Van Gogh Masterpiece as Supreme Court Rejects Appeal. Bloomberg. 28 March.

US museum returns ancient Hindu god statue to Cambodia

(Cambodia; United States of America)

BBC News (2016). US museum returns ancient Hindu god statue to Cambodia. BBC News. 28 March.

A Painted Heart Leaves a Black Mark on an Artist's Record

(United States of America)

Grace Notes (2016). A Painted Heart Leaves a Black Mark on an Artist's Record. The New York Times. 27 March.

Utes, Navajo seek monument to preserve canyon

(United States of America)

Jim Mimiaga (2016). Utes, Navajo seek monument to preserve canyon. The Cortez Journal. 27 March.

Lambayeque: Huaqueros se llevan vestigios Mochica del cerro Las Ánimas

(Peru)

Lambayeque: looter steal Mochica remains at the site of Las Ánimas

Perú21 (2016). Lambayeque: Huaqueros se llevan vestigios Mochica del cerro Las Ánimas. Perú21. 27 March.

The Artist Who Moved a Detroit House to Europe Left a Mess Behind

(United States of America; Netherlands)

Claire Voon (2016). The Artist Who Moved a Detroit House to Europe Left a Mess Behind. Hyperallergic. 25 March.

Faking Out Poachers With 3-D-Printed Sea Turtle Eggs

(Nicaragua)

John R. Platt (2016). Faking Out Poachers With 3-D-Printed Sea Turtle Eggs. Takepart. 24 March.

Crooked antiques dealer dodges prison for smuggled $1M statue

(United States of America; Pakistan)

The Daily Chappaqua (2016). Crooked antiques dealer dodges prison for smuggled $1M statue. The Daily Chappaqua. 24 March.

Petition demands Navy stop removing Indian artifacts from 'Island of the Blue Dolphins'

(United States of America)

The Los Angeles Times (2016). Petition demands Navy stop removing Indian artifacts from 'Island of the Blue Dolphins'. The Recorder. 24 March.

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

(United States of America)

Elise Kaplan (2016). UFO crash site found! (Not really. Stolen spaceship dumped in ditch. Really.). Albuquerque Journal. 23 March.

Canadian military loses bizarre items including flute, hockey net, mannequins

(Canada)

Marie-Danielle Smith (2016). Canadian military loses bizarre items including flute, hockey net, mannequins. Embassy. 23 March.

Flying saucer stolen in Roswell (really)

(United States of America)

Lauren Villagran (2016). Flying saucer stolen in Roswell (really). Albuquerque Journal. 22 March.

Antique dealer arrested for smuggling ancient sculpture

(United States of America; Pakistan)

Jamie Schram (2016). Antique dealer arrested for smuggling ancient sculpture. New York Post. 22 March.

Cary arts group rethinks security measures after paintings stolen

(United States of America)

WRAL (2016). Cary arts group rethinks security measures after paintings stolen. WRAL. 20 March.

Placer County Indian artifacts being returned to tribes

(United States of America)

Gus Thomson (2016). Placer County Indian artifacts being returned to tribes. Auburn Journal. 20 March.

Suspect in Buddhist statue theft arrested in Santa Ana

(United States of America)

Chris Jennewein (2016). Suspect in Buddhist statue theft arrested in Santa Ana. My News LA. 19 March.

Ramon Santiago art sales dispute goes to court

(United States of America)

David Andreatta (2016). Ramon Santiago art sales dispute goes to court. Democrat & Chronicle. 18 March.

Maricopa man who claimed artifacts were stolen gets prison for insurance fraud

(United States of America)

Christopher Silavong (2016). Maricopa man who claimed artifacts were stolen gets prison for insurance fraud. AZ Central. 18 March.

Christie's Loses $700,000 Appeal in Superstorm Sandy Damages

(United States of America)

Brian Boucher (2016). Christie's Loses $700,000 Appeal in Superstorm Sandy Damages. ArtNet News. 18 March.

Another Gallery Is Raided in Antiquities Case

(United States of America; India; Cambodia)

Tom Mashberg (2016). Another Gallery Is Raided in Antiquities Case. The New York Times. 18 March.

TSA Confronts Age-old Question: Bomb or Abstract Art?

(United States of America)

Hrag Vartanian (2016). TSA Confronts Age-old Question: Bomb or Abstract Art?. Hyperallergic. 17 March.

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

(United States of America)

The Washington Post (2016). How a promising musician stole a violin worth millions – and got away with it. The Times-Picayune. 17 March.

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

(United States of America)

Tina More (2016). Crooks swipe Joe DiMaggio's baseball bat and ball from Times Square attraction. New York Post. 17 March.

Law Enforcement Focuses on Asia Week in Inquiry of Antiquities Smuggling

(United States of America; India; Pakistan; Afghanistan; Cambodia)

Tom Mashberg (2016). Law Enforcement Focuses on Asia Week in Inquiry of Antiquities Smuggling. The New York Times. 17 March.

Alistan patrullaje intenso para proteger 50 sitios arqueológicos

(Peru)

Intensive patrols enlisted to protect 50 archaeological sites

RPP (2016). Alistan patrullaje intenso para proteger 50 sitios arqueológicos. RPP. 17 March.

Calle sin pavimentar provoca saqueo de zona arqueológica

(Mexico)

Unpaved street leads looting of archaeological site

Verónica De la Luz (2016). Calle sin pavimentar provoca saqueo de zona arqueológica. E-consulta. 17 March.

Authorities debunk man's claim of grave-digging

(United States of America)

Carlos R. Munoz (2016). Authorities debunk man's claim of grave-digging. Herald-Tribune. 17 March.

Woman wanted for stealing Buddhist statues from temple

(United States of America)

Hoa Quach (2016). Woman wanted for stealing Buddhist statues from temple. My News LA. 17 March.

How The Isabella Gardner Art Heist Reveals the Difference Between an Answer and a Solution

(United States of America)

Madeleine D'Angelo (2016). How The Isabella Gardner Art Heist Reveals the Difference Between an Answer and a Solution. BC Heights. 17 March.

Art and activism collide at Iraqi artefact exhibition in Toronto

(Canada; Iraq)

Jillian D'Amours (2016). Art and activism collide at Iraqi artefact exhibition in Toronto. Middle East Eye. 17 March.

Ancient Statue Is Seized From Manhattan Gallery

(United States of America; Afghanistan)

Tom Mashberg (2016). Ancient Statue Is Seized From Manhattan Gallery. The New York Times. 16 March.

What It's Like Having a Rare Instrument Stolen

(United States of America)

Doyle Armbrust (2016). What It's Like Having a Rare Instrument Stolen. Chicago Magazine. 15 March.

Colombia y EE.UU. renuevan hasta 2021 su acuerdo sobre patrimonio cultural

(Colombia; United States of America)

Colombia and US renew their cultural heritage agreement until 2021

EFE (2016). Colombia y EE.UU. renuevan hasta 2021 su acuerdo sobre patrimonio cultural. RCN. 15 March.

Federal Agents Seize What They Called an Illicit Antiquity Headed for Asia Week

(United States of America; Pakistan)

Tom Mashberg (2016). Federal Agents Seize What They Called an Illicit Antiquity Headed for Asia Week. The New York Times. 15 March.

13 Maya Villagers Stand Trial in Belize

(Belize)

Danielle DeLuca (2016). 13 Maya Villagers Stand Trial in Belize. IC Magazine. 14 March.

New York Trial Date Set and New Details Emerge in Picasso Sculpture Dispute

(United States of America)

Art Forum (2016). New York Trial Date Set and New Details Emerge in Picasso Sculpture Dispute. Art Forum. 14 March.

Cementerios salitreros en alerta

(Chile)

Salitre cemeteries on alert

Alejandra Lobo (2016). Cementerios salitreros en alerta. La Tercera. 14 March.

Yves Bouvier pushes to have New York art consultant's dealings revealed in US court

(United States of America)

Anny Shaw (2016). Yves Bouvier pushes to have New York art consultant's dealings revealed in US court. The Art Newspaper. 14 March.

'Worse Than Ruin Porn:' Detroit Writer on the West Side House Exported to Europe

(United States of America; Netherlands)

Alan Stamm (2016). 'Worse Than Ruin Porn:' Detroit Writer on the West Side House Exported to Europe. Deadline Detroit. 14 March.

Friends of Art offers amnesty for missing artworks

(United States of America)

M. Thomas (2016). Friends of Art offers amnesty for missing artworks. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. 13 March.

One mystery leads to another

(United States of America)

John Wilkens (2016). One mystery leads to another. The San Diego Union-Tribune. 12 March.

Profanan funerario de Centro Arqueológico de Qotakalli a plena luz del día

(Peru)

Cemetery of the archaeological site of Qotakalli looted in broad daylight

La Republica (2016). Profanan funerario de Centro Arqueológico de Qotakalli a plena luz del día. La Republica. 12 March.

Returning the hatchet: Governments are starting to return treasures to their neighbours

(General)

The Economist (2016). Returning the hatchet: Governments are starting to return treasures to their neighbours. The Economist. 12 March.

Federal Agents Raid Christie's, Seizing 2 Ancient Sculptures

(United States of America; India)

Colin Moynihan (2016). Federal Agents Raid Christie's, Seizing 2 Ancient Sculptures. The New York Times. 11 March.

ICE recovers stolen Indian artifacts from major auction house ahead of Asia Week New York

(United States of America; India)

ICE (2016). ICE recovers stolen Indian artifacts from major auction house ahead of Asia Week New York. ICE. 11 March.

The Dream of Treasure Keeps Paraguayans Digging

(Paraguay)

Jonathan Gilbert (2016). The Dream of Treasure Keeps Paraguayans Digging. The New York Times. 10 March.

Landmark Fabergé loan show scuppered by rising political tensions

(United States of America; Russia)

Sophia Kishkovsky (2016). Landmark Fabergé loan show scuppered by rising political tensions. The Art Newspaper. 10 March.

Nefertiti 3-D Scanning Project in Germany Raises Doubts

(United States of America)

Charly Wilder (2016). Nefertiti 3-D Scanning Project in Germany Raises Doubts. The New York Times. 10 March.

Saratoga man charged with selling art made of elephant ivory

(United States of America)

Jill Tucker (2016). Saratoga man charged with selling art made of elephant ivory. SFGate. 9 March.

Squatter admits trying to sell paintings stolen from SF mansion

(United States of America)

Jenna Lyons (2016). Squatter admits trying to sell paintings stolen from SF mansion. SFGate. 9 March.

El INAH olvida conservar las zonas arqueológicas del país: Auditoría

(Mexico)

INAH failed to protect the archaeological sites of the country: audit

Nayeli Roldán (2016). El INAH olvida conservar las zonas arqueológicas del país: Auditoría. Animal Politico. 9 March.

Buried Souls: How Ontario bulldozed through a rare Huron-Wendat burial site in Barrie

(Canada)

Kenneth Jackson (2016). Buried Souls: How Ontario bulldozed through a rare Huron-Wendat burial site in Barrie. APTN. 9 March.

The Da Vinci Markup? Europe's Art Scandal Comes to America

(United States of America)

Keri Geiger (2016). The Da Vinci Markup? Europe's Art Scandal Comes to America. Bloomberg. 9 March.

INAH tolera destrucción de zona arqueológica en proyecto inmobiliario (fotos y video)

(Mexico)

INAM allows the destruction of an archaeological site for a road projects

Sebastián Barragán (2016). INAH tolera destrucción de zona arqueológica en proyecto inmobiliario (fotos y video). Sipse. 9 March.

Kodiak Ancestral Remains to Return Home

(United States of America)

Kayla Desroches (2016). Kodiak Ancestral Remains to Return Home. KNBA. 8 March.

More than $250,000 in public art at Baltimore schools missing, stolen or destroyed

(United States of America)

Mallory Sofastaii (2016). More than $250,000 in public art at Baltimore schools missing, stolen or destroyed. ABC United States. 8 March.

Profanaron y saquearon panteón y tumbas de sacerdotes

(Venezuela)

Graves of priests desecrated and robbed

Dalila Itriago (2016). Profanaron y saquearon panteón y tumbas de sacerdotes. El Nacional. 8 March.

Master and Commander coat stolen

(United States of America)

Daniel Powell (2016). Master and Commander coat stolen. The San Diego Reader. 7 March.

Georgia Bill Would Exempt Construction Projects From Reporting Sacred Remains

(United States of America)

Amy Morris (2016). Georgia Bill Would Exempt Construction Projects From Reporting Sacred Remains. Indian Country Today. 7 March.

Van Gogh Legal Battle - From Soviet Union to Supreme Court

(United States of America; Russia)

Ingrid Burke (2016). Van Gogh Legal Battle - From Soviet Union to Supreme Court. The Moscow Times. 7 March.

How Many Human Skeletons Are in U.S. Museums?

(United States of America)

Samuel J. Redman (2016). How Many Human Skeletons Are in U.S. Museums?. History News Network. 6 March.

Police recover school's stolen artwork

(United States of America)

Paula Ann Solis (2016). Police recover school's stolen artwork. Juneau Empire. 6 March.

Roba iglesia de Creel; lo detiene la FGE

(Mexico)

Nancy De León (2016). Roba iglesia de Creel; lo detiene la FGE. Entre Líneas. 5 March.

Collector Jose Mugrabi Breaks His Silence Over Christie's Non-Payment Complaint

(United States of America)

Brian Boucher (2016). Collector Jose Mugrabi Breaks His Silence Over Christie's Non-Payment Complaint. ArtNet News. 4 March.

N.L. artist upset after painting sent through Canada Post is stolen

(Canada)

Andrew Sampson (2016). N.L. artist upset after painting sent through Canada Post is stolen. CBC. 4 March.

A Plagiarism Scandal Is Unfolding In The Crossword World

(United States of America)

Oliver Roeder (2016). A Plagiarism Scandal Is Unfolding In The Crossword World. FiveThirtyEight. 4 March.

British tourist arrested in Peru for posing naked at ancient Machu Picchu site

(Peru)

John Shammas (2016). British tourist arrested in Peru for posing naked at ancient Machu Picchu site. Mirror. 4 March.

Hacker Guccifer who leaked Bush paintings, racy Powell emails to be extradited to US

(United States of America; Romania)

Reuters (2016). Hacker Guccifer who leaked Bush paintings, racy Powell emails to be extradited to US. New York Post. 4 March.

Social media posts lead police to Silva's bow tie

(United States of America)

Carlos Andres López (2016). Social media posts lead police to Silva's bow tie. Las Cruces Sun-News. 4 March.

Court Sides With Artist Against UPS Over Stolen Paintings

(United States of America)

Celia Ampel (2016). Court Sides With Artist Against UPS Over Stolen Paintings. Daily Business Review. 4 March.

Feds Looking Into Maligned Swiss Art Dealer: Report

(United States of America)

Ryan Steadman (2016). Feds Looking Into Maligned Swiss Art Dealer: Report. Observer. 3 March.

Justice still lags for Nazi victims

(United States of America)

Grace Meng (2016). Justice still lags for Nazi victims. The Hill. 3 March.

Perú recupera valioso patrimonio cultural

(Peru; Argentina)

Ricardo Burgos (2016). Perú recupera valioso patrimonio cultural. Noticieros Televisa. 3 March.

Never Too Late: US Gives Back Historic Documents Stolen From Russia

(Russia; United States of America)

Sputnik News (2016). Never Too Late: US Gives Back Historic Documents Stolen From Russia. Sputnik News. 3 March.

US Returns Stolen Historic Documents to Russia

(Russia; United States of America)

Patrick Reevell (2016). US Returns Stolen Historic Documents to Russia. ABC United States. 3 March.

Petrified Forest: Digging out of a rock and hard place

(United States of America)

Sara Cline (2016). Petrified Forest: Digging out of a rock and hard place. Arizona Sonora News. 3 March.

Kennewick Man: Build bridges to prevent a repeat of ill will

(United States of America)

Chip Colwell (2016). Kennewick Man: Build bridges to prevent a repeat of ill will. Seattle Times. 3 March.

Sotheby's halts auction of Detroit mosaics

(United States of America)

Louis Aguilar (2016). Sotheby's halts auction of Detroit mosaics. The Detroit News. 2 March.

