Lorry driver is jailed for two years for trying to smuggle ancient coins, arrowheads and statues into UK to sell for Bulgarian mafia bosses( )
Katie Feehan (2021). Lorry driver is jailed for two years for trying to smuggle ancient coins, arrowheads and statues into UK to sell for Bulgarian mafia bosses. The Daily Mail. 22 March.
Restitution Activist Mwazulu Diyabanza Must Pay the Louvre €5,000 for Taking an Artwork From a Display Case( )
Kate Brown (2020). Restitution Activist Mwazulu Diyabanza Must Pay the Louvre €5,000 for Taking an Artwork From a Display Case. Artnet News. 18 December.
Regan Thaw (2020). Ace Magashule's Former Bodyguard Found Guilty of Stealing Pierneef Painting. Eyewitness News. 11 December.
Press Association (2020). Catering assistant admits stealing medals and photos from Buckingham Palace. Dumbarton and Vale of Leven Reporter. 30 November.
Delon Shurtz (2020). Ammonite theft suspect sentenced on other charges. Lethbridge Herald. 7 November.
Riah Pryor (2020). Artful codgers: why the art market is a hotbed of grey crime. The Art Newspaper. 4 November.
Olivia Gantzer (2020). Gloucestershire burglar who raided Wiltshire mansion jailed. Wilts and Clocestershite Standard. 26 August.
Louth Leader (2020). Trio admit stealing lead from Lincolnshire churches. Louth Leader. 21 August.
Andre Chumko (2020). Te Papa defrauded of $120,000 over more than a year. Stuff.co.nz. 17 August.
Jane Hunt (2020). Men stole historic ship log from floating museum in drunken prank. East Anglian Daily Times. 7 August.
James Connell (2020). CRIME FILES: Prolific church raider ends up behind bars. Malvern Gazette. 10 May.
Daniel Victor, Christine Hauser (2020). California Man Pleads Guilty in $6 Million Art Fraud Case. The New York Times. 13 March.
Austin Davis (2020). Berlin gold coin heist: 3 sentenced to jail. DW. 20 February.
Associated Press (2020). Egypt Sentences Ex-Minister's Brother for Artifact Smuggling. The New York Times. 15 February.
Telangana Today (2020). Burglars who stole from Nizam's Museum convicted in Hyderabad. Telengana Today. 11 February.
Mohamed El-Shamaa (2020). Egypt grapples with smuggling of artifacts. Arab News. 8 February.
ERN News (2020). Picasso art thief has sentence doubled. ERN News. 4 February.
BBC News (2020). Spain billionaire guilty of trying to smuggle a Picasso. BBC News. 16 January.
Ex-Librarian and Bookseller Plead Guilty to Stealing Rare Texts Worth $8 Million From Pennsylvania Library( )
Theresa Machemer (2020). Ex-Librarian and Bookseller Plead Guilty to Stealing Rare Texts Worth $8 Million From Pennsylvania Library. Smithsonian. 15 January.
Harriet Alexander (2019). British art dealer jailed in US over £25 million fraud. The Telegraph. 31 July.
FBI (2019). A Brush with the Law Prominent Gallery Owner Sentenced for Defrauding Clients. FBI.gov. 7 February.
Ashley Stilson (2019). Two rare LDS books still missing after man pleads guilty to stealing from BYU library. Daily Herald. 22 January.
Tom Seaward (2018). Bungling burglary trio admit stealing from Museum of Computing. Swindon Advertiser. 20 December.
Nuria Martinez-Keel (2018). Cockrell pleads guilty to stealing Pettis County Museum artifacts. Sedalia Democrat. 5 October.
Peter Brannen (2018). The Bizarre Tale of the `Dinosaur Artist' Who Trafficked in Stolen Fossils. The New York Times. 1 October.
By Brad Petrishen (2018). Clinton woman gets 20 months for stealing from Russian Icons Museum. Telegram & Gazette. 11 September.
Andrew Merrell (2018). Swindling art dealer to the stars faces more jail time. Punchline. 7 September.
Emma Kelly (2018). 'They weren't criminals so much as idiots': The real story behind the art heist in American Animals. Metro. 7 September.
JTA (2018). Tourist Caught Trying to Smuggle Bricks out of Auschwitz. The Jerusalem Post. 17 July.
YLE (2018). Prison sentences and million-euro-damages for art forgery gang. YLE. 12 July.
The Local (2018). Tourist fined for stealing ancient artefacts from Pompeii. The Local. 14 May.
Associated Press (2018). Man pleads guilty in 2010 Key West gold bar theft. Business Insider. 28 April.
RAPSI (2018). Two defendants in case on stealing vintage books plead guilty. RAPSI. 17 April.
Network Norfolk (2018). Norwich church burglar escapes jail sentence after help. Network Norfolk. 12 April.
