Browsing the "Crime" Tag

Tomb raiders threaten Egyptian heritage

April 5th, 2013 | by Sevaan Franks

The elimination of Mubarak’s police services have left Egyptian archaeological sites unprotected and at the mercy of gangs of looters.


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