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insider theft – Brazil suffers biggest rare book heist in national history

Friday, May 5th, 2017

Brazil suffers biggest rare book heist in national history plus55.com/brazil-culture/2017/05/biggest-rare-book-heist By plus55 The Rio de Janeiro Federal University (UFRJ) suffered the largest rare book heist in Brazilian history. Last year, 303 works disappeared from the shelves of the prestigious university’s Pedro Calmon Library. Many pieces dated back to colonial times. Among the stolen artifacts were ...