Philip Chrysopoulos (2018). Greece Asks for Repatriation of Looted Antiquities Seized by New York Authorities. Greek Reporter. 18 January.
Alexandra Bregman (2018). New York DA's Antiquities Trafficking Unit starts the new year with double seizures. The Art Newspaper. 15 January.
Henri Neuendorf (2018). New York Antiques Dealer Phoenix Fine Art Raided on Suspicion of Selling Looted Artifacts. ArtNet News. 11 January.
Owen Jarus (2018). A Nose for Loot? Dogs Training to Sniff Out Stolen Artifacts. Live Science. 9 January.
Cyprus Mail (2018). Two men arrested after drugs, ancient artefacts found in Paphos. Cyprus Mail. 6 January.
James C. McKinley (2018). Looted Antiques Seized From Billionaire's Home, Prosecutors Say. The New York Times. 5 January.
Albawaba (2017). 329 Smuggled Ancient Coins Seized in Cairo Airport En Route to France. Albawaba. 26 December.
Egypt Today (2017). Bid to smuggle collectibles of Mohamed Ali family, King Farouq foiled. Egypt Today. 25 December.
Daily Sabah (2017). Achilles' sword, Alexander bust among record Turkish police haul of 26,456 ancient artifacts. Daily Sabah. 21 December.
Daily Sabah (2017). 500-year-old Syrian rug seized in anti-smuggling op in Ankara. Daily Sabah. 20 December.
'Pandora': operation against looting
Verónica Viñas (2017). 'Pandora', operación contra el expolio. Diario de León. 11 December.
Egypt Today (2017). Hurghada Airport thwarts smuggling of 102 artifacts. Egypt Today. 9 December.
Egypt Today (2017). Cairo Airport thwarts smuggling of 28 historic coins. Egypt Today. 6 December.
Daily Sabah (2017). Historical artifacts stolen from church seized in anti-smuggling op in southeast Turkey. Daily Sabah. 5 December.
Andrew Chung (2017). U.S. top court wary over allowing seizure of ancient Persian artifacts. Reuters. 4 December.
Sputnik (2017). Four Arrested in Turkey for Stealing 700-Year Old Torah Scroll. Sputnik. 28 November.
Mengxi Gu (2017). Police recover Buddha heads. ECNS. 23 November.
BBC News (2017). Stolen John Lennon items recovered in Berlin. BBC News. 21 November.
Karl Smallman (2017). Thousands of archaeological items recovered by police in Spain. EuroWeekly. 18 November.
German Press Agency (2017). Italy police confiscate millions of euros from Mafia-linked art dealer. Daily Sabah. 15 November.
Egypt Today (2017). 464 historical artifacts seized by police in Fayoum. Egypt Today. 9 November.
The Straits Times (2017). The tricky process of returning Nazi-looted art. The Straits Times. 6 November.
Khushboo Narayan (2017). 'Antique smuggler' booked by DRI: US Homeland Security starts investigation. The Indian Express. 2 November.
Pratik Salunke (2017). DRI to seek US help to probe purchase of smuggled Indian artefacts in Hong Kong. Hindustan Times. 2 November.
India Stoughton (2017). Lebanon battles to get its treasures back. Al Monitor. 1 November.
Melissa Eddy (2017). Hidden Treasures of Nazis' Art Dealer Finally Go on Display. The New York Times. 1 November.
Nevine El-Aref (2017). Hurghada airport officials foil attempt to smuggle 18th-century Coptic icon. Ahram Online. 29 October.
Tehran Times (2017). U.S. court suspends auction of ancient Iranian relief. Tehran Times. 28 October.
ICE (2017). Ancient Roman artifacts repatriated to Italy following ICE probe. ICE. 20 October.
Sarah Laskow (2017). Found: A Mosaic From Caligula's Ceremonial Ship, Turned Into a Coffee Table. Atlas Obscura. 20 October.
BBC News (2017). 'Stolen Salvador Dali' painting recovered in Lebanon. BBC News. 19 October.
Egypt Today (2017). Historical Porcelain Pots smuggling attempt. Egypt Today. 19 October.
Angelos Anastasiou (2017). Larnaca CID seize stolen ancient Egyptian pot. Cyprus Mail. 17 October.
Ukrinform (2017). Border guards seize ancient books on border with Crimea. Ukrinform. 16 October.
Interfax Ukraine (2017). Border guards detain Briton who tried to smuggle collection of antiquities from Ukraine. Interfax Ukraine. 12 October.
Romania Insider (2017). Romanian Police recover 5,000 archaeological artifacts from treasure hunters. Romania Insider. 11 October.
The Express Tribune (2017). Bid to smuggle Mughal-era antiquities foiled. The Express Tribune. 7 October.
Anadolu Agency (2017). Two works of Ottoman-era Turkish national painter seized 5 years after museum theft. Daily Sabah. 5 October.
Odisha TV (2017). Antique Idol Stolen From Cuttack Recovered In UP. Odisha TV. 29 September.
Eileen Kinsella (2017). Manhattan District Attorney Says Antiquity Seized From the Met Should Be Returned to Lebanon. ArtNet News. 26 September.
Jennifer Peltz (2017). Looted statues, pottery returned to Italy after probe in NYC. The Province. 25 September.
Nevine El-Aref (2017). Ottoman-era artefacts seized at Cairo airport to go to Museum of Islamic Art. Ahram Online. 20 September.
Patrick Sawer (2017). Dozens of rare John Lennon prints discovered during police art theft investigation. The Telegraph. 19 September.
Daily News Egypt (2017). Authorities seize attempt to smuggle ancient guns to Turkey. Daily News Egypt. 17 September.
NITV (2017). Police seize stolen Aboriginal artefacts in raid. NITV. 14 September.
BBC News (2017). 'Stolen art' and ammunition found in west Belfast. BBC News. 14 September.
Georgia Moore, Caroline Schelle (2017). Stolen Aboriginal relics seized in NSW. News.com.au. 13 September.
The Local (2017). Police in Italy fight back against theft of art from churches. The Local. 13 September.
The News (2017). Italy police recover $8.4m worth of stolen church art. The News. 13 September.
