Browsing the "Crime" Tag

Greek looters receive life sentences

January 3rd, 2013 | by Sevaan Franks

Two men convicted of dealing in ancient treasures, which were illegally excavated from a cemetery in northern Greece, have each


Three arrested in Greek museum theft

November 26th, 2012 | by Sevaan Franks

Police in Greece have arrested three individuals in connection with an armed robbery that took place at the Archaeological Museum


23 arrested in Chinese smuggling ring

November 14th, 2012 | by Sevaan Franks

Police in China have arrested 23 individuals, busting up a major relic smuggling ring in the process. Police said the


Grave robbers loot Nazi memorabilia

August 28th, 2012 | by Sevaan Franks

Grave robbers are looting Nazi memorabilia from the graves of soldiers who died on the Eastern Front. Armed Forces charities


Police recover stolen Codex Calixtinus

July 19th, 2012 | by Sevaan Franks

Police have recovered a 12th century manuscript, known as the Codex Calixtinus, which was stolen from the Cathedral of Santiago



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