The scenes of a crime: Kota Ezawa revisits the Gardner Museum theft

(United States of America)

Sharon Mizota (2016). The scenes of a crime: Kota Ezawa revisits the Gardner Museum theft. Los Angeles Times. 1 March.

Moncton's Assumption Gallery has 2 paintings stolen

(Canada)

CBC (2016). Moncton's Assumption Gallery has 2 paintings stolen. CBC. 1 March.

Christie's Seeks Judgment Against Mugrabi Family for $32m Unpaid on Basquiat Painting

(United States of America)

Marion Maneker (2016). Christie's Seeks Judgment Against Mugrabi Family for $32m Unpaid on Basquiat Painting. Art Market Monitor. 29 February.

US Museum Returns Stolen Rama Statue

(Cambodia; United States of America)

Peter Ford (2016). US Museum Returns Stolen Rama Statue. Cambodia Daily. 29 February.

But is it art? NYPD cops seize $1m worth of marijuana disguised as art in New York's West Village

(United States of America)

James Wilkinson (2016). But is it art? NYPD cops seize $1m worth of marijuana disguised as art in New York's West Village. The Daily Mail. 28 February.

Museum officials disagree over security issues that led to pistol theft

(United States of America)

Chris Davis (2016). Museum officials disagree over security issues that led to pistol theft. ABC United States. 27 February.

U.S. will return stolen historical documents to Russia

(Russia; United States of America)

Yelena Chernenko (2016). U.S. will return stolen historical documents to Russia. Russia Beyond the Headlines. 26 February.

Native art goes missing from Juneau school

(United States of America)

Lisa Phu (2016). Native art goes missing from Juneau school. Juneau Empire. 26 February.

Birmingham Museum of Art wants painting gone, but who owns the artwork?

(United States of America)

Ken Faulk (2016). Birmingham Museum of Art wants painting gone, but who owns the artwork?. AL.com. 26 February.

Some Asshole Stole This Gorgeous Piece of Batman Art Before It Reached Its New Owner

(United States of America)

James Whitbrook (2016). Some Asshole Stole This Gorgeous Piece of Batman Art Before It Reached Its New Owner. io9. 26 February.

Richard Prince Moves to Dismiss Latest Copyright Infringement Lawsuit

(United States of America)

Brian Boucher (2016). Richard Prince Moves to Dismiss Latest Copyright Infringement Lawsuit. ArtNet News. 26 February.

Cambodian warrior comes home: Denver Art Museum returns Khmer statue

(Cambodia; United States of America)

Dan Duray (2016). Cambodian warrior comes home: Denver Art Museum returns Khmer statue. The Art Newspaper. 26 February.

Met clarifies 'pay what you wish' entry after legal settlement

(United States of America)

Helen Stoilas (2016). Met clarifies 'pay what you wish' entry after legal settlement. The Art Newspaper. 26 February.

Statue stolen from Mussolini's Roman villa to be returned

(Italy; United States of America)

Dan Duray (2016). Statue stolen from Mussolini's Roman villa to be returned. The Art Newspaper. 26 February.

New rewards offered in case of stolen championship boxing belts

(United States of America)

Localsyr (2016). New rewards offered in case of stolen championship boxing belts. Localsyr. 25 February.

Alarm system disconnected at National Civil War Museum prior to burglary

(United States of America)

Christine Vendel (2016). Alarm system disconnected at National Civil War Museum prior to burglary. Penn Live. 25 February.

Police arrest suspect in stolen dog statue case

(United States of America)

Elizabeth Reed (2016). Police arrest suspect in stolen dog statue case. KOB4. 25 February.

$5,000 statue stolen from Ottawa restaurant

(Canada)

Justin Samanski-Langille (2016). $5,000 statue stolen from Ottawa restaurant. Ottawa Sun. 25 February.

Preservation Is a Civil Rights Issue

(United States of America)

Jonathan Bailey (2016). Preservation Is a Civil Rights Issue. Indian Country Today. 25 February.

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

(United States of America)

Steven Henshaw (2016). Man charged with stealing $25,000 in rare video games. Reading Eagle. 25 February.

Theft of Tiffany window unsolved

(United States of America)

Liz Graves (2016). Theft of Tiffany window unsolved. Mount Desert Islander. 24 February.

Temen saqueo de piezas arqueológicas en Sierra La Palma de Altamira

(Mexico)

Archaeological pieces feared looted in Sierra La Palma, Altamira

Diana Alvarado (2016). Temen saqueo de piezas arqueológicas en Sierra La Palma de Altamira. Hoy Tamaulipas. 24 February.

Tucson gem show dinosaur smuggler convicted

(United States of America)

Curt Prendergast (2016). Tucson gem show dinosaur smuggler convicted. Arizona Daily Star. 24 February.

Denver museum to return last of looted Cambodian statues

(Cambodia; United States of America)

Sravanth Verma (2016). Denver museum to return last of looted Cambodian statues. Digital Journal. 24 February.

Suspect identified in Albuquerque museum dog statue theft

(United States of America)

Kayla Root (2016). Suspect identified in Albuquerque museum dog statue theft. KRQE News. 23 February.

Judge Swaps Vote on Iran Bank to Save Relics

(United States of America; Iran)

Adam Klasfeld (2016). Judge Swaps Vote on Iran Bank to Save Relics. Courthouse News Service. 23 February.

University of Oklahoma agrees to return Nazi-stolen painting

(United States of America)

Daniel C. Houston (2016). University of Oklahoma agrees to return Nazi-stolen painting. Associated Press. 23 February.

Saquean zona arqueológica

(Mexico)

Archaeological sites looted

Saraí Vargas Prieto (2016). Saquean zona arqueológica. El Sol de León. 22 February.

Thief returns missing Waldo Water Tower painting to KC library with remorseful letter included

(United States of America)

Katie Banks (2016). Thief returns missing Waldo Water Tower painting to KC library with remorseful letter included. Fox. 22 February.

Harrisburg to National Civil War Museum: Secure our artifacts or else

(United States of America)

Christine Vendel (2016). Harrisburg to National Civil War Museum: Secure our artifacts or else. Penn Live. 22 February.

Painting reported stolen from Fine Arts Building gallery

(United States of America)

Victoria Cortez (2016). Painting reported stolen from Fine Arts Building gallery. The Shorthorn. 18 February.

Sex Pistols photographer accuses artist Elizabeth Peyton of copyright infringement

(United States of America)

Anny Shaw (2016). Sex Pistols photographer accuses artist Elizabeth Peyton of copyright infringement. The Art Newspaper. 18 February.

Oroville man sentenced for taking Native American artifacts

(United States of America)

Alan Marsden (2016). Oroville man sentenced for taking Native American artifacts. Action News Now. 18 February.

Guns stolen in Civil War Museum heist came from NRA exhibit

(United States of America)

Christine Vendel (2016). Guns stolen in Civil War Museum heist came from NRA exhibit. Penn Live. 17 February.

Judge Sentences Portland Artist to Jail for Forgery Scheme

(United States of America)

Sarah Cascone (2016). Judge Sentences Portland Artist to Jail for Forgery Scheme. ArtNet News. 17 February.

Domenico De Sole Speaks About the Knoedler Fraud Trial

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella (2016). Domenico De Sole Speaks About the Knoedler Fraud Trial. ArtNet News. 17 February.

'Sparky' found in recycling yard

(United States of America)

Elise Kaplan (2016). 'Sparky' found in recycling yard. Albuquerque Journal. 17 February.

Paintings worth $10K grabbed from Deerfield business after persistent burglary, investigators say

(United States of America)

Erika Pesantes (2016). Paintings worth $10K grabbed from Deerfield business after persistent burglary, investigators say. Sun Sentinel. 17 February.

To save their homeland, 25 tribes unite in the Southwest

(United States of America)

Stephen Trimble (2016). To save their homeland, 25 tribes unite in the Southwest. High Country News. 17 February.

American Airlines and seven others sued over damage to Lucio Fontana sculpture

(United States of America)

Anny Shaw (2016). American Airlines and seven others sued over damage to Lucio Fontana sculpture. The Art Newspaper. 16 February.

Extradition to US for Spanish dealer in big art fraud case

(United States of America; Spain)

Alan Clendenning (2016). Extradition to US for Spanish dealer in big art fraud case. Associated Press. 16 February.

Guns stolen in curious burglary are 'one of a kind': National Civil War Museum official

(United States of America)

Christine Vendel (2016). Guns stolen in curious burglary are 'one of a kind': National Civil War Museum official. Penn Live. 15 February.

More Than Money: Inside the Knoedler Art Fakes Scandal

(United States of America)

David Kahn (2016). More Than Money: Inside the Knoedler Art Fakes Scandal. Observer. 15 February.

Looting prompts closures at mining sites in Joshua Tree

(United States of America)

Geoffrey Mohan (2016). Looting prompts closures at mining sites in Joshua Tree. Los Angeles Times. 15 February.

$28K Worth of Art Misplaced During Botched Gallery Move

(United States of America)

Gwynn Hogan (2016). $28K Worth of Art Misplaced During Botched Gallery Move. DNA Info. 15 February.

Alabama's modern-day Indiana Jones integral to the future of space archaeology

(United States of America)

Kelsey Stein (2016). Alabama's modern-day Indiana Jones integral to the future of space archaeology. AL.com. 14 February.

Colombia va perdiendo la batalla contra robo de tesoros culturales

(Colombia)

El Tiempo (2016). Colombia va perdiendo la batalla contra robo de tesoros culturales. El Tiempo. 14 February.

Burglary investigation underway at Harrisburg's National Civil War Museum

(United States of America)

Dave Marcheskie (2016). Burglary investigation underway at Harrisburg's National Civil War Museum. ABC United States. 14 February.

Landmark Judgment Returns Remains to Tribe

(United States of America)

Cynthia Coleman Emery (2016). Landmark Judgment Returns Remains to Tribe. Indian Country Today. 13 February.

Spotting a fake fossil at the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show

(United States of America)

Sonu Wasu (2016). Spotting a fake fossil at the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show. Tucson News Now. 13 February.

Top 9 Takeaways From Knoedler Forgery Trial

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella (2016). Top 9 Takeaways From Knoedler Forgery Trial. ArtNet News. 12 February.

Fake Warhol Fake Rothko: Who Are The Losers Here

(United States of America)

Artlyst (2016). Fake Warhol Fake Rothko: Who Are The Losers Here. Artlyst. 12 February.

Roban Virgen Peregrina de iglesia de Tlaltenango

(Mexico)

Diario de Morelos (2016). Roban Virgen Peregrina de iglesia de Tlaltenango. Diario de Morelos. 12 February.

Justin Bieber apologises for 'mooning' on ancient Mayan ruins in Mexico

(Mexico)

Olivia Blair (2016). Justin Bieber apologises for 'mooning' on ancient Mayan ruins in Mexico. The Independent. 12 February.

Museum: dog statue stolen from grounds

(United States of America)

Elise Kaplan (2016). Museum: dog statue stolen from grounds. Albuquerque Journal. 11 February.

FBI Deploying Art Crime Team to Investigate If Militants Desecrated Paiute Graves

(United States of America)

Lizzy Acker (2016). FBI Deploying Art Crime Team to Investigate If Militants Desecrated Paiute Graves. Willamette Week. 11 February.

Delincuentes roban joyas y objetos litúrgicos de iglesia

(Peru)

Delinquents steal jewelry and liturgical items from church

RPP (2016). Delincuentes roban joyas y objetos litúrgicos de iglesia. RPP. 11 February.

Roban imagen de Virgen Peregrina durante miércoles de ceniza en iglesia de Morelos

(Mexico)

Statue of the Virgen Perefrina stolen on Ash Wednesday from Morelos church

SDP Noticias (2016). Roban imagen de Virgen Peregrina durante miércoles de ceniza en iglesia de Morelos. SDP Noticias. 11 February.

Import restrictions extended, not expanded

(United States of America; Italy)

Richard Giedroyc (2016). Import restrictions extended, not expanded. Numismaster. 11 February.

Two Klamath Falls residents sentenced in stolen Native American artifacts case

(United States of America)

Elizabeth Reickn (2016). Two Klamath Falls residents sentenced in stolen Native American artifacts case. News 10. 11 February.

Roban dos piezas del Museo Larreta

(Argentina)

Two pieces stolen from the Larreta Museum

Ana Martínez Quijano (2016). Roban dos piezas del Museo Larreta. Ámbito Financiero. 10 February.

Wadsworth tomb ornaments suspected stolen

(United States of America)

Ben Beagle (2016). Wadsworth tomb ornaments suspected stolen. Livingston County News. 10 February.

Police release video of man sought for questioning in Chihuly theft

(United States of America)

Kristen Mitchell (2016). Police release video of man sought for questioning in Chihuly theft. The St. Petersburg Tribune. 10 February.

Shkreli is sued over his $2 million Wu-Tang Clan album

(United States of America)

Jonathan Stempel (2016). Shkreli is sued over his $2 million Wu-Tang Clan album. Reuters. 9 February.

Experts Say Ann Freedman Likely Settled Due to Surprisingly Damning Evidence

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella (2016). Experts Say Ann Freedman Likely Settled Due to Surprisingly Damning Evidence. ArtNet News. 9 February.

Da Vinci, van Gogh and now Chihuly: Art thieves strike everywhere

(United States of America)

Molly Moorhead (2016). Da Vinci, van Gogh and now Chihuly: Art thieves strike everywhere. Tampa Bay Times. 9 February.

Morean Arts employee finds box with glass art stolen in Chihuly Collection heist

(United States of America)

Zachary T. Sampson (2016). Morean Arts employee finds box with glass art stolen in Chihuly Collection heist. Tampa Bay Times. 9 February.

John Carroll University employee indicted on grand theft charges in museum jewel heist

(United States of America)

Jane Morice (2016). John Carroll University employee indicted on grand theft charges in museum jewel heist. Cleveland.com. 9 February.

Vandals strike ancient archeological site near Tucson

(United States of America)

Barbara Grijalva (2016). Vandals strike ancient archeological site near Tucson. Tucson News Now. 9 February.

Knoedler Trial Breaks Unexpectedly Ahead of Key Witness Testimony

(United States of America)

Mostafa Heddaya (2016). Knoedler Trial Breaks Unexpectedly Ahead of Key Witness Testimony. Blouin ArtInfo. 9 February.

The Bouvier Affair: How an art-world insider made a fortune by being discreet

(United States of America)

Sam Knight (2016). The Bouvier Affair: How an art-world insider made a fortune by being discreet. The New Yorker. 8 February.

Destructive dig: Illegal dig at historic Fort Ellis prompts archaeological concerns

(United States of America)

Brett French (2016). Destructive dig: Illegal dig at historic Fort Ellis prompts archaeological concerns. Billings Gazette. 8 February.

Police investigating piece of glass art stolen from Chihuly museum

(United States of America)

The St. Petersburg Tribune (2016). Police investigating piece of glass art stolen from Chihuly museum. The St. Petersburg Tribune. 8 February.

Knoedler Gallery Director Settles Lawsuit Over Fake Rothko

(United States of America)

Colin Moynihan (2016). Knoedler Gallery Director Settles Lawsuit Over Fake Rothko. The New York Times. 7 February.

Former Capitol cop accused of stealing state painting

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2016). Former Capitol cop accused of stealing state painting. Journal Sentinel. 6 February.

Vancouver artist a repeat victim of thieves targeting his paintings and art supplies

(Canada)

Stephanie Ip (2016). Vancouver artist a repeat victim of thieves targeting his paintings and art supplies. The Province. 6 February.

California A-G looks to reverse ruling over Nazi-stolen artwork

(United States of America; Spain)

I24 News (2016). California A-G looks to reverse ruling over Nazi-stolen artwork. I24 News. 6 February.

Antoine Blanchard Painting Recovered 48 Years After Multimillion Theft

(United States of America)

Henri Neuendorf (2016). Antoine Blanchard Painting Recovered 48 Years After Multimillion Theft. ArtNet News. 5 February.

Why It's So Hard to Spot a Fake Rothko, Even for His Son

(United States of America)

Lizzie Crocker (2016). Why It's So Hard to Spot a Fake Rothko, Even for His Son. The Daily Beast. 5 February.