Deep Mukherjee (2017). Priceless artefacts kept in dismal condition at Jaipur police station. Hindustan Times. 24 August.
Nevine El-Aref (2017). Egyptian authorities foil attempt to smuggle Khedival-era antiquities to Saudi Arabia. Ahram Online. 23 August.
Yusuf Koyun (2017). Police seize ancient tapestry in southern Turkey. Andalou Agency. 21 August.
Nevine El-Aref (2017). Attempt to smuggle 18th century artefacts foiled at Egypt's Hurghada port. Ahram Online. 17 August.
Andrew Adams (2017). Deputies seek owner of three $5K sculptures uncovered in remote area of Utah County. KSL. 15 August.
Kevin Krause (2017). Feds try to seize dinosaur skull, but doctor says he bought his fair and square. Dallas News. 10 August.
Libya Herald (2017). Rada seize smuggler with ancient coins at Mitiga. Libya Herald. 7 August.
DNA (2017). 6 stolen idols worth Rs 8 cr found in WB. DNA. 6 August.
AFP (2017). U.S. tug of war over disputed relic from Lebanon. The Daily Star. 4 August.
Katherine McGrath (2017). Back-to-Back Looting Scandals Hit the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Architectural Digest. 3 August.
Tom Mashberg (2017). Ancient Vase Seized From Met Museum on Suspicion It Was Looted. The New York Times. 31 July.
Daniel K. Eisenbud (2017). Police arrest 5 in $20 million black market antiquities, tax fraud sting. The Jerusalem Post. 30 July.
Nevine El-Aref (2017). Egypt foils attempt to smuggle collection of coins from different eras. Ahram Online. 27 July.
Rory Mulholland (2017). Art thief caught with 'Aladdin's cave' of stolen goods after 20-year spree. The Telegraph. 24 July.
Leith Fadel (2017). Palmyra artifacts recovered by Syrian Army. AMN News. 14 July.
Matt Lebovic (2017). Top collector cries foul on Nazi memorabilia trove uncovered in Buenos Aires. The Times of Israel. 5 July.
SANA (2017). Syrian authorities seize four funeral busts in ISIS former centers in Palmyra. ABNA. 1 July.
Matt Novak (2017). Huge Collection of Nazi Artifacts Discovered Inside Secret Room in Argentina. Gizmodo. 20 June.
TNN (2017). Officials start fencing seized stone idols at Egmore govt museum. The Times of India. 17 June.
Nevine El-Aref (2017). Qurans from Ottoman era seized at Cairo International Airport. Ahram Online. 17 June.
Richard C. Paddock (2017). U.S. Moves to Seize Diamonds, a Picasso and Hollywood Films in Malaysian Case. The New York Times. 16 June.
Millennium Post (2017). 2 arrested for trying to smuggle out antique idol. Millennium Post. 12 June.
G. H. Renaud (2017). Ancient artifacts from Mosul Museum found in IS home. K24. 6 June.
Andrea Vogt (2017). Notorious Italian art theft ring foiled by Swedish academic. The Telegraph. 28 May.
AFP (2017). Bulgaria recovers over 5,000 antiquities in joint anti-smuggling op with Turkey, France. Daily Sabah. 26 May.
Nevine El-Aref (2017). Ancient stone block discovered at illegal excavation site in Upper Egypt's Sohag. Ahram Online. 18 May.
Kashi Prasad (2017). Antique Shivalinga recovered, two held. The Times of India. 15 May.
Jacob Magid (2017). Police recover stolen ancient coins, lamps, other antiquities near Hebron. The Times of Israel. 12 May.
The Express Tribune (2017). Cultural crime: Asma Ibrahim narrates the sad tale of antiquities being stolen. The Express Tribune. 10 May.
Nick Holdsworth (2017). How an art museum in Russia became the target of Kremlin police raids. Christian Science Monitor. 3 May.
Ido Ben Porat (2017). Stolen Second Temple period antiquities recovered in Samaria. Arutz Sheva. 25 April.
Anadolu Agency (2017). Smuggled Torah, artifacts seized in Turkey's northwest. Hurriyet Daily News. 25 April.
Daily Sabah (2017). Goldplated ancient Torah seized by Turkish security forces in antismuggling drive. Daily Sabah. 17 April.
Neha L.M. Tripathi (2017). Uncertainty over status of ancient idols in DRI custody. The Asian Age. 15 April.
El Peruano (2017). Tesoros recuperados. El Peruano. 13 April.
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.
BBC News (2017). Mammoth tusk haul seized by Chinese customs. BBC News. 13 April.
Shrunken head and other archaeological objects recovered
La República (2017). Recuperan cabeza reducida y otros objetos de bienes arqueológicos. La República. 8 April.
Saibal Guptal (2017). 1,500-year-old 'antique' rots in court store room. The Times of India. 7 April.
Daily Sabah (2017). Turkish gendarmerie confiscate smuggled Picasso painting in Erzurum. Daily Sabah. 6 April.
Daily Sabah (2017). 3 arrested for selling ancient artifacts in Istanbul. Daily Sabah. 27 March.
Catherine Edwards (2017). Italy's 'Art Squad' charges hoarder of rare Roman coins. The Local. 24 March.
Yang Sheng (2017). Relic hunters loot murals in Shanxi temples. Global Times. 22 March.
Emily Sharpe (2017). Photos of Guercino painting, rolled up like a rug by thieves, reveal extent of damage. The Art Newspaper. 22 March.
Middle East Monitor (2017). 150 historic Palestinian coins seized in Cairo airport. Middle East Monitor. 22 March.
TASS (2017). Russia's oriental museum takes custody of Roerich paintings seized in fraud probe. TASS. 16 March.
Henri Neuendorf (2017). Police Recover 67 Works Stolen in $2.6 Million Vienna Art Heist. ArtNet News. 15 March.
Roi Kais (2017). Tunisian authorities foil smuggling of 15th-century Torah scroll. Ynet News. 11 March.
Isaac Kaplan (2017). Police Raid Artist's Berlin Studio, Confiscate Artwork. Artsy. 10 March.
Hurriyet Daily News (2017). Ancient book stolen in Syria seized in Turkey. Hurriyet Daily News. 8 March.
