Archive for the ‘lawsuit’ Category

Rome, Italy: Time Limit Ends Antiquities Case Of Ex-Curator

Thursday, October 14th, 2010

Time Limit Ends Antiquities Case Of Ex-Curator http://www.nytimes.com/2010/10/14/arts/design/14true.html?_r=1 By ELISABETTA POVOLEDO Published: October 13, 2010 ROME — The case against Marion True, the former curator of antiquities at the J.Paul Getty Museum, ended abruptly on Wednesday, after a court here ruled that the statute of limitations on her alleged crimes — receiving artifacts stolen ...

Monterey, CA USA: Lawsuit Filed In Pebble Beach Art Heist Case

Friday, October 1st, 2010

Lawsuit Filed In Pebble Beach Art Heist Case http://www.ksbw.com/news/25239646/detail.html Alleged Victims File Defamation Lawsuit POSTED: 7:59 am PDT October 1, 2010 UPDATED: 9:12 am PDT October 1, 2010 MONTEREY, Calif. -- Two men who said they are the victims of a multimillion-dollar art heist in Pebble Beach last year have filed a lawsuit against ...

NY, NY USA: NY lawyer convicted in Dead Sea Scrolls case

Friday, October 1st, 2010

NY lawyer convicted in Dead Sea Scrolls case http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5gznCOrQo0Iw8H1s_BUyqyDXHcO8AD9IIHPS81?docId=D9IIHPS81 By COLLEEN LONG (AP) – 18 hours ago NEW YORK — A scholar's son was convicted Thursday of using online aliases to harass and discredit his father's detractors in a heated academic debate over the origins of the Dead Sea Scrolls. A Manhattan jury found ...

Seattle, WA USA: Kurt Lidtke, Accused Art Thief, Agrees to Protect the Names of His Alleged Victims

Tuesday, September 7th, 2010

Kurt Lidtke, Accused Art Thief, Agrees to Protect the Names of His Alleged Victims http://blogs.seattleweekly.com/dailyweekly/2010/09/kurt_lidtke_accused_art_thief.php By Rick Anderson, Tue., Sep. 7 2010 @ 9:51AM Categories: Arts & Culture In May, after ex-con and onetime Seattle gallery owner Kurt Lidtke was indicted a second time for stealing great works of Northwest art, the rumor ...

NY, NY USA: Co-Owner of Missing Corot, Sales Agent Spent Time in Prison

Tuesday, September 7th, 2010

Co-Owner of Missing Corot, Sales Agent Spent Time in Prison http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2010-09-03/missing-corot-s-co-owner-and-sued-sales-agent-were-prison-mates.html By Karen Freifeld, Katya Kazakina and Philip Boroff - Sep 4, 2010 12:01 AM ET Sat Sep 04 04:01:01 GMT 2010 James Haggerty. Haggerty was convicted in 2006 in a vehicular assault case and was the defendant in a lawsuit involving ...

Danvers, MA: Danvers man charged with stealing historic items from library

Tuesday, August 10th, 2010

Danvers Danvers man charged with stealing historic items from library http://www.boston.com/yourtown/news/danvers/2010/08/danvers_library_thefts.html By Bella Travaglini, Town Correspondent Acting on an anonymous tip, Danvers police this weekend arrested a Danvers man who is accused of stealing two precious metal items from the library and selling them at an Everett scrapyard. Police arrested Richard Provencher, 48, at ...

Blanding resident avoids prison in artifacts-trafficking case

Wednesday, July 7th, 2010

Blanding resident avoids prison in artifacts-trafficking case http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home/49885308-76/blanding-prison-trafficking-artifacts.html.csp By erin alberty The Salt Lake Tribune Updated 5 hours ago Another defendant in a federal artifacts-trafficking case has avoided prison time. Dale Lyman, 76, of Blanding, was sentenced to 60 months probation for trafficking in stolen artifacts, a felony worth up to two years in prison. He ...

Stolen Shakespeare folio is given its day in court

Saturday, June 19th, 2010

Stolen Shakespeare folio is given its day in court http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/books/news/stolen-shakespeare-folio-is-given-its-day-in-court-2004770.html By Hugh Macknight Saturday, 19 June 2010 A valuable Shakespeare first edition stolen from Durham university library in 1998 was displayed in public for the first time in a decade today. The 387-year-old relic, which is at the centre of an international intrigue involving a ...