Dominic Gilbert (2018). Man who looted "irreplaceable" antiques from Norwich churches while homeless escapes jail. Eastern Daily Press. 11 April.
Historian who stole WWII dog tags from the National Archives advertised 'stains of fuel, blood' to potential buyers( )
Lynh Bui (2018). Historian who stole WWII dog tags from the National Archives advertised 'stains of fuel, blood' to potential buyers. The Washington Post. 10 April.
Dumbarton and Vale of Leven Reporter (2018). Bookseller who stole signed Harry Potter book worth £1,675 avoids jail sentence. Dumbarton and Vale of Leven Reporter. 4 April.
Haaretz (2018). Biblical Tomb Raiders in Galilee Sentenced to Jail. Christian News. 22 March.
Maraya Cornell (2018). Biggest Fake Native American Art Conspiracy Revealed. National Geographic. 15 March.
Case Against the Alleged Mastermind of a Russian Avant-Garde Forgery Ring Ends With Convictions on a Lesser Charge( )
Henri Neuendorf (2018). Case Against the Alleged Mastermind of a Russian Avant-Garde Forgery Ring Ends With Convictions on a Lesser Charge. ArtNet News. 15 March.
Dumbarton and Vale of Leven Reporter (2018). Librarian who stole rare books to sell online jailed for eight months. Dumbarton and Vale of Leven Reporter. 31 January.
(KFGO) (2018). Woman sentenced for theft of rare artifacts. KFGO. 25 January.
Arutz Sheva (2018). Organizers of stunt at Auschwitz sent to jail. Arutz Sheva. 18 January.
Belfast Telegraph (2018). Art dealer jailed for £500,000 thefts has assets worth just £15,000, court told. Belfast Telegraph. 18 January.
CBS (2018). Historian Pleads Guilty To Stealing From National Archives, Selling Items On EBay. CBS. 11 January.
Catherine Wong (2018). Chinese antique dealer 'hired gang of tomb raiders and used stolen artefact as a coffee table'. South China Morning Post. 10 January.
Egypt Today (2017). Life imprisonment, fine of LE 1M for smuggling antiquities. Egypt Today. 19 December.
Inquirer (2017). Imelda Marcos' ex-secretary sentenced over stolen masterpieces. Inquirer. 6 December.
Ben Ariel (2017). American teen sentenced over Auschwitz vandalism. Arutz Sheva. 5 December.
Edmund H. Mahoney (2017). Judge Will Not Free Gardner Heist Suspect Robert Gentile. The Hartford Courant. 22 November.
Nehal Mostafa (2017). Islamic State militant sentenced to death for smashing monuments in Mosul. Iraqi News. 13 November.
BBC News (2017). China butterfly smugglers jailed and fined by Jinan court. BBC News. 8 November.
Marian Hetherly (2017). History Museum volunteer sentenced for thef. WBFO. 8 November.
Hungerford butler stole Faberge eggs, Picasso artwork and £1.9m of jewellery from friends of Prince Charles( )
The Reading Chronicle (2017). Hungerford butler stole Faberge eggs, Picasso artwork and £1.9m of jewellery from friends of Prince Charles. The Reading Chronicle. 31 October.
Patrick Greenfield (2017). Drug dealer caught with stolen £1m Sir Stanley Spencer painting jailed. The Guardian. 20 October.
The Telegraph (2017). Fraudster who tried to sell fake Greek bowl foiled by Poundland notebook. The Telegraph. 2 October.
The Republic (2017). 3 sentenced to prison for looting Mississippi Indian mound. The Republic. 30 September.
Patrick Sawer (2017). Dozens of rare John Lennon prints discovered during police art theft investigation. The Telegraph. 19 September.
Associated Press (2017). Ivory Dealer Goes Undercover to Help Bust Wildlife Smuggler. US News and World Report. 19 September.
BBC News (2017). Man admits Olympic medal theft from Dumfries museum. BBC News. 15 September.
Heather McNeill (2017). Winery painting thief escapes with spent conviction. Western Australia Today. 15 September.
Laura Chesters (2017). West London antiques cheat pleads guilty to attempts to defraud auction houses. Antiques Trade Gazette. 13 September.
Art dealer who stole celebrity portraits of the Rolling Stones, Princess Diana and Bob Dylan jailed for four years( )
Rod Minchin (2017). Art dealer who stole celebrity portraits of the Rolling Stones, Princess Diana and Bob Dylan jailed for four years. The Independent. 13 September.
Andy Thibault (2017). Judge delays sentencing of accused mobster tied to Boston art heist. Reuters. 5 September.
Calum Macdonald (2017). Jailed YouTuber: 'Not proud' of prank. BBC News. 3 September.
Edmund H. Mahoney (2017). Stubborn Stand-off Over Stolen Gardner Museum Art Could End With Sentencing Of Hartford Gangster. Hartford Courant. 3 September.