Mike Leiby (2017). NCSO investigating possible stolen artifacts. White Mountain Independent. 7 March.
Three arrested for theft from the Borbón-Dos Sicilias family
Noticias de Gipuzkoa (2017). Tres detenidos por robar a la familia Borbón-Dos Sicilias. Noticias de Gipuzkoa. 6 March.
TNN (2017). Police recover 195 ancient gold coins from Tonk in 3 months. The Times of India. 5 March.
Vijay Kumar Yadav (2017). Antique smuggling racket: Key idol smuggler held in police raid. Mid-day. 4 March.
Fatih Karacali (2017). Priceless 18th century icon seized in car trunk in Turkey's Adana. Hurriyet Daily News. 22 February.
Shaya Laughlin (2017). Police recover $25,000 sculpture from "art thieves gang". The Daily Telegraph. 16 February.
Alyssa Buffenstein (2017). Italy Recovers 14 More Paintings, Including a Salvador Dalí, From Collection of Mafia Boss. ArtNet News. 13 February.
Associated Press (2017). Albania stops smugglers of 230 ancient Apollonia artifacts. The Pueblo Chieftan. 12 February.
Virendrasingh Ghunawat (2017). DRI vs Nanda case: DRI recovered antique Mughal sculpture during searc. India Today. 12 February.
Press Trust of India (2017). More antique wooden sculptures, carvings recovered from Nanda. The Indian Express. 12 February.
PanArmenian (2017). Urartu-era antiquities found in a truck in Hungary. PanArmenian. 9 February.
Daily Sabah (2017). Police seize 1 billion liras worth of Hellenistic jewelry in western Turkey. Daily Sabah. 7 February.
Police go after 'thieves' of Maya ruins in Umán
Luis Fuente (2017). Van por 'ladrones' de vestigios mayas en Umán. Milenio. 5 February.
Loaa Adel (2017). Najaf Police confiscates 35 artifacts hidden inside vehicle. Iraqi News. 5 February.
James Ratcliffe (2017). European countries are working together to tackle cultural property crime. Apollo. 2 February.
Egypt Independent (2017). Police seize 801 artifacts, preventing illegal sale in Sharqiya. Egypt Independent. 2 February.
Eileen Kinsella (2017). Missing Paintings Stolen by Mobsters to Return to Van Gogh Museum. ArtNet News. 2 February.
The Local (2017). Art thieves suspected of Francis Bacon heist arrested in Madrid. The Local. 31 January.
David Israel (2017). Stacks of Stolen Historic Artifacts Seized in Acre. The Jewish Press. 30 January.
Belarus News (2017). Belarus plans to return Shishkin's painting to Russia. Belarus News. 30 January.
ABC Australia (2017). Ancient Assyrian artefacts discovered in raid on Islamic State safe house in Mosul. ABC Australia. 26 January.
CTV (2017). SQ art squad seizes stolen Riopelle paintings. CTV. 25 January.
Bennett Hall (2017). To catch a thief. Corvallis Gazette-Time. 25 January.
Belarus News (2017). Belarusian experts to authenticate Shishkin's painting discovered near Minsk. Belarus News. 25 January.
The Local (2017). Looted Syrian antiquities for sale in Denmark: police. The Local. 24 January.
Ihlas News Agency (2017). Smugglers captured trying to sell ancient artifacts. Daily Sabah. 23 January.
Famagusta Gazette (2017). Cyprus Police seize 1.383 artworks and antiquities during operation "Pandora". Famagusta Gazette. 23 January.
Philip Chrysopoulos (2017). Greek Antiquities Among 3,500 Illegally Obtained Objects Confiscated. Greek Reporter. 23 January.
Europol: Nearly 250 arrests in Operation Bosphorus against smuggling of Turkish pistols via Bulgaria( )
The Sofia Globe (2017). Europol: Nearly 250 arrests in Operation Bosphorus against smuggling of Turkish pistols via Bulgaria. The Sofia Globe. 23 January.
Associated Press (2017). Spanish Police Announce Arrests in Cultural Artifacts Ring. The New York Times. 22 January.
A Europol macrooperation results in the recovery of more than 3,500 art objects
La Vanguardia (2017). Una macrooperación de la Europol permite recuperar más de 3.500 obras de arte. La Vanguardia. 22 January.
TNN (2017). Stolen Panchaloha idols seized from trio on bike. The Times of India. 12 January.
Egypt Independent (2016). Egypt retrieves 340 smuggled artifacts from Jordan. Egypt Independent. 26 December.
Daily Trust (2016). Customs officials can't tell antiquities from crafts they seize. Daily Trust. 21 December.
Aaron Gilchrist (2016). ICE On Trail of Stolen Relics. NBC. 20 December.
Jimmy Woulfe David Raleigh (2016). Gardaí seize rare cup made from rhino horn in raid. Irish Examiner. 15 December.
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.
ICE (2016). ICE and CBP return cultural artifacts to Italy. ICE. 9 December.
TNN (2016). Idol thieves' gang busted, two arrested in Bhagalpur. The Times of India. 6 December.
Edvard Pettersson (2016). Jho Low Family Digs in to Stop 1MDB Asset Seizure by U.S.. Bloomberg. 6 December.
RT (2016). Operation Mummy's Curse returns ancient artifacts including child's sarcophagus to Egypt. RT. 3 December.
Associated Press (2016). Swiss seize 9 relics allegedly stolen from Libya, Palmyra. The Daily Mail. 2 December.
Megan Gannon (2016). Stolen Mummy Hand Makes Its Way Home. Live Science. 2 December.
Kristin Romey (2016). U.S., Egypt Sign Agreement to Thwart Trade in Illegal Antiquities. National Geographic. 2 December.
TNN (2016). 206 ancient silver coins seized from villagers in Vellore district. The Times of India. 30 November.
ICE (2016). ICE HSI, Tamil Nadu Police arrest major India-based artifact smugglers. ICE. 30 November.
TNN (2016). 4 idols stolen from TN temple seized, man, son arrested. The Times of India. 30 November.