Un trésor oublié depuis trente ans rendu á un peuple amérindien

(Colombia; France)

A treasure lost for 30 years is returned to a Native American community

Amaury Peyrach' (2016). Un trésor oublié depuis trente ans rendu á un peuple amérindien. Le Figaro. 5 February.

Knoedler asked forensic conservator to revise 'negative' report

(United States of America)

Laura Gilbert (2016). Knoedler asked forensic conservator to revise 'negative' report. The Art Newspaper. 5 February.

Saqueadores de sitios paleontológicos arriesgan multas de hasta $9 millones

(Chile)

Looters of palaeontological sites risk fines of up to $9,000,000

P. Sepúlveda (2016). Saqueadores de sitios paleontológicos arriesgan multas de hasta $9 millones. La Tercera. 5 February.

Art Dealer Is Arrested on Charges of Selling Fake De Kooning Artworks

(United States of America)

Brian Boucher (2016). Art Dealer Is Arrested on Charges of Selling Fake De Kooning Artworks. ArtNet News. 4 February.

Conservator Found Rothko Painting in Knoedler Trial to Be a 'Deliberate Fake'

(United States of America)

Cait Munro (2016). Conservator Found Rothko Painting in Knoedler Trial to Be a 'Deliberate Fake'. ArtNet News. 4 February.

Rescatan Zonas Arqueológicas

(Mexico)

Rescuing archaeological sites

Aarón Torres (2016). Rescatan Zonas Arqueológicas. AM. 4 February.

Renowned Worcester builder's 'beehive' mausoleum targeted at Hope Cemetery

(United States of America)

Mark Sullivan (2016). Renowned Worcester builder's 'beehive' mausoleum targeted at Hope Cemetery. Telegram. 4 February.

Billionaire Leon Black Revealed as Mystery Buyer for Contested Picasso Bust

(United States of America; United Arab Emirates)

Sarah Cascone (2016). Billionaire Leon Black Revealed as Mystery Buyer for Contested Picasso Bust. ArtNet News. 4 February.

Thieves strike rural church, preacher shows them compassion

(United States of America)

Rolf Parker (2016). Thieves strike rural church, preacher shows them compassion. Deerfield Valley News. 4 February.

One museum's tribute to the murdered Syrian archaeologist, Khaled al-Asaad

(Syria; United States of America)

Phoebe Segal (2016). One museum's tribute to the murdered Syrian archaeologist, Khaled al-Asaad. Apollo. 4 February.

Art Historian Jack Flam Bristles on the Stand at Knoedler Fraud Trial

(United States of America)

Brian Boucher (2016). Art Historian Jack Flam Bristles on the Stand at Knoedler Fraud Trial. ArtNet News. 3 February.

Ecuador muestra 567 bienes patrimoniales repatriados de España y Argentina

(Ecuador; Argentina; Spain)

Ecuador displays 567 cultural objects repatriated from Spain and Argentina

AFP (2016). Ecuador muestra 567 bienes patrimoniales repatriados de España y Argentina. Ecuavisa. 3 February.

Art Dealer Eric Spoutz Charged With Selling Dozens of Fakes of American Masters

(United States of America)

Alex Johnson (2016). Art Dealer Eric Spoutz Charged With Selling Dozens of Fakes of American Masters. NBC. 3 February.

Oregon Militia Standoff Spotlights Federal-Tribal Quandary over Artifacts

(United States of America)

Isaac Park (2016). Oregon Militia Standoff Spotlights Federal-Tribal Quandary over Artifacts. The American Prospect. 3 February.

Argentina returns 4,150 cultural heritage artifacts to Peru

(Argentina; Peru; Ecuador)

Hillary Ojeda (2016). Argentina returns 4,150 cultural heritage artifacts to Peru. Living in Peru. 3 February.

Para el padre Joaquín, el robo de la corona de la Virgen es "un mensaje"

(Argentina)

For Father Joaquín, the theft of the crown of the Virgin is "a message"

El Liberal (2016). Para el padre Joaquín, el robo de la corona de la Virgen es "un mensaje". El Liberal. 2 February.

Collector Sues over Native American Art Purchases

(United States of America)

Maine Antique Digest (2016). Collector Sues over Native American Art Purchases. Maine Antique Digest. 2 February.

Temporary Agreement Reached in Custody Battle Over Picasso Bust

(United States of America; United Arab Emirates)

Robin Pogrebin (2016). Temporary Agreement Reached in Custody Battle Over Picasso Bust. The New York Times. 1 February.

Items Stolen From Roaring River State Park Recovered

(United States of America)

Grant Sloan (2016). Items Stolen From Roaring River State Park Recovered. Ozarks First. 1 February.

Pizzeria's stolen R2-D2 painting returned with note from 'Darth Vader'

(United States of America)

Ben Hooper (2016). Pizzeria's stolen R2-D2 painting returned with note from 'Darth Vader'. UPI. 1 February.

Top US prosecutor has art market in his sights

(United States of America)

Dan Duray (2016). Top US prosecutor has art market in his sights. The Art Newspaper. 1 February.

Museum of Art opts for student security guards, not Plexiglas

(United States of America)

Whitney Hales (2016). Museum of Art opts for student security guards, not Plexiglas. The Universe. 31 January.

Detective seeks public's help in tracking down artwork stolen from NH Institute of Art

(United States of America)

Shawne K. Wickham (2016). Detective seeks public's help in tracking down artwork stolen from NH Institute of Art. The Union Leader. 30 January.

Eleanore De Sole Breaks Into Tears During Knoedler Forgery Trial

(United States of America)

Brian Boucher (2016). Eleanore De Sole Breaks Into Tears During Knoedler Forgery Trial. ArtNet News. 30 January.

Last Koh Ker piece coming home

(Cambodia; United States of America)

Audrey Wilson (2016). Last Koh Ker piece coming home. The Phnom Penh Post. 30 January.

Wu-Tang Clan 'Shaolin' Album Jacked My Art ... Fan Claims

(United States of America)

TMZ (2016). Wu-Tang Clan 'Shaolin' Album Jacked My Art ... Fan Claims. TMZ. 29 January.

In Visit, US Secretary of State Gave a Nod to Cambodian Antiquities

(Cambodia; United States of America)

Pin Sisovann (2016). In Visit, US Secretary of State Gave a Nod to Cambodian Antiquities. Voice of America. 29 January.

Colombia rejects asking Spain to return donation of ancient gold pieces

(Colombia; Spain)

Sally Palomino (2016). Colombia rejects asking Spain to return donation of ancient gold pieces. El País. 29 January.

Probation for dealer who smuggled artifacts from grave sites in Pakistan

(United States of America; Pakistan)

Matt Zapotosky (2016). Probation for dealer who smuggled artifacts from grave sites in Pakistan. The Washington Post. 29 January.

Thousands of dollars missing from Museum of Idaho

(United States of America)

Stephan Rockefeller (2016). Thousands of dollars missing from Museum of Idaho. East Idaho News. 29 January.

Indigenous Leaders Fight Bill Promoting Citizen Archaeology: "Do Not Disturb the Spirits of the Water"

(United States of America)

Deirdra Funcheon (2016). Indigenous Leaders Fight Bill Promoting Citizen Archaeology: "Do Not Disturb the Spirits of the Water". Broward Palm Beack New Times. 29 January.

Domenico De Sole's Background Questioned on Day Four of Knoedler Forgery Trial

(United States of America)

Sarah Cascone (2016). Domenico De Sole's Background Questioned on Day Four of Knoedler Forgery Trial. ArtNet News. 29 January.

US museum gives Italy back looted head of Greek statue

(Italy; United States of America)

Patrick Browne (2016). US museum gives Italy back looted head of Greek statue. The Local. 29 January.

The Modern Hobby of Ancient Coins – A CoinWeek Exclusive with Harlan J. Berk

(United States of America)

Coin Week (2016). The Modern Hobby of Ancient Coins – A CoinWeek Exclusive with Harlan J. Berk. Coin Week. 28 January.

The arrival and success of Indian curio shops in Tempe

(United States of America)

Jay Mark (2016). The arrival and success of Indian curio shops in Tempe. The Arizona Republic. 28 January.

Experts Testify They Couldn't Authenticate Knoedler Gallery Paintings

(United States of America)

Thomas Macmillan (2016). Experts Testify They Couldn't Authenticate Knoedler Gallery Paintings. The Wall Street Journal. 28 January.

Colombia High Court Weighs Demand Spain Return Gold Treasure

(Colombia; Spain)

Associated Press (2016). Colombia High Court Weighs Demand Spain Return Gold Treasure. Associated Press. 28 January.

Sparks Fly at Knoedler Trial as Defrauded Buyer of Fake Rothko Painting Takes Stand

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella (2016). Sparks Fly at Knoedler Trial as Defrauded Buyer of Fake Rothko Painting Takes Stand. ArtNet News. 27 January.

Marana police arrest man in connection to stolen cacti

(United States of America)

Carmen Duarte (2016). Marana police arrest man in connection to stolen cacti. Arizona Daily Star. 27 January.

Director Stephan Jost Steps Down from the Honolulu Museum of Art in March

(United States of America)

Katrina Valcourt (2016). Director Stephan Jost Steps Down from the Honolulu Museum of Art in March. Honolulu Magazine. 27 January.

Richard Diebenkorn's Daughter Challenges Ann Freedman's Story at Knoedler Forgery Trial

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella (2016). Richard Diebenkorn's Daughter Challenges Ann Freedman's Story at Knoedler Forgery Trial. ArtNet News. 27 January.

Cae "especialista" en robo de imágenes sacras: tendría conexión con coleccionistas

(Paraguay)

Specialists implicated in the theft of sacred statues: had a connection with collectors

Hoy (2016). Cae "especialista" en robo de imágenes sacras: tendría conexión con coleccionistas. Hoy. 27 January.

The Professor and the Pueblo, Was the disclosure of Acoma traditions exploitation or scholarship?

(United States of America)

Anson Stevens-Bollen (2016). The Professor and the Pueblo, Was the disclosure of Acoma traditions exploitation or scholarship?. Santa Fe Reporter. 27 January.

New York Times Sues Publisher Over War Photos, Fair Use At Issue

(United States of America)

Jeff John Roberts (2016). New York Times Sues Publisher Over War Photos, Fair Use At Issue. Fortune. 26 January.

Carmel art gallery catches theft on camera

(United States of America)

Brynne Whittaker (2016). Carmel art gallery catches theft on camera. KSBW. 26 January.

Getty displays Medieval illuminated pages after legal battle finally ends

(United States of America)

Jori Finkel (2016). Getty displays Medieval illuminated pages after legal battle finally ends. The Art Newspaper. 26 January.

Someone has stolen a hockey-stick holding metal beaver from outside an Edmonton home

(Canada)

Janet French (2016). Someone has stolen a hockey-stick holding metal beaver from outside an Edmonton home. National Post. 25 January.

US museum returns looted artefacts to Thailand

(Thailand; United States of America)

Bangkok Post (2016). US museum returns looted artefacts to Thailand. Bangkok Post. 25 January.

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

(United States of America)

Eugene Volokh (2016). Woman sues AP for taking and selling stock photo of her wearing a headscarf. The Washington Post. 25 January.

Sotheby's Announces Significant Losses in Its Historic Taubman Sale

(United States of America)

Cait Munro (2016). Sotheby's Announces Significant Losses in Its Historic Taubman Sale. ArtNet News. 25 January.

Knoedler fakes trial could be a game-changer for the art market

(United States of America)

Laura Gilbert (2016). Knoedler fakes trial could be a game-changer for the art market. The Art Newspaper. 25 January.

Proposed bill could allow looting of artifacts, experts fear

(United States of America)

Ben Brotemarkle (2016). Proposed bill could allow looting of artifacts, experts fear. Florida Today. 25 January.

El tesoro de los Quimbayas

(Colombia; Spain)

The treasure of the Quimbayas

Óscar Domínguez G. (2016). El tesoro de los Quimbayas. El Universal. 25 January.

Buscado por robo de una estatua del Niño Jesús

(United States of America)

La Tribuna Hispana (2016). Buscado por robo de una estatua del Niño Jesús. La Tribuna Hispana. 25 January.

Knoedler Gallery Heads to Trial in Sale of a Fake Rothko

(United States of America)

Graham Bowley (2016). Knoedler Gallery Heads to Trial in Sale of a Fake Rothko. The New York Times. 24 January.

Man, boy arrested for theft of artifacts, cell phone

(United States of America)

Doug Keeler (2016). Man, boy arrested for theft of artifacts, cell phone. Taft Midway Driller. 22 January.

Love Locket sculpture vandalized at Container Park

(United States of America)

Lawren Lineham (2016). Love Locket sculpture vandalized at Container Park. Las Vegas Review-Journal. 22 January.

Art-Forgery Trial Set to Begin

(United States of America)

Jennifer Smith (2016). Art-Forgery Trial Set to Begin. The Wall Street Journal. 22 January.

Lawmakers to decide: Will artifacts be studied or sold?

(United States of America)

James Call (2016). Lawmakers to decide: Will artifacts be studied or sold?. Tallahassee Democrat. 22 January.

Oregon Occupiers May Have Violated Federal Law by Damaging a Native American Archeological Site

(United States of America)

Jillian Steinhauer (2016). Oregon Occupiers May Have Violated Federal Law by Damaging a Native American Archeological Site. Hyperallergic. 22 January.

Thieves make off with prized art works from Iqaluit museum

(Canada)

Steve Ducharme (2016). Thieves make off with prized art works from Iqaluit museum. Nunatsiaq Online. 22 January.

Militants bulldoze through Native American archeological site, share video rifling through artifacts

(United States of America)

Jen Hayden (2016). Militants bulldoze through Native American archeological site, share video rifling through artifacts. Daily Kos. 21 January.

Utah tribes say public-lands bill 'adds insult to injury,' petition Obama to designate monument

(United States of America)

Brian Maffly (2016). Utah tribes say public-lands bill 'adds insult to injury,' petition Obama to designate monument. The Salt Lake Tribune. 21 January.

Chicago Art Institute accuses Level 3 Construction of damaging underground vault

(United States of America)

Robert Hadley (2016). Chicago Art Institute accuses Level 3 Construction of damaging underground vault. Cook County Record. 20 January.

Family agrees to let MSU museum keep ancient elk

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2016). Family agrees to let MSU museum keep ancient elk. The Detroit News. 20 January.

Trailer containing works by Matisse, Chagall stolen from Chatsworth industrial park

(United States of America)

Veronica Rocha (2016). Trailer containing works by Matisse, Chagall stolen from Chatsworth industrial park. Los Angeles Times. 19 January.

Sheriff's Dept. seeking glass artwork stolen from Green Valley house

(United States of America)

Arizona Daily Star (2016). Sheriff's Dept. seeking glass artwork stolen from Green Valley house. Arizona Daily Star. 19 January.

Library's Claim to Books Survives Timeliness Challenge

(United States of America)

Andrew Keshner (2016). Library's Claim to Books Survives Timeliness Challenge. The New York Law Journal. 19 January.

WMass Artist to Madonna: 'You Stole My Material, Girl'

(United States of America)

Karen Brown (2016). WMass Artist to Madonna: 'You Stole My Material, Girl'. New England Public Radio. 18 January.

Saquean camino maya

(Mexico)

Maya Road Looted

José Candelario Pech Ku (2016). Saquean camino maya. Diario de Yucatán. 16 January.

Welcome to the 'Academy Awards' of Coin Collecting

(United States of America; Iraq; Syria)

Kabir Sehgal (2016). Welcome to the 'Academy Awards' of Coin Collecting. Fortune. 16 January.

4,000 artifacts stored at Oregon refuge held by armed group

(United States of America)

Rebecca Boone (2016). 4,000 artifacts stored at Oregon refuge held by armed group. Phys.org. 15 January.

A Deming man accused of digging on federal land in New Mexico and damaging an archaeological resource has changed his plea to guilty

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2016). A Deming man accused of digging on federal land in New Mexico and damaging an archaeological resource has changed his plea to guilty. Daily Journal. 15 January.

Sarah Parcak, Space Archaeologist

(Egypt; United States of America)

Alexandra Wolfe (2016). Sarah Parcak, Space Archaeologist. The Wall Street Journal. 15 January.

Think of burial mounds as earthen records of Wisconsin's native people

(United States of America)

Mary Louise Schumacher (2016). Think of burial mounds as earthen records of Wisconsin's native people. Journal Sentinel. 15 January.