AFP (2017). Timbuktu's ancient mausoleums protect city again. African Independent. 26 August.
Frances Perraudin (2017). Man who made £30,000 faking Norman Cornish artwork told to repay £1. The Guardian. 22 August.
The New Arab (2017). ICC to award damages for jihadist Timbuktu destruction. The New Arab. 14 August.
Natasha Frost (2017). The Strange, Sad Story of Joe Orton, His Lover, and 72 Stolen Library Books. Atlas Obscura. 9 August.
Bill Whitaker (2017). A Picasso mystery examined by 60 Minutes. 60 Minutes. 30 July.
Luis Ferré-Sadurní (2017). Manhattan Antique Dealers Plead Guilty to Selling Illegal Elephant Ivory. The New York Times. 26 July.
Alfred Branch (2017). Plea Deal Reached In Greenwich Art Theft Case Worth $600,000. Patch. 21 July.
Phil Fairbanks (2017). Former volunteer admits theft from History Museum collection. Buffalo News. 20 July.
Phil Norris (2017). Art dealer faces jail over fraud case involving work by Rolling Stones' Keith Richards. Gloucestershire Live. 14 July.
Eileen Kinsella (2017). Glafira Rosales Ordered to Pay $81 Million to Victims of the Knoedler Art-Fraud Scheme. ArtNet News. 10 July.
Napa Valley Register (2017). Georgia man pleads guilty to grand theft of Star Wars collectibles. Napa Valley Register. 10 July.
Ken Stone (2017). For lifting Buddhist temple statues, she gets no added jail time. My News LA. 5 July.
SwissInfo (2017). Feather thief behind bars after CHF6 million museum raids. SwissInfo. 5 July.
Associated Press (2017). Caretaker Gets Prison Term for Stealing Fine Art From Client. U.S. News. 26 June.
Dan Duray (2017). Dealer Perry Rubenstein cuts plea bargain, will serve jail time. The Art Newspaper. 23 May.
Associated Press (2017). LA art dealer sentenced in theft from high-profile clients. Star Tribune. 22 May.
Sally Wardle (2017). Dam Buster's family appeal for help to trace stolen airman's logbook. Irish News. 20 May.
Phaedra Haywood (2017). Santa Fe duo sentenced in immigration fraud, artifacts-smuggling case. Santa Fe New Mexican. 5 May.
Press Trust of India (2017). 8 get 3 years jail for idol theft. India. 2 May.
CBS (2017). 3 Years For Woman Who Embezzled $1 Million From Field Museum. CBS. 22 April.
Kathleen Sharp (2017). How a California Anesthesiologist Became One of America's Largest Antiquities Looters. Mens Journal. 20 April.
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.
Matthew Day (2017). Two British teenagers found guilty of stealing objects from Auschwitz during school trip. The Telegraph. 29 March.
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.
Suspects in robbery of O Carballiño church sent to prison
La Voz de Galicia (2017). Ingresan en prisión los presuntos autores de un robo en una iglesia de O Carballiño. La Voz de Galicia. 24 March.
Perwana Nazif (2017). Turkish Artist Zehra Doğan Sentenced to Prison for Painting of Kurdish Town Attack. ArtNet News. 24 March.
Jason Meisner (2017). Prosecutors seek 4 years for ex-Field Museum worker who stole nearly $1 million. The Chicago Tribune. 21 March.
Jon Seidel (2017). Feds: $1M stolen from Field Museum funded luxury cars, jewelry. Chicago Sun Times. 20 March.
Sue Yanagisawa (2017). Jail time for man who sold stolen plaques, sculpture. The Whig. 19 March.
Sam Russell (2017). Policeman who stole ancient gold coins he found with metal detector is jailed. Manchester Evening News. 8 March.
Tom McGhee (2017). Health care worker gets 10 years for stealing artwork from elderly Wheat Ridge woman. The Denver Post. 7 March.
John Seewer (2017). Native American bones stolen from Ohio grave to be reburied. Turtle Island News. 2 March.
Mark Glover (2017). Man sentenced to life in prison in 2014 killing of Iraqi artist. The Sacramento Bee. 27 February.
Claire Ricke (2017). Archaeology smuggler caught with 500 stolen artifacts at Big Bend. KXAN. 27 February.
Dunfermline Press (2017). Dunfermline man jailed for art theft. Dunfermline Press. 24 February.
BBC News (2017). Policeman sacked for keeping gold coin proceeds. BBC News. 20 February.
"Spiderman" art thief gets eight years for €100 million heist of works including Matisse and Picasso( )
Henry Samuel (2017). "Spiderman" art thief gets eight years for €100 million heist of works including Matisse and Picasso. The Telegraph. 20 February.
Reuters (2017). Michigan Art Dealer Gets Three Years in Prison for Selling Fake Paintings. NBC. 16 February.
