September 3, 2022
Restitution: A timeline of one black stone stela of Durga
The Supreme shakti, Maa Durga, an incarnation of Goddess Parvati, the daughter of Himavan, the lord of the mountains. She is the mother-god...
August 12, 2022
Raffaele Monticelli's connection to Bank Leu A.G. and to the Getty Villa's "Seated Musician and Sirens" AKA Orpheus and the Sirens
In a tightly worded announcement made on 11 August 2022 the J. Paul Getty Museum revealed that it will finally relinquish its nearly-lifesiz...
July 14, 2022
In Memoriam - Dick Drent (1959-2022)
It is with deep regret that we learned of the passing of our former museum security and risk management professor and dearest friend Dick Dr...
May 25, 2022
Justice Rendered: The final confiscation of properties and business enterprises of Gianfranco Becchina has been confirmed.
DIA Seizing Gianfranco Becchina assets in 2017 Italy's Direzione Investigativa Antimafia, the country's Anti-Mafia Investigation De...
May 3, 2022
Justice rendered in the attempted theft of Claude Monet's De Voorzaan en de Westerhem from the Zaans Museum
Forty-nine year old, repeat art napper, Henk Bieslijn has been sentenced to four years in prison in the Netherlands for the broad daylight f...
April 22, 2022
Save the Date/Call for Presenters: August 5-7, 2022 ARCA's 11th Annual Art Crime Conference
Conference Date: August 5-7, 2022 Abstract Submittal Deadline: June 15, 2022 Location: Amelia, Italy Celebrating a decade of acade...
April 11, 2022
Potential CITES violations and a seizure of specimens from one (of many) large hunted animals collections in Spain.
Image Credit: Guardia Civil, Spain It wasn't until an October 9, 2019 El Pais journalist Manual Ansede wrote an article about the hunt...
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