The Lawsuit Over Katy Perry's Met Gala Dress Proceeds to Trial

(United States of America)

Richard Lawson (2016). The Lawsuit Over Katy Perry's Met Gala Dress Proceeds to Trial. Vanity Fair. 15 January.

History museum staff silenced after raising ethical objections to buying Empress of Ireland artifacts

(Canada)

Don Butler (2016). History museum staff silenced after raising ethical objections to buying Empress of Ireland artifacts. National Post. 15 January.

En una trocha apareció el ángel robado de la iglesia de Soledad

(Colombia)

Angel stolen from the church of Soledad found in pathway

El Heraldo (2016). En una trocha apareció el ángel robado de la iglesia de Soledad. El Heraldo. 14 January.

Street Artist Jamie Hef Sues Pop Singer Kiesza over Unauthorized Use of His Work

(United States of America)

Henri Neuendorf (2016). Street Artist Jamie Hef Sues Pop Singer Kiesza over Unauthorized Use of His Work. ArtNet News. 14 January.

Will Picasso Litigation Force Gagosian to Reveal His $100 Million Mystery Buyer?

(United States of America; United Arab Emirates)

Eileen Kinsella (2016). Will Picasso Litigation Force Gagosian to Reveal His $100 Million Mystery Buyer?. ArtNet News. 14 January.

Argentina comienza la restitución de piezas arqueológicas más grande de su historia

(Argentina; Peru; Ecuador)

Argentina starts the largest return of archaeological pieces in its history

Melina Heinrich (2016). Argentina comienza la restitución de piezas arqueológicas más grande de su historia. Télam. 14 January.

Thief returns photo stolen from Halifax alehouse after social-media manhunt

(Canada)

Michael Tutton (2016). Thief returns photo stolen from Halifax alehouse after social-media manhunt. The Hamilton Spectator. 14 January.

Gardner suspect's sentence was cut

(United States of America)

Shelley Murphy (2016). Gardner suspect's sentence was cut. The Boston Globe. 14 January.

Confiscated Edward Snowden Bust to Resurface at Brooklyn Museum

(United States of America)

Sarah Cascone (2016). Confiscated Edward Snowden Bust to Resurface at Brooklyn Museum. ArtNet News. 13 January.

Lost Bones, Damage and Harassment at Ancient Sacred Site

(United States of America)

Stephanie Woodard (2016). Lost Bones, Damage and Harassment at Ancient Sacred Site. Indian Country Today. 13 January.

Florida Archaeologists Condemn Proposed 'Citizen Archaeology' Permit

(United States of America)

Kristina Killgrove (2016). Florida Archaeologists Condemn Proposed 'Citizen Archaeology' Permit. Forbes. 13 January.

St. Cloud State professor pleads guilty to trafficking up to $1.5 million in rhino horn, ivory

(United States of America; China)

Stephen Montemayor (2016). St. Cloud State professor pleads guilty to trafficking up to $1.5 million in rhino horn, ivory. Star Tribune. 13 January.

Supreme Court Declines to Hear Artists' Resale Royalty Suit—Who Wins?

(United States of America)

Brian Boucher (2016). Supreme Court Declines to Hear Artists' Resale Royalty Suit—Who Wins?. ArtNet News. 12 January.

Bill would issue archaeology permits to any citizen

(United States of America)

Jessica Clark (2016). Bill would issue archaeology permits to any citizen. First Coast News. 12 January.

Picasso Bust at Center of Custody Battle Between Gagosian and Qatar Royal Family

(United States of America; United Arab Emirates)

Robin Pogrebin (2016). Picasso Bust at Center of Custody Battle Between Gagosian and Qatar Royal Family. The New York Times. 12 January.

Library Says Missing Painting Was Stolen

(United States of America)

Nick Rummell (2016). Library Says Missing Painting Was Stolen. Courthouse News Service. 12 January.

Roban ángel de mármol en iglesia de Soledad y se lo llevan en motocarro

(Colombia)

Marble angel from Soledad church stolen, taken in a car.

El Heraldo (2016). Roban ángel de mármol en iglesia de Soledad y se lo llevan en motocarro. El Heraldo. 12 January.

Ancient elk bones returned to MSU museum after 32 years

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2016). Ancient elk bones returned to MSU museum after 32 years. Detroit Free Press. 11 January.

Ancient Ohio sites lack state protection from archaeology scavengers

(United States of America)

Earl Rinehart (2016). Ancient Ohio sites lack state protection from archaeology scavengers. The Columbus Dispatch. 11 January.

'Hollyweed' Sign Prankster Arrested by Los Angeles Police

(United States of America)

Caroline Elbaor (2016). 'Hollyweed' Sign Prankster Arrested by Los Angeles Police. ArtNet News. 10 January.

Hanksy's Viral 'Dump Trump' Mural Is Erased

(United States of America)

Sarah Cascone (2016). Hanksy's Viral 'Dump Trump' Mural Is Erased. ArtNet News. 9 January.

'Malarky' Is Latest Graffiti Artist to Sue Fashion Designer

(United States of America)

Anandashankar Mazumdar (2016). 'Malarky' Is Latest Graffiti Artist to Sue Fashion Designer. BNA. 8 January.

Who Owned 'Vexed Man' Sculpture During WWII? Austrian Dispute Hits Getty Museum

(Austria; United States of America)

Uri Blau (2016). Who Owned 'Vexed Man' Sculpture During WWII? Austrian Dispute Hits Getty Museum. Haaretz. 8 January.

Rare Sioux artifact stolen from state museum recovered after 13 years

(United States of America)

Angela Brandt (2016). Rare Sioux artifact stolen from state museum recovered after 13 years. Independent Record. 8 January.

¿Qué retos le esperan al Ministerio de Cultura?

(Guatemala)

What challenges await the Ministry of Culture.

Ángel Elías (2016). ¿Qué retos le esperan al Ministerio de Cultura?. Prensa Libre. 8 January.

Up for Auction: Real Art, Owned by a Seller of Forgeries

(United States of America)

Graham Bowley (2016). Up for Auction: Real Art, Owned by a Seller of Forgeries. The New York Times. 8 January.

Justin Bieber kicked out of ancient fortress in Mexico after 'pulling his pants down'

(Mexico)

Gerard Couzens (2016). Justin Bieber kicked out of ancient fortress in Mexico after 'pulling his pants down'. Express. 8 January.

Lady Gaga plagiarism lawsuit coming to New York

(United States of America)

Richard Johnson (2016). Lady Gaga plagiarism lawsuit coming to New York. Page Six. 7 January.

Why the U.S. Wants Germany to Take Another Look in Its Museums

(Germany; United States of America)

Jas Chana (2016). Why the U.S. Wants Germany to Take Another Look in Its Museums. Haaretz. 7 January.

Bathurst police search for thief after $10K painting stolen

(Canada)

Bridget Yard (2016). Bathurst police search for thief after $10K painting stolen. CBC. 7 January.

Kardashian Pastor Church Sued for Art Theft

(United States of America)

TMZ (2016). Kardashian Pastor Church Sued for Art Theft. TMZ. 7 January.

Guy Wildenstein Trial To Take Five Month Hiatus Over Legal Technicality

(United States of America)

Artlyst (2016). Guy Wildenstein Trial To Take Five Month Hiatus Over Legal Technicality. Artlyst. 7 January.

Can Hobby Lobby Buy the Bible?

(United States of America)

Joel Baden (2016). Can Hobby Lobby Buy the Bible?. The Atlantic. 7 January.

Mystery Surrounds Recovered Painting That Vanished In Salisbury

(United States of America)

Susan Dunne (2016). Mystery Surrounds Recovered Painting That Vanished In Salisbury. Hartford Courant. 6 January.

Our Stepmom Stole a Monet From Our Dad and We Want it Back, Sons Say

(United States of America)

James Fanelli (2016). Our Stepmom Stole a Monet From Our Dad and We Want it Back, Sons Say. DNA Info. 6 January.

How Ancient Native American Rock Art Is Tearing a California Town Apart

(United States of America)

Barret Baumgart (2016). How Ancient Native American Rock Art Is Tearing a California Town Apart. Vice. 5 January.

Chivilcoy: asaltan una parroquia y se llevan dinero y un cáliz de oro

(Argentina)

Chivilcoy: Parish church attacked and money and a gold chalice stolen

El Litoral (2016). Chivilcoy: asaltan una parroquia y se llevan dinero y un cáliz de oro. El Litoral. 5 January.

St. Louis archaeologists still split over last year's controversial antiquities sale

(United States of America)

Willis Ryder Arnold (2016). St. Louis archaeologists still split over last year's controversial antiquities sale. St. Louis Public Radio. 4 January.

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

(United States of America)

Steve Johnson (2016). Former Field Museum employee admits to embezzling more than $400K. The Chicago Tribune. 4 January.

National Park Services Grave Robber Will Pay Restitution and Serve Probation

(United States of America)

Mary Anette Pember (2016). National Park Services Grave Robber Will Pay Restitution and Serve Probation. Indian Country Today. 4 January.

Photographer Sues Richard Prince for Stealing His Instagram Photo

(United States of America)

Michael Zhang (2016). Photographer Sues Richard Prince for Stealing His Instagram Photo. PetaPixel. 4 January.

Amateur Sleuths on the Dinosaur Trail

(United States of America)

David Mark Simpson (2016). Amateur Sleuths on the Dinosaur Trail. The New York Times. 4 January.

Who owns the wreckage of the San José, and what should be done with it?

(Colombia; Peru; Panama; Spain)

Giles Richardson (2016). Who owns the wreckage of the San José, and what should be done with it?. Apollo. 4 January.

Who'd Steal Lincoln's Hand? Art Theft Baffles Illinois Museum

(United States of America)

Mitch Smith (2016). Who'd Steal Lincoln's Hand? Art Theft Baffles Illinois Museum. The New York Times. 3 January.

Denuncian misioneros xaverianos robos litúrgicos en parroquias de SJR

(Mexico)

Xaverian missionaries denounce thefts of liturgical items in SJR parish churches

Rossy Martínez (2016). Denuncian misioneros xaverianos robos litúrgicos en parroquias de SJR. Plaza de Armas. 3 January.

Así fue saqueado el galeón San José

(Panama; United States of America)

Here's how the galleon San José was looted

Errol E. Caballero (2016). Así fue saqueado el galeón San José. La Estrella de Panamá. 3 January.

New York Comes Down on Art Collectors

(United States of America)

Stacy Perman (2016). New York Comes Down on Art Collectors. Barron's. 1 January.

Vandals knock over Lyall Bay's Easter Island statue

(New Zealand; Chile)

Megan Gattey (2015). Vandals knock over Lyall Bay's Easter Island statue. The Dominion Post. 31 December.

Plea deal calls for probation, apology in theft of remains

(United States of America)

Chon (2015). Plea deal calls for probation, apology in theft of remains. Chron. 30 December.

Eaton's Pompeii relics may cause lengthy dilemma

(United States of America)

Jim Schultz (2015). Eaton's Pompeii relics may cause lengthy dilemma. Record Searchlight. 30 December.

Robar patrimonio cultural es delito federal, advierte el INAH

(Mexico)

Theft of cultural heritage is a federal crime warns INAH

Leonardo Vázquez (2015). Robar patrimonio cultural es delito federal, advierte el INAH. Pulso. 29 December.

En Zonda, ahora robaron una imagen de la Virgen

(Argentina)

In Zonda today a statue of the Virgin was stolen

Favio Cabrera (2015). En Zonda, ahora robaron una imagen de la Virgen. Diario de Cuyo. 29 December.

Art Basel Stabber Pleads Not Guilty To First Degree Attempted Murder

(United States of America)

Guelda Voien (2015). Art Basel Stabber Pleads Not Guilty To First Degree Attempted Murder. Observer. 29 December.

Latest search for Gardner paintings came up empty

(United States of America)

Stephen Kurkjian (2015). Latest search for Gardner paintings came up empty. The Boston Globe. 28 December.

Denuncian saqueo a zona arqueológica de 'El Tigre'

(Mexico)

Denouncing the looting of the archaeological site of 'El Tigre'.

Gilberto Avila (2015). Denuncian saqueo a zona arqueológica de 'El Tigre'. El Expreso. 27 December.

Returned "Goddess" Gets New Patina

(United States of America)

Sarah Boden (2015). Returned "Goddess" Gets New Patina. Iowa Public Radio. 25 December.

Retablos de los siglos XIX y XX son robados de iglesias en SLP y subastados en NY

(Mexico)

Retablos from the 19th and 20th centuries are stolen from churches in SLP and auctioned in NY

Sin Embargo (2015). Retablos de los siglos XIX y XX son robados de iglesias en SLP y subastados en NY. Sin Embargo. 25 December.

Trailer full of bronze sculptures stolen from Naples storage yard

(United States of America)

Carli Teproff (2015). Trailer full of bronze sculptures stolen from Naples storage yard. Miami Herald. 24 December.

Negotiating Copyright and Copy-wrong in Architecture

(United States of America)

Kelly Chan (2015). Negotiating Copyright and Copy-wrong in Architecture. Hyperallergic. 24 December.

Peter Max's wife says stepson stole $4.3M worth of paintings from her

(United States of America)

Julia Marsh (2015). Peter Max's wife says stepson stole $4.3M worth of paintings from her. New York Post. 24 December.

Five Legal Cases Changing the Art Market as We Know It

(United States of America)

Laura Gilbert (2015). Five Legal Cases Changing the Art Market as We Know It. Artsy. 23 December.

Dead men don't sculpt: forgery allegation at Art Institute

(United States of America)

Chuck Goudie (2015). Dead men don't sculpt: forgery allegation at Art Institute. ABC United States. 23 December.

Signs of rebellion? Renwick Gallery is flouting signage rules, groups contend

(United States of America)

Peggy McGlone (2015). Signs of rebellion? Renwick Gallery is flouting signage rules, groups contend. The Washington Post. 23 December.

Knoedler Forgery Ringleader's Paintings Sold at US Marshal's Auction

(United States of America)

Sarah Cascone (2015). Knoedler Forgery Ringleader's Paintings Sold at US Marshal's Auction. ArtNet News. 22 December.

Roban campanas de iglesia en Chapantongo

(Mexico)

El Sol de Hidalgo (2015). Roban campanas de iglesia en Chapantongo. El Sol de Hidalgo. 22 December.

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

(Brazil)

International Business Times (2015). Brazil: Fire engulfs Portuguese language museum in Sao Paulo, one killed. International Business Times. 22 December.

Denmark's Graceland Museum Boss Forced To Change Venue Name

(Denmark; United States of America)

WENN (2015). Denmark's Graceland Museum Boss Forced To Change Venue Name. Contact Music. 22 December.

Nicolas Cage Agrees to Return Stolen Dinosaur Skull to Mongolia

(United States of America; Mongolia)

Katie Rogers (2015). Nicolas Cage Agrees to Return Stolen Dinosaur Skull to Mongolia. The New York Times. 22 December.

'Stolen' sapphire pops up in Midtown pawn shop 19 years later

(United States of America; Italy)

Julia Marsh (2015). 'Stolen' sapphire pops up in Midtown pawn shop 19 years later. New York Post. 22 December.

Wildenstein Trial to Lift a Veil on Opaque Art World Dealings

(United States of America)

Doreen Carvajal (2015). Wildenstein Trial to Lift a Veil on Opaque Art World Dealings. The New York Times. 21 December.

Royal Ontario Museum caught up in looted antiquities investigation

(Canada; India)

Nazim Baksh (2015). Royal Ontario Museum caught up in looted antiquities investigation. CBC. 21 December.

Former Art Gallery of Northumberland curator Dorette Carter found guilty

(Canada)

Todd McEwen (2015). Former Art Gallery of Northumberland curator Dorette Carter found guilty. Northumberland News. 21 December.

National Park Services Grave Robber: Man Pleads Guilty to Stealing Remains

(United States of America)

Mary Annette Pember (2015). National Park Services Grave Robber: Man Pleads Guilty to Stealing Remains. Indian Country Today. 21 December.

Lawyers battle to tip balance of evidence before Knoedler trial

(United States of America)

Laura Gilbert (2015). Lawyers battle to tip balance of evidence before Knoedler trial. The Art Newspaper. 21 December.