Fiona Hamilton (2017). Pensioner jailed for spate of art thefts. The Times. 11 February.
Kate Wilson (2017). Man stole bronze figurine worth £400 but was "so drunk" he left it on bus. Daily Echo. 11 February.
Uriel J. Garcia (2017). Santa Fe couple convicted in artifact-smuggling case. Santa Fe New Mexican. 9 February.
Mike Blanchfield (2017). Royal Canadian Mint employee who hid stolen gold in his bum gets 30 months in prison. The Hamilton Spectator. 2 February.
Laura Gilbert (2017). No further jail time for Glafira Rosales for her role in $80m Knoedler forgery scandal. The Art Newspaper. 31 January.
Nazia Parveen (2017). Antiques dealer jailed for stealing painting from Chester Cathedral. The Guardian. 31 January.
Jason Scott (2017). Former Harrisburg mayor Stephen Reed gets probation, small fine in stolen artifacts case. Central Penn Business Journal. 27 January.
The Washington Post (2017). 'Almost pathological preoccupation' with Wild West artifacts may land ex-Harrisburg mayor in prison. TribLive. 26 January.
Eastern Daily Press (2017). Norfolk policeman who sold gold coins he found could face suspended sentence. Eastern Daily Press. 25 January.
Lizzie Anderson (2017). Three years in prison for man who faked Norman Cornish artworks. The Northern Echo. 24 January.
Matt Miller (2017). Ex-Mayor Reed admits carelessness, not criminality, in pleading guilty to stealing city artifacts. Penn Live. 23 January.
Sarah Cascone (2017). Artist Natalie White Found Guilty of Defacing Property for Painting In Front of Capitol Building. ArtNet News. 23 January.
Daniel Birchfield (2017). Art returned after burglary admitted. Otago Daily Times. 23 January.
Rebecca Rosenberg (2017). Hotel art thief takes plea deal after drunken swipe. New York Post. 19 January.
Matthew Agius (2017). Young church bell thieves fined, given suspended sentences. Malta Today. 17 January.
YLE (2017). Serial art forger sentenced to two years' probation. YLE. 13 January.
Prison for theft of a chalice and lottery money from an Onda church
El Mundo (2017). A prisión por robar un cáliz y dinero de la lotería de una iglesia de Onda. El Mundo. 11 January.
Hannah Martin (2016). Waiouru medal thief recalled to prison after starting online escort service. Stuff.co.nz. 20 December.
J. D. Morris (2016). Guilty plea for Modesto man involved in French Laundry wine theft. The Press Democrat. 20 December.
France 24 (2016). Verdict upheld for elderly French couple who hid Picasso works in garage. France 24. 16 December.
Employee of the natural history museum of Orléans, he resold stones and fossils on eBay
Philippe Renaud (2016). Employé du muséum d'histoire naturelle d'Orléans, il revendait des pierres et fossiles sur eBay. La République. 16 December.
ANSA (2016). Museum heist gang sentenced to 30+ years. ANSA. 5 December.
BBC News (2016). Man guilty of stealing Chester Cathedral's Greek Lazarus painting. BBC News. 5 December.
CNA (2016). Stealing Hosts for anti-Catholic art? Not illegal, Spanish judge says. Catholic News Agency. 16 November.
James Badcock (2016). Spaniard jailed for destroying Neolithic cave to make an animal shelter. The Telegraph. 13 November.
Josh Fagan (2016). Thief in Waiouru medal heist that 'shocked the nation' denied parole. Stuff.co.nz. 28 October.
Paul Milo (2016). Maryland caretaker admits selling stolen art in N.J.. NJ.com. 26 October.
Esther Addley (2016). Killer of Oxford rare books dealer given 34-year jail sentence. The Guardian. 24 October.
Doreen Carvajal (2016). Billionaire Art Dealer Is Awaiting Verdict in Tax Fraud Case. The New York Times. 21 October.
Lucas Lixinski (2016). The ICC's Al-Mahdi Ruling Protects Cultural Heritage, But Didn't Go Far Enough. The Wire. 20 October.
Leonardo Patterson, the art dealer always under suspician
Hassel Fallas (2016). Leonardo Patterson, el comerciante de arte siempre bajo sospecha. La Nación. 16 October.
Jericho Knopp (2016). Man jailed 2 years for possessing stolen N.B. Museum plaques. CBC. 13 October.
Jessica Nyznik (2016). Former Port Hope art curator's fraud sentence delayed in Peterborough court. Northumberland Today. 4 October.
Russell Goldman (2016). Why the Terrorist Who Destroyed Palmyra Won't Face Justice. The New York Times. 29 September.
Jericho Knopp (2016). Man pleads guilty in New Brunswick Museum plaque theft case. CBC. 28 September.
Akshan de Alwis (2016). The United Nations Doubles Down on Protecting Cultural Sites. Diplomatic Courier. 27 September.