Nevine El-Aref (2016). Dozens of rare Islamic books seized at Cairo Airport on way to Doha authentic. Ahram Online. 30 November.
Philip Mark (2016). Cyprus police coordinated Europe-wide Pandora operation to hunt down missing antiquities. Cyprus Mail. 12 November.
Park Ming-Je (2016). 48 artifact smugglers caught in police probe. Korea JoongAng Daily. 10 November.
Philip Mark (2016). Paphos mayor says he feel vindicated following archaeology arrests. Cyprus Mail. 10 November.
Rachael Gillett (2016). Antiquities seized. Cyprus Mail. 9 November.
KBS (2016). Police Reclaim 4,500 Stolen Cultural Assets. KBS World. 8 November.
David Spunt (2016). FBI Art Crime Unit Uncovers Stolen Treasures. CBS. 7 November.
eKathimerini (2016). Four arrested for illegal antiquities trading. eKathimerini. 2 November.
Tamaghna Banerjee (2016). Cops seize stolen Salt Lake idol on its way to Chandernagore. The Times of India. 1 November.
S Prasad (2016). Smuggling racket busted, 11 idols seized. The Hindu. 27 October.
TNN (2016). Idol smuggler held, eleven panchaloha idols recovered. The Times of India. 27 October.
Owen Jarus (2016). Ancient Hebrew Papyrus Seized from Looters, But Is It Authentic?. Live Science. 26 October.
Web India 123 (2016). Ancient idols worth Rs 50 crore seized, 1 held. Web India 123. 26 October.
Teng Jing Xuan (2016). Police Recover 300 Million Yuan Worth of Stolen Sichuan Relics. Caixin Online. 14 October.
Three paintings stolen from Rome in 1983 recovered: Priceless works
Roma Today (2016). Ritrovati tre quadri rubati a Roma nel 1983: "Opere di valore inestimabile". Roma Today. 14 October.
Helen Stoilas (2016). Police in Greece arrest 26 in bust of alleged antiquities smuggling ring. The Art Newspaper. 5 October.
BBC News (2016). Van Gogh paintings stolen from Amsterdam found in Italy. BBC News. 29 September.
Gabriella Angeleti (2016). Antiques dealers arrested and $4.5m worth of ivory seized in New York. The Art Newspaper. 23 September.
Mom Kunthear (2016). Stolen Artifacts Found in Siem Reap. Khmer Times. 22 September.
Treasure trove' of war photos, medals and memorabilia found among stolen loot in a thief's house - as police seek help to find the owners( )
Ollie Gillman (2016). Treasure trove' of war photos, medals and memorabilia found among stolen loot in a thief's house - as police seek help to find the owners. The Daily Mail. 22 September.
Piano di Sorrento: Archaeological finds hidden in home, doctor implicated
Il Mattino (2016). Piano di Sorrento, nascondeva reperti archeologici in casa: medico denunciato. Il Mattino. 13 September.
The Leader (2016). Thirty works of art recovered in Torrevieja. The Leader. 11 September.
G.S. Paul (2016). 500 seized coins date back to ancient times: Customs dept. Tribune India. 7 September.
Daily Sabah (2016). 11th century Bible recovered in central Turkey. Daily Sabah. 30 August.
John Smith (2016). Old Master recovered and gang arrested in Marbella. EuroWeekly. 29 August.
Novinite (2016). Valuable Ancient Jewelry Found in Private Home in Bulgaria's Nikopol. Novinite. 25 August.
Jamie Lopez (2016). Suspected Tomb Raider Gets Raided in Costa Rica. The Costa Rica Star. 20 August.
eKathimerini (2016). Grevena man arrested over hoard of 184 antiquities. eKathimerini. 11 August.
The Local (2016). Italian customs seize huge haul of Roman artefacts. The Local. 10 August.
eKathimerini (2016). Family of three charged over possession of illegal antiquities, drugs. eKathimerini. 9 August.
Sandhya Ravishankar (2016). All you need to know about the idol smuggling racket worth crores. Hindustan Times. 8 August.
AFP (2016). Van Gogh and Monet paintings seized in 1MDB corruption investigation. The Guardian. 23 July.
The Local (2016). Italian police find €0.5 million of artefacts in art thieves' lair. The Local. 22 July.
Mac Margolis (2016). Brazil's Museum of Stolen Beauty. Bloomberg. 22 July.
Patrick Frater (2016). Switzerland, Singapore Seize Art, Property After FBI Moves Against Fund Linked to Red Granite. Variety. 21 July.
Eileen Kinsella (2016). Prosecutors Expose Jho Low's Secret Schemes to Illicitly Acquire $137 Million in Art. ArtNet News. 20 July.
S. Sundar (2016). Deenadhayalan produced in CJM court in Srivilliputtur. The Hindu. 14 July.
Yogesh Kabirdoss (2016). Ariyalur to America and back: How 2 antique idols returned. The Times of India. 12 July.
Doğan News Agency (2016). Police seize priceless 2,000-year-old Aphrodite statue in Istanbul. Hurriyet Daily News. 12 July.
Divya Karthikeyan (2016). Why confiscating idols alone will not break up the smuggling ring thriving in TN. The News Minute. 11 July.
S. Vijay Kumar (2016). DRI crackdown nets huge haul of red sanders, idols. The Hindu. 11 July.
TNN (2016). Items smuggled under guise of iron goods. The Times of India. 11 July.
R. Srikanth (2016). Police wait for ASI to inspect antiques. The Hindu. 5 July.
Arutz Sheva (2016). Authorities combine to catch antiquities thieves. Arutz Sheva. 4 July.
R. Srikanth (2016). Over 200 artefacts recovered from idol smuggler's bungalow. The Hindu. 4 July.
R. Srikanth (2016). Deenadayalan's aide held, 9 more idols seized. The Hindu. 27 June.
Srikkanth Dhasarathy (2016). Connoisseur of art who turned temple raider. The New Indian Express. 26 June.
The Libya Observer (2016). Central Security Department in Tripoli retrieves artifacts stolen from Tripoli's Old Town. The Libya Observer. 24 June.