California Antiquities Dealer Sentenced to Prison for Smuggling and Tax Fraud Scheme

(United States of America; Thailand)

Lorena Muñoz-Alonso (2015). California Antiquities Dealer Sentenced to Prison for Smuggling and Tax Fraud Scheme. ArtNet News. 21 December.

A tale of sculptures saved, lost, and found

(United States of America)

Stephan Salisbury (2015). A tale of sculptures saved, lost, and found. Philly.com. 20 December.

El mar esconde sus tesoros

(Spain)

Josep Playá Maset (2015). El mar esconde sus tesoros. La Vanguardia. 20 December.

Russian foundation wrongfully called $800K painting fake: suit

(United States of America; Russia)

Kathianne Boniello (2015). Russian foundation wrongfully called $800K painting fake: suit. New York Post. 20 December.

US Artworks Delivered to Iran

(Iran; United States of America)

Associated Press (2015). US Artworks Delivered to Iran. The New York Times. 19 December.

MU professor: Stolen artifacts stemmed from communication breakdown

(United States of America)

Alan Burdziak (2015). MU professor: Stolen artifacts stemmed from communication breakdown. Columbia Daily Tribute. 19 December.

Lambayeque: difunden en Panamá hallazgo de tumba intacta de Señor de Sipán

(Peru; Panama)

Lambayeque: Recreation in Panama the site of the intact tomb of the Lord of Sipán

RPP (2015). Lambayeque: difunden en Panamá hallazgo de tumba intacta de Señor de Sipán. RPP. 19 December.

$60 mil lost due to illegal logging by Guats over 174 square miles of Belize

(Belize; Guatemala)

Adele Ramos (2015). $60 mil lost due to illegal logging by Guats over 174 square miles of Belize. Amadala. 19 December.

Así fue el robo al Museo de Antropología hace 30 años

(Mexico)

This is How the Robbery at the Anthropology Museum 30 Years Ago Went

José Antonio Aspiros Villagómez (2015). Así fue el robo al Museo de Antropología hace 30 años. Yancuic. 19 December.

Battle Begins Over World's Richest Shipwreck

(Colombia)

Willie Drye (2015). Battle Begins Over World's Richest Shipwreck. National Geographic. 18 December.

El regreso de la imagen del Cristo de Tilcara

(Argentina)

Dubin Ricardo (2015). El regreso de la imagen del Cristo de Tilcara. El Tribuno. 18 December.

Art Just Doesn't Show Up in Money Laundering Cases

(United States of America)

Marion Maneker (2015). Art Just Doesn't Show Up in Money Laundering Cases. Art Market Monitor. 18 December.

Saqueo de piezas arqueológicas en la Huasteca

(Mexico)

Archaeological pieces looted in Huasteca

Magui López (2015). Saqueo de piezas arqueológicas en la Huasteca. Pulso. 17 December.

Sentencing delayed in '12 museum break-in

(United States of America)

Herald Dispatch (2015). Sentencing delayed in '12 museum break-in. Herald Dispatch. 17 December.

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 (2015). A millionaire bought the only copy of Wu-Tang Clan's new album. Is this the future of art?. Vox. 17 December.

Unravelling International Smuggling Network by Tracing Kapoor's Art of the Past

(India; United States of America)

Yogesh Kabirdoss (2015). Unravelling International Smuggling Network by Tracing Kapoor's Art of the Past. The New Indian Express. 17 December.

En defensa del patrimonio subacuático

(Colombia)

In defence of underwater heritage

Irina Bokova (2015). En defensa del patrimonio subacuático. El País. 16 December.

United Nations exhibition highlights the protection of cultural heritage

(United States of America)

UNESCO (2015). United Nations exhibition highlights the protection of cultural heritage. UNESCO. 16 December.

Policía detiene a huaqueros en zona arqueológica de Cayaltí

(Peru)

Police arrest looters at the archaeological site of Cayaltí

RPP (2015). Policía detiene a huaqueros en zona arqueológica de Cayaltí. RPP. 16 December.

Retired Effigy Mounds official will plead guilty to removing ancient human remains

(United States of America)

Trish Mehaffey (2015). Retired Effigy Mounds official will plead guilty to removing ancient human remains. The Gazette. 16 December.

Tyrannosaurus skull sold for $230,000 in New York must go back to Mongolia

(United States of America; Mongolia)

Ellen Brait (2015). Tyrannosaurus skull sold for $230,000 in New York must go back to Mongolia. The Guardian. 16 December.

Odyssey Marine Exploration Executes $21 Million Deal, Retires all Bank Debt, and Retains a Financial Interest in Future Shipwreck Projects

(United States of America)

GlobeNewswire (2015). Odyssey Marine Exploration Executes $21 Million Deal, Retires all Bank Debt, and Retains a Financial Interest in Future Shipwreck Projects. Nasdaq.com. 16 December.

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

(United States of America)

Steve Johnson (2015). Former Field Museum employee charged with theft resulting in $900,000 loss. The Chicago Tribune. 16 December.

The Sheep Sculpture Stolen By a Browns Fan Has Been Returned

(United States of America)

Vince Grzegorek (2015). The Sheep Sculpture Stolen By a Browns Fan Has Been Returned. Cleve Scene. 16 December.

Taylor Swift accused of hypocrisy for using artist's design without permission, credit or fee

(United States of America)

Christopher Hooton (2015). Taylor Swift accused of hypocrisy for using artist's design without permission, credit or fee. The Independent. 16 December.

Hallaron en el río un Cristo que fue robado

(Argentina)

Stolen Christ found in the river

El Tribuno (2015). Hallaron en el río un Cristo que fue robado. El Tribuno. 15 December.

'Lost' Treasure Ship Is Also a War Grave

(Colombia)

Stephanie Pappas (2015). 'Lost' Treasure Ship Is Also a War Grave. Live Science. 15 December.

Lincoln artifact stolen from county museum

(United States of America)

Daily Journal (2015). Lincoln artifact stolen from county museum. Daily Journal. 15 December.

Jeff Koons Back In Court: Plagiarism Or Image Sampling?

(United States of America)

Artlyst (2015). Jeff Koons Back In Court: Plagiarism Or Image Sampling?. Artlyst. 15 December.

Police: Man stole cannonball, other artifacts

(United States of America)

Chris Cappella (2015). Police: Man stole cannonball, other artifacts. The Evening Sun. 15 December.

Police make arrest in $200,000 theft of artworks from trailer in Richmond; all artwork recovered

(United States of America)

The Richmond Standard (2015). Police make arrest in $200,000 theft of artworks from trailer in Richmond; all artwork recovered. The Richmond Standard. 15 December.

Closing the book on John Mark Tillmann's stolen antiques

(Canada)

Aaron Hutchins (2015). Closing the book on John Mark Tillmann's stolen antiques. Maclean's. 14 December.

Calling Indiana Jones: Looted artifacts, tax scheme send ex-antiquities dealer to prison

(United States of America; Thailand)

Hillary Jackson (2015). Calling Indiana Jones: Looted artifacts, tax scheme send ex-antiquities dealer to prison. My News LA. 14 December.

¿Dónde guardarán los tesoros del galeón San José?

(Colombia)

Where will the treasures of the galleon San José be kept?

El Universal (2015). ¿Dónde guardarán los tesoros del galeón San José?. El Universal. 13 December.

Tesoros en el mar peruano

(Peru)

Treasures in the Peruvian Sea

Óscar Miranda (2015). Tesoros en el mar peruano. La Republica. 13 December.

Who wants to be a galleonaire?

(Colombia)

The Economist (2015). Who wants to be a galleonaire?. The Economist. 12 December.

Increíble robo de campanas

(Mexico)

Incredible robbery of bells

Alma Leticia Sánchez (2015). Increíble robo de campanas. El Sol de Zamora. 11 December.

Judge says BLM did not use excessive force in 2009 Blanding raid

(United States of America)

Pat Reavy (2015). Judge says BLM did not use excessive force in 2009 Blanding raid. Deseret News. 11 December.

Museum theft suspect arrested by John Carroll University police works at college

(United States of America)

Homa Bash (2015). Museum theft suspect arrested by John Carroll University police works at college. News Net 5. 11 December.

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

(United States of America)

Steve Johnson (2015). Former Field Museum employee accused of stealing $900,000 over 7 years. The Chicago Tribune. 11 December.

Salvadoreño implicado en robo de imagen en Guatemala

(Guatemala; El Salvador)

Salvadorian arrested for theft of saint sculpture in Guatemala

Equilibrium (2015). Salvadoreño implicado en robo de imagen en Guatemala. Equilibrium. 11 December.

Toxic drug use, not love of art, led accused art thief to steal George Rodrigue 'Blue Dog' prints, health experts say

(United States of America)

John Simerman (2015). Toxic drug use, not love of art, led accused art thief to steal George Rodrigue 'Blue Dog' prints, health experts say. The Advocate. 11 December.

Recap of "Rethinking Art Authentication" at the New York City Bar

(United States of America)

Nicholas M. O'Donnell (2015). Recap of "Rethinking Art Authentication" at the New York City Bar. Lexology. 10 December.

Thefts of art 'kind of weird,' Coral Springs mayor says

(United States of America)

Wayne K. Roustan (2015). Thefts of art 'kind of weird,' Coral Springs mayor says. Sun Sentinel. 10 December.

Roban campanas de la Guadalupana

(Mexico)

Bells of the Virgin of Guadalupe stolen

Alma Leticia Sánchez (2015). Roban campanas de la Guadalupana. El Sol de Durango. 10 December.

Christie's to sell 2,000 photographs seized by US government in biodiesel fraud

(United States of America)

Helen Stoilas (2015). Christie's to sell 2,000 photographs seized by US government in biodiesel fraud. The Art Newspaper. 10 December.

Retired US official charged with stealing ancient remains

(United States of America)

Ryan J. Foley (2015). Retired US official charged with stealing ancient remains. Phys.org. 10 December.

$421,000 in Bogus Indian Art, Collector Says

(United States of America)

Lacey Louwagie (2015). $421,000 in Bogus Indian Art, Collector Says. Courthouse News Service. 10 December.

ICE returns ancient dinosaur fossil, ancient cultural artifacts to China

(United States of America; China)

ICE (2015). ICE returns ancient dinosaur fossil, ancient cultural artifacts to China. ICE. 10 December.

Christie's Withdraws Potentially Looted Dagger from Antiquities Auction

(United States of America)

Sarah Cascone (2015). Christie's Withdraws Potentially Looted Dagger from Antiquities Auction. ArtNet News. 10 December.

Debate en ONU sobre devolución de bienes culturales a países de origen

(Ecuador)

El Telégrafo (2015). Debate en ONU sobre devolución de bienes culturales a países de origen. El Telégrafo. 9 December.

Ministerio Público archivó unas cuarenta denuncias por afectación cultural

(Peru)

Public Prosecutor filed complaints for around 40 arrested for damaging culture

Perla Polo Salés (2015). Ministerio Público archivó unas cuarenta denuncias por afectación cultural. La Republica. 9 December.

Ecuador y Argentina firman acuerdos en seguridad social

(Ecuador; Argentina)

Ecuador and Argentina sign social security agreements

EFE (2015). Ecuador y Argentina firman acuerdos en seguridad social. Vistazo. 9 December.

ICE agents to return 120-million-year-old micro-raptor to China

(China; United States of America)

Lomi Kriel (2015). ICE agents to return 120-million-year-old micro-raptor to China. Houston Chronicle. 9 December.

Judge Suspends Lawsuit Against U. of Oklahoma over Stolen Nazi Art

(United States of America)

Tim Talley (2015). Judge Suspends Lawsuit Against U. of Oklahoma over Stolen Nazi Art. Insurance Journal. 8 December.

Tell legislators 'no' on looting artifacts

(United States of America)

Madeleine H. Carr (2015). Tell legislators 'no' on looting artifacts. Tallahassee Democrat. 8 December.

Art Crime Detectives Expose the Ugly Truths of the Art World

(United States of America)

Marina Garcia-Vasquez (2015). Art Crime Detectives Expose the Ugly Truths of the Art World. The Creator's Project. 8 December.

Antiquities Dealer Leonardo Patterson Faces New Criminal Charges

(Germany; Mexico)

Tom Mashberg (2015). Antiquities Dealer Leonardo Patterson Faces New Criminal Charges. The New York Times. 8 December.

Police release photo of possible suspect in Cleveland Museum of Natural History theft

(United States of America)

Jessica Bates (2015). Police release photo of possible suspect in Cleveland Museum of Natural History theft. Fox. 8 December.

'Holy grail of shipwrecks' discovery sparks courtroom battle for treasure worth £11 billion

(Colombia)

Nan Spowart (2015). 'Holy grail of shipwrecks' discovery sparks courtroom battle for treasure worth £11 billion. The National. 8 December.

Let Leonard Peltier Paint

(United States of America)

Frank Hopper (2015). Let Leonard Peltier Paint. Indian Country Today. 6 December.

The heist of the century

(United States of America)

CBS (2015). The heist of the century. CBS. 6 December.

El otro tesoro

(Spain; United States of America)

The other treasure

Almudena Lopesino (2015). El otro tesoro. Cadena Ser. 6 December.

Spanish galleon with rumoured £1bn treasure hoard found, says Colombia's president

(Colombia)

Reuters (2015). Spanish galleon with rumoured £1bn treasure hoard found, says Colombia's president. The Guardian. 5 December.

Seminary eyes repatriation after clash over artifacts

(United States of America)

Malcolm Gay (2015). Seminary eyes repatriation after clash over artifacts. The Boston Globe. 5 December.

Seen this sculpture? There's a $1,000 reward if you have

(United States of America)

Adam Uren (2015). Seen this sculpture? There's a $1,000 reward if you have. Bring Me The News. 4 December.

Fight leads to woman stabbed at Art Basel Miami Beach

(United States of America)

Daniel Chang (2015). Fight leads to woman stabbed at Art Basel Miami Beach. Miami Herald. 4 December.

Statement on Paris Auction of Native American Objects

(United States of America; France)

Evan Ryan (2015). Statement on Paris Auction of Native American Objects. United States Department of State. 4 December.

Police investigating major theft at Cleveland's Natural History Museum

(United States of America)

Homa Bash (2015). Police investigating major theft at Cleveland's Natural History Museum. News Net 5. 4 December.

Charlotte man will spend up to 15 years behind bars for stealing historical artifacts

(United States of America)

WLNS (2015). Charlotte man will spend up to 15 years behind bars for stealing historical artifacts. WLNS 6. 4 December.

FOUND: A 17th Century Map Stolen from a Library by a Notorious Art Thief

(United States of America)

Sarah Laskow (2015). FOUND: A 17th Century Map Stolen from a Library by a Notorious Art Thief. Atlas Obscura. 4 December.

How Art Heists Play Out: Stolen Picasso One Year Later

(United States of America)

Wilson Sayre (2015). How Art Heists Play Out: Stolen Picasso One Year Later. WLRN. 3 December.

Settlement Reached Over Fake Willem de Kooning Painting

(United States of America)

Jennifer Smith (2015). Settlement Reached Over Fake Willem de Kooning Painting. The Wall Street Journal. 3 December.

Secretary Jewell Advances Discussion on Repatriation of Tribal Sacred Objects with French Authorities

(United States of America; France)

United States Department of the Interior (2015). Secretary Jewell Advances Discussion on Repatriation of Tribal Sacred Objects with French Authorities. United States Department of the Interior. 2 December.

The Real-Life Indiana Jones

(United States of America; India)

FiveThirtyEight (2015). The Real-Life Indiana Jones. FiveThirtyEight. 2 December.

Court records: OU agrees to proposed settlement in lawsuit over stolen painting

(United States of America)

Cary Aspinwall (2015). Court records: OU agrees to proposed settlement in lawsuit over stolen painting. The Frontier. 2 December.

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

(Israel; United States of America)

Rebekah Bell (2015). The Breguet That Got Away: History's Greatest Watch Heist. The Robb Report. 2 December.

Police still searching for gold coins stolen from National Museum of Scotland

(United Kingdom)

Jonathan Knott (2015). Police still searching for gold coins stolen from National Museum of Scotland. Museums Journal. 2 December.