Camila Domonoske (2016). For First Time, Destruction Of Cultural Sites Leads To War Crime Conviction. NPR. 27 September.
BBC News (2016). Paris auction workers jailed over theft scam. BBC News. 6 September.
Associated Press (2016). Verdict expected in vast theft scam at French auction house. Salon. 6 September.
Philippe Sotto (2016). French auction workers convicted in vast theft scam. CTV. 6 September.
Edmund H. Mahony (2016). Art Heist Suspect Robert Gentile Wants Release From Prison Because Of Failing Health. Hartford Courant. 1 September.
Somerset Live (2016). Somerset man who claimed theft of expensive painting was 'drunken prank' escapes jail. Somerset Live. 27 August.
Frank Hopper (2016). Who's Got the Bones? Timeline Reveals Park Service Employees Covered Up Theft of Ancient Remains. Indian Country Today. 22 August.
James Reinl (2016). On trial: the destruction of history during conflict. Al Jazeera. 22 August.
BBC News (2016). Islamist rebel apologises for destroying Timbuktu shrines at ICC trial. BBC News. 22 August.
Associated Press (2016). Ohio man who bought Native American remains gets probation. Fox. 19 August.
Associated Press (2016). Plea bargain in case of removal of Native American artifacts. The Daily Mail. 16 August.
Louis Sahagun (2016). Mono County doctor pleads guilty to looting Native American artifacts from public lands. Los Angeles Times. 15 August.
Ed Treleven (2016). Former Capitol police officer receives probation, jail for theft of painting, forgery. Wisconsin State Journal. 8 August.
Brian Boucher (2016). Ai Weiwei's Lawyer, Zhou Shifeng, Sentenced to Seven Years for 'Subversion'. ArtNet News. 4 August.
Former librarian who stole hundreds of rare antique books worth nearly €200,000 from the National Library of Ireland avoids jail( )
Independent (2016). Former librarian who stole hundreds of rare antique books worth nearly €200,000 from the National Library of Ireland avoids jail. Irish Independent. 27 July.
On year and three month for theft from a Romanian church in Roquetas
Diario de Almería (2016). Un año y tres meses por robar en una iglesia rumana de Roquetas. Diario de Almería. 13 July.
Blair Rhodes (2016). Art thief John Mark Tillmann granted full parole. CBC. 12 July.
John Samuels (2016). Man Sentenced for Stealing Bones From Iowa's Effigy Mounds in 1990. CDA News. 9 July.
Ed Treleven (2016). Former police officer pleads guilty to stealing painting from Governor's Mansion. Wisconsin State Journal. 29 June.
Metal detectorist who struck gold with Bronze Age ring during illegal search is fined after touting it to a museum( )
The Telegraph (2016). Metal detectorist who struck gold with Bronze Age ring during illegal search is fined after touting it to a museum. The Telegraph. 27 June.
Mid Sussex Times (2016). Treasure hunter fined for stealing ancient gold ring. Mid Sussex Times. 23 June.
Nicky Woolf (2016). Graffiti artist banned from 20%of US after Reddit users' investigation. The Guardian. 21 June.
Paula Ann Solis (2016). Guilty plea ends Native art scam in Juneau. Juneau Empire. 20 June.
Michaela Boland (2016). Bogus Whiteley paintings: lock up fraudsters, says Swans chief. The Australian. 18 June.
The Journal (2016). Antique dealer jailed after being caught with 57 books stolen from Carton House. The Journal. 17 June.
Sunday World (2016). Man who damaged Monet painting jailed for possession of stolen antique books. Sunday World. 16 June.
Jesse Paul (2016). Woman who defaced Western national parks, including 2 in Colorado, pleads guilty. The Denver Post. 14 June.
Sophia Kishkovsky (2016). Russian political artist Pyotr Pavlensky released from custody with $15,000 fine. The Art Newspaper. 8 June.
Justine McDaniel (2016). Jail for woman who plundered famous photo prints. Philly.com. 3 June.
Student who scrawled 'don't bomb Syria' in giant black letters on historic World Heritage-listed church opposite Parliament is spared jail( )
Mark Duell (2016). Student who scrawled 'don't bomb Syria' in giant black letters on historic World Heritage-listed church opposite Parliament is spared jail. The Daily Mail. 1 June.
Bianca Hall (2016). International graffiti artist who travelled to Melbourne to tag jailed for 6 months. The Age. 31 May.
Heide Pearson (2016). Infamous artifact thief John Tillman granted day parole extension. Global News. 26 May.
Brian Boucher (2016). Guccifer, Who Revealed George W. Bush's Secret Life as a Painter, Pleads Guilty to Hacking. ArtNet News. 25 May.
Elizabeth Chiu (2016). John Tillmann's alleged threats against ex-wife prevent his full parole. CBC. 25 May.