Murcia Today (2016). Over ten thousand stolen items con scated from Bullas antique collector. Murcia Today. 22 June.
eKathimerini (2016). Police recover 16 ancient artifacts, man detained. eKathimerini. 21 June.
The Hindu (2016). 2 idols seized in Chennai could be from Tiruchi. The Hindu. 20 June.
Arun Janardhanan (2016). Connoisseur & Smuggler: The 84-year-old art dealer and his collection of 'stolen' idols in Chennai. The Indian Express. 20 June.
Associated Press (2016). Spanish police nab 2 in possession of 10,000 stolen artworks. The Daily Mail. 18 June.
Press Trust of India (2016). TN temple officials see if seized idols match stolen ones. Business Standard. 17 June.
K. Maniandan (2016). Chennai offices had no role in probe of stolen idols: ASI. The Hindu. 16 June.
R. Srikanth (2016). Catching up with a master smuggler. The Hindu. 15 June.
Express News Service (2016). HR and CE Department ups security to protect temple assets, idols. The New Indian Express. 15 June.
I24 News (2016). Raid in upscale Jerusalem plaza uncovers hundreds of illicitly traded relics. I24 News. 15 June.
Philip Chrysopoulos (2016). Greek Police Dismantle Drug Ring Including 3 Army Officers. Greek Reporter. 14 June.
Hannah McGivern (2016). Slot machine mobster's confiscated collection goes on show in Reggio. The Art Newspaper. 14 June.
A. Selvaraj (2016). Octogenarian's computer may hold key to big idol ring. The Times of India. 14 June.
Interfax (2016). Recovered Verona museum paintings put on show in Khanenko Museum in Kyiv. Interfax. 13 June.
Yeni Şafak (2016). Police discover Qadafi's looted ivory dagger in Istanbul. Yeni Şafak. 13 June.
TNN (2016). Officials to carry out raids in idol smuggler's Karnataka properties. The Times of India. 13 June.
John Smith (2016). Guardia Civil puts a stop to internet sale of archaeological antiques. EuroWeekly. 13 June.
Express News Service (2016). 50 more idols, paintings recovered from smuggler. The New Indian Express. 12 June.
Yeni Şafak (2016). Stolen Ottoman-era artifacts recovered in Istanbul. Yeni Şafak. 8 June.
S. Vijay Kumar (2016). The American Who Rescued The Saint. Swarajya. 8 June.
TNN (2016). ASI team inspects idols seized from smuggler. The Times of India. 7 June.
Ari Soffer (2016). Driver smuggled antiquities in Norwegian Ambassador's car. Israel National News. 6 June.
News Today (2016). Idol smuggling kingpin surrenders. News Today. 4 June.
Wesley Bruer (2016). The feds' real-life Indiana Jones. WTVM. 3 June.
Scott MacFarlane (2016). FBI's Art Crime Team Recovers Thousands of Missing Pieces of Art, Artifacts. NBC. 3 June.
Express News Service (2016). More idols found in Alwarpet house. The New Indian Express. 3 June.
Vivek Narayanan (2016). Seized idols to be sent to Icon Centre for safekeeping. The Hindu. 2 June.
Vivek Narayanan (2016). Idol smuggling gang busted. The Hindu. 1 June.
Web India 123 (2016). Major haul of idols in Chennai city, 3 arrested. Web India 123. 31 May.
Rashmi Menon (2016). Christie's auctions cardiologist Dr. Lahiri's artworks for $2,376,500. The Economic Times. 18 May.
AKI (2016). Italy busts gang smuggling looted archaeological treasures. New Kerala. 13 May.
TNN (2016). Stolen artefacts: Cops to raid another warehouse. The Times of India. 4 May.
Armi, droga e reperti archeologici nel "box delle meraviglie": arrestato 32enne denunciata la moglie( )
Weapons, drugs, and archaeological finds in "box of wonders": 32 year old arrested, implicates wife
Corriere Salentino (2016). Armi, droga e reperti archeologici nel "box delle meraviglie": arrestato 32enne denunciata la moglie. Corriere Salentino. 29 April.
Daily Sabah (2016). Police thwart sale of 600-year-old Torah in Istanbul. Daily Sabah. 29 April.
APP (2016). US returning smuggled Buddha sculpture to Pakistan. The Nation. 27 April.
A. Makris (2016). Minoan-Era Kouros Found in Heraklion Valued at 1.3 Million. Greek Reporter. 20 April.
BBC News (2016). Italy police stumble upon 'priceless' ancient artefacts. BBC News. 15 April.
Jennifer Smith (2016). Leak Puts Focus On Lost Art Case. The Wall Street Journal. 14 April.
Nainets (2016). Ukraine recovers four stolen Dutch paintings. Reuters. 14 April.
Andrew Oxford (2016). FBI seizes art, documents from Santa Fe dealers. Santa Fe New Mexican. 13 April.
BBC News (2016). 'Valuable' artworks found three years after Kiltullagh church theft. BBC News. 12 April.
Swiss Info (2016). Painting seized in Geneva after Panama Papers tip-off. Swiss Info. 11 April.
Sabine Oelze (2016). How the Panama Papers revealed Nazi-looted art. DW. 11 April.
Kapil Dixit (2016). Astadhatu idol of Lord Ganesh worth 25 crore recovered in Kaushambi, 6 held. The Times of India. 4 April.
The Hans India (2016). Panchaloha idols seized. The Hans India. 3 April.
How to track down a missing masterpiece: A former FBI agent on the stings that recovered stolen paintings( )
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.
Ivan Dikov (2016). Bulgaria's Customs Capture Nearly 700 Archaeological Artifacts, Coins at Sofia Airport. Archaeology in Bulgaria. 31 March.
Hurriyet Daily News (2016). World's most expensive plate seized in Turkey. Hurriyet Daily News. 22 March.
Jamie Schram (2016). Antique dealer arrested for smuggling ancient sculpture. New York Post. 22 March.
Tom Mashberg (2016). Another Gallery Is Raided in Antiquities Case. The New York Times. 18 March.
Tom Mashberg (2016). Law Enforcement Focuses on Asia Week in Inquiry of Antiquities Smuggling. The New York Times. 17 March.