En Tabasco, el crimen no respeta ni a la Iglesia

(Mexico)

In Tabasco, crime doesn't respect the church

Leobardo P. Marín (2015). En Tabasco, el crimen no respeta ni a la Iglesia. El Universal. 2 December.

Inuit shaman parka 'copied' by KTZ design well-studied by anthropologists

(Canada; United Kingdom)

Sima Sahar Zerehi (2015). Inuit shaman parka 'copied' by KTZ design well-studied by anthropologists. CBC. 2 December.

Can polar bear hair authenticate contested Pollock painting?

(United States of America)

Dan Duray (2015). Can polar bear hair authenticate contested Pollock painting?. The Art Newspaper. 1 December.

Preocupa robo de imágenes

(Guatemala)

Concern about the theft of sacred statues

José Diego Puac (2015). Preocupa robo de imágenes. El Quetzalteco. 1 December.

Over 150 Year-Old Cemetery Vandalized in South Arkansas

(United States of America)

Caitlin O'Neal (2015). Over 150 Year-Old Cemetery Vandalized in South Arkansas. NBC. 1 December.

Community helps rebuild church after thieves vandalize it, steal tabernacle

(United States of America)

Mayde Gomez (2015). Community helps rebuild church after thieves vandalize it, steal tabernacle. ABC United States. 1 December.

Could Ego Alley repairs solve mystery of the Kunta Kinte plaque?

(United States of America)

Chase Cook (2015). Could Ego Alley repairs solve mystery of the Kunta Kinte plaque?. Capital Gazette. 30 November.

Minnesota Arboretum replaces stolen sculpture

(United States of America)

Mary Abbe (2015). Minnesota Arboretum replaces stolen sculpture. Star Tribune. 30 November.

La Funba recupera su patrimonio

(Guatemala)

FUNBA (Fundación para las Bellas Artes y la Cultura) recovers its heritage

Jaime Moreno (2015). La Funba recupera su patrimonio. El Periódico. 30 November.

Police ID former Ohio State employee who committed suicide in Wexner Center

(United States of America)

Rick Rouan (2015). Police ID former Ohio State employee who committed suicide in Wexner Center. The Columbus Dispatch. 30 November.

Sacred Chilkat Robe Returning Home

(United States of America)

Sit News (2015). Sacred Chilkat Robe Returning Home. Sit News. 29 November.

The case of 'The Gospel of Jesus's Wife' still isn't closed

(United States of America)

Lisa Wangsness (2015). The case of 'The Gospel of Jesus's Wife' still isn't closed. The Boston Globe. 29 November.

When is a fake $500 bill worth $15,000? When it's art

(United States of America)

Anne Quito (2015). When is a fake $500 bill worth $15,000? When it's art. Quartz. 28 November.

Scientific advancements may help catch fossil thieves

(United States of America)

Erin McIntyre (2015). Scientific advancements may help catch fossil thieves. The Daily Sentinel. 28 November.

Demand for bones leaves prehistoric relics vulnerable to poachers

(United States of America)

Erin McIntyre (2015). Demand for bones leaves prehistoric relics vulnerable to poachers. The Daily Sentinel. 28 November.

Looted artefacts from occupied Cyprus returned

(Cyprus; Canada)

In Cyprus (2015). Looted artefacts from occupied Cyprus returned. Parikiaki. 28 November.

Alexander Keith's beer bottle may be seized from Halifax diver

(Canada)

Brett Ruskin (2015). Alexander Keith's beer bottle may be seized from Halifax diver. CBC. 27 November.

Stolen Lincoln bust found near museum

(United States of America)

Chris Cappella (2015). Stolen Lincoln bust found near museum. The Evening Sun. 27 November.

Where's This Painting? 30 Years After Its Theft, Nobody Knows

(United States of America)

Vanessa Barchfield (2015). Where's This Painting? 30 Years After Its Theft, Nobody Knows. NPR. 27 November.

FBI helps Gettysburg search for Lincoln bust

(United States of America)

Chris Cappella (2015). FBI helps Gettysburg search for Lincoln bust. The Evening Sun. 27 November.

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

(Canada; United Kingdom)

CBC (2015). U.K. fashion house pulls copied Inuit design, here's their apology. CBC. 27 November.

Costa Rica y Ecuador firman convenio para proteger patrimonio cultural

(Costa Rica; Ecuador)

Costa Rica and Ecuador sign agreement for protection of cultural heritage

Carlos Arrieta Pérez (2015). Costa Rica y Ecuador firman convenio para proteger patrimonio cultural. El País. 27 November.

Woman who found 900-year-old 'Parrot Lady' statue Canada presented to India still convinced it's just a 'nice knock-off'

(Canada; India)

Douglas Quan (2015). Woman who found 900-year-old 'Parrot Lady' statue Canada presented to India still convinced it's just a 'nice knock-off'. National Post. 27 November.

Infamous art thief arrested in Athens

(Cuba; Greece)

Neos Kosmos (2015). Infamous art thief arrested in Athens. Neos Kosmos. 27 November.

Peru's Congress overrides veto to repeal archaeology bill

(Peru)

Colin Post (2015). Peru's Congress overrides veto to repeal archaeology bill. Peru Reports. 26 November.

Greek Police Arrest Cuban Man Suspected of Pulling off Major Museum Heist

(Greece; Cuba)

Ioanna Zikakou (2015). Greek Police Arrest Cuban Man Suspected of Pulling off Major Museum Heist. Greek Reporter. 26 November.

Man stole brains from medical museum and put them on eBay

(United States of America)

Reuters (2015). Man stole brains from medical museum and put them on eBay. The Guardian. 25 November.

Arrest in Swiss Farm Museum Burglary

(United States of America)

Grundy County Herald (2015). Arrest in Swiss Farm Museum Burglary. Grundy County Herald. 25 November.

Quebec police joins search for Nazi-looted Stern art

(Canada)

Janice Arnold (2015). Quebec police joins search for Nazi-looted Stern art. The Canadian Jewish News. 25 November.

Man charged in the death of muralist shot while painting anti-violence art in Oakland

(United States of America)

Joseph Serna (2015). Man charged in the death of muralist shot while painting anti-violence art in Oakland. Los Angeles Times. 25 November.

A missing Mayflower leads the list of Plymouth's monumental mysteries

(United States of America)

Frank Mand (2015). A missing Mayflower leads the list of Plymouth's monumental mysteries. Wicked Local. 24 November.

Unsolved Arizona mystery: de Kooning painting valued at $100 million missing for 30 years

(United States of America)

Anne Ryman (2015). Unsolved Arizona mystery: de Kooning painting valued at $100 million missing for 30 years. AZ Central. 24 November.

Estate Sues Nahmad Gallery Network for Modigliani Portrait

(United States of America)

Doreen Carvajal (2015). Estate Sues Nahmad Gallery Network for Modigliani Portrait. The New York Times. 24 November.

Colaboración entre el INAH, la SRE y la PGR, determinante en el fallo condenatorio en contra de Leonardo Patterson

(Germany; Mexico)

Collaboration between INAH, the SRE and the PGR, leads to conviction of Leonardo Patterson

INAH (2015). Colaboración entre el INAH, la SRE y la PGR, determinante en el fallo condenatorio en contra de Leonardo Patterson. INAH. 24 November.

Police investigate bizarre theft of Lincoln bust at Gettysburg museum

(United States of America)

Felix Rodrigues Lima (2015). Police investigate bizarre theft of Lincoln bust at Gettysburg museum. Fox. 23 November.

Stolen painting back on display in Portland

(United States of America)

WGME (2015). Stolen painting back on display in Portland. WGME. 23 November.

Court case of former Art Gallery of Northumberland curator Dorette Carter pushed to Dec. 21

(Canada)

Northumberland News (2015). Court case of former Art Gallery of Northumberland curator Dorette Carter pushed to Dec. 21. Northumberland News. 23 November.

How thieves nearly derailed mural portrait of Clara under the Royal Park Bridge

(United States of America)

Joe Capozzi (2015). How thieves nearly derailed mural portrait of Clara under the Royal Park Bridge. Palm Beach Post. 23 November.

We remember the biggest art heist of Palm Beach County history

(United States of America)

Palm Beach Post (2015). We remember the biggest art heist of Palm Beach County history. Palm Beach Post. 23 November.

Saginaw Tribe repatriating ancestral remains

(United States of America)

Midland Daily News (2015). Saginaw Tribe repatriating ancestral remains. Midland Daily News. 23 November.

Niega INAH saqueo de piezas arqueológicas

(Mexico)

INAH denies looting of archaeological pieces

Christian Cuevas (2015). Niega INAH saqueo de piezas arqueológicas. Heraldo de Coatzacoalcos. 23 November.

Gardner heist video brings in tips, but no solid leads

(United States of America)

Milton J. Valencia (2015). Gardner heist video brings in tips, but no solid leads. The Boston Globe. 23 November.

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

(United States of America)

Scott Sexton (2015). Sexton: Search for cello that disappeared from Reynolda House vexes artist. Winston-Salem Journal. 22 November.

ILR Students Protest Labor Cartoon Exhibit

(United States of America)

Talia Jubas (2015). ILR Students Protest Labor Cartoon Exhibit. The Cornell Daily Sun. 22 November.

Tale behind Schiele watercolours is a tragedy—but is it a theft?

(United States of America)

David D'Arcy (2015). Tale behind Schiele watercolours is a tragedy—but is it a theft?. The Art Newspaper. 21 November.

That Dogs Playing Poker Painting Just Sold for Over $650,000

(United States of America)

Jack Moore (2015). That Dogs Playing Poker Painting Just Sold for Over $650,000. GQ. 20 November.

Pobladores de Chimalhuacán Atenco denuncian saqueo de piezas arqueológicas

(Mexico)

Residents of Chimalhuacán Atenco decry the looting of archaeological pieces

Niza Rivera (2015). Pobladores de Chimalhuacán Atenco denuncian saqueo de piezas arqueológicas. Proceso. 20 November.

In search of looted art

(Canada)

Lynn Curwin (2015). In search of looted art. Truro Daily News. 20 November.

NAGPRA Review Committee Gets Three New Members

(United States of America)

Indian Country Today (2015). NAGPRA Review Committee Gets Three New Members. Indian Country Today. 20 November.

Greek New Testament Papyrus Is Discovered on eBay

(United States of America)

Jennifer Schuessler (2015). Greek New Testament Papyrus Is Discovered on eBay. The New York Times. 20 November.

Historic Swiss museum in Grundy facing long recovery from theft

(United States of America)

Ben Benton (2015). Historic Swiss museum in Grundy facing long recovery from theft. Times Free Press. 20 November.

Museum reportedly paid $100K for idol

(United States of America; India)

Seth Slabaugh (2015). Museum reportedly paid $100K for idol. The Star Press. 19 November.

Machine gun stolen from military museum on Veterans Day

(United States of America)

Candace Hopkins (2015). Machine gun stolen from military museum on Veterans Day. KRQE News. 19 November.

Familiar Tree Prevails in Car-Scent Trademark Suit

(United States of America)

Andy Newman (2015). Familiar Tree Prevails in Car-Scent Trademark Suit. The New York Times. 19 November.

Nazi Art Case Tests Start Date Of Shoah

(Germany; United States of America)

Stewart Ain (2015). Nazi Art Case Tests Start Date Of Shoah. The Jewish Week. 19 November.

U.S. agents recover N.C. Wyeth paintings stolen in Maine

(United States of America)

Richard Valdmanis (2015). U.S. agents recover N.C. Wyeth paintings stolen in Maine. Reuters. 19 November.

US lawmakers call from Bayern looted art

(Germany; United States of America)

OR Politics (2015). US lawmakers call from Bayern looted art. OR Politics. 19 November.

The UA's Unsolved Case of the Stolen Painting

(United States of America)

Emily Litvack (2015). The UA's Unsolved Case of the Stolen Painting. UA News. 18 November.

Halifax police seek bell stolen from Princess of Acadia ferry

(Canada)

CTV (2015). Halifax police seek bell stolen from Princess of Acadia ferry. CTV. 18 November.

10 years later, Everhart theft remains unsolved

(United States of America)

David Singleton (2015). 10 years later, Everhart theft remains unsolved. Citizens Voice. 18 November.

Judge blocks sale of paintings allegedly owned by Nazi victim

(United States of America)

Barbara Ross (2015). Judge blocks sale of paintings allegedly owned by Nazi victim. New York Daily News. 18 November.

La dirección de cultura en coordinación con el INAH resguardan zonas arqueológicas

(Mexico)

The office of culture in partnership with INAH safeguard's archaeological sites

Luis Garza (2015). La dirección de cultura en coordinación con el INAH resguardan zonas arqueológicas. En Línea Directa. 18 November.

Sotheby's offers voluntary redundancies to cut costs

(United Kingdom; United States of America)

Anny Shaw (2015). Sotheby's offers voluntary redundancies to cut costs. The Art Newspaper. 17 November.

Up Close At Uxbenka

(Belize)

7 News Belize (2015). Up Close At Uxbenka. 7 News Belize. 17 November.

No answers after collection of coins stolen from South Bend History Museum

(United States of America)

Suzanne Spencer (2015). No answers after collection of coins stolen from South Bend History Museum. WSBT. 17 November.

ICE HSI partners with Ball State University and the David Owsley Museum of Art to recover a hidden idol stolen from India

(India; United States of America)

ICE (2015). ICE HSI partners with Ball State University and the David Owsley Museum of Art to recover a hidden idol stolen from India. ICE. 17 November.

Grundy County Swiss farm museum burglarized

(United States of America)

Times Free Press (2015). Grundy County Swiss farm museum burglarized. Times Free Press. 17 November.

Jesus portrait in Breathitt courthouse could draw lawsuit

(United States of America)

Bill Estep (2015). Jesus portrait in Breathitt courthouse could draw lawsuit. Lexington Herald Leader. 16 November.

Museum of Modern Art Returns German Artwork to Heirs of Jewish Collector

(United States of America)

Robin Pogrebin (2015). Museum of Modern Art Returns German Artwork to Heirs of Jewish Collector. The New York Times. 16 November.

Historic bricks stolen during demolition of old Oswego Village Hall

(United States of America)

Linda Girardi (2015). Historic bricks stolen during demolition of old Oswego Village Hall. The Chicago Tribune. 16 November.

Agency to remove art by Native American activist prisoner

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2015). Agency to remove art by Native American activist prisoner. The Washington Times. 15 November.

México recupera piezas arqueológicas y un fósil repatriados de seis países

(Mexico)

Mexico recuperates archaeological pieces and a fossil repatriated from six countries

INAH (2015). México recupera piezas arqueológicas y un fósil repatriados de seis países. INAH. 13 November.

Fla. dealer pleads guilty to smuggling artifacts from grave sites in Pakistan

(United States of America; Pakistan)

Matt Zapotosky (2015). Fla. dealer pleads guilty to smuggling artifacts from grave sites in Pakistan. The Washington Post. 13 November.

Las zonas arqueológicas de La Montaña son objeto de saqueo y destrucción

(Mexico)

The archaeological sites of La Montaña are objects of looting and destruction

Salvador Cisneros Silva (2015). Las zonas arqueológicas de La Montaña son objeto de saqueo y destrucción. La Journada Guerrero. 13 November.

Too Nude for the News? Colbert on the Arbitrary Censorship of Art

(United States of America)

Claire Voon (2015). Too Nude for the News? Colbert on the Arbitrary Censorship of Art. Hyperallergic. 13 November.

Utah BLM Works To Return Stolen Tribal Artifacts To Owners

(United States of America)

Steve Goldstein (2015). Utah BLM Works To Return Stolen Tribal Artifacts To Owners. KJZZ. 12 November.

Panel talks how to get back stolen art

(United States of America)

Queens Chronicle (2015). Panel talks how to get back stolen art. Queens Chronicle. 12 November.

Charity art work stolen from Arnprior restaurant

(Canada)

John Carter (2015). Charity art work stolen from Arnprior restaurant. Inside Ottawa Valley. 11 November.

Over $125K Worth Of Art Is Padlocked Inside This Debt-Ridden Tribeca Gallery

(United States of America)

Emma Whitford (2015). Over $125K Worth Of Art Is Padlocked Inside This Debt-Ridden Tribeca Gallery. Gothamist. 11 November.