Nathaniel Vinton (2016). Yankees fire Yankee Stadium security guard who stole memorabilia. Daily News. 25 May.
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.
YLE (2016). Diver fined for shipwreck plunder. YLE. 20 May.
Henri Neuendorf (2016). Dissident Artist Pyotr Pavlensky Found Guilty by Moscow Court. ArtNet News. 19 May.
Shane Benjamin (2016). Art thief sentenced in 'Afghan Girl' heist. The Durango Herald. 17 May.
Court News (2016). YouTube pranksters jailed after 'terrifying' fake art heist. The Guardian. 16 May.
Steven Morris (2016). Antique dealer who plundered churches for profit jailed. The Guardian. 10 May.
Justin McCurry (2016). Japanese vagina kayak artist found guilty of obscenity. The Guardian. 9 May.
Jeanette Oldham (2016). Church raider jailed after stealing priceless relics, including ancient coffin. Birmingham Mail. 6 May.
Associated Press (2016). Ex-Art Studio Worker Pleads Guilty in 'Afghan Girl' Theft. ABC United States. 25 April.
The Reporter (2016). Noh Mul cost Grijalva $6,000. The Reporter. 22 April.
Eileen Kinsella (2016). Odd Nerdrum, Awaiting Jail Time for Tax Fraud, Barred From Leaving Norway. ArtNet News. 22 April.
Rowland A. Parks (2016). Guilty of destroying ancient Maya site, Noh Mul!. Amandala. 19 April.
Feng Shuang (2016). Tomb thieves sentenced for protected relics robbery. ECNS. 15 April.
Xinhua (2016). Tomb-raiding gang leader faces death. Shanghai Daily. 15 April.
Three years in jail requested for four 'piteros' for archaeological looting.
Juan Esteban Poveda (2016). Piden tres años de cárcel a cuatro 'piteros' por expolio arqueológico. Ideal. 6 April.
Mark Wilding (2016). Inside the Ballsy Irish Traveller Gang That Stole Millions of Pounds Worth of Rhino Horn. Vice. 5 April.
Alexander Britton (2016). 'Rathkeale Rovers' gang members jailed over multi-million euro rhino horn spree. Irish Independent. 4 April.
Press Association (2016). 'Rathkeale Rovers' to be sentenced over museum raids plot. Press Association. 4 April.
Victoria Stapley-Brown (2016). Former managing director of the Centre Pompidou pleads guilty to misuse of public funds. The Art Newspaper. 1 April.
BBC News (2016). Mali rebel 'to admit' Timbuktu mausoleum destruction at ICC. BBC News. 24 March.
The Daily Chappaqua (2016). Crooked antiques dealer dodges prison for smuggled $1M statue. The Daily Chappaqua. 24 March.
Christopher Silavong (2016). Maricopa man who claimed artifacts were stolen gets prison for insurance fraud. AZ Central. 18 March.
Jenna Lyons (2016). Squatter admits trying to sell paintings stolen from SF mansion. SFGate. 9 March.
Thai Visa (2016). Thai court orders ex-CIB commissioner's 25 million baht worth of assets seized. Thai Visa. 9 March.
Jonathan Knott (2016). Police praised for museum thefts investigation. Museums Journal. 3 March.
BBC News (2016). Museum raids: Cambridge Fitzwilliam unlikely to get jade back, says expert. BBC News. 1 March.
Leo Hornak (2016). Failed rhino heist brings Dead Zoo Gang to justice. PRI. 1 March.
Pete Walker (2016). Fourteen men convicted of plotting to steal £57m of Chinese artefacts. The Guardian. 1 March.
Rathkeale Rovers: How an enthusiastic gardener and his Leylandii trimmings helped to bring gang leaders to justice( )
Paul Peachey (2016). Rathkeale Rovers: How an enthusiastic gardener and his Leylandii trimmings helped to bring gang leaders to justice. The Independent. 29 February.
Curt Prendergast (2016). Tucson gem show dinosaur smuggler convicted. Arizona Daily Star. 24 February.
DW (2016). 'Guilty' verdict on the spectacular 2010 Paris art theft. DW. 20 February.
Alan Marsden (2016). Oroville man sentenced for taking Native American artifacts. Action News Now. 18 February.
Elizabeth Reickn (2016). Two Klamath Falls residents sentenced in stolen Native American artifacts case. News 10. 11 February.
Matt Zapotosky (2016). Probation for dealer who smuggled artifacts from grave sites in Pakistan. The Washington Post. 29 January.
Steph Harmon (2016). Anthony Lister found guilty of wilful damage over graffiti artworks. The Guardian. 28 January.
A Deming man accused of digging on federal land in New Mexico and damaging an archaeological resource has changed his plea to guilty( )
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.
Stephen Montemayor (2016). St. Cloud State professor pleads guilty to trafficking up to $1.5 million in rhino horn, ivory. Star Tribune. 13 January.