Tom Mashberg (2016). Ancient Statue Is Seized From Manhattan Gallery. The New York Times. 16 March.
Tom Mashberg (2016). Federal Agents Seize What They Called an Illicit Antiquity Headed for Asia Week. The New York Times. 15 March.
Colin Moynihan (2016). Federal Agents Raid Christie's, Seizing 2 Ancient Sculptures. The New York Times. 11 March.
ICE (2016). ICE recovers stolen Indian artifacts from major auction house ahead of Asia Week New York. ICE. 11 March.
Murcia Today (2016). Stolen artworks and archaeological artifacts seized as Bullas resident is arrested. Murcia Today. 9 March.
Paula Ann Solis (2016). Police recover school's stolen artwork. Juneau Empire. 6 March.
Sadia Qasim Shah (2016). Bid to smuggle antiquities foiled, two arrested. Dawn. 5 March.
Vincent Noce (2016). French police seize painting attributed to Cranach, owned by the Prince of Liechtenstein. The Art Newspaper. 4 March.
AFP (2016). Romanian police seize stolen archaeological treasures. Phys.org. 29 February.
Syrian Radio & TV (2016). Stolen archaeological pieces seized in Qamishli. Syrian Radio & TV. 26 February.
eKathimerini (2016). Police seize 1 mln euros' worth of antiquities from three suspects. eKathimerini. 26 February.
Biggest operation against against plundering in decades shelved after five years
Juan Esteban Poveda (2016). Archivan tras cinco años la mayor operación contra el expolio en décadas. Ideal. 24 February.
Pune Mirror (2016). Cops bust gang that targetted 21 temples, stole jewellery, cash. Pune Mirror. 13 February.
A vendor was selling Roman columns and vases on the internet
La Verdad (2016). Un comerciante vendía vasijas y columnas romanas por internet. La Verdad. 9 February.
Megan Gannon (2016). Treasures Dug Up by Tomb Robbers Returned to Italy. Live Science. 4 February.
France 24 (2016). Arts: le "Picasso" saisi en Turquie serait un faux. France 24. 1 February.
Hundreds of looted antiquities including mosaics from Pompeii and ancient sarcophagi are uncovered in Switzerland( )
Hannah Roberts (2016). Hundreds of looted antiquities including mosaics from Pompeii and ancient sarcophagi are uncovered in Switzerland. The Daily Mail. 1 February.
Nick Squires (2016). Disgraced British art dealer's priceless treasure trove discovered hidden in Geneva. The Telegraph. 1 February.
Grant Sloan (2016). Items Stolen From Roaring River State Park Recovered. Ozarks First. 1 February.
Laura Armitage (2016). Heidelberg police appeal to find owners of stolen painting of toddler. Heidelberg Leader. 1 February.
Dan Duray (2016). Top US prosecutor has art market in his sights. The Art Newspaper. 1 February.
Emre Basaran (2016). Turkish police seize Picasso's masterpiece in anti-smuggling operation. Daily Sabah. 30 January.
Police arrest suspect in the robbery of liturgical pieces from Corpus Christi.
Sevilla Directo (2016). La Policía detiene al presunto autor del robo de piezas litúrgicas del Corpus Christi. Sevilla Directo. 27 January.
Police recover silver chalice stolen from a Zamora church
La Opinión de Zamora (2016). La Policía recupera un cáliz de plata robado en una iglesia de Zamora. La Opinión de Zamora. 27 January.
Stolen paintings recovered by the Carabinieri Heritage Unit in Ancona
ETV Marche (2016). Dipinti rubati recuperati dai Carabinieri del Nucleo Tutela Patrimonio di Ancona. ETV Marche. 20 January.
Robberies and forgeries of seized art in the last year tops 150 million
José Ramón Villalba (2016). Los robos y falsificaciones de arte abortados en el último lustro superan los 150 millones. Ideal. 20 January.
Cahal Milmo (2016). Odyssey Explorer: Cyprus to examine suspect cargo of antiquities from offshore supply ship. The Independent. 16 January.
Sarah Cascone (2016). Confiscated Edward Snowden Bust to Resurface at Brooklyn Museum. ArtNet News. 13 January.
Three arrested for the theft of more than 200 pieces from churches in Burgos province.
Pablo Morquecho Martínez (2016). Tres detenidos por el robo de más de 200 piezas en iglesias de la provincia de Burgos. Tribuna Salamanca. 12 January.
Sylvia Poggioli (2016). For Italy's Art Police, An Ongoing Fight Against Pillage Of Priceless Works. NPR. 11 January.
Nevine El-Aref (2015). King Amenhotep III statue accidently recovered in Edfu. Ahram Online. 31 December.
The Maritime Executive (2015). Salvage Vessel Detained Over Antiquities Possession. The Maritime Executive. 29 December.
Ya Libnan (2015). Cyprus seeks Lebanese expertise on seized treasures. Ya Libnan. 28 December.
Anastassios Adamopoulos (2015). Cypriot Authorities Found 18th Century Antiquities on Board an American Ship. Greek Reporter. 24 December.
Andria Kades (2015). Antiquities on board seized vessel 'not unique to Cyprus'. Cyprus Mail. 24 December.
Elias Hazou (2015). Treasure hunters seized in Limassol. Cyprus Mail. 24 December.
Business Recorder (2015). Antiques' smuggling: Customs plans to take Interpol on board. Business Recorder. 23 December.
Daily Times (2015). Customs recovers antiquities worth $10m. Daily Times. 23 December.
Ahram Online (2015). Cairo airport authorities foil attempt to smuggle 22 antique coins. Ahram Online. 23 December.
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.
Muhammad Ali (2015). Man held with $10 million antique items at airport. Business Recorder. 19 December.
Novinite (2015). Bulgarian Customs Prevent Smuggling of Ancient Coins, Artifacts into England. Novinite. 14 December.
Pat Reavy (2015). Judge says BLM did not use excessive force in 2009 Blanding raid. Deseret News. 11 December.
Brett Ruskin (2015). Alexander Keith's beer bottle may be seized from Halifax diver. CBC. 27 November.
The Siberian Times (2015). Major seizure of woolly mammoth tusks and precious stones bound for China. The Siberian Times. 25 November.