Police locate 16 of 18 art works stolen at LHUCA after First Friday Art Trail

(United States of America)

William Kerns (2015). Police locate 16 of 18 art works stolen at LHUCA after First Friday Art Trail. Lubbock Avalanche-Journal. 11 November.

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

(United States of America)

Jason Koebler (2015). NASA's Quest to Reclaim Lost Spacesuits Before They Were Auctioned. Motherboard. 11 November.

Brinca convento, entra a robar a Iglesia y queda atrapado

(Mexico)

Thief enters through convent to rob church and becomes trapped

Tiempo (2015). Brinca convento, entra a robar a Iglesia y queda atrapado. Tiempo. 11 November.

Bronze sculptures go missing from Beach gallery

(Canada)

Joanna Lavoie (2015). Bronze sculptures go missing from Beach gallery. Inside Toronto. 10 November.

Stolen medals resurface in time for Remembrance Day

(Canada)

Mark McNeil (2015). Stolen medals resurface in time for Remembrance Day. The Hamilton Spectator. 10 November.

Sanción al saqueo del patrimonio

(Bolivia)

Punish the looting of heritage

Opinión (2015). Sanción al saqueo del patrimonio. Opinión. 10 November.

Court postpones hearing on alleged Connecticut mobster

(United States of America)

Reuters (2015). Court postpones hearing on alleged Connecticut mobster. Reuters. 10 November.

FBI joins hunt for Boxing Hall of Fame stolen championship belts

(United States of America)

Elizabeth Doran (2015). FBI joins hunt for Boxing Hall of Fame stolen championship belts. Syracuse.com. 10 November.

Experts question the authenticity of a group of works by Jackson Pollock

(United States of America)

Anny Shaw (2015). Experts question the authenticity of a group of works by Jackson Pollock. The Art Newspaper. 9 November.

'Happily married' socialite stunned by surprise divorce

(United States of America)

Julia Marsh (2015). 'Happily married' socialite stunned by surprise divorce. New York Post. 9 November.

Iniciaron la jornada sobre protección de los bienes culturales

(Mexico)

Starting the quest to protect cultural heritage

Diario Panorama (2015). Iniciaron la jornada sobre protección de los bienes culturales. Diario Panorama. 9 November.

Evo Morales pleads for the "globalization of peoples" at UNESCO's General Conference

(Bolivia)

UNESCO (2015). Evo Morales pleads for the "globalization of peoples" at UNESCO's General Conference. UNESCO. 9 November.

TED Prize Goes to Archaeologist Who Combats Looting With Satellite Technology

(Egypt; United States of America)

Ralph Blumenthal (2015). TED Prize Goes to Archaeologist Who Combats Looting With Satellite Technology. The New York Times. 8 November.

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

(United States of America; United Kingdom)

Reuters (2015). John Lennon's guitar sold for $2.4m at auction. The Guardian. 8 November.

Ohio man ordered to write paper after drunken ride on ancient burial mound

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2015). Ohio man ordered to write paper after drunken ride on ancient burial mound. The Guardian. 7 November.

Lawyer teaches natives how to reclaim looted art

(Canada)

Lila Sarick (2015). Lawyer teaches natives how to reclaim looted art. The Canadian Jewish News. 6 November.

$9M lawsuit over damage to Andy Warhol paintings: court papers

(United States of America; Italy)

Barbara Ross (2015). $9M lawsuit over damage to Andy Warhol paintings: court papers. New York Daily News. 6 November.

Artist Brian McCarty's Photographs Hijacked By ISIS

(United States of America; Iraq; Syria)

April Neale (2015). Artist Brian McCarty's Photographs Hijacked By ISIS. Monsters & Critics. 6 November.

Museum reopens, tensions flare at meeting

(United States of America)

Jim Paulin (2015). Museum reopens, tensions flare at meeting. The Bristol Bay Times. 6 November.

The Auction Gavel Finally Falls in the Wake of a 17-Year Battle Over Malevich Restitution

(United States of America; Germany; Russia)

Julie Baumgardner (2015). The Auction Gavel Finally Falls in the Wake of a 17-Year Battle Over Malevich Restitution. Artsy. 6 November.

ABC13 crew finds artistic cow statue stolen from children's museum of houston

(United States of America)

Kevin Quinn (2015). ABC13 crew finds artistic cow statue stolen from children's museum of houston. ABC United States. 5 November.

Worries of Market Chill at Sotheby's Auction of Ex-Chief's Collection

(United States of America)

Robin Pogrebin (2015). Worries of Market Chill at Sotheby's Auction of Ex-Chief's Collection. The New York Times. 5 November.

$120,000 Harmony Korine Painting Stolen in Soho

(United States of America)

Emerson Rosenthal (2015). $120,000 Harmony Korine Painting Stolen in Soho. The Creator's Project. 4 November.

Saquean zona arqueológica

(Mexico)

Archaeological site looted

Édgar Escamilla (2015). Saquean zona arqueológica. Diario de Poza Rica. 4 November.

Police Reportedly Seize Items From Lil Wayne's Art Collection in Raid

(United States of America)

Ryan Pfeffer (2015). Police Reportedly Seize Items From Lil Wayne's Art Collection in Raid. Miami New Times. 4 November.

Experts Believe Hobby Lobby Stole Biblical Antiquities From Iraq. Here's Why.

(United States of America; Iraq)

Beenish Ahmed (2015). Experts Believe Hobby Lobby Stole Biblical Antiquities From Iraq. Here's Why.. Think Progress. 4 November.

How Did a Stolen Malevich End Up at Sotheby's?

(Netherlands; United States of America)

Blouin ArtInfo (2015). How Did a Stolen Malevich End Up at Sotheby's?. Blouin ArtInfo. 4 November.

Alfred Taubman's $500m art trove goes under the hammer

(United States of America)

Maev Kennedy (2015). Alfred Taubman's $500m art trove goes under the hammer. The Guardian. 4 November.

Germany's Dating Of Start Of Holocaust Questioned

(Germany; United States of America)

Stewart Ain (2015). Germany's Dating Of Start Of Holocaust Questioned. The Jewish Week. 3 November.

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

(United States of America)

Miles Dilorth (2015). Cornelissen cello, worth $40,000, stolen in North Carolina. The Strad. 3 November.

How 3D printing helps preserve and return sacred Tlingit objects

(United States of America)

Elizabeth Jenkins (2015). How 3D printing helps preserve and return sacred Tlingit objects. KTOO. 3 November.

Man who stole iconic Mobile oyster shell said he was 'bored'

(United States of America)

Cassie Fambro (2015). Man who stole iconic Mobile oyster shell said he was 'bored'. AL.com. 2 November.

Several guns stolen from Museum of the West

(United States of America)

Amy Hamilton (2015). Several guns stolen from Museum of the West. The Daily Sentinel. 2 November.

Suspect named in original state flag caper

(United States of America)

Jonathan Ellis (2015). Suspect named in original state flag caper. Argus Leader. 2 November.

Former Wyoming museum director gets community service for theft

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2015). Former Wyoming museum director gets community service for theft. Billings Gazette. 2 November.

Art Restoration

(Canada)

Krystina Mierins (2015). Art Restoration. UC Observer. 1 November.

Scared teens return stolen artwork by Mr. Brainwash

(United States of America)

Carlos Greer (2015). Scared teens return stolen artwork by Mr. Brainwash. Page Six. 31 October.

Sculpture stolen from Tucson artist

(United States of America)

Cynthia Washington (2015). Sculpture stolen from Tucson artist. Tucson News Now. 31 October.

A New Battleground for 'Classic Art'

(United States of America)

Scott Reyburn (2015). A New Battleground for 'Classic Art'. The New York Times. 30 October.

What's Happening With Ux Benka?

(Belize)

7 News Belize (2015). What's Happening With Ux Benka?. 7 News Belize. 30 October.

Sorprende a las autoridades robo de campana

(Mexico)

Authorities surprised by bell theft

Ararak Salomón (2015). Sorprende a las autoridades robo de campana. Línea Directa. 30 October.

Vandals Steal SculptureWalk Art

(United States of America)

Calah Kelley (2015). Vandals Steal SculptureWalk Art. Keoland. 30 October.

Cambodia returns sculptural fragment after 3-D scans show it fits Cleveland Museum of Art's Krishna (photos)

(Cambodia; United States of America)

Steven Litt (2015). Cambodia returns sculptural fragment after 3-D scans show it fits Cleveland Museum of Art's Krishna (photos). Cleveland.com. 30 October.

Vandalism of REDress art project seen as further violation of missing and murdered aboriginal women

(Canada)

Dave Squires (2015). Vandalism of REDress art project seen as further violation of missing and murdered aboriginal women. Global News. 30 October.

Did BLM make undue show of force during Blanding artifact arrest?

(United States of America)

Brian Maffly (2015). Did BLM make undue show of force during Blanding artifact arrest?. The Salt Lake Tribune. 29 October.

Batman, Captain America vintage comics stolen from Dartmouth driveway

(Canada)

Anjuli Patil (2015). Batman, Captain America vintage comics stolen from Dartmouth driveway. CBC. 28 October.

2 arrested, third sought after historic Lowndes Co. churches damaged

(United States of America)

12 WSFA (2015). 2 arrested, third sought after historic Lowndes Co. churches damaged. 12 WSFA. 28 October.

Is a $20 auction find a Winslow Homer or a forgery?

(United States of America)

Ian Shapira (2015). Is a $20 auction find a Winslow Homer or a forgery?. The Washington Post. 28 October.

Stolen artifacts, ISIS money and a New Orleanian on the case

(United States of America)

Jed Lipinski (2015). Stolen artifacts, ISIS money and a New Orleanian on the case. The Times-Picayune. 28 October.

OU Undergraduate Student Congress wants research done on art with potential Nazi ties

(United States of America)

Brianna Sims (2015). OU Undergraduate Student Congress wants research done on art with potential Nazi ties. The Oklahoma Daily. 28 October.

Canoe stolen decades ago returned to Stillaguamish Tribe

(United States of America)

Kari Bray (2015). Canoe stolen decades ago returned to Stillaguamish Tribe. Herald Net. 27 October.

Spain Returning over 100 Pieces of Stolen Art to Ecuador

(Ecuador; Spain)

TelesurTV (2015). Spain Returning over 100 Pieces of Stolen Art to Ecuador. TelesurTV. 27 October.

Upstate New York Police Stop Indiana Jones in Fast Cruise Raid

(United States of America)

Jaime Fuller (2015). Upstate New York Police Stop Indiana Jones in Fast Cruise Raid. New York Magazine. 27 October.

Encontraron en Colinas la campana de bronce de la Iglesia de Cabalango

(Argentina)

Bronze bell from the church of Cabalango found in Colinas

El Diario Carlos Paz (2015). Encontraron en Colinas la campana de bronce de la Iglesia de Cabalango. El Diario Carlos Paz. 27 October.

Christie's Withdraws Portrait Gifted By Richard Avedon After Foundation Complains

(United States of America)

Brian Boucher (2015). Christie's Withdraws Portrait Gifted By Richard Avedon After Foundation Complains. ArtNet News. 26 October.

Monmouth's Earp Birthplace Museum in limbo

(United States of America)

Matthew Dutton (2015). Monmouth's Earp Birthplace Museum in limbo. The Register-Mail. 26 October.

Court to seek out-of-county judge for former Harrisburg Mayor Stephen Reed's case

(United States of America)

Charles Thompson (2015). Court to seek out-of-county judge for former Harrisburg Mayor Stephen Reed's case. Penn Live. 26 October.

Court rules stolen $200m Vincent van Gogh painting can stay at Yale

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2015). Court rules stolen $200m Vincent van Gogh painting can stay at Yale. The Guardian. 26 October.

Exclusive: Feds Investigate Hobby Lobby Boss for Illicit Artifacts

(United States of America)

Candida Moss (2015). Exclusive: Feds Investigate Hobby Lobby Boss for Illicit Artifacts. The Daily Beast. 26 October.

Is one of the world's rarest paintings lost somewhere in Washington?

(United States of America)

John Kelly (2015). Is one of the world's rarest paintings lost somewhere in Washington?. The Washington Post. 25 October.

Art Collectors Find Safe Harbor in Delaware's Tax Laws

(United States of America)

Graham Bowley (2015). Art Collectors Find Safe Harbor in Delaware's Tax Laws. The New York Times. 25 October.

Cusco strike: Archaeology-concession decree repealed

(Peru)

Hillary Ojeda (2015). Cusco strike: Archaeology-concession decree repealed. Peru This Week. 23 October.

Woman offers to replace stolen Washington Irving medallion

(United States of America)

Kevin Phelan (2015). Woman offers to replace stolen Washington Irving medallion. Lohud. 23 October.

Drunk California man accused of spraying graffiti on prehistoric carvings

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2015). Drunk California man accused of spraying graffiti on prehistoric carvings. The Guardian. 23 October.

Why can't Soviet stolen art be recovered, but Nazi theft can?

(Russia; United States of America)

Noah Feldman (2015). Why can't Soviet stolen art be recovered, but Nazi theft can?. Financial Review. 23 October.

EE.UU. devolvió al Perú 25 piezas arqueológicas sustraídas

(Peru; United States of America)

The US has returned 25 stolen antiquities to Peru

El Comercio (2015). EE.UU. devolvió al Perú 25 piezas arqueológicas sustraídas. El Comercio. 23 October.

Police charge man with cemetery gates theft

(United States of America)

Jonathan Shugarts (2015). Police charge man with cemetery gates theft. Citizen's News. 22 October.

Museum returns totem pole stolen by actor John Barrymore in 1931

(United States of America)

Jennifer Sinco Kelleher (2015). Museum returns totem pole stolen by actor John Barrymore in 1931. Associated Press. 22 October.

Suspect Wanted in Connection With Wine Thefts Across Northeast

(United States of America)

Jamie Ratliff (2015). Suspect Wanted in Connection With Wine Thefts Across Northeast. NBC. 22 October.

Luke Brugnara Gets Seven Years in Prison for Art Fraud

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella (2015). Luke Brugnara Gets Seven Years in Prison for Art Fraud. ArtNet News. 21 October.

As Monuments Men are honored, their foundation faces its demise

(United States of America)

Michael E. Ruane (2015). As Monuments Men are honored, their foundation faces its demise. The Washington Post. 21 October.

Insólito: roban la campana de una iglesia

(Argentina)

Unusual: Church bell stolen

La Razón (2015). Insólito: roban la campana de una iglesia. La Razón. 21 October.

Cusco regional strike against concession of archaeological sites

(Peru)

Hillary Ojeda (2015). Cusco regional strike against concession of archaeological sites. Peru This Week. 21 October.

Grand Theft Vino: Higher Wine Prices Are Attracting More Thieves

(United States of America)

Jackie Northam (2015). Grand Theft Vino: Higher Wine Prices Are Attracting More Thieves. NPR. 21 October.

Antropología acogerá pieza olmeca devuelta por Francia

(Mexico)

Antropología will host the Olmec piece returned from France

EFE (2015). Antropología acogerá pieza olmeca devuelta por Francia. El Universal. 21 October.

Squatter 'makes $300,000 by selling off art collection' from San Francisco mansion

(United States of America)

Tim Walker (2015). Squatter 'makes $300,000 by selling off art collection' from San Francisco mansion. The Independent. 21 October.

Cuban artist El Sexto released from jail for planned art piece criticizing Castros

(Cuba)

Associated Press (2015). Cuban artist El Sexto released from jail for planned art piece criticizing Castros. The Guardian. 20 October.

How to Save Art From Islamic State

(United States of America)

Maxwell L. Anderson (2015). How to Save Art From Islamic State. The Wall Street Journal. 20 October.

Foundation dedicated to WWII Monuments Men will close after Congressional Gold Medal ceremony

(United States of America)

Christine Ayala (2015). Foundation dedicated to WWII Monuments Men will close after Congressional Gold Medal ceremony. The Dallas Morning News. 20 October.

Dos meses del robo en una iglesia y no hay rastro de los autores

(Ecuador)

Two months since church theft and no arrest by athorities

Javier Ortega (2015). Dos meses del robo en una iglesia y no hay rastro de los autores. El Comercio. 20 October.