Daijiworld Media Network (2016). Theft of idols from Hiriyangady Basadi - two convicted. Daijiworld. 5 January.
Alice Yan (2016). Chinese 'tomb raider' and gang jailed for plunder of ancient relics. South China Morning Post. 5 January.
Steve Johnson (2016). Former Field Museum employee admits to embezzling more than $400K. The Chicago Tribune. 4 January.
Mary Anette Pember (2016). National Park Services Grave Robber Will Pay Restitution and Serve Probation. Indian Country Today. 4 January.
Lucy Leeson (2016). Thief stole painting from St Mary's Church in Beverley during wedding. Hull Daily Mail. 1 January.
Chon (2015). Plea deal calls for probation, apology in theft of remains. Chron. 30 December.
Sarah Cascone (2015). Knoedler Forgery Ringleader's Paintings Sold at US Marshal's Auction. ArtNet News. 22 December.
Todd McEwen (2015). Former Art Gallery of Northumberland curator Dorette Carter found guilty. Northumberland News. 21 December.
Mary Annette Pember (2015). National Park Services Grave Robber: Man Pleads Guilty to Stealing Remains. Indian Country Today. 21 December.
Lorena Muñoz-Alonso (2015). California Antiquities Dealer Sentenced to Prison for Smuggling and Tax Fraud Scheme. ArtNet News. 21 December.
Herald Dispatch (2015). Sentencing delayed in '12 museum break-in. Herald Dispatch. 17 December.
Aaron Hutchins (2015). Closing the book on John Mark Tillmann's stolen antiques. Maclean's. 14 December.
Hillary Jackson (2015). Calling Indiana Jones: Looted artifacts, tax scheme send ex-antiquities dealer to prison. My News LA. 14 December.
Helen Stoilas (2015). Christie's to sell 2,000 photographs seized by US government in biodiesel fraud. The Art Newspaper. 10 December.
Hawke's Bay Today (2015). Man admits stealing Maori artefacts. Hawke's Bay Today. 9 December.
Tom Mashberg (2015). Antiquities Dealer Leonardo Patterson Faces New Criminal Charges. The New York Times. 8 December.
WLNS (2015). Charlotte man will spend up to 15 years behind bars for stealing historical artifacts. WLNS 6. 4 December.
Al-Masry Al-Youm (2015). Ancient cemetery discovered under Alexandria house. Egypt Independent. 3 December.
Prison sentences demanded for three robbers of expensive paintings from Leerdam Museum
Blikopnieuws (2015). Celstraffen geëist voor drie helers dure schilderijen uit Leerdams museum. Blikopnieuws. 2 December.
Reuters (2015). Man stole brains from medical museum and put them on eBay. The Guardian. 25 November.
Colaboración entre el INAH, la SRE y la PGR, determinante en el fallo condenatorio en contra de Leonardo Patterson( )
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.
Sarah Cascone (2015). Poet and Artist Ashraf Fayadh Sentenced to Death in Saudi Arabia. ArtNet News. 20 November.
Matt Zapotosky (2015). Fla. dealer pleads guilty to smuggling artifacts from grave sites in Pakistan. The Washington Post. 13 November.
Mumbai Mirror (2015). 32-year-old given 6 months' jail for stealing temple bell. Mumbai Mirror. 11 November.
Associated Press (2015). Ohio man ordered to write paper after drunken ride on ancient burial mound. The Guardian. 7 November.
Associated Press (2015). Former Wyoming museum director gets community service for theft. Billings Gazette. 2 November.
One year in jail for robbing the church of Feáns
Tania Suárez (2015). Un año de cárcel por robar en la iglesia de Feáns. La Opinión a Coruña. 23 October.
Eileen Kinsella (2015). Luke Brugnara Gets Seven Years in Prison for Art Fraud. ArtNet News. 21 October.
Bhartesh Singh Thakur (2015). Former Archaeological Survey director sentenced to jail for fraud. Hindustan Times. 15 October.
Five years in prison for church theft
Sveriges Radio (2015). Fem års fängelse för kyrkstölder. Sveriges Radio. 14 October.
ICE (2015). Colorado dinosaur fossil smuggler sentenced in Wyoming. ICE. 14 October.
Prison sentence for theft of the crown of the Virgin
P. García-Baquero (2015). Se enfrenta a prisón por robar el cepillo la iglesia y la corona de la Virgen. ABC España. 25 September.
Cambridge News (2015). Cambridge academic David Barrowclough jailed for six years after stealing £238k in lottery fraud. Cambridge News. 23 September.
Jennifer Saltman (2015). Richmond man pleads guilty to complex Chinese treasure 'gold' scam. The Province. 4 September.
Steven Morris (2015). Diver jailed for fraudulently selling three cannon found in UK waters. The Guardian. 4 September.
