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December 19th, 2008

Posted In: Interpol, looting and illegal art traffickers

* Huge comic book collection stolen from Bellevue home

* Bill Reid heist. Report: Museum guards fell for ruse

* Break-in and loss of Bill Reid works hasn’t disqualified institution from
prestigious Canadian Heritage designation, department says…

* book review. Losing our marbles?

* Iraq issues cards of stolen artifacts and passes them to Interpol

* Beware of museum directors writing ethical guidelines (Museums Adopt New Antiquities Guidelines)

* insider theft, Erlangen-Nürnberg: Bewährungsstrafe für dreistes Diebes-Duo –

* France. Une équipe de cambrioleurs bien avisée a fait main basse sur des tableaux des périodes fauves et néo-impressionnistes, chez des particuliers . –

* The Art Newspaper: Do we really want the freer circulation of cultural goods?

* PITTSBURGH – Carnegie Museum of Art: guard caught defacing painting because he didn’t like it

* Book review by Tom Flynn: Fiat Cuno (Who Owns Antiquity?)


Museum Security Network / Museum Security Consultancy

June 6th, 2008

Posted In: Art Theft General, insider theft, International conventions, Interpol, looting and illegal art traffickers, Mailing list reports, Museum thefts


 – Lyon, 4 and 5 March 2008 The participants at the 5th Meeting of the Interpol Expert Group (IEG) on Stolen Cultural Property, held in Lyon on 4 and 5 March 2008: (more…)

March 7th, 2008

Posted In: Interpol, Mailing list reports