La historia del ladrón que necesitaba !urgente! un reloj despertador: Robó en una iglesia y se quedó dormido junto al botín

(Colombia)

The story of the thief that urgently needed an alarm clock: robbed a church and fell with the loot

Noticia al Dia (2015). La historia del ladrón que necesitaba !urgente! un reloj despertador: Robó en una iglesia y se quedó dormido junto al botín. Noticia al Dia. 20 October.

Se robaron la campana de bronce de la Iglesia de Cabalango

(Argentina)

Bronze bell of the church of Cabalango stolen

El Diario Carlos Paz (2015). Se robaron la campana de bronce de la Iglesia de Cabalango. El Diario Carlos Paz. 20 October.

Squatter busted by SFPD in art theft at vacant Presidio Heights home

(United States of America)

KTVU (2015). Squatter busted by SFPD in art theft at vacant Presidio Heights home. KTVU. 19 October.

US asks to be re-elected to UNESCO board

(United States of America)

DW (2015). US asks to be re-elected to UNESCO board. DW. 19 October.

Non-Profit Makes 3-D Digital Archives of Endangered Heritage Sites

(United States of America)

Abigail Rowe (2015). Non-Profit Makes 3-D Digital Archives of Endangered Heritage Sites. Observer. 19 October.

Museum Of The Aleutians Closes After 1801 Bible Found In Director's House

(United States of America)

Greta Mart (2015). Museum Of The Aleutians Closes After 1801 Bible Found In Director's House. KUCB. 19 October.

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

(United States of America)

Jason Silverstein (2015). Two months later, Massachusetts family still desperately searching for stolen Ronald McDonald statue. NY Daily News. 18 October.

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

(Canada)

Jared Lindzon (2015). Sticky situation: maple syrup bandits face Quebec courts for infamous heist. The Guardian. 18 October.

Painting reported stolen from Vancouver gallery's show for disabled artists

(Canada)

The Province (2015). Painting reported stolen from Vancouver gallery's show for disabled artists. The Province. 17 October.

Community rebuilds Indian shelter at Novato museum after vandalism

(United States of America)

Stephanie Weldy (2015). Community rebuilds Indian shelter at Novato museum after vandalism. Marinij. 17 October.

NAGPRA Bears Fruit! IU Anthropologists Return Remains, Attend Nalukataq

(United States of America)

Steve Russell (2015). NAGPRA Bears Fruit! IU Anthropologists Return Remains, Attend Nalukataq. Indian Country Today. 16 October.

UPDATE: OU, OU Foundation move to dismiss claims in Nazi-stolen painting lawsuit - News - Mobile UPDATE: OU, OU Foundation move to dismiss claims in Nazi-stolen painting lawsuit

(United States of America)

Andrew Clark (2015). UPDATE: OU, OU Foundation move to dismiss claims in Nazi-stolen painting lawsuit - News - Mobile UPDATE: OU, OU Foundation move to dismiss claims in Nazi-stolen painting lawsuit. The Oklahoma Daily. 16 October.

Legal battle continues over man's claim to Yale's Van Gogh 'The Night Cafe' painting

(United States of America; Russia)

Ed Stannard (2015). Legal battle continues over man's claim to Yale's Van Gogh 'The Night Cafe' painting. New Haven Register. 16 October.

Crisis rocks Museum of the Aleutians

(United States of America)

Jim Paulin (2015). Crisis rocks Museum of the Aleutians. The Bristol Bay Times. 16 October.

Shepard Fairey: 'My goal was to make art by any means necessary'

(United States of America)

Adrian Brune (2015). Shepard Fairey: 'My goal was to make art by any means necessary'. The Guardian. 16 October.

Analiza legislativo de Ecuador acuerdo sobre patrimonio con Guatemala

(Ecuador; Guatemala)

Ecuador signs legislative agreement with Guatemala concerning heritage

Prensa Latina (2015). Analiza legislativo de Ecuador acuerdo sobre patrimonio con Guatemala. Prensa Latina. 14 October.

Colorado dinosaur fossil smuggler sentenced in Wyoming

(United States of America; China)

ICE (2015). Colorado dinosaur fossil smuggler sentenced in Wyoming. ICE. 14 October.

Polish painting looted by Nazis makes triumphant return after decades in Ohio

(Poland; United States of America)

Alex Duval Smith (2015). Polish painting looted by Nazis makes triumphant return after decades in Ohio. The Guardian. 13 October.

FBI Returns Stolen Painting to North Shore Group

(United States of America)

Desiree D'iorio (2015). FBI Returns Stolen Painting to North Shore Group. Long Island Press. 13 October.

Christopher Columbus gets ax to the head in Detroit

(United States of America)

Daniel Bethencourt (2015). Christopher Columbus gets ax to the head in Detroit. Detroit Free Press. 12 October.

En el trazo de la carretera siglo XXI hallan más vestigios arqueológicos

(Mexico)

More archaeological remains found in the path of 21st Century Highway

David Monroy (2015). En el trazo de la carretera siglo XXI hallan más vestigios arqueológicos. Milenio. 12 October.

When is a knockoff a rip-off? An Atlanta artist finds the answer with a lawsuit

(United States of America)

Tony Rehagen (2015). When is a knockoff a rip-off? An Atlanta artist finds the answer with a lawsuit. Atlanta Magazine. 12 October.

Shepard Fairey Appears in Detroit Court

(United States of America)

Sarah Cascone (2015). Shepard Fairey Appears in Detroit Court. ArtNet News. 9 October.

Studio: No evidence 'Maze Runner' cast took artifacts

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2015). Studio: No evidence 'Maze Runner' cast took artifacts. KOAT. 9 October.

ICE returns stolen Charles Darwin book

(United States of America; Canada)

ICE (2015). ICE returns stolen Charles Darwin book. ICE. 8 October.

You Can't Sell What's Not Yours

(United States of America)

Josh Logue (2015). You Can't Sell What's Not Yours. Inside Higher Ed. 7 October.

American Indian items stolen from Liberty Pike residence

(United States of America)

David Melson (2015). American Indian items stolen from Liberty Pike residence. Times-Gazette. 6 October.

Furious fans demand Maze Runner cast apologise for stealing from Native American burial site

(United States of America)

Rebecca Hawkes (2015). Furious fans demand Maze Runner cast apologise for stealing from Native American burial site. The Telegraph. 6 October.

EEUU prorroga un acuerdo con Nicaragua que protege su patrimonio arqueológico

(Nicaragua; United States of America)

USA extends an agreement with Nicaragua that protects archaeological heritage

EFE (2015). EEUU prorroga un acuerdo con Nicaragua que protege su patrimonio arqueológico. WRadio. 6 October.

Study: Collectors plundering cactuses to extinction

(United States of America)

ASU News (2015). Study: Collectors plundering cactuses to extinction. ASU News. 5 October.

Renoir haters picket outside Museum of Fine Arts

(United States of America)

Mark Shanahan (2015). Renoir haters picket outside Museum of Fine Arts. The Boston Globe. 5 October.

Petitioners Demand Apology For Theft Of Artifacts By 'Maze Runner' Cast

(United States of America)

Ross A. Lincoln (2015). Petitioners Demand Apology For Theft Of Artifacts By 'Maze Runner' Cast. Deadline. 5 October.

Audit Shows Possible Threat To Museum Artifacts

(United States of America)

Mark Bellinger (2015). Audit Shows Possible Threat To Museum Artifacts. News Channel 5. 5 October.

U.S. Supreme Court denies appeal seeking return of Jim Thorpe's remains

(United States of America)

Reuters (2015). U.S. Supreme Court denies appeal seeking return of Jim Thorpe's remains. The Daily Mail. 5 October.

1940, 'New Deal' Government Painting Shows Up at Oakland Auction

(United States of America)

Lisa Fernandez (2015). 1940, 'New Deal' Government Painting Shows Up at Oakland Auction. NBC. 5 October.

Knoedler Gallery Heads Ann Freedman And Michael Hammer Named In Court-case

(United States of America)

Artlyst (2015). Knoedler Gallery Heads Ann Freedman And Michael Hammer Named In Court-case. Artlyst. 4 October.

How a fake masterpiece ended up on walls of Florida museum

(United States of America)

Carlos Frías (2015). How a fake masterpiece ended up on walls of Florida museum. Palm Beach Post. 4 October.

Association of Art Museum Directors Establish New Protocol for Protecting Antiquities

(United States of America)

Art Forum (2015). Association of Art Museum Directors Establish New Protocol for Protecting Antiquities. Art Forum. 2 October.

Getty seeks to preserve memory of Palmyra's Roman ruins through acquisition of rare photography collection

(Syria; United States of America)

Emily Sharpe (2015). Getty seeks to preserve memory of Palmyra's Roman ruins through acquisition of rare photography collection. The Art Newspaper. 2 October.

Pop-Cultural Heritage: The Daily Show, ISIS, and Looted Antiquities

(United States of America)

Katie A. Paul (2015). Pop-Cultural Heritage: The Daily Show, ISIS, and Looted Antiquities. Huffington Post. 1 October.

The Dark Side of Globalization: Fighting Illicit Trade to Safeguard Integrity Across Economies, Markets, and Supply Chains

(United States of America)

David M. Luna (2015). The Dark Side of Globalization: Fighting Illicit Trade to Safeguard Integrity Across Economies, Markets, and Supply Chains. United States Department of State. 1 October.

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

(United States of America)

Ronan Glon (2015). James Dean's Porsche 550 Spyder found after 55 years?. Left Lane. 1 October.

The Most Frequently Stolen Artwork in History Is…On the High Line?

(United States of America)

Noah Charney (2015). The Most Frequently Stolen Artwork in History Is…On the High Line?. Observer. 30 September.

Trevor Noah calls Isis 'capitalist hypocrites' for selling stolen artifacts to the US

(United States of America; Iraq; Syria)

Justin Carissimo (2015). Trevor Noah calls Isis 'capitalist hypocrites' for selling stolen artifacts to the US. The Independent. 30 September.

Uniting Against Threats to Cultural Heritage in Iraq and Syria

(United States of America; Iraq; Syria)

United States Department of State (2015). Uniting Against Threats to Cultural Heritage in Iraq and Syria. United States Department of State. 30 September.

Forever 21 Is Being Accused Of Stealing An Artist's Design For A Crop Top

(United States of America)

Stephanie McNeal (2015). Forever 21 Is Being Accused Of Stealing An Artist's Design For A Crop Top. BuzzFeed. 29 September.

Man charged with breaking $120,000 Chihuly at Tacoma Art Museum

(United States of America)

Adam Lynn (2015). Man charged with breaking $120,000 Chihuly at Tacoma Art Museum. The News Tribune. 29 September.

Theft Strikes Chicago Art Fair as Paintings Are Stolen From Local Artist

(United States of America)

Sarah Cascone (2015). Theft Strikes Chicago Art Fair as Paintings Are Stolen From Local Artist. ArtNet News. 29 September.

Information that leads to the significant disruption of Trafficking in Oil and Antiquities Benefiting the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL)

(United States of America)

Rewards for Justice (2015). Information that leads to the significant disruption of Trafficking in Oil and Antiquities Benefiting the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). Rewards for Justice. 29 September.

How a long-lost Polish painting, likely stolen by Nazis, ended up in Ohio

(United States of America; Poland)

Elahe Izadi (2015). How a long-lost Polish painting, likely stolen by Nazis, ended up in Ohio. The Washington Post. 28 September.

Las iglesias se blindan tras sufrir casi 60 robos este año

(Peru)

Churches protect themselves after suffering more almost 60 thefts this year

M. Oliva (2015). Las iglesias se blindan tras sufrir casi 60 robos este año. Atlántico. 28 September.

Painting lost in WWII returns to Poland

(Poland; United States of America)

Radio Poland (2015). Painting lost in WWII returns to Poland. Radio Poland. 26 September.

México recupera bajorrelieve monumental

(Mexico; France)

Mexico recovers monumental relief

INAH (2015). México recupera bajorrelieve monumental. INAH. 24 September.

Criminal probe into misplaced BPL artwork quietly ends

(United States of America)

Meghan E. Irons (2015). Criminal probe into misplaced BPL artwork quietly ends. The Boston Globe. 24 September.

Statue stolen from Little Flower basilica

(United States of America)

Greta Kaul (2015). Statue stolen from Little Flower basilica. My San Antonio. 24 September.

Missing Sioux City Statue

(United States of America)

Jetske Wauran (2015). Missing Sioux City Statue. Siouxland News. 24 September.

French Court Tosses 'Guggenheim vs. Guggenheim' Lawsuit

(France; Italy; United States of America)

Laura C. Mallonee (2015). French Court Tosses 'Guggenheim vs. Guggenheim' Lawsuit. Hyperallergic. 24 September.

México recupera en París una pieza olmeca robada hace más de 40 años

(Mexico; France)

Mexico recuperates from Paris an Olmec piece stolen more than 40 years ago

EFE (2015). México recupera en París una pieza olmeca robada hace más de 40 años. La Opinión. 24 September.

Ancient carving stolen more than 40 years ago in Mexico found in France

(Mexico; France)

Associated Press (2015). Ancient carving stolen more than 40 years ago in Mexico found in France. Fox. 24 September.

Stolen Picasso painting found in New Jersey makes its way back to Paris museum

(France; United States of America)

Associated Press (2015). Stolen Picasso painting found in New Jersey makes its way back to Paris museum. CTV. 24 September.

Bozeman police on lookout for missing statue

(United States of America)

Judith Retana (2015). Bozeman police on lookout for missing statue. NBC. 23 September.

Museum to return tainted art objects

(United States of America; India)

Natalie Trusso Cafarello (2015). Museum to return tainted art objects. The Toledo Blade. 23 September.

Muralist victim in Capitol Hill art heist

(United States of America)

Jseattle (2015). Muralist victim in Capitol Hill art heist. Capitol Hill Seattle. 22 September.

Police seek paintings stolen from Vineyard home

(United States of America)

Cape Cod Today (2015). Police seek paintings stolen from Vineyard home. Cape Cod Today. 22 September.

Building owner deals with fame of alleged Fairey art

(United States of America)

Louis Aguilar (2015). Building owner deals with fame of alleged Fairey art. The Detroit News. 22 September.

Lake County Cracks Down on Looting of Native American Artifacts

(United States of America)

Farida Jhabvala Romero (2015). Lake County Cracks Down on Looting of Native American Artifacts. KQED. 21 September.

Legal settlement with Armenian church lets Getty Museum keep prized medieval Bible pages

(Armenia; United States of America)

Mike Boehm (2015). Legal settlement with Armenian church lets Getty Museum keep prized medieval Bible pages. Los Angeles Times. 21 September.

Robo al Museo Arqueológico del Huila, un caso que quedó en la impunidad

(Colombia)

Robbery of the Archaeological museum of Huila, a case that has gone unpunished

Laura Marcela Perdomo (2015). Robo al Museo Arqueológico del Huila, un caso que quedó en la impunidad. Diario del Huila. 21 September.

Inseguridad pega a templos católicos e instalan alarmas

(Mexico)

Insecurity plagues Catholic temples, and they are installing alarms

Carlos Marí (2015). Inseguridad pega a templos católicos e instalan alarmas. Terra. 20 September.

Sale of Sacred Object Stopped By Museum and Native Leaders

(United States of America)

Frank Hopper (2015). Sale of Sacred Object Stopped By Museum and Native Leaders. Indian Country Today. 19 September.

Beach Boys surfboard stolen from Calgary-area casino returned safe

(Canada)

Bill Kaufmann (2015). Beach Boys surfboard stolen from Calgary-area casino returned safe. Calgary Sun. 18 September.

Two Maine men accused of museum thefts after drunken wheelchair spree

(United States of America)

Dawn Gagnon (2015). Two Maine men accused of museum thefts after drunken wheelchair spree. Bangor Daily News. 18 September.

Antique Madera farm equipment stolen

(United States of America)

Jim Guy (2015). Antique Madera farm equipment stolen. The Fresno Bee. 17 September.

Kennewick Man: a never-ending nightmare for tribes

(United States of America)

Knute Berger (2015). Kennewick Man: a never-ending nightmare for tribes. Crosscut. 17 September.

Church bell found after missing for months

(United States of America)

Kaitlyn Loyacano (2015). Church bell found after missing for months. KNOE. 17 September.

Why Are People Looting Clear Lake?

(United States of America)

Madeleine Thomas (2015). Why Are People Looting Clear Lake?. Pacific St