Jobless man ‘mutilated’ stolen Shakespeare folio

Friday, June 18th, 2010

Jobless man 'mutilated' stolen Shakespeare folio http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/books/booknews/7835878/Jobless-man-mutilated-stolen-Shakespeare-folio.html A jobless book dealer who posed as a wealthy international playboy "mutilated" a rare Shakespeare first folio to disguise the fact that it was stolen, a court heard. By Richard Savill Published: 4:37PM BST 17 Jun 2010 Rare book dealer Raymond Scott arriving at Newcastle Crown Court ...

DOJ absolves 14 NPC officers of Manansala mural theft

Wednesday, June 16th, 2010

DOJ absolves 14 NPC officers of Manansala mural theft http://dateline.ph/?p=13428 By DateLine Philippines Posted on Jun. 16, 2010 at 6:43pm | MANILA, Philippines – Justice Secretary Alberto Agra has ordered the dropping of a criminal complaint filed against 14 officers of the National Press Club (NPC) in connection with the sale of the Vicente ...

Conn. court rules in feud over Rockwell paintings

Friday, June 11th, 2010

Conn. court rules in feud over Rockwell paintings http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5iG3bO40aNHIK-CoReXL... By JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN (AP) – 10 hours ago NEW HAVEN, Conn. — The Connecticut Supreme Court on Thursday ruled in favor of two brothers in their long-running feud with a third brother over an inheritance that included famous Norman Rockwell paintings. The state's high ...

Art Theft Central: Comments on Leonardo Trial

Thursday, April 22nd, 2010

Art Theft Central: Comments on Leonardo Trial http://arttheftcentral.blogspot.com/2010/04/art-theft-central-comments-on-leonardo.html The five men, who were charged with plotting to extort money for the return of Leonardo Da Vinci's Madonna of the Yarnwidner, which had been stolen from the Duke of Buccleuch's Drumlanrig Estate, north of Dumfries, during a brazen art theft four years ...

Judge vindicates Newport art dealer over sale of painting

Sunday, April 18th, 2010

Judge vindicates Newport art dealer over sale of painting http://www.projo.com/ri/newport/content/ROCKWELL_DECISION_04-18-10_G5I4SSM_v8.352d873.html 01:00 AM EDT on Sunday, April 18, 2010 By Richard Salit Journal Staff Writer Judith Goffman Cutler points out details in the work "The Runaway" in the Norman Rockwell exhibit at the National Museum of American Illustration, in Newport. AP / Charles Krupa NEWPORT — Ever since ...

Exonerated: Steven Spielberg’s Art Dealer in Case of Rockwell Painting Stolen from St. Louis

Tuesday, April 13th, 2010

http://blogs.riverfronttimes.com/dailyrft/2010/04/ruling_russian_schoolroom_steven_spielberg_jack_solomon_judy_cutler.php Exonerated: Steven Spielberg's Art Dealer in Case of Rockwell Painting Stolen from St. Louis By Chad Garrison, Monday, Apr. 12 2010 @ 1:56PM Categories: Arts, News russian schoolroom 3.jpg Rockwell's Russian Schoolroom disappeared during a 1973 gallery heist in St. Louis. ​Daily RFT spoke to a very elated Judy Cutler on Friday as the Rhode ...

I acted lawfully over stolen Leonardo, says solicitor

Tuesday, April 13th, 2010

I acted lawfully over stolen Leonardo, says solicitor Lindsay McIntosh http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/uk/scotland/article7095750.ece The accused clockwise from top: David Boyce, Marshall Ronald, Robert Graham, John Doyle and Calum Jones A solicitor accused of helping to hold a stolen Leonardo da Vinci painting to ransom has claimed that his law firm was used to give a “cloak ...

Solicitor claims ‘no conspiracy’ in artwork transaction

Tuesday, April 13th, 2010

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/scotland/south_of_scotland/8616517.stm Solicitor claims 'no conspiracy' in artwork transaction Clockwise from top left, Robert Graham, John Doyle, Marshall Ronald, David Boyce and Calum Jones Five men deny conspiring to extort money for the return of the Da Vinci A solicitor accused of helping to hold a stolen Da Vinci artwork has denied there was a ...

Protected: Fine Art Registry vs. Park West Gallery Lawsuit Begins its Fourth Week

Monday, April 5th, 2010

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