Mary Carole McCauley (2015). Queenstown man won't serve time in theft of $3.5 million stained-glass windows. The Baltimore Sun. 31 August.
County10 (2015). Former Lander Museum Director found Guilty of Larceny of theft of materials. County10. 28 August.
Xinhua (2015). 5 Cambodians get 7 years in jail for antique theft. Khmer Times. 27 August.
AFP (2015). Monk jailed for Buddha statue theft. IOL. 13 August.
The Japan Times (2015). South Korean monk gets six years in prison for stealing Japanese religious items. The Japan Times. 13 August.
WDEF (2015). Men Get Jail Term For Digging Up Civil War Artifacts. WDEF. 5 August.
Kathy Lynn Gray (2015). Jackson County man pleads guilty to buying stolen Native American remains. The Columbus Dispatch. 5 August.
Steven Dubois (2015). Portland man pleads guilty to art-forgery scheme. The Washington Times. 29 July.
Andrew Oxford (2015). Carson man pleads guilty in case of stolen antiques. The Taos News. 24 July.
Nicola Davison (2015). Chinese librarian replaced 140 masters paintings with works he painted himself. The Telegraph. 21 July.
Associated Press (2015). Man admits swapping classic Chinese artworks for fakes he painted himself. The Guardian. 21 July.
Justin Joffe (2015). Art World Defends Bank Robber 'Performer'. Observer. 17 July.
Scott Dolan (2015). Records detail arrests, pursuit of N.C. Wyeth art stolen in Maine. Portland Press Herald. 16 July.
Carrie Blackmore Smith (2015). Serpent Mound vandal's punishment: Research paper?. Cincinnati.com. 15 July.
Judy Harrison (2015). Man who transported stolen Wyeth paintings to be sentenced. Bangor Daily News. 13 July.
Noah Remnick (2015). Filmmaker Joe Gibbons Gets a Year in Prison for a Robbery He Called Performance Art. The New York Times. 13 July.
Bangkok Post (2015). Pongpat gets 2 more years. Bangkok Post. 1 July.
Eric Haun (2015). Diver Pleads Guilty to Fraud Involving Historic Cannons. Marine Link. 15 June.
Tia Ghose (2015). 'Cave of the Skulls' Robbers Get Prison Term in Israel. Live Science. 9 June.
WREG (2015). Two years probation for man who stole Elton John's glasses. WREG. 26 May.
Courthouse News Service (2015). Texas Rhino-Horn Smuggler Sentenced. Courthouse News Service. 14 May.
Gloucestershire Echo (2015). Kim Roberts, who stole Picasso sketch and antiques and art from Countess Bathurst, faces jail. Gloucestershire Echo. 9 April.
The Telegraph (2015). Fabergé thief who flogged antiques worth £700k for just £100 is jailed. The Telegraph. 8 April.
Artlyst (2015). Fabergé Egg Thief Pleads Guilty In London Courtroom. Artlyst. 6 April.
AFP (2015). Macedonia museum staff guilty of trafficking artefacts. Ahram Online. 20 March.
DW (2015). Couple ordered to return 'stolen Picassos,' won't face jail. DW. 20 March.
Simon Egarter (2014). Conflict surrounds Khufu Cartouche sentence. Daily News Egypt. 2 December.
Honduras sentences a Salvadorian for theft of religious heritage
EFE (2014). Honduras condena a salvadoreño por robo de patrimonio religioso. ElSalvador.com. 27 November.
RAPSI (2014). Russia's Supreme Court upholds sentence in Gutenberg Bible theft case. RAPSI. 4 September.
BBC News (2014). Russia sentences secret agents over theft of Gutenberg Bible. BBC News. 6 June.
The Independent (2014). Florida pastor gets jail in fake Damien Hirst art case. The Independent. 20 May.
Associated Press (2014). 2 Utah men plead guilty, avoid jail for ruining ancient rock formation. Las Vegas Review-Journal. 19 March.
Paul Peachey (2014). Ex-BBC man attempted to sell artefact plundered in Arab Spring. The Independent. 7 March.
Associated Press (2012). Three Romanians admit stealing paintings from Dutch museum. The Guardian. 22 October.
Subir Bhaumik (2008). Bhutanese temple thieves get life. BBC News. 9 July.
Jo Ann Lewis (1984). Smugglers' Treasure! At National Geographic, The Case Against the Plundering of Peru. The Washington Post. 17 May.
Herbert Mitgang (1982). Recovered Peruvian Art Raises Cultural Issues. The New York Times. 5 August.
Jo Ann Lewis (1982). Peru's Lost World's; 700 Art Treasures Find Their Way Home. The Washington Post. 5 August.
The Washington Post (1982). Art Importer Fined, Given Year's Suspended Sentence. The Washington Post. 6 March.
Philip Smith (1982). Art Importer Guilty of Misdemeanor In Movement of Pre-Columbian Items. The Washington Post. 27 January.