Doğan News Agency (2015). Artifacts stolen from Syria seized in eastern Turkey. Daily Sabah. 25 November.
David Daoud (2015). Hamas Seizes Chest of Ancient Gold Coins Accidentally Discovered in Gaza. The Algemeiner. 23 November.
Loot archaeological sites and announce it on the internet: bad idea
Lukor (2015). Saquear yacimientos arqueológicos y anunciarlo en Internet: mala idea. Lukor. 23 November.
TNN (2015). Idol theft: Police teams rushed to K'taka, Delhi. The Times of India. 21 November.
Richard Valdmanis (2015). U.S. agents recover N.C. Wyeth paintings stolen in Maine. Reuters. 19 November.
Rany Mostafa (2015). Antique statuette seized at Aswan railway station. The Cairo Post. 13 November.
Doğan News Agency (2015). Illegal digs unearth mosaics. Hurriyet Daily News. 9 November.
Hayat Norimine (2015). Here's what we know about Daesh's antiquities department. Albawaba. 8 November.
Bernama (2015). MMEA To Return Seized Artefacts From Warship To British Government. Bernama. 6 November.
Nevine El-Aref (2015). Smuggling bid foiled: 1124 Egyptian artefacts recovered before heading to Thailand. Ahram Online. 5 November.
The Korea Herald (2015). Retired looters help police find stolen artifacts. Korea Herald. 5 November.
Ryan Pfeffer (2015). Police Reportedly Seize Items From Lil Wayne's Art Collection in Raid. Miami New Times. 4 November.
Doğan News Agency (2015). Gilded Bible seized in Tokat. Hurriyet Daily News. 27 October.
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.
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.
Novinite (2015). Bulgarian Police Bust Antiquities Trafficking Group. Novinite. 15 October.
The Cairo Post (2015). Customs officials foil attempt to smuggle rare manuscripts to Qatar. The Cairo Post. 14 October.
eKathimerini (2015). Man, 69, arrested over possession of illicit antiquities. eKathimerini. 13 October.
Express News Service (2015). Kerala Forest Department Seizes Sandal Idols Worth Rs 1.5 Crore. The New Indian Express. 6 October.
Christopher Dickey (2015). ISIS Raid Netted Stolen Treasure Trove of Ancient Artifacts. The Daily Beast. 30 September.
In Cyprus (2015). Man arrested with antiquities. In Cyprus. 26 September.
Lot-et-Garonne : 700 objects found in the home of church robbers
Sud Ouest (2015). Lot-et-Garonne: 700 objets découverts chez les pilleurs d'églises. Sud Ouest. 26 September.
Louis Sahagun (2015). Ancient artifacts yield a modern dilemma: What can be collected legally?. Los Angeles Times. 12 September.
Dean Beeby (2015). Canada returns seized Phoenician artifact to Lebanon. CBC. 5 September.
David Mercer (2015). £1.5m ancient Greek statue looted from Libyan heritage site 'must be returned'. The Independent. 2 September.
Daily Sabah (2015). More than 3,000 artifacts seized in Istanbul raid. Daily Sabah. 1 September.
Mystérieux vols dans le trésor de Lézat sur Lèze: la gendarmerie de Castelginest (31) démantèle un réseau de pilleurs d'église( )
Castelginest police dismantle a church robbers network
Laurence Cabrol (2015). Mystérieux vols dans le trésor de Lézat sur Lèze: la gendarmerie de Castelginest (31) démantèle un réseau de pilleurs d'église. Ariege News. 31 August.
Deccan Herald (2015). Gang of temple thieves held; booty worth Rs 56L recovered. Deccan Herald. 28 August.
Elizabeth Larson (2015). Archaeological looting case illustrates threat to native culture; new collaboration tackles problem. Lake County News. 26 August.
Berenice Quirino (2015). Native American artifacts found in van. Lake County Record-Bee. 25 August.
Brad Bumsted (2015). Inside the Stephen Reed scandal. TribLive. 22 August.
Hurriyet Daily News (2015). Two Syrians detained for smuggling Ottoman era coins. Hurriyet Daily News. 20 August.
News.Az (2015). Russian police find stolen paintings worth $114,000. News.Az. 19 August.
Ignatius Pereira (2015). Stolen panchaloha idol recovered from capital suburb. The Hindu. 13 August.
The Indian Express (2015). Gang trying to sell 500-yr-old Quran busted in Karnataka. The Indian Express. 13 August.
Marlon Ramtahal (2015). Picasso Paintings Put Spotlight on Art Theft, Disputed Ownership. NBC. 12 August.
Naomi Ng (2015). Chinese police find stolen dinosaur skeleton and 213 fossilised eggs hidden in village house. South China Morning Post. 6 August.
Nevine El-Aref (2015). Egypt foils smuggling of 761 law books. Ahram Online. 4 August.
Kim Willsher (2015). €25m Picasso and superyacht collide with Spanish export ban. The Guardian. 4 August.
Laura Fraser (2015). 'Unique' arrows discovered in stolen SUV. Herald News. 1 August.
Andrew Oxford (2015). Carson man pleads guilty in case of stolen antiques. The Taos News. 24 July.
Alan Binder (2015). Ex-mayor of Pennsylvania's capital charged with corruption. Sentinel Republic. 24 July.
Hillary Ojeda (2015). Cajamarca: Police seize Pre-Inca blankets. Peru This Week. 23 July.
Tom Mashberg (2015). The Ultimate Temple Raider?: Inside an Antiquities-Smuggling Operation. The New York Times. 23 July.
Press Trust of India (2015). Police recovers statues worth Rs 5 cr in UP. Press Trust of India. 23 July.
Raymond Johnston (2015). Stolen painting found after 19 years. Prague Post. 22 July.
PGR rescues Maya artefacts
La Verdad (2015). PGR rescata piezas mayas. La Verdad. 21 July.
Ahmet Topal (2015). Artifact smuggling, recovery both on the rise. Daily Sabah. 21 July.
Scott Dolan (2015). Records detail arrests, pursuit of N.C. Wyeth art stolen in Maine. Portland Press Herald. 16 July.
Interpol (2015). Egyptian authorities seize guns, drugs and stolen art in operation targeting illicit goods. Interpol. 13 July.
Two men from Arnedo arrested for robberies of churches and homes
La Rioja (2015). Detenidos dos vecinos de Arnedo por robos en iglesias y viviendas. La Rioja. 10 July.
Express News Service (2015). 4-member Gang Held, Gold Seized. The New Indian Express. 10 July.
The Cairo Post (2015). 35 Greco-Roman artifacts seized in illicit digging attempt in Alexandria. The Cairo Post. 8 July.
Melanie Hall (2015). Second World War tank and anti-aircraft gun found hidden in basement of villa in Germany. The Telegraph. 3 July.
Ellis Liang (2015). Chinese man fights for return of 100 million yuan in seized antiques, ancient artefacts. South China Morning Post. 1 July.
Rany Mostafa (2015). Antique coins smuggling attempt foiled by Cairo airport authorities. The Cairo Post. 21 June.
Kalymnos "Museum" hid 65 looted antiquities
In.gr (2015). «Μουσείο» έκρυβε 65χρονη στην Κάλυμνο. In.gr. 20 June.
Frank Viviano (2015). Italy's Artifacts Police Wage Global War, Recover 137,000 Objects. National Geographic. 19 June.
ANSA (2015). Police recover painting looted by Nazis. ANSA. 19 June.
Attempt to sell 187 archaeological objects on the internet
La Opinión de Murcia (2015). Pretendía vender por Internet 187 piezas arqueológicas. La Opinión de Murcia. 17 June.
The Sofia Globe (2015). Sofia Airport customs officers foil attempt to smuggle out ancient coins in routers. The Sofia Globe. 12 June.
Elise Knutson (2015). Lebanon safeguards region's cultural heritage. The Daily Star. 12 June.
YLE (2015). Intercepted ceramic artefact not from Syria. YLE. 9 June.
Umberto Bacchi (2015). Russia-bound 'looted ceramic' was not pillaged from Syrian museum, says antiquities chief. International Business Times. 9 June.
YLE (2015). Isis-looted treasures seized en route to Russia. YLE. 5 June.
Jason Felch (2015). Federal agents comb records for disgraced dealer Subhash Kapoor's sales and gifts. The Art Newspaper. 2 June.
Nevine El-Aref (2015). Egypt recovers 32 smuggled artefacts from Switzerland. Ahram Online. 1 June.
The Cairo Post (2015). Egypt foils attempt to smuggle 135 Islamic artifacts. The Cairo Post. 30 May.
Ivan Dikov (2015). Bulgarian Police Seize Rare 5th Century BC Ancient Thracian Krater from Treasure Hunter. Archaeology in Bulgaria. 29 May.
Elizabetta Povoledo (2015). 25 Looted Artifacts Return to Italy. The New York Times. 26 May.
Associated Press (2015). Hitler's horse sculptures found by German police. The Telegraph. 21 May.
TNN (2015). Ancient idols worth Rs 77cr being smuggled out seized in Chennai. The Times of India. 15 May.
The Hindu (2015). Two antique idols seized in Tuticorin. The Hindu. 14 May.
Express News Service (2015). Two B'luru Men Among 4 Caught with 2 Idols. New Indian Express. 9 May.
Associated Press (2015). Syrian authorities seize 6,000 looted antiquities. The Times of Israel. 9 May.
Bill Tanner (2015). Stolen art returned to Herefordshire churches. Hereford Times. 7 May.
Steve Scherer (2015). Italy recovers lost Picasso from retired frame maker. Reuters. 27 March.
Jill Disis (2015). Man at center of FBI artifacts raid dies. IndyStar. 26 March.
The Sofia Globe (2015). Foreigner among suspects arrested by Bulgaria over trafficking archaeological artefacts. The Sofia Globe. 24 March.
Press Trust of India (2015). ASI experts to inspect sandstone sculpture seized in Canada. Business Standard. 24 March.
eKathimerini (2015). Archaeologists assessing finds made in police bust in northern Greece. eKathimerini. 8 January.
YK (2014). Antiquities seized in Rusaifa. Petra. 2 December.
The Nation (2014). Trove of ancient artefacts may include rare imports. Bangkok Post. 29 November.
Police recover 31 antiquities in a Túcume house
El Comercio (2014). Policía recupera 31 piezas arqueológicas en casona de Túcume. El Comercio. 23 October.
Sally Ho (2014). Cops: Cache of stolen goods, including high-end art found in Chicago home. The Chicago Tribune. 3 October.
Vaihayasi Pande Daniel (2014). The man who stole India's past. Rediff News. 7 September.
Sky News (2014). Police Raid Pub In 'Holy Grail' Relic Hunt. Sky News. 7 August.
Percey Kuruneru (2014). Priceless gem recovered. The Island. 3 August.
Mary Annette Pember (2014). Huge Black Market in Native Relics Slowed by FBI Seizures. Indian Country Today. 7 July.
Jamal Shahid (2014). China-bound passenger held with over 2,000 rare ancient coins. Dawn. 2 June.
Nevine El-Aref (2014). Egyptian police confiscate three mummies from smuggling gang. Arahm Online. 12 April.
Donald Miller (2014). FBI doesn't take all items from massive collection. RTV6. 9 April.
CBS (2014). FBI seizes Native American, other artifacts at rural Indiana home. CBS. 2 April.
Peruvian Times (2014). Authorities Confiscate Archaeological Pieces from Cusco Stores. Peruvian Times. 28 March.
FNA (2014). Authorities Confiscate Stolen Archaeological Artifacts in Palmyra. Fars News Agencys. 10 March.
Stuart White (2014). Cambodian relics 'found in New York'. The Phnom Penh Post. 7 March.
AFA News (2014). Athorities raid storage locker filled with antiquities. AFA News. 6 March.
Abed Alloush (2013). German Couple Suspected of Holding Stolen Greek Antiquities. Greek Reporter. 6 November.
Kuensel (2002). Indian police recover statue stolen from Bhutan. Kuensel. 10 June.
Eva Hoffman (1981). A Tougher Policy On Art Imports?. The New York Times